About the Author
Stephen Emmott is head of Computational Science at Microsoft Research. He leads a broad scientific research program, at the center of which is an interdisciplinary team of new kinds of scientists, and a new kind of laboratory, in Cambridge, pioneering new approaches to tackle fundamental problems in science. His lab’s research spans molecular biology, immunology and neuroscience, to plant biology, climatology, biogeochemistry, terrestrial and marine ecology, and conversation biology, as well as the new fields of programming life and artificial photosynthesis. Stephen is also Visiting Professor of Computational Science, University of Oxford, Visiting Professor of Biological Computation, University College London, and Distinguished Fellow of the UK National Endowment of Science, Technology and the Arts.