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    IBM Research – Almaden

    IBM Research – Almaden is IBM's Silicon Valley innovation lab. Scientists ranging from chemists to physicists, as well as mathematicians, engineers and designers at Almaden are pioneering breakthroughs across disruptive technologies including AI and machine learning, hybrid cloud, quantum computing, security and storage. Their published works and contributions to the scientific community cross several industries, including healthcare, semiconductors, sustainable energy, renewable materials, retail and data privacy. Accomplishments are recognized through thousands of publications, citations, invited talks, industry and academic partnerships and conference chair appointments.

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    Projects

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    Accelerated Discovery of Battery Materials

    Leveraging our expertise in materials science, AI, quantum and high performance computing, we're developing a more powerful, sustainable, and energy-efficient battery.
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    Accelerator Technologies

    We're developing technological solutions to assist subject matter experts with their scientific workflows by enabling the Human-AI co-creation process.
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    Semiconductor fabrication & packaging

    We’re developing new materials for both the smallest length scale (<20nm) and largest length scale (>20mm) of semiconductor fabrication.
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    Sustainable Replacements for PFAS

    We're addressing the environmental and human health impact of PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ by accelerating the discovery of sustainable replacements and improved capture materials.

    Meet the team

    The team's work builds on a rich history of breakthroughs at Almaden’s unique campus in San Jose, California that include innovations in data storage technology, novel material discovery for sustainability, the distributed relational database, the ability to position individual atoms, and the first data mining algorithms.
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    Spike Narayan
    Director, Lab Operations and Senior Location Executive
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    Sandeep Gopisetty
    Director & Distinguished Engineer, Enterprise Data & Governance for AI Models
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    Lucian Popa
    Principal Research Scientist, Manager - Scaling NLP Technologies
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    Jed Pitera
    Strategy Co-lead -- Sustainable Materials
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    Marina Danilevsky
    Senior Research Scientist, Manager - core language and conversational technologies
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    Location details

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    Address

    650 Harry Road
    San Jose
    California 95120-6099

    (408) 927-1080

    Visitor information

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    Join our team

    We’re always looking for people excited to make a difference. See our open positions and help us invent what’s next.