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[an error occurred while processing this directive] IBM Research| Watson Research Center | Yorktown Heights, NY

Research @ Yorktown Heights, NY

In 1961, IBM moved from its humble beginnings in a renovated fraternity house near Columbia University to the T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York.

The better researchers understand fundamental physical properties and materials, the better the chance they'll find tomorrow's technology applications. IBM is doing research related to life sciences, and exploring physics at the boundary with computer science, trying to better understand network dynamics and improve pattern recognition. Among the many projects, researchers are providing technical leadership for the recently announced Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) project with the Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy.

Mathematical science researchers focus on a broad range of theoretical and applied topics, work with IBM and its clients to find new ways that mathematical sciences can solve problems, and work with other parts of IBM to effectively deliver these solutions. Mathematical Science affects all areas of information technology — hardware, software, systems and applications — and among this team's contributions are the development of more efficient arithmetic calculations on chips, the invention of the TrackPoint for the ThinkPad, and the creation of sophisticated systems for the evaluation and management of risk.

GPS Directions

GPS Devices, MapQuest, Google Earth, or other software that uses street addresses: use address "200 Aqueduct Road, Ossining, NY" or the intersection of Aqueduct and 134. (Aqueduct Road is located immediately opposite the site's main entrance on Route 134. Turn into the site and proceed to the parking lot.)

For devices that accept latitude and longitude, use one of the following formats:

Longitude / Latitude in Decimal format:
Longitude: -73.806002
Latitude: 41.216056

Longitude/Latitude in Degrees, minutes, seconds
Longitude: -73 degrees 48 minutes 21.6072 seconds
Latitude: 41 degrees 12 minutes 57.8016 seconds

Directions

From Hawthorne I and II Buildings Route 9A north approximately 0.5 miles to Saw Mill River Parkway north. Proceed to Taconic State Parkway exit, then north to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

Upper and Eastern New England
Route I-84 west to Route I-684, south to Exit 6, west on Route 35 to Route 100, south to Route 134, west 2.5 miles. IBM is on the left.

New Haven and Connecticut Shores
Merritt Parkway or New England Thruway (Route I-95) west to Route I-287, west to Exit 3, north on Sprain Brook Parkway, which merges into Taconic State Parkway, north to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

New Jersey
Take New York State Thruway (Route I-87) east across the Tappan Zee Bridge and follow signs to the Saw Mill Parkway north. Proceed north on Saw Mill River Parkway to Taconic State Parkway exit, north to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

Upstate New York
Route I-84 east across Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to Exit 16-S. Taconic State Parkway south to Route 134 East exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

New York City (Manhattan)
Henry Hudson Parkway north, which becomes Saw Mill River Parkway, north to Taconic State Parkway exit. North on Taconic State Parkway to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

John F. Kennedy International Airport
North on Van Wyck Expressway to the Whitestone Expressway and continue north across the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge to the Hutchinson River Parkway north to the Cross County Parkway exit and proceed west to the Bronx River Parkway. North on the Bronx River Parkway to the Sprain Brook Parkway, which merges into the Taconic State Parkway. Continue north to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

LaGuardia Airport
East on the Grand Central Parkway, north on the Whitestone Expressway, and continue north across the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge. Continue with instructions from John F. Kennedy International Airport, above.

Newark International Airport
North on the New Jersey Turnpike (Route I-95). Stay in local lanes and take Exit 72 for Palisades Interstate Parkway. North on the Palisades Interstate Parkway to the New York State Thruway, Route I-87, and east across the Tappan Zee Bridge. Continue with instructions from New Jersey, above.

Stewart International Airport
Route 207 east to Route I-84, east across Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to Taconic State Parkway, south. Continue with instructions from Upstate New York, above.

Westchester County Airport
Right on Route 120, north. Turn left where Route 120 merges with Route 133. Continue on Route 120. Cross Route 100 and continue straight on Shingle House Road to Pines Bridge Road. Turn right and proceed several hundred yards. IBM is on the left.

Contact Information

Mailing address
P.O. Box 218,
Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 10598

Street address
1101 Kitchawan Road,
Route 134,
Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 10598

Important telephone numbers
Main operator: (914) 945-3000
Receptionist: (914) 945-1614
Security: (914) 945-2323
Fax: (1914) 945-2141