SCS Student Awards
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
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Facebook Graduate Fellows
Established in 2010, the Facebook Fellowship Program was established to support Ph.D. students who can help solve some of the biggest challenges facing the social web and Internet technology. The fellowships support emerging research leaders who demonstrate potential to advance their mission of making the world more open and connected. The fellowships cover tuition and fees and provide a stipend in addition to conference travel and other academic needs.


2017 2016 2014/2015
  • Alex Beutel, Ph.D., Computer Science
    – Advisor: Christos Faloutsos
  • Nisarg Shah, Ph.D., Computer Science
    – Advisor: Ariel Procaccia
  • Haiyi Zhu, Ph.D., Human-Computer Interaction
    – Advisors: Robert Kraut, Niki Kittur

    Finalists in SCS:

  • Mrinmaya Sachan, Ph.D., Machine Learning
  • William Yang Wang, Ph.D., Language Technologies



2010 (Inaugural Year)

  • Mladen Kolar, Ph.D., Machine Learning Department
    – Advisor: Eric P. Xing

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