Four from EECS named 2021 Facebook Fellows

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July 22, 2021

From top center, moving clockwise: EECS graduate students Yuval Dagan, Shuang Li, Jialin Ding, Liang Shi. All photos courtesy the subjects.

Jane Halpern | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Four MIT EECS graduate students were among the 26 students selected worldwide as recipients of the 2021 Facebook Fellowship, which recognizes graduate students conducting cutting-edge research across all aspects of computer science and engineering, including computer vision, programming languages, computational social science, and more. Those students are:

Liang Shi, advised by Wojciech Matusik.

Shuang Li, advised by Antonio Torralba.

Jialin Ding, advised by Tim Kraska.

Yuval Dagan, advised by Constantinos Daskalakis.

Now in its 10th year, the Facebook Fellowship has supported more than 144 PhD candidates from a broad range of universities. This year, the Fellows were selected from 2,163 applications from over 100 universities worldwide.