News: Fellowships

MPI-SWS researchers receive Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship

September 26, 2019

Researchers from the Machine Teaching Group at MPI-SWS have won a Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship for the project "Reinforcement Learning for Enabling Next-Generation Human-Machine Partnerships".

The scholarship provides funding for one PhD student. More details about the scholarship programme can be found here.

Mitra Nasri awarded Humboldt fellowship

July 1, 2016

MPI-SWS postdoctoral fellow Mitra Nasri has been awarded a two-year Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship enables highly-qualified scientists from abroad to spend extended periods of research in Germany. Dr. Nasrabadi will be spending her fellowship years with the MPI-SWS Real Time Systems research group.

Isabel Valera and Rijurekha Sen awarded Humboldt fellowships

March 1, 2015

MPI-SWS postdoctoral fellows Isabel Valera and Rijurekha Sen have each received a two-year Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship enables highly-qualified scientists from abroad to spend extended periods of research in Germany. Dr. Valera recently joined the newly created Learning in Networks research group and Dr. Sen collaborates with both the MPI-SWS Distributed Systems and Social Computing research groups.

Saptarshi Ghosh awarded Humboldt fellowship

October 1, 2014

MPI-SWS postdoctoral fellow Saptarshi Ghosh has been awarded a one-year Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship enables highly-qualified scientists from abroad to spend extended periods of research in Germany. Dr. Ghosh will be spending his fellowship year with the MPI-SWS Social Computing research group.

MPI-SWS student receives Google Scholarship

May 3, 2013

MPI-SWS PhD student Juhi Kulshrestha was awarded a Google Anita Borg Scholarship. She joins Ezgi Cicek, who received an Anita Borg Scholarship in 2012. Juhi previously received a 2011 Google Fellowship for her work in social networking.

Two MPI-SWS students receive Google Fellowships

June 3, 2012

Fourth-year PhD student Georg Neis won a 2012 Google PhD Fellowship for his work in Programming Technology. First-year PhD student Ezgi Cicek was awarded an Anita Borg Scholarship. They join MPI-SWS PhD student Juhi Kulshrestha, who received a 2011 Google Fellowship for her work in social networking.