We are pleased to announce the recipients of our 2020 Snap Research Fellowships!

Snap Research Fellowship program is designed to honor the brightest, most driven students who positively impacted research and product development during their internships at Snap. We aim to provide students additional resources and freedom to pursue their innovative ideas, helping shape them into tangible cutting-edge research projects and products. Snap Research Fellows receive a $10,000 academic award.


Prerna Chikersal, Carnegie Mellon University

Snap Research Area: Human-Computer Interaction, Computational Imaging

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Aliaksandr Siarohin, University of Trento

Snap Research Area: Creative Vision

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Koustuv Saha, Georgia Institute of Technology

Snap Research Area: Computational Social Science

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Tong Zhao, University of Notre Dame

Snap Research Area: Computational Social Science

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Ella Dagan, University of California Santa Cruz

Snap Research Area: Human-Computer Interaction

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Sizhuo Ma, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Snap Research Area: Computational Imaging

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Yu Tian, Rutgers University

Snap Research Area: Creative Vision

Congrats from Snap Research!

To be eligible for the 2021 Snap Research Fellowship, students must intern with Snap Research between October, 2020 and October, 2021. If you’re interested in joining us for an internship in 2021, please submit your intern application.

Please see recipients from previous years below:

2019 Snap Research Fellows

Harsh Agrawal, Georgia Tech; Gustavo Aguilar, University of Houston; Aayush Bansal, Carnegie Mellon University; Dhivya Eswaran, Carnegie Mellon University; Yuanming Hu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Xun Huang, Cornell University; Molly; Nicholas, University of California, Berkeley; Hemant Surale, University of Waterloo; Chang Xiao, Columbia University; Xiuming Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Hang Zhao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2019 Snap Research Scholars

Valerie Chen, Yale University; Myra Cheng, California Institute of Technology; Abhimanyu Dubey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Brihi Joshi, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi; Medhini G. Narasimhan, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign; Anna Thomas, University of Cambridge; Tete Xiao, Peking University; Geoffrey Yu, University of Toronto

2018 Snap Research Fellows

Adams Wei Yu, Carnegie Mellon University; Abhishek Das, Georgia Institute of Technology; Anhong Guo, Carnegie Mellon University; Deepak Pathak, University of California Berkeley; Hemank Lamba, Carnegie Mellon University; Kyle Olszewki, University of Southern California; Satwik Kottur, Carnegie Mellon University; Stevie Chancellor, Georgia Institute of Technology; Yijun Li, University of California Merced; Zhenyi He, New York University; Zhuang Liu, University of California Berkeley; Zuxuan Wu, University of Maryland

2018 Snap Research Scholars

Andrew Wang, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Deshraj Yadav, Georgia Institute of Technology; Hamed Nilforoshan, Columbia University; Hannah Murphy, Wellesley College; Huyen (Chip) Nguyen, Stanford University; Kelly Mack, University of Illinois at Urbana-champaign; Raymundo Gonzalez Leal, Minerva Schools at KGI; Spandan Madan, Harvard University

2018 Fellowship Honorable Mentions

Chenxi Liu, Johns Hopkins University; Fannie Liu, Carnegie Mellon University; Wei-Sheng Lai, University of California Merced; Xioa Ma, Cornell Tech; Amrit Rau, Yale University; Andrew Tan, University of California Berkeley; Miya Goodwin, Howard University