Oracle awards direct funding for outstanding research projects through the Oracle for Research Fellows Program. In addition, we also provide computational resources, technical support, and other kinds of assistance.
Meet the inaugural Oracle for Research Fellows.
Thomas Ploetz is a computer scientist with expertise and almost 15 years of experience in pattern recognition and machine learning research. He obtained his PhD from Bielefeld University, Germany.
Jon Tamir is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and a recipient of the Jack Kilby/Texas Instruments Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Computer Engineering.
Marc Riedel is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He obtained his PhD from Caltech and his BEng from McGill University, Canada.
Sofia Oliveira is a senior research associate at the University of Bristol, School of Chemistry. She obtained her PhD at Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Igor Vorobyov is an assistant professor at the University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Departments of Physiology and Membrane Biology. He obtained his PhD in Chemistry at University of Louisville.
Ishan Barman is an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and with a joint appointment in the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. He obtained his PhD in Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Saransh Arora is a doctoral student working with Barman Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University on the applications of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) in diagnostics and biopharmaceutical contamination detection.
Fellows accepted into the program receive significant, direct research funding to advance outstanding research projects across a multitude of disciplines.
Fellows get access to the latest computing resources, which can significantly accelerate their work and enable faster discovery.
Fellows receive PR and marketing support from Oracle to create visibility for their project at the time of the award, throughout the project, and following the publication of their research results.
Fellows enjoy complimentary support from our solutions architects at the time of their award, throughout the project, and following the publication of their research.
“The fellowship allows me to embark on an exciting new research trajectory: redefining the way human behavior is modeled through computational means.”
Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Our fall Fellows Program application window is currently closed. Stay tuned for updates regarding future nomination periods.
Oracle accepts applications for the current Fellows Program.
Applications are submitted for internal review by our selection committee and panel members.
The researchers accepted into the Oracle for Research Fellows Program are notified.
Fellows receive detailed documentation outlining all expectations prior to funding being disbursed.
The new fellows cohort is announced publicly via several promotional channels, which could include social media, blogs, and PR promotion.
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