D. Phil., Electrical Engineering, University of Oxford, UK, 2005.
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, USA, 2002.
B.A./M.Eng., Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK, 2000.
Rob Fergus is a Professor of Computer Science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University. He also co-founded Facebook AI Research, which he is a Research Director. He received a Masters in Electrical Engineering with Prof. Pietro Perona at Caltech, before completing a PhD with Prof. Andrew Zisserman at the University of Oxford in 2005. Before coming to NYU, he spent two years as a post-doc in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at MIT, working with Prof. William Freeman. He has received several awards including a CVPR best paper prize, a Sloan Fellowship & NSF Career award and the IEEE Longuet-Higgins prize.