Academic Programs

Stewart Tansley is a Program Manager on the Research and Academic Relations team at Facebook. He manages research collaborations, sponsorships, and academic programs across a broad range of areas including data science, user experience and future experiences. Stewart enjoyed past roles at Yahoo Labs and Microsoft Research. Prior to that the first part of his career was in software research and development in the telecommunications industry, focusing on technology transfer. He holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence applied to Engineering from Loughborough University, UK. He has published a variety of papers on robotics for education, artificial intelligence, and network management, as well as several patents. He co-authored a book on software engineering for artificial intelligence applications. While at Microsoft, he co-edited The Fourth Paradigm, a book that collates visionary essays on the emerging field of data-intensive science.