Facebook is proud to be a Platinum sponsor of the ACM SIGCOMM 2021. The conference is taking place virtually from August 23 to 27. Facebook Networking researchers will be presenting their research in oral presentations throughout the event at the days and times indicated below.

N2Women Rising Stars Award Ceremony

Monday, August 23

Facebook has been a committed partner of N2Women since 2017, through sponsoring its luncheons at major computer networking conferences and the Young Researcher Fellowship awards. Starting this year, Facebook will be the official partner of the N2Women Rising Stars Award Ceremony. Ying Zhang, Facebook Engineering Manager and 2017 N2Women Rising Star, will congratulate the winners on behalf of Facebook at the SIGCOMM’21 N2Women Workshop on Monday, August 23rd. Please register and join us!

Engage with us!

Interested in learning more about the work we are doing in the Networking space? Curious what our hiring process is like? Come chat with us! Facebook recruiters and researchers will be available at our Sponsor Slack channel and at the virtual “booth” during the following times:

  • Wednesday, August 25 from 2:00 to 2:30pm ET
  • Thursday, August 26 from 2:00 to 2:30pm ET

We will also host tech talks and panel discussions on research and life at Facebook. Check out the event details and submit your questions here! The Zoom link to join will be shared in the Sponsor Slack channel during SIGCOMM.

  • Tuesday, August 24 from 6:00 to 6:45pm ET
    • Tech Talk and “Research at Facebook” Panel
  • Wednesday, August 25 from 5:00 to 5:45pm ET
    • Tech Talk and “Life at Facebook” Panel

Register for the conference here to gain access.

To express interest in future opportunities with Facebook, share your information with Facebook recruiters below.


Facebook research at SIGCOMM 2021

Monday, August 23

ACM SIGCOMM 2021 TUTORIAL: Traffic Engineering in Cloud WANs

2:00 pm – 3:00pm ET

  • Panel discussion on TE deployments at Google, Facebook and Microsoft.

    Industry practitioners (Chi-Yao Hong from Google, Brandon Schlinker from Facebook and Umesh Krishnaswamy from Microsoft) discuss key challenges and developments in deployed TE systems.

Wednesday, August 25

Technical Session 5: Machine Learning for Networks

10:30–10:47am ET

  • Network Planning with Deep Reinforcement Learning

    Hang Zhu (Johns Hopkins University), Varun Gupta, Satyajeet Singh Ahuja, Yuandong Tian, Ying Zhang, Xin Jin (Peking University)

Thursday, August 26

Technical Session 9: WANs and Beyond

11:54am–12:11pm ET

  • Capacity-Efficient and Uncertainty-Resilient Backbone Network Planning with Hose

    Satyajeet Singh Ahuja, Varun Gupta, Vinayak Dangui, Soshant Bali, Abishek Gopalan, Hao Zhong, Petr Lapukhov, Yiting Xia (Max Planck Institute for Informatics), Ying Zhang

12:11–12:28 pm ET

  • ARROW: Restoration-Aware Traffic Engineering

    Zhizhen Zhong, Manya Ghobadi, Alaa Kahaddaj (MIT), Jonathan Leach, Yiting Xia (Max Planck Institute for Informatics), Ying Zhang

Technical Session 10: Cellular and 5G Networks

1:41–1:58pm ET

  • Democratizing Cellular Access with CellBricks

    Zhihong Luo, Silvery Fu, Mark Theis (UC Berkeley), Shaddi Hasan (Virginia Tech and Facebook), Sylvia Ratnasamy (UC Berkeley), Scott Shenker (UC Berkeley & ICSI)

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