We support cutting-edge research and build long-term relationships with top research institutions around the world. To help achieve this, Facebook awards exceptional professors with research awards to support their ongoing research efforts. Awards typically result from our Research Awards program.

Note: previous awardees are archived here but the latest and most recent announcements first appear on our blog.

Daniel Abadi

University of Maryland

Professor

Infrastructure - 2018

Pieter Abbeel

University of California Berkeley

Associate Professor

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning - 2016

Amir Adler

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Aditya Akella

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Professor

Infrastructure - 2017

Leman Akoglu

Stony Brook University

Assistant Professor

Data Mining - 2015

Aws Albarghouthi

University of Wisconsin-Madison

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019

Mohammad Alizadeh

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Mohammed Alizadeh

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure - 2016

Peter Alvaro

University of California, Santa Cruz

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure - 2017

Peter Anderson

Australian National University

RFP: AI - 2017

Thomas Anderson

University of Washington

Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Nicolas Angelard-Gontier

McGill University

RFP: AI - 2017

Drew Arad

Stanford University

RFP: AI - 2017

Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Professor

Infrastructure - 2015

Yoav Artzi

Cornell University

Assistant Professor

RFP: AI - 2017

Yoav Artzi

Cornell University

RFP: NLP - 2019

Gilly Leshed & Shiri Azenkot

Cornell University

Professor

CDS + GR - 2015

David A. Bader

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019

Anisah Beth Bagasra

Kennesaw State University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Peter Bailis

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure - 2016

Peter Bailis

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018