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

Aditya Akella

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Leman Akoglu

Stony Brook University

Assistant Professor
Data Mining / 2015

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

Gilly Leshed & Shiri Azenkot

Cornell University

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

Peter Bailis

Stanford University

Assistant Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Peter Bailis

Stanford University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

ChloƩ Bakalar

Princeton University

Researcher
Ethics / 2017

Mahesh Balakrishnan

Yale University

Associate Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Magdalena Balazinska

University of Washington

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Mohit Bansal

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Lisa Bauer

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

RFP: AI / 2017