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.

Aditya Akella

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Peter Alvaro

University of California, Santa Cruz

Assistant Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Peter Anderson

Australian National University

RFP: AI / 2017

Nicolas Angelard-Gontier

McGill University

RFP: AI / 2017

Drew Arad

Stanford University

RFP: AI / 2017

Yoav Artzi

Cornell University

Assistant Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Chloé Bakalar

Princeton University

Researcher
Ethics / 2017

Mohit Bansal

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Lisa Bauer

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

RFP: AI / 2017

Genevieve Bell

Australian National University

Professor
User Experience / 2017

Yoshua Bengio

Stanford University

Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Emery Berger

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Lars Birkedal

Aarhus University

Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Philip Brey

University of Twente

Professor
Ethics / 2017

Yiran Chen

Duke University

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Yejin Choi

University of Washington

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Maria Christakis

Max Planck Institute

Infrastructure / 2017

Byung-Gon Chun

Seoul National University

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

William W. Cohen

Stanford University

Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Ítalo Cunha

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Deven Desai

Georgia Institute of Technology

Professor
Ethics / 2017