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

Mohammad Alizadeh

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Thomas Anderson

University of Washington

Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Peter Bailis

Stanford University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Olivier Bonaventure

Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve

Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Trevor Cohn

University of Melbourne

Associate Professor
RFP: Neural Machine Translation / 2018

David Craig

University of Southern California (USC)

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Maureen Craig

New York University

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Stuart Cunningham

Queensland University of Technology

Professor
User Experience / 2018

Christina Delimitrou

Cornell University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Nicola Dell

Cornell Tech

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Nick Diakopoulos

Northwestern University

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Christophe Dubach 

The University of Edinburgh

Associate Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Brad Fain

Georgia Tech Research Institute

Principal Research Scientist
User Experience / 2018

Luciano Floridi

University of Oxford

Professor
Ethics / 2018

Aarti Gupta

Princeton University

Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Peter Haas

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Professor
Infrastructure / 2018

Kosuke Imai

Princeton University

Professor
CDS / 2018

Xin Jin

Johns Hopkins University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Karthik Kannan

Purdue University

Professor
Infrastructure / 2018

Theresa Kuchler

New York University

Assistant Professor
Economics / 2018