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.

Amir Adler

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Aws Albarghouthi

University of Wisconsin-Madison

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019

Yoav Artzi

Cornell University

RFP: NLP - 2019

David A. Bader

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019

Anisah Beth Bagasra

Kennesaw State University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Regina Barzilay

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: NLP - 2019

Fabrício Benevenuto

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Michael Best

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Jeremy Blackburn

University of Alabama at Birmingham

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Cristina España i Bonet

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz

RFP: NLP - 2019

James Brotherston

University College London

RFP: Testing and Verification - 2019

Damon Centola

University of Pennsylvania

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Nathan N. Cheek

The Trustees of Princeton University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Rumi Chunara

New York University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Dr. Rahul De’

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

RFP: AI Ethics - India - 2019

Nicola Dell

Cornell University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Mattan Erez

The University of Texas at Austin

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019

Mattia Fazzini

University of Minnesota

RFP: Testing and Verification - 2019

Filomena Ferrucci

University of Salerno

RFP: Testing and Verification - 2019

Gordon Fraser

University of Passau

RFP: Testing and Verification - 2019

Katharine Gelber

University of Queensland

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019