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.

Lily Tsai

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Associate Professor

User Experience - 2018

Hung-Wei Tseng

NC State University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Johan Ugander

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

Data Science - 2016

George Varghese

University of California, Los Angeles

Professor

Infrastructure - 2017

Martin Vechev

ETH Zurich

Professor

Infrastructure - 2015

Shivaram Venkataraman

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Rashmi Vinayak

Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Jessica Vitak

University of Maryland

Professor

UX/CX - 2015

Richard Vuduc

Georgia Institute of Technology

Associate Professor

RFP: AI - 2017

Stefan Wager

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

CDS - 2018

David Walker

Princeton University

Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

William Wang

University of California, Santa Barbara

Assistant Professor

RFP: Neural Machine Translation - 2018

Weisong Shi

Wayne State University

Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Sean Westwood

Dartmouth College

Assistant Professor

CDS - 2018

Keith Winstein

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure - 2016

Lior Wolf

Tel Aviv University

Professor

Computer Vision, Deep Learning - 2015

Qi Wu

Australian National University

Assistant Professor

RFP: AI - 2017

Jean Yang

Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure - 2017

Zhilin Yang

Stanford University

RFP: AI - 2017

Lana Yarosh

University of Minnesota

Professor

UX - 2015

Sungjoo Yoo

Seoul National University

Professor

RFP: AI - 2017