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.

Ruzica Piskac

Yale University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Fabricio Bertini Pasquot Polido

Institute for Research on Internet & Society

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

George Porter

University of California San Diego

Professor

Infrastructure - 2015

George Porter

University of California San Diego

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure - 2016

Matt Post

Johns Hopkins University

RFP: NLP - 2019

Christopher Potts

Stanford University

RFP: NLP - 2019

Dan Povey

Johns Hopkins University

Research Scientist, Associate Professor

ASR - 2015

Aditya Prakash

Virginia Tech

Professor

CDS + GR - 2015

Peng Qi

Stanford University

RFP: AI - 2017

Ajitha Rajan

University of Edinburgh

RFP: Testing and Verification - 2019

Deva Ramanan

Carnegie Mellon University

Associate Professor

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning - 2016

Sanjay Rao

Purdue University

Associate Professor

Infrastructure - 2017

David N. Rapp

Northwestern University

RFP: Instagram - 2019

Gabriel Rebeiz

University of California San Diego

Professor

Connectivity Lab - 2015

Gabriel Rebeiz

University of California San Diego

Professor

Connectivity - 2016

Siva Reddy

Stanford University

RFP: AI - 2017

Thomas W. Reps

University of Wisconsin-Madison

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019

Xavier Rival

INRIA

Research Director

Infrastructure - 2016

Jaime Rivas

Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research

Group Leader

Connectivity - 2016

Mark Rodwell

University of California Santa Barbara

Professor

Connectivity - 2016

Tiark Rompf

Purdue University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019