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.

Sungjoo Yoo

Seoul National University

Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Minlan Yu

University of Southern California

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Minlan Yu

Yale University

Associate Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Minlan Yu

Harvard University

Associate Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Bendert Zevenbergen

Princeton University

Researcher
Ethics / 2017

Saizheng Zhang

Stanford University

RFP: AI / 2017

Zoubin Ghahramani

University of Cambridge

Professor
Machine Learning / 2016

Nancy Zucker

Duke University

Professor
Compassion / 2015