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.

Karthik Kannan

Purdue University

Professor

Infrastructure - 2018

Theresa Kuchler

New York University

Assistant Professor

Economics - 2018

Victor O.K. Li

University of Hong Kong

Professor

RFP: Neural Machine Translation - 2018

Jessa Lingel

University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor

User Experience - 2018

Matei Zaharia

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

David McAllester

Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

Professor

RFP: Neural Machine Translation - 2018

Tey Meadow

Columbia University

Assistant Professor

User Experience - 2018

Andrea Montanari

Stanford University

Professor

CDS - 2018

Giovanni Orsina

Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (LUISS)

Professor

Policy - 2018

Ruzica Piskac

Yale University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Alexander Rush

Harvard University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Neural Machine Translation - 2018

Aaron Smith

The University of Edinburgh

Associate Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Johannes Stroebel

New York University

Associate Professor

Economics - 2018

Vivienne Sze

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Michael Taylor

University of Washington

Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Lily Tsai

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Associate Professor

User Experience - 2018

Hung-Wei Tseng

NC State University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Shivaram Venkataraman

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Rashmi Vinayak

Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Stefan Wager

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

CDS - 2018

David Walker

Princeton University

Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018