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.

Gregory Chockler

University of London

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Yejin Choi

University of Washington

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Munmum De Choudhury

Georgia Tech

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2016

Maria Christakis

Max Planck Institute

Infrastructure / 2017

Byung-Gon Chun

Seoul National University

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Aaron Clauset

University of Colorado-Boulder

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

Vyas Sekar

Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Geoff Cohen

Stanford University

Professor
UX / 2015

William W. Cohen

Stanford University

Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Trevor Cohn

University of Melbourne

Associate Professor
RFP: Neural Machine Translation / 2018

Landon Cox

Duke University

Associate Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

David Craig

University of Southern California (USC)

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Maureen Craig

New York University

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Ítalo Cunha

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Stuart Cunningham

Queensland University of Technology

Professor
User Experience / 2018

Brian Curless

University of Washington

Professor
Machine Learning / 2016

Hal Daume

University of Maryland

Associate Professor
Machine Learning / 2016

Christina Delimitrou

Cornell University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Nicola Dell

Cornell Tech

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Deven Desai

Georgia Institute of Technology

Professor
Ethics / 2017

Nick Diakopoulos

Northwestern University

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018