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.

Philip Brey

University of Twente

Professor

Ethics - 2017

David Brooks

Harvard University

Professor

Infrastructure - 2016

James Brotherston

University College London

Professor

Infrastructure - 2015

James Brotherston

University College London

RFP: Testing and Verification - 2019

Thomas Brox

University of Freiburg

Professor

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning - 2016

Kerri Cahoy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor

Connectivity Lab - 2015

Michael Carey

University of California Irvine

Professor

- 2015

Dawn Carr

Stanford University

Professor

CDS + GR - 2015

Damon Centola

University of Pennsylvania

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Nathan N. Cheek

The Trustees of Princeton University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Yiran Chen

Duke University

Associate Professor

RFP: AI - 2017

Vijay Chidambaram

University of Texas, Austin

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure - 2016

Kyunghyun Cho

New York University

Assistant Professor

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning - 2016

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

Rumi Chunara

New York University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Aaron Clauset

University of Colorado-Boulder

Professor

CDS + GR - 2015

Vyas Sekar

Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure - 2016