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.

Gabriel Rebeiz

University of California San Diego

Professor
Connectivity Lab / 2015

Matt Salganik

Princeton University

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

Yaron Singer

Harvard University

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

David Sontag

NYU

Assistant Professor
AI/ML / 2015

Talia Stroud

University of Texas-Austin

Professor
UX / 2015

Jennifer Stuber

University of Washington, School of Social Work

Professor
Compassion / 2015

Michael Stumm

University of Toronto

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Arun Sundararajan

NYU Stern School of Business

Professor
UX / 2015

Catalina Toma

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Professor
UX / 2015

Lorenzo Torresani

Dartmouth College

Associate Professor
Computer Vision / 2015

Martin Vechev

ETH Zurich

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Jessica Vitak

University of Maryland

Professor
UX/CX / 2015

Lior Wolf

Tel Aviv University

Professor
Computer Vision, Deep Learning / 2015

Lana Yarosh

University of Minnesota

Professor
UX / 2015

Minlan Yu

University of Southern California

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Nancy Zucker

Duke University

Professor
Compassion / 2015