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.

William Wang

University of California, Santa Barbara

Assistant Professor

RFP: Neural Machine Translation - 2018

Weisong Shi

Wayne State University


RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Sean Westwood

Dartmouth College

Assistant Professor

CDS - 2018

Zhiwei Steven Wu

University of Minnesota

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Haiyi Zhu

University of Minnesota

RFP: Data Science - 2018