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.

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

Asaf Cidon

Columbia University

RFP: Systems for ML - 2020

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

Lorrie Cranor

Carnegie Mellon University

RFP: HCI & UX - 2019

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

Mutembesa Daniel

Makerere University

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Sauvik Das

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: HCI & UX - 2019

Hal Daume

University of Maryland

Associate Professor

Machine Learning - 2016

Dr. Rahul De’

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

RFP: AI Ethics - India - 2019

Christina Delimitrou

Cornell University

Assistant Professor

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018