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.

Christophe Dubach 

The University of Edinburgh

Associate Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Jason Eisner

Johns Hopkins University

Professor
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning / 2016

Nicole Ellison

University of Michigan

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

James Evans

University of Chicago

Professor
CDS / 2015

Brad Fain

Georgia Tech Research Institute

Principal Research Scientist
User Experience / 2018

Raquel Fern√°ndez

University of Amsterdam

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Sanja Fidler

University of Toronto

Assistant Professor
Machine Learning / 2016

Jason Flinn

University of Michigan

Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Luciano Floridi

University of Oxford

Professor
Ethics / 2018

Maxwell Forbes

University of Washington

RFP: AI / 2017

Nate Foster

Cornell University

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Nate Foster

Cornell University

Associate Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Michael Franklin

University of California Berkeley

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Philippa Gardner

Imperial College London

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Andrew Gelman

Columbia University

Professor
Data Science / 2016

Phillip Gibbons

Carnegie Mellon University

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Xavier Giro-i-Nieto

Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Stephen Gould

Australian National University

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Bobby Gramacy

Virginia Tech

Professor
Data Science / 2016

Dan Grossman

University of Washington

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Aarti Gupta

Princeton University

Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018