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.

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 Fernández

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

Abhinav Gupta

Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning / 2016