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.

Keith Winstein

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure / 2016

Minlan Yu

Yale University

Associate Professor

Infrastructure / 2016

Zoubin Ghahramani

University of Cambridge


Machine Learning / 2016