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.

Abhinav Gupta

Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning / 2016

Peter Haas

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Professor
Infrastructure / 2018

Mor Harchol-Balter

Carnegie Mellon University

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Gillian Hayes

University of California Irvine

Professor
UX / 2015

Kenneth Heafield

University of Edinburgh

Assistant Professor
Machine Learning / 2016

Martial Hebert

Carnegie Mellon University

Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Peter Henderson

McGill University

RFP: AI / 2017

Anton van den Hengel

Australian National University

Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Sunshine Hillygus

Duke University

Professor
User Experience / 2016

Dennis Hirsch

The Ohio State University

Professor
Ethics / 2017

Ari Holtzman

University of Washington

RFP: AI / 2017

Ali Hortacsu

University of Chicago

Professor
Data Science / 2016

Thomas S. Huang

University of Illinois

Research Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Frank Hutter

Albert-Ludwigs-Universit├Ąt Freiburg

Professor
CDS / 2017

Stratos Idreos

Harvard University

Assistant Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Kosuke Imai

Princeton University

Professor
CDS / 2018

David Jensen

University of Massachusets Amherst

Professor
Data Science / 2016

Eugene Jeong

Bristol

Lecturer
Data Science / 2016

Xin Jin

Johns Hopkins University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

Karthik Kannan

Purdue University

Professor
Infrastructure / 2018

Karrie Karahalios

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015