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.

Ethan Katz-Bassett

Columbia University

Associate Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Dacher Keltner

University of California, Berkeley

Professor
User Experience / 2017

Shamus Khan

Columbia University

Associate Professor
User Experience / 2016

Sanjeev Khudanour

Johns Hopkins University

Professor
AI/ML / 2015

Jonathan Klamkin

University of California Santa Barbara

Associate Professor
/ 2016

Philip Kohen

Johns Hopkins University

Professor
Machine Translation / 2015

Frauke Kreuter

University of Maryland

Professor
User Experience / 2016

Arvind Krishnamurthy

University of Washington

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Theresa Kuchler

New York University

Assistant Professor
Economics / 2018

Cliff Lampe

University of Michigan

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

Neil Lawrence

University of Sheffield

Professor
Machine Learning / 2015

Kristina Lerman

University of Southern California

Associate Professor
Data Science / 2016

Kevin Leyton-Brown

University of British Columbia

Professor
CDS / 2017

Jinyang Li

NYU

Associate Professor
Distributed System, ML / 2015

Victor O.K. Li

University of Hong Kong

Professor
RFP: Neural Machine Translation / 2018

Percy Liang

Stanford University

Assistant Professor
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning / 2016

Jessa Lingel

University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Vincent Liu

University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Yan Liu

University of Southern California

Assistant Professor
Machine Learning / 2015

Wyatt Lloyd

University of Southern California

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Lori Lopez

University of Wisconsin

Assistant Professor
Protect and Care / 2016