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.

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

Yung-Hsiang Lu

Purdue University

Associate Professor

RFP: AI / 2017