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.

Yung-Hsiang Lu

Purdue University

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Upamanyu Madhow

University of California Santa Barbara

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Upamanyu Madhow

Universiaty of California Santa Barbara

Professor
Connectivity / 2016

Harsha Madhyastha

University of Michigan

Assistant Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Subhransu Maji

University of Massachusetts

Assistant Professor
Machine Learning / 2016

Pasquale Malacaria

Queen Mary University of London

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Chris Manning

Stanford University

Professor
Native Language Processing / 2015

Christopher Manning

Stanford University

Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Christopher D. Manning

Stanford University

Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Daniela Massiceti

University of Oxford

RFP: AI / 2017

Isabella Mastroeni

University of Verona

Associate Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Matei Zaharia

Stanford University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

David McAllester

Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

Professor
RFP: Neural Machine Translation / 2018

Tey Meadow

Columbia University

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2018

Florian Metze

Carnegie Mellon University

Associate Research Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Maiken Mikkelsen

Duke University

Assistant Professor
Connectivity / 2016

Andrea Montanari

Stanford University

Professor
CDS / 2018

Allison Morgan

Howard University

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

Peter Mueller

ETH Zurich

Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

P.J. Narayanan

IIIT

Professor
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning / 2016

Siddharth Narayanaswamy

University of Oxford

RFP: AI / 2017