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.

Prasanna Parthasarathi

McGill University

RFP: AI / 2017

Jignesh Patel

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Andy Pavlo

Carnegie Mellon University

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

Joelle Pineau

McGill University

Associate Professor
RFP: AI / 2017

Ruzica Piskac

Yale University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Infrastructure / 2018

George Porter

University of California San Diego

Professor
Infrastructure / 2015

George Porter

University of California San Diego

Assistant Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Dan Povey

Johns Hopkins University

Research Scientist, Associate Professor
ASR / 2015

Aditya Prakash

Virginia Tech

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

Peng Qi

Stanford University

RFP: AI / 2017

Deva Ramanan

Carnegie Mellon University

Associate Professor
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning / 2016

Sanjay Rao

Purdue University

Associate Professor
Infrastructure / 2017

Gabriel Rebeiz

University of California San Diego

Professor
Connectivity Lab / 2015

Gabriel Rebeiz

University of California San Diego

Professor
Connectivity / 2016

Siva Reddy

Stanford University

RFP: AI / 2017

Xavier Rival

INRIA

Research Director
Infrastructure / 2016

Jaime Rivas

Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research

Group Leader
Connectivity / 2016

Mark Rodwell

University of California Santa Barbara

Professor
Connectivity / 2016

Alexander Rush

Harvard University

Assistant Professor
RFP: Neural Machine Translation / 2018

Andrei Sabelfeld

Chalmers University of Technology

Professor
Infrastructure / 2016

Ruslan Salakhutdinov

Carnegie Mellon University

Associate Professor
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning / 2016