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.

Nantas Nardelli

University of Oxford

RFP: AI / 2017

Hermann Ney

RWTH Aachen University

Professor
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning / 2016

Michael Noseworthy

McGill University

RFP: AI / 2017

Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch

University of Conneticut

Assistant Professor
User Experience / 2016

Giovanni Orsina

Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (LUISS)

Professor
Policy / 2018

Leysia Palen

University of Colorado-Boulder

Professor
CDS + GR / 2015

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