Research Award Recipients

Supporting cutting-edge research from top research institutions around the world

To help build long-term relationships with academia and support innovative research, 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.

Award Recipients

Assistant Professor

Leman Akoglu

Stony Brook University

Data Mining - 2015

Professor

Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Gilly Leshed & Shiri Azenkot

Cornell University

CDS + GR - 2015

Professor

Magdalena Balazinska

University of Washington

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Theo Benson

Duke University

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Steve Blackburn

Australian National University

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

David Blei

Columbia University

Machine Learning - 2015

Professor

James Brotherston

University College London

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Kerri Cahoy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Connectivity Lab - 2015

Professor

Michael Carey

University of California Irvine

Professor

Dawn Carr

Stanford University

CDS + GR - 2015

Professor

Gregory Chockler

University of London

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Aaron Clauset

University of Colorado-Boulder

CDS + GR - 2015

Professor

Geoff Cohen

Stanford University

UX - 2015

Professor

Nicole Ellison

University of Michigan

CDS + GR - 2015

Professor

James Evans

University of Chicago

CDS - 2015

Professor

Nate Foster

Cornell University

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Michael Franklin

University of California Berkeley

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Philippa Gardner

Imperial College London

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Phillip Gibbons

Carnegie Mellon University

Infrastructure - 2015

Professor

Dan Grossman

University of Washington

Infrastructure - 2015