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

Stratos Idreos

Harvard University

Infrastructure - 2016

Assistant Professor

Vijay Chidambaram

University of Texas, Austin

Infrastructure - 2016

Associate Professor

Jenny Trinitapoli

University of Chicago

User Experience - 2016

Associate Professor

Minlan Yu

Yale University

Infrastructure - 2016

Professor

Eva Tardos

Cornell University

Data Science - 2016

Assistant Professor

George Porter

University of California San Diego

Infrastructure - 2016

Professor

P.J. Narayanan

IIIT

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning - 2016

Professor

Michael Stumm

University of Toronto

Infrastructure - 2016

Assistant Professor

Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch

University of Conneticut

User Experience - 2016

Associate Professor

Mahesh Balakrishnan

Yale University

Infrastructure - 2016

Associate Professor

Nate Foster

Cornell University

Infrastructure - 2016

Professor

Ali Hortacsu

University of Chicago

Data Science - 2016