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

Johan Ugander

Stanford University

Data Science - 2016

Professor

Jeff Bilmes

University of Washington

Machine Learning - 2016

Professor

Andrei Sabelfeld

Chalmers University of Technology

Infrastructure - 2016

Professor

Steve Swanson

University of California San Diego

Infrastructure - 2016

Assistant Professor

Munmum De Choudhury

Georgia Tech

User Experience - 2016

Professor

Jason Flinn

University of Michigan

Infrastructure - 2016

Assistant Professor

Keith Winstein

Stanford University

Infrastructure - 2016

Associate Professor

Noah Smith

University of Washington

Machine Learning - 2016

Professor

Andrew Gelman

Columbia University

Data Science - 2016

Professor

Mark Rodwell

University of California Santa Barbara

Connectivity - 2016

Professor

David Brooks

Harvard University

Infrastructure - 2016

Professor

Yoshua Bengio

University of Montreal

Machine Learning - 2016