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

Professor

Aditya Akella

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Infrastructure - 2017

Assistant Professor

Peter Alvaro

University of California, Santa Cruz

Infrastructure - 2017

Peter Anderson

Australian National University

RFP: AI - 2017

Nicolas Angelard-Gontier

McGill University

RFP: AI - 2017

Drew Arad

Stanford University

RFP: AI - 2017

Assistant Professor

Yoav Artzi

Cornell University

RFP: AI - 2017

Researcher

Chloé Bakalar

Princeton University

Ethics - 2017

Assistant Professor

Mohit Bansal

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

RFP: AI - 2017

Lisa Bauer

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

RFP: AI - 2017

Professor

Genevieve Bell

Australian National University

User Experience - 2017

Professor

Yoshua Bengio

Stanford University

RFP: AI - 2017

Professor

Emery Berger

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Infrastructure - 2017

Professor

Lars Birkedal

Aarhus University

Infrastructure - 2017

Professor

Philip Brey

University of Twente

Ethics - 2017

Associate Professor

Yiran Chen

Duke University

RFP: AI - 2017

Associate Professor

Yejin Choi

University of Washington

RFP: AI - 2017

Maria Christakis

Max Planck Institute

Infrastructure - 2017

Associate Professor

Byung-Gon Chun

Seoul National University

RFP: AI - 2017

Professor

William W. Cohen

Stanford University

RFP: AI - 2017

Professor

Ítalo Cunha

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Infrastructure - 2017

Professor

Deven Desai

Georgia Institute of Technology

Ethics - 2017