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

Channarong Intahchomphoo

University of Ottawa

RFP: Global Literacy and Accessibility - 2018

Ashish Goel

Stanford University

RFP: Data Science - 2018

James S. Fishkin

Stanford University

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Zhiwei Steven Wu

University of Minnesota

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Haiyi Zhu

University of Minnesota

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Mutembesa Daniel

Makerere University

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Assistant Professor

Matei Zaharia

Stanford University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Professor

Stuart Cunningham

Queensland University of Technology

User Experience - 2018

Assistant Professor

Rashmi Vinayak

Carnegie Mellon University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Assistant Professor

Nick Diakopoulos

Northwestern University

User Experience - 2018

Assistant Professor

Peter Bailis

Stanford University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Principal Research Scientist

Brad Fain

Georgia Tech Research Institute

User Experience - 2018