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

Mutembesa Daniel

Makerere University

RFP: Data Science - 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

Professor

Olivier Bonaventure

Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Professor

David McAllester

Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

RFP: Neural Machine Translation - 2018

Professor

Weisong Shi

Wayne State University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Professor

Peter Haas

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Infrastructure - 2018

Assistant Professor

Ruzica Piskac

Yale University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Assistant Professor

Alexander Rush

Harvard University

RFP: Neural Machine Translation - 2018