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

Daniel Abadi

University of Maryland

Infrastructure - 2018

Assistant Professor

Mohammad Alizadeh

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Professor

Thomas Anderson

University of Washington

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Assistant Professor

Peter Bailis

Stanford University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Professor

Olivier Bonaventure

Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Associate Professor

Trevor Cohn

University of Melbourne

RFP: Neural Machine Translation - 2018

Assistant Professor

David Craig

University of Southern California (USC)

User Experience - 2018

Professor

Stuart Cunningham

Queensland University of Technology

User Experience - 2018

Mutembesa Daniel

Makerere University

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Assistant Professor

Christina Delimitrou

Cornell University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Assistant Professor

Nicola Dell

Cornell Tech

User Experience - 2018

Assistant Professor

Nick Diakopoulos

Northwestern University

User Experience - 2018

Associate Professor

Christophe Dubach 

The University of Edinburgh

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Principal Research Scientist

Brad Fain

Georgia Tech Research Institute

User Experience - 2018

James S. Fishkin

Stanford University

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Professor

Luciano Floridi

University of Oxford

Ethics - 2018

Ashish Goel

Stanford University

RFP: Data Science - 2018

Professor

Aarti Gupta

Princeton University

RFP: Infrastructure - 2018

Professor

Peter Haas

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Infrastructure - 2018

Professor

Kosuke Imai

Princeton University

CDS - 2018

Channarong Intahchomphoo

University of Ottawa

RFP: Global Literacy and Accessibility - 2018