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

Amir Adler

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Aws Albarghouthi

University of Wisconsin-Madison

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019

Yoav Artzi

Cornell University

RFP: NLP - 2019

David A. Bader

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Infrastructure - 2019

Anisah Beth Bagasra

Kennesaw State University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Regina Barzilay

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: NLP - 2019

Fabrício Benevenuto

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Michael Best

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Jeremy Blackburn

University of Alabama at Birmingham

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Cristina España i Bonet

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz

RFP: NLP - 2019

Jason LG Braasch

University of Illinois at Chicago

RFP: Instagram - 2019

James Brotherston

University College London

RFP: Testing and Verification - 2019

Damon Centola

University of Pennsylvania

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Mun Choon Chan

National University of Singapore

RFP: Networking Systems - 2019

Eshwar Chandrasekharan

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Instagram - 2019

Nathan N. Cheek

The Trustees of Princeton University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Rumi Chunara

New York University

RFP: Content Policy Research - 2019

Lorrie Cranor

Carnegie Mellon University

RFP: HCI & UX - 2019

Italo Fernando Scota Cunha

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

RFP: Networking Systems - 2019

Sauvik Das

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: HCI & UX - 2019

Dr. Rahul De’

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

RFP: AI Ethics - India - 2019