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

Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau

University of Wisconsin-Madison

RFP: Distributed Systems 2020 - 2020

Manos Athanassoulis

Boston University

RFP: Privacy Preserving Tech - 2020

Michael Backes

CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security

RFP: Privacy Preserving Tech - 2020

Foteini Baldimtsi

George Mason University

RFP: Privacy Preserving Tech - 2020

Christopher Batten

Cornell University

RFP: Systems for ML - 2020

Adam Belay

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Distributed Systems 2020 - 2020

Rastislav Bodik

University of Washington

RFP: Towards on-device AI - 2020

Alexandra Boldyreva

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Privacy Preserving Tech - 2020

Amy Bruckman

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Content Governance - 2020

Michael Carbin

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Systems for ML - 2020

Edoardo Celeste

Dublin City University

RFP: Content Governance - 2020

Asaf Cidon

Columbia University

RFP: Systems for ML - 2020

Henry Corrigan-Gibbs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Role of Applied Crypto in Privacy-Focused Ecosystem - 2020

Patrick Eugster

Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano)

RFP: Distributed Systems 2020 - 2020

Eric Gilbert

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

RFP: Content Governance - 2020

Dr. Joanne Elizabeth Gray

Queensland University of Technology

RFP: Content Governance - 2020

Hannaneh Hajishirzi

University of Washington

RFP: Towards on-device AI - 2020

Taeho Jung

University of Notre Dame

RFP: Role of Applied Crypto in Privacy-Focused Ecosystem - 2020

Vladimir Kolesnikov

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Role of Applied Crypto in Privacy-Focused Ecosystem - 2020

Arvind Krishnamurthy

University of Washington

RFP: Distributed Systems 2020 - 2020

Wyatt Lloyd

Princeton University

RFP: Distributed Systems 2020 - 2020