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

Alexander Aiken

Stanford University

RFP: AI System HW/SW Co-Design - 2020

Aws Albarghouthi

University of Wisconsin–Madison

RFP: Probability and Programming 2020 - 2020

Animashree Anandkumar

California Institute of Technology

RFP: Probability and Programming 2020 - 2020

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

Sarah Bankins

Macquarie University

RFP: Ethics in AI - APAC - 2020

Christopher Batten

Cornell University

RFP: Systems for ML - 2020

Johannes M. Bauer

Michigan State University

RFP: Measuring Economic Impact in the Digital Economy - 2020

Adam Belay

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Distributed Systems 2020 - 2020

Rastislav Bodik

University of Washington

RFP: Towards on-device AI - 2020

Rastislav Bodik

University of Washington

RFP: Probability and Programming 2020 - 2020

Alexandra Boldyreva

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Privacy Preserving Tech - 2020

Guy Van den Broeck

University of California, Los Angeles

RFP: Probability and Programming 2020 - 2020

Amy Bruckman

Georgia Institute of Technology

RFP: Content Governance - 2020

Erik Brynjolfsson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Measuring Economic Impact in the Digital Economy - 2020

Michael Carbin

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

RFP: Systems for ML - 2020

Edoardo Celeste

Dublin City University

RFP: Content Governance - 2020

Chunyang Chen

Monash University

RFP: Probability and Programming 2020 - 2020

Asaf Cidon

Columbia University

RFP: Systems for ML - 2020