Vahab Mirrokni is a Google Fellow and VP at Google Research, leading a number of algorithms and optimization research groups at Google. These research teams include: market algorithms, large-scale graph mining, and large-scale optimization. Previously he was a distinguished scientist and senior research director at Google. He joined Google Research in 2008, after research positions at Microsoft Research, MIT and Amazon.com. He received his PhD from MIT in 2005 and his B.Sc. from Sharif University of Technology in 2001. He is the co-winner of best paper awards at KDD, ACM EC, and SODA. His research areas include algorithms, distributed and stochastic optimization, and computational economics. Recently he has been working on various algorithmic problems in machine learning, online optimization and mechanism design, and distributed algorithms for large-scale graph-based learning . His full publication list by year can be found here . He also has an out-dated personal homepage.
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