Amit Singhal

Amitabh Kumar “Amit” Singhal

Amit is senior vice president and software engineer at Google Inc.

Introduction :

  • Amitabh Kumar Singhal was borned in Born in Jhansi, a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India on Sept, 1968.
  • He is senior vice president and software engineer at Google Inc.
  • He is the head of Google’s core ranking team.

Education :

  • He completed his Bachelor of Engineering degree in computer science from IIT Roorkee in 1989.
  • He then continued his computer science education in the United States, and received an M.S. degree from University of Minnesota Duluth in 1991.
  • Amit continued his studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and received a Ph.D. degree in 1996.

Industry Profile :

  • As he completed his Ph.D, he joined AT&T Labs , where he continued his research in information retrieval, speech retrieval and other related fields.
  • His friend Krishna Bharat persuaded him to join Google in the year 2000.
  • At Google he use to work in Google’s core search quality department.
  • Google search algorithms are the result of Amit & his team.
  • According to New York Times, Mr. Singhal is the master of what Google calls its “ranking algorithm” — the formulas that decide which Web pages best answer each user’s question.

Awards, Achievements & Recognition :

  • According to New York Times, Mr. Singhal is the master of what Google calls its “ranking algorithm” — the formulas that decide which Web pages best answer each user’s question.
  • In 2011 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
  • Fortune named Amit Singhal one of the smartest people in tech.
  • In 2011, Amit Singhal was given the Outstanding Achievement in Science and Technology Award at The Asian Awards.

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