1990 - B.Tech - Computer Science Google Fellow @ Google
Dr. Ramakrishnan Srikant is a Google Fellow, currently responsible for Search Ads Quality and User Experience. His research interests include data mining, online advertising, and user modeling. Prior to joining Google, he was part of the Intelligent Information Systems Research department at IBM Almaden Research Center.
Dr. Srikant has published more than 30 research papers that have been extensively cited, and has been granted 25 patents.
Dr. Srikant received the 2002 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award for his work on mining association rules, the ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award (2006) for his work on mining association rules and privacy preserving data mining, the VLDB 2004 Ten Year Best Paper Award, the ICDE 2008 Influential Paper Award, the SIGMOD 2014 Test of Time Award, and the EDBT 2017 Test of Time Award.
Dr. Srikant served as Program Co-Chair of SIGKDD 2001, and PAKDD 2004, Vice Chair of WWW 2006 and ICDM 2004, and Deputy Chair of WWW 2004. He served as the Editor-in-Chief of SIGKDD Explorations.
Dr. Srikant received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and his B. Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
For his immense contributions to the field of data mining, IIT Madras and its alumni are proud to confer this award to Dr. Ramakrishnan Srikant.