Héctor García-Molina

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Héctor García-Molina
BornNovember 15, 1953
Died25 November 2019(2019-11-25) (aged 64–65)
NationalityMexican-American
Alma materITESM
Known forDistributed databases
Awards1999 ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award
Scientific career
FieldsComputer Science
InstitutionsStanford University
Doctoral advisorGio Wiederhold[1]
Doctoral studentsRobert Abbott, Sergey Brin, Neil Daswani, Boris Kogan, Narayanan Shivakumar, Mor Naaman

Héctor García-Molina (November 15, 1953 – November 25, 2019)[2] was a Mexican-American computer scientist. He was a Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He was advisor to Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google, from 1993 to 1997 when Brin was a computer science student at Stanford.

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  1. "Gio Wiederhold's Website at Stanford University". Retrieved 2006-11-29.
  2. https://news.stanford.edu/2019/12/06/hector-garcia-molina-influential-computer-scientist-database-expert-dies-65/

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