Amit A Nanavati

Qualification:

Ph.D. (Louisiana State University)


Research Areas:

Social Network Analysis
Data Mining
Telecom & Mobile
ICTD


Email:namit@in.ibm.com

Web page: http://researcher.ibm.com/researcher/view.php?person=in-namit

Awards:

EDBT (Extending Database Technology) Test of Time Award, 2018. (for paper “Social Ties and their Relevance to Churn in Mobile Telecom Networks”, EDBT 2008)
ACM Distinguished Scientist, 2015.
ACM Distinguished Speaker, August 2014.
Member, IBM Academy of Technology, 2013.
IBM Master Inventor, 2011
National Award 2009 for Technological Innovation/Best Applied Research Aimed at Improving the Life of Persons with Disabilities for “The Spoken Web” given by the President of India, on December 3rd, 2009.



Profile:

Amit A. Nanavati is a Senior Technical Lead for Cognitive Automation Solutions at IBM GTS Innovation Labs, and an adjunct faculty member at IIT Delhi.
Prior to this, Amit led the Telecom Research group on The Spoken Web and SNAzzy projects. The Spoken Web project received the National Award 2009 for Technological Innovation/Best Applied Research Aimed at Improving the Life of Persons with Disabilities given by the President of India. The SNAzzy project won an Outstanding Science Accomplishment Research Division Award in 2015. His 2008 paper "Social Ties and their Relevance to Churn in Mobile Telecom Networks" won the EDBT Test of Time Award in 2018. He has over 50 publications and over 40 US patents granted.
Amit was named an IBM Master Inventor in 2011. He co-authored a book on "Speech in Mobile and Pervasive Environments" published by John Wiley, UK in 2012. He became an ACM Distinguished Speaker in 2014, and an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2015.
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