Rajeev Motwani

  • Google mentor Motwani's death an accident: police July 17, 2009

    Washington: US police have concluded that the death of Rajeev Motwani, India-born Stanford professor and the mentor and adviser of founders of top Internet firms like Google and PayPal, was a case of accidental drowning. Police concluded their investigations into the case after the autopsy report released by the San Mateo...
  • Google co-founder recalls Rajeev Motwani's contribution June 8, 2009

    Washington: "Today, whenever you use a piece of technology, there is a good chance a little bit of Rajeev Motwani is behind it," wrote Google co-founder Sergey Brin on his mentor's death. "Officially, Rajeev was not my advisor, and yet he played just as big a role in my research, education,...
  • Cops probe Google mentor Motwani's death June 8, 2009

    Washington: The US police is waiting for an autopsy before investigating the apparent accidental drowning death of Rajeev Motwani, IIT-educated, Stanford professor who inspired the co-founders of Google and influenced a generation of computer scientists. "We're kind of in limbo," Atherton, California police Sgt. Tim Lynch was cited as saying by...
  • Google mentor Rajeev Motwani dead June 8, 2009

    Washington: Rajeev Motwani, the 47-year-old Indian-American computer science professor at Stanford University who mentored Google's co-founders when they were graduate students, died in a freak drowning accident at his Atherton, California home. He apparently drowned on Friday morning in a backyard swimming pool at the home he purchased three years ago,...