LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vahe-tshitoyan
Born In: Yerevan, Armenia
Current Job: Machine Learning Software Engineer, Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) at Google
Vahe is a scientist and innovator working at the intersection of physical sciences and machine learning. He currently works as a machine learning engineer at Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (Google ATAP). Vahe’s academic background is in physics, with a Bachelor’s degree from Yerevan State University (2010), a Master’s from ETH Zurich (2012) and a PhD from the University of Cambridge (2016). Driven by curiosity and a desire to learn, Vahe has made contributions to several scientific domains, including applied natural language processing (2018 – 2019, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), capacitive sensors (2016 – 2018, Zedsen Limited) and spintronics (2011 – 2016, ETH Zurich, IBM Research & Cambridge).
In 2018, Vahe was named amongst one of the 30 most influential Europeans under the age of 30 in science and healthcare by Forbes Magazine. He is a recipient of numerous national and international awards, including Honorable Mention at the 37th International Physics Olympiad (2006), Educational Award of the President of Armenia in IT (2006 and 2010) and Winton Award for the Physics of Sustainability (2012). He has also been serving as a NextGen Council member for the Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) since 2018.