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Radu Jurca obtained the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2007. His work on reputation mechanisms was awarded the Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award (2008) and EPFL's Best Thesis Award (2008). Radu later joined Google, where for the last 4 years he worked on various problems like geographical information retrieval, ranking user-generated content, reputation models for data sources, and general data-mining techniques.