Ashish Goel is a Professor of Management Science and Engineering and (by courtesy) Computer Science at Stanford University. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Stanford in 1999, and was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California from 1999 to 2002. His research interests lie in the design, analysis, and applications of algorithms.

Academic Appointments

Honors & Awards

  • Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • Frederick E. Terman Fellow, Stanford University
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation (2002)

Professional Education

  • PhD, Stanford University, Computer Science (1999)

2021-22 Courses

Stanford Advisees

All Publications

  • Fast Incremental and Personalized PageRank. To appear in VLDB Bahmani, B., Chowdhury, A., Goel, A. 2011
  • Liquidity in Credit Networks: A Little Trust Goes a Long Way. Preliminary version presented at NetEcon Dandekar, P., Goel, A., Govindan, R., Post, I. 2010
  • Similarity Search and Locality Sensitive Hashing using TCAMs. ACM SIGMOD Shinde, R., Goel, A., Gupta, P., Dutta, D. 2010
  • Hybrid keyword search auctions. Goel, A., Munagala, K. 2009
  • An incentive-based architecture for social recommendations. RecSys Bhattacharjee, R., Goel, A., Kollias, K. 2009
  • Towards programmable molecular machines. Presented (by Holin) at FNANO Chen, H., De, A., Goel, A. 2008
  • Advertisement Allocation for Generalized Second Pricing Schemes. fourth Workshop on Ad Auctions Goel, A., Mahdian, M., Nazerzadeh, H., Saberi, A. 2008
  • Reducing Maximum Stretch in Compact Routing. IEEE Infocom Enachescu, M., Wang, M., Goel, A. 2008
  • Toward Minimum Size Self-Assembled Counters. and journal of natural compting Goel, A., Moisset de espanes, P. 2007; 7 (3): 317-334
  • Self-Assembling Tile Systems that Heal from Small Fragments. Presented at the thirteenth International meeting on DNA based computers (DNA), (winner of the best student paper award – congratulations, Holin and Chris). Chen, H., Goel, A., Luhrs, C., Winfree, E. 2007
  • Asking the right questions: Model-driven Optimization using Probes. Goel, A., Guha, S., Munagala, K. 2006
  • Pricing for fairness: distributed resource allocation for multiple objectives. Cho, S., Goel, A. 2006
  • Truthful auctions for pricing search keywords. Aggarwal, G., Goel, A., Motwani, R. 2006
  • Avoiding ballot-stuffing in eBay-like reputation systems. Third international workshop on economics of peer-to-peer systems Bhattacharjee, R., Goel, A. 2005
  • Multi-processor scheduling to minimize flow time with ε-resource augmentation. Chekuri, C., Goel, A., Khanna, S., Kumar, A. 2004
  • Optimal self-assembly of counters at temperature two. Cheng, Q., Goel, A., Moisset, P. 2004
  • Set K-Cover Algorithms for Energy Efficient Monitoring in Wireless Sensor Networks. Abrams, Z., Goel, A., Plotkin, S. 2004
  • Invadable Self-Assembly: Combining Robustness with Efficiency. Chen, H., Cheng, Q., Goel, A., Huang, M., D., Moisset, P. 2004
  • Sharp thresholds for monotone properties in random geometric graphs. Goel, A., Rai, S., Krishnamachari, B. 2004
  • Oblivious AQM and Nash Equilibria. IEEE Infocom Dutta, D., Goel, A., Heidemann, J. 2003
  • Incrementally Improving Lookup Latency in Distributed Hash Table Systems. ACM Sigmetrics, A more complete version with proofs is available as USC Computer Science technical report 03-786. Zhang, H., Goel, A., Govindan, R. 2003
  • Simultaneous Optimization for Concave Costs: Single Sink  Aggregation or Single Source Buy-at-Bulk. Goel, A., Estrin, D. 2003
  • The Design of a Distributed Rating Scheme for Peer-to-peer Systems. Workshop on Economic Issues in Peer-to-Peer Systems Dutta, D., Goel, A., Govindan, R., Zhang, H. 2003
  • Exact Sampling of TCP Window States. IEEE Infocom Goel, A., Mitzenmacher, M. 2002
  • Energy-efficient Broadcast in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks: Lower bounds and Algorithms. Journal of Interconnection Networks Bian, F., Goel, A., Raghavendra, C., Li, X. 2002; 3-4 (3): 149-166
  • SCADDAR: An Efficient Randomized Technique to Reorganize Continuous Media Blocks. Goel, A., Shahabi, C., Yao, S., Y., Zimmerman, R. 2002
  • Using the Small-World Model to Improve Freenet Performance. IEEE Infocom Zhang, H., Goel, A., Govindan, R. 2002
  • Combinatorial optimization problems in self-assembly. Adleman, L., Cheng, Q., Goel, A., Huang, M., D., Kempe, D., Moisset de espanes, P. 2002
  • Reductions Among High Dimensional Proximity Problems. Goel, A., Indyk, P., Varadarajan, K. 2001
  • Linear self-assemblies: Equilibria, entropy, and convergence rates. Adleman, L., Cheng, Q., Huang, M., D., Wasserman, H. edited by Elaydi, Ladas, Aulbach 2001
  • Exact sampling in machine scheduling problems. RANDOM Goel, A., Cho, S. 2001
  • Source routing and scheduling in packet networks. IEEE Foundations of Computer Science Andrews, M. 2001
  • Using approximate majorization to characterize protocol fairness. This is the full version of a poster paper in ACM SIGMETRICS, and does not actually appear in print anywhere. Bhargava, R., Goel, A., Meyerson, A. 2001
  • Running time and program size for self-assembled squares. Adleman, L., Cheng, Q., Huang, M., D. 2001
  • Efficient computation of delay-sensitive routes from one source to all destinations. IEEE Infocom Goel, A., Ramakrishnan, K., G., Kataria, D., Logothetis, D. 2001
  • Combining Fairness with Throughput: Online Routing with Multiple Objectives. Goel, A., Meyerson, A., Plotkin, S. 2000
  • Extending Greedy Multicast Routing to Delay Sensitive Applications. Goel, A., Munagala, K. 2000
  • Algorithms for Network Routing, Multicasting, Switching, and Design. Computer Science Department Geol, A. 1999
  • Scheduling Data Transfers in a Network and the Set Scheduling Problem. Goel, A., Henzinger, M., R., Plotkin, S., Tardos, E. 1999
  • Stochastic Load Balancing and Related Problems. In  IEEE Foundations of Computer Science Goel, A., Indyk, P. 1999
  • Stochastic Analysis of Stable Marriages in Combined Input Output Queued Switches. Goel, A., Prabhakar, B. 1999
  • Approximating arbitrary metrics by O(n log n) trees. IEEE Foundations of Computer Science Geol, A., Charikar, M., Chekuri, C., Guha, S., Plotkin, S. 1998
  • Online Throughput-Competitive Algorithm for Multicast Routing and Admission Control. Goel, A., Henzinger, M., Plotkin, S. 1998
  • Rounding via trees: deterministic approximation algorithms for group Steiner trees and k-median. Goel, A., Charikar, M., Chekuri, C., Guha, S. 1998
  • Approximation Algorithms for Directed Steiner Problems. Goel, A., Charikar, M., Chekuri, C., Cheung, T., Dai, Z., Guha, S. 1998