Lov Grover

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Lov Kumar Grover (born 1961) is an Indian-American computer scientist. He is the originator of the Grover database search algorithm used in quantum computing.[1] Grover's 1996 algorithm won renown as the second major algorithm proposed for quantum computing (after Shor's 1994 algorithm),[2][3] and in 2017 was finally implemented in a scalable physical quantum system.[4] Grover's algorithm has been the subject of numerous popular science articles.[5][6] Gover has been ranked as the 9th most prominent computer scientist from India.[7]

Grover received his bachelor's degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1981[citation needed] and his PhD in Electrical engineering from Stanford University.[citation needed] He then went to Bell Laboratories, where he worked for an assistant professor at Cornell University from 1987 to 1995.[citation needed]