Hello!! I am Amit Goyal, a final year PhD student in Department of Computer Science in University of British Columbia (UBC). My supervisor is Dr. Laks V. S. Lakshmanan. I completed my Bachelors in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB). My PhD thesis focus on understanding Influence propagation in Social Networks and how it can be leveraged in various applications like Viral Marketing.