University of Maryland Feature
We've Been Googled!
Thanks to the
generosity of Maryland alumnus and co-founder, Sergey Brin, '93, Google Technology, Inc.
donated the Google
search appliance for use
on the University of Maryland's award-winning website, www.umd.edu
Sergey Brin '93 CMPS
The top performing search engine in the world has been adapted for use by
educational institutions. Brin's alma mater was the first to benefit from
this gift through the newly established Google Search Appliance Donations
The arrangement allowed the University to use the search engine
free for two years, representing a contribution valued at $28,000.
Students, faculty, staff, alumni and others visit the Maryland site 50,000
times on a typical day. The Google search function allows users to find
what they need quickly and accurately.
, Dean of the College
of Computer, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
, says, "Sergey's remarkable
talent, combined with the education in computer science and mathematics that
he received in Maryland, has resulted in a search engine that uses
sophisticated mathematics to outperform all the competition. We are proud
of him and grateful for the gift."