Dr. Raj Jain
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
Washington University in St. Louis, USA
has been awarded the ACCS-CDAC Foundation Lecture Awards, 2009 for his role in influencing the growth and impact of Networking technology. The Award recognizes his career contributions that have breadth across computer science and engineering. Dr. Jain is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and is a Fellow of the IEEE and the ACM and is the recipient of numerous honors. He is the author of the classic and award winning book “Art of Computer Systems Performance Analysis”. His illustrious career spans three decades as a networking visionary and his pioneering contributions has significantly effected the practice of computing and communications today.
Dr. Anurag Kumar
Professor, Department of Electrical and Communications Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
has been honored with ACCS-CDAC Foundation Lecture Awards, 2009 for his contributions to the analysis, optimization and control techniques in communications networks. The Award recognizes his outstanding scholarship in communications sciences and his effect on academic research and training in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Kumar is an alumnus of IIT, Kanpur and is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Indian National Academies of Engineering and Sciences. He was the recipient of the 2008 Indian Institute of Science Alumni Award for Excellence in Engineering Research.