Prof. Jayant R. Haritsa of the Indian Institute of Science as the winner of the prestigious ACCS-CDAC Foundation award for 2013.
The Award recognizes Dr. Jayant Ramaswamy Haritsa as the winner this year for his role in addressing fundamental problems in the analysis and design of next-generation database engines. Dr. Haritsa is a senior professor in the Supercomputer Education and Research Centre and the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is a distinguished alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and received his post graduate degrees in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), and the Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS), a distinguished scientist of the ACM and a Fellow of the IEEE. He has been on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering and numerous other publications. He is a recipient of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, the Swarnajayanti Fellowship, and the Vikram Sarabhai Research Award to name a few.