Jayant R. Haritsa is a faculty of Supercomputer Education and Research Centre (SERC) and Computer Science and Automation (CSA) departments at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He is the recipient of the ACCS-CDAC Foundation Award for 2013 and delivers the Foundation lecture at ADCOM 2013. He is an authority on Database Systems (Query Optimization, Data Mining, XML Databases, Biological Databases, Multi-lingual Databases).
He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was a Research Fellow in the Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland (College Park). He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (NASI), a Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Madrar, winner of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in 2009, Hari Om Ashram Prerit Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Research Award, Swarnajayanti Fellowship of the Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and Sir C V Raman Young Scientist Award in Computer Science besides Research Awards from IBM, Google and Microsoft.
- ADCOM 2013 Keynote Presentation