About ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award

The ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award was established in 2011. This award recognizes the best doctoral dissertation from degree-awarding institutions based in India for each academic year, running from August 1 of one year to July 31 of the following year. The ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award is accompanied by a prize of ₹2,00,000. An honorable mention award, if any, is accompanied by a prize of ₹1,00,000. The dissertation(s) will be published in the ACM Digital Library. Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is the founding sponsor of the ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award.

ACM India 2020 Doctoral Dissertation Award

Jatin Batra of Indian Institute of Technology Delhi has received the ACM India Council's 2020 Doctoral Dissertation Award for "Dynamic Programming for Scheduling Problems." Honorable Mention went to K. Venkatesh Emani of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, for "Optimization of Data Access from Imperative Programs using Static Analysis."

2020 ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award recipient Jatin Batra and Honorable Mention recipient K. Venkatesh Emani