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.
Keerti Choudhary of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has received the ACM India Council's 2019 Doctoral Dissertation Award for "Compact and Efficient Fault Tolerant Structures for Directed Graphs." Honorable Mention went to Deepesh Data of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, for "Communication Complexity and Characterization Results in Secure Computation".