VIJAY K. BHARGAVA IS THE ACCS-CDAC FOUNDATION AWARD WINNER FOR 2011
The 2011 ACCS-CDAC Foundation award goes to
Dr. Vijay K. Bhargava of University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada for his role in influencing the growth and impact on Communication technologies. The Award recognizes his career contributions that have breadth across communications and information sciences.
Dr. Bhargava is a Fellow of the IEEE and is the recipient of numerous honors across the world. He is the founder and President of Binary Communications Inc. and has authored numerous books in Communications technologies. He has been a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Information Theory Society. He was the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and has also served as the Director of Journals.
Vijay Bhargava has been elected to serve the IEEE Communications Society as its President-Elect during 2011 and as President during 2012 and 2013. His illustrious career spans four decades as a communications visionary and his pioneering contributions has had significant effect on the practice of computing and communications today.
ACCS-CDAC FOUNDATION AWARD WINNERS FOR 2009 - Joint Award
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.
ACCS-CDAC FOUNDATION LECTURE AWARD WINNER FOR 2008
Padma Shri Dr. N. Balakrishnan
Associate Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
was awarded the ACCS-CDAC Foundation Lecture Awards in 2008.
ACCS-CDAC FOUNDATION LECTURE AWARD WINNER FOR 2007
Padma Shri Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar
Chairman, ETH Research Lab / DishnetDSL Ltd, Pune
was honoured with ACCS-CDAC Foundation Lecture Awards, 2007. Dr. Bhatkar is an Indian computer scientist of international repute and is best known as an architect of PARAM Super-computers, GIST multilingual technology and Education-To-Home (ETH) mission. Dr. Bhatkar is a Fellow of IEEE and holds active positions in several other leading national and international professional societies and task forces. Dr. Bhatkar is the founder and first Executive Director of C-DAC. He has also served as member of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet, IT Task Forces constituted to propel India as IT superpower.
Dr. Bhatkar has been honoured and decorated with several distinguished awards which includes ‘Padma Shri’, ‘Maharashtra Bhushan’, ‘Lokamanya Tilak’ Award of IIT, ‘Electronics Man of the Year Award’, ‘Priyadarshani Award’.
However, due to some unforseen circumstances, he could not make his presence felt in the event and receive the Award. On his behalf, the Award was received by Shri G L Ganga Prasad, President of ACS.
ACCS-CDAC FOUNDATION LECTURE AWARD WINNER FOR 2006
Dr. Dharma P. Agarwal
OBR Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, University of Cincinnati USA
was awarded the ACCS-CDAC Foundation Lecture Awards for significiant contributions in Parallel System Architecture, Multicomputer Networking, Routing Techniques, Parallelism Detection and Scheduling Techniques and Reliability of Real - Time Distributed Systems.
He has four approved patents and many more patents filed and pending in the area of wireless cellular networks. As the Chair of the Technical Committee on Computer Architecture of IEEE Computer Society in 1994, he started a new symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture which has become one of the most important meetings for the research community.
ACCS-CDAC FOUNDATION LECTURE AWARD WINNER FOR 2005
Dr. David K. Kahaner
Founding Director of the Asian Technology Information Program
received the second ACCS-CDAC Foundation Lecture Awards for promoting Information Rich Technologies in Asia for many years. He was formerly the Associate Director of the US Office of Naval Research Asia (ONR). He also spent more than thirty years at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (formerly the National Bureau of Standards) and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
ACCS-CDAC FOUNDATION LECTURE AWARD WINNER FOR 2004
Dr. S. Ramani
Director, HP Labs India
is an eminent distinguished scientist and stalwart of the Indian IT industry, had delivered the inaugural lecture of CDAC-ACS Foundation Lecture Awards, organized as part of ADCOM 2004, held at Ahmedabad on 16 December 2004. He was awarded the ACCS-CDAC Foundation Lecture Awards, 2004.