Palash Dey, a visiting fellow at the School of Technology and Computer Science, has been awarded the ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award for 2017, for his thesis entitled "Resolving the Complexity of Some Fundamental Problems in Computational Social Choice", under the supervision of Professors Y Narahari and Arnab Bhattacharyya at the Indian Institute of Science.
Swagato Sanyal, a former graduate student at the School of Technology and Computer Science and currently a post-doctorate researcher at the Center of Quantum Technologies, Singapore, has been have been selected for an Honourable Mention under the ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award 2017, for his thesis entitled "Complexity Measures of Boolean Functions: Fourier Sparsity, Fourier Dimension and Query Complexity", under the supervision of Prof Prahladh Harsha.
Congratulations, Palash and Swagato!
The ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award was established in 2011.
This award recognizes the best doctoral dissertation from a degree-awarding institution 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 ₹ 200,000, and the winning dissertation will be published in the ACM Digital Library. For more information on the award and past winners, see https://awards.acm.org/india-doctoral-dissertation