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Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2009/10/26 - ACCS announced Raj Jain and Anurag Kumar as joint the winners of the CDAC-ACCS Foundation award for 2009 whose contributions have been instrumental in influencing networking technologies while defining new standards for teaching and research.
The Advanced Computing and Communications Society, today announced the winners of the prestigious CDAC-ACCS Foundation award for 2009 honoring advances in computing and communications sciences. The Award recognizes their outstanding dedication and support to the body of science in Networking and Communications. Their contributions have been instrumental in influencing networking technologies while defining new standards for teaching and research in graduate education.
The CDAC-ACCS Foundation Award will be presented at a plenary session of the annual Advanced Computing and Communications Conference (ADCOM) on December 14, 2009 at the J. N. TATA Auditorium of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
The 2009 CDAC_ACCS Foundation award winners are:
Dr. Raj Jain of Washington University in St. Louis, USA -- 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 had significant effect on the practice of computing and communications today.
Dr. Anurag Kumar of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India – for his contributions to the analysis, optimization and control techniques in communication networks. The Award recognizes his outstanding scholarship in communication 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.
"The CDAC-ACCS Award highlights the essential role of computing and communications in the technology-driven world," said ACCS President Dr. K. Rajan. "Dr. Jain and Dr. Kumar are innovators that have influenced how we use communication technology today. They are the role models for students and computing and communications professionals in India." he noted.
The Award instituted in 2004, by the Advanced Computing and Communications Society (ACCS) and the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), fosters the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of Computing and Communications sciences. CDAC-ACCS Award is given to the outstanding contributions and accomplishments that have had a significant and demonstrable effect on the practice of computing and communications.
ACCS (accsindia.org) is a registered scientific society founded to provide a forum to individuals, institutions and industry to promote advanced Computing and Communication technologies. It is widely recognized as the premier organization for computing professionals in India delivering a broad array of resources that advance the computing and networking disciplines and enables professional development. ADCOM® and ICCBN are the flagship events of ACCS.