ranjita-bhagwanRanjita Bhagwan ('98) Chosen as Winner of ACM India Outstanding Contributions in Computing by a Woman (OCCW) 2020 Award

Association for Computing Machinery (November 4, 2020)

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) India Council has named Dr. Ranjita Bhagwan as the recipient of the 2020 ACM India Outstanding Contributions in Computing by a Woman (OCCW) Award. A selection committee comprising eminent international personalities chose Ranjita for this inaugural edition of the award.

The ACM India OCCW Award recognizes women professionals who have made fundamental, innovative and impactful contributions to computing field primarily working in India. The award carries a prize of ₹7 lakhs. Financial support for this award is provided by Google.

Ranjita is recognized for "her contributions to design of networking and distributed systems, particularly using data and machine learning to improve system design, mentoring young researchers, and being an inspiration to women in research and technology." (Read More)