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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award to Prof. Saket Saurabh at The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai

By Fnf Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 07, Oct 2021, 18:08 pm IST | UPDATED: 07, Oct 2021, 18:37 pm IST

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award to Prof. Saket Saurabh at The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai New Delhi: Prof. Saket Saurabh , professor in the Theoretical Computer Science group  of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences(IMSc), chennai has been awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2021 in Mathematical Sciences. This award given by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) India is considered to be most covered Sciences prize in India. The awards for this Year were announced on the CSIR Foundation Day (September 26th2021).

The Prof. Saket Saurabh completed his PhD in Theoretical Computer Sciences from IMSc in 2008. After a postdoctoral stint at University of Bergen, Norway,he joined IMSc as faculty member 2009.He has done pioneering work on parametrized complexity (a recent approach to computationally hard problems ), graph algorithms, Satisfiability problems and more. He has co-authrored two books and serval popular surveys on parameterized complexity.He has mentored 14 PhD Students, including 13 at IMSc. Prof. Saurabh has twice received a European Research Council grant, is a recipient of the 2020 ACM India Early Career Researcher award and was elected fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences in 2020.
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