ACM India Council

The ACM India Council was created by ACM to recognize and support Indian ACM members and activities.

About the ACM India Council

The ACM India Council is an effort of ACM, the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, aimed at increasing the level and visibility of ACM activities across India. The ACM India Council activities, involving both academia and industry in computing, include research, organization of high-quality computing conferences, advancing Computer Science education, and awards to recognize achievement.

Jayant Haritsa

ACM India Council President Jayant Haritsa is on the faculty of the Department of Computational and Data Sciences and the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He received his undergraduate degree from IIT-Madras, and PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a Fellow of ACM and IEEE for his contributions to the design and implementation of database engines. He has been on the ACM India Council since 2018 and chaired the Steering Committee of the annual IRISS symposium. He is also on the Steering Committee of ACM India awards.

Heena Timani

ACM-W India Executive Council Chair Heena Timani was Chair and Founder/Vice-Chair of the ACM Ahmedabad Professional Chapter. She was also a faculty sponsor of the ACM-W chapter at Ahmedabad University. She was a member of the ACM-W India Executive Council from 2017 to 2019. She is an independent consultant, business analyst and academic advisor. Her specialization is Bayesian inference and Applications of Bayesian networks in business intelligence and analytics. She is actively involved in supporting and organizing computing events for women in India under ACM-W.

Heena Timani
  • ACM India Council

    President
      Jayant Haritsa
    Vice President
      Hemangee Kapoor  
    Secretary/ Treasurer
      Venkatesh Raman
    Member
      Supratik Chakraborty
      Meenakshi  DSouza
      Gargi  Dasgupta  
      Manish  Gupta  
      Pankaj  Jalote  
      Venkatesh  Kamat
      Viraj  Kumar
      Ponnurangam  Kumaraguru  
      Rajeev  Shorey
      Vasudeva  Varma  
    ACM-W India Chair
      Heena Timani
    Past President
      Abhiram Ranade
    ACM India Executive Director
      Hemant Pande
    ACM India COO
      Chandrashekhar Sahasrabudhe

Past ACM India Council Members

List of Past ACM India Council Members

COMPUTE 2020, 10 to 12 December (online): Call for Papers

The 13th annual COMPUTE conference, which since 2018 has focused on improving the quality of computing education in India, is seeking abstracts from faculty and researchers in any theme of computing education, but particularly in pedagogical tools or methodologies to improve teaching-learning; and assessment tools or methodologies that are aligned to learning outcomes. In view of the prevailing pandemic, this conference will be held virtually. Full submission guidelines here; deadline 25 September.

Annual Events

ACM India events and conferences include: Annual Event, IRISS, COMPUTE, CODS-COMAD, and ISEC.

ACM India also co-sponsors conferences held in India, such as COMSNETS 2021.

Contact Us

ACM India has an active presence on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. We encourage our members to participate and contribute on these social media channels to increase awareness of ACM India activities.

email: acmindiahelp@hq.acm.org

Students and Professionals: join ACM India via these links.