About the ACM India Outstanding Contribution to Computing Education Award

The ACM India Outstanding Contribution to Computing Education (OCCE) Award recognizes individuals who have made fundamental, innovative and impactful contributions to computing education in India. The award carries a prize of ₹7 lakhs (approximately USD $10,000). Financial support for this award is provided by Microsoft Research India.

Selection Committee:

  • M. Balakrishnan, VC, Satya Bharti Institute of Technology; Professor (on leave), IIT Delhi
  • Manish Gupta, Director, Google Research India
  • Deepak Phatak (Chair), Professor Emeritus, IIT Bombay
  • Susan Rodger, Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, Duke University
  • Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chair, All India Council for Technical Education
  • Sartaj Sahni, Distinguished Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville

ACM India OCCE 2020 Award

Sridhar Iyer of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has received the ACM India Outstanding Contribution to Computing Education Award for 2020.