Department of Computer Science,
University of Delhi
in collaboration with
ACM India Education and ACM Delhi NCR Chapter
organises

Faculty Development Program in Algorithms 2016
Dates: July 07th 2016 to July 13th 2016
Venue: Seminar Room, First Floor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

Registration Closed.
List of Participants(Confirmed)

Please Note:
1. Registration at 08:30 AM
2. No Entry after 09:20 AM

You can check the status on registration desk on 7th July 2016. Candidates in waiting list are also requested to check the status on registration desk on 7th July 2016. Please check the final lists on 6th July 2016 Evening.

Certificate will be awarded to only those candidates who will attend all the days both the sessions.
Number of Seats: 50 (35 Reserved for DU Teachers) on First Come First Served basis.

Speakers:
Ragesh Jaiswal (IIT Delhi)

Dr. Ragesh Jaiswal is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Delhi. His core research interests include Algorithms, Complexity, Theoretical Cryptography, and Machine Learning. Before joining IIT Delhi he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Columbia University, New York. He did his PhD from University of California San Diego. and BTech from IIT Kanpur.

Rajiv Raman (IIIT Delhi)

Rajiv Raman is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, at IIIT Delhi. His primary area of research is algorithms. He is interested in the design and analysis of algorithms for problems in various domains such as scheduling, resource allocation, graph colouring and geometry. Development of efficient practical heuristics for real-life problems is also a research domain he is interested in. Dr Rajiv obtained his PhD degree in Computer Science from University of Iowa in 2007. He has worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Planck institute for informatics in Germany, and at the centre for Discrete Mathematics and Applications at the University of Warwick. He also worked briefly at TCS Innovation labs before joining IIIT in 2012.

Yogish Sabharwal (IBM, IRL)

Yogish Sabharwal is currently working in the High Performance Computing (HPC) group at IBM India Research Lab. Amongst other things he has worked on optimization of HPC Challenge (HPCC) benchmarks on IBM Supercomputers such as Blue Gene and won the HPCC Class 1 award for this benchmark on IBM's Blue Gene Supercomputers six years in a row (2005-2010). Associated publications include a best paper finalist at Supercomputing 2006, a best paper award at IPDPS 2009 and a best paper award at HiPC 2010. He has also worked on environmental science applications and graph algorithms on Supercomputers. He has previously worked in the areas of telecommunication and networking with Nortel Networks and Hughes Software Systems. He completed his Ph.D from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2007. His thesis is in the area of computational geometry algorithms and is titled "Approximation algorithms for proximity and clustering problems". He completed his Masters in Computer Applications from Delhi University in 1997 and Bachelors in Mathematics from Delhi University in 1994. He is also an adjunct faculty @IIT-Delhi.

Anamitra Roy Choudhury (IBM IRL)

Anamitra Roy Choudhury is a Technical Staff Member at IBM Research -India. He is currently working in the High Performance Computing group at IBM Research - India. The work mainly involves optimization and parallelization of different scientific applications on massively parallel architectures. Very recently, he submitted his Ph.D. thesis in Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD). Prior to this he completed hisB.E. from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and MTech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) He is the recipient of Notional Prize for academic performance in IIT Kanpur in the year 2005-06. He is also the recipient of University Medal 2005 for securing 1st position in Computer Science & Engg. Department in Jadavpur University.

Neeraj Goel (Adobe)
Venkatesan Chakaravarthy (IBM)

Venkatesan is a member of the High Performance Computing Group at IBM Research Lab, New Delhi. His current research focuses on developing graph theoretic applications on the BG/Q supercomputer. His research Interests include Complexity theory, approximation algorithms and applications of theory of computing to other areas of computer science such as database systems, distributed computing and high performance computing. Previously he was associated with the Information Management group wherein he worked on integrating structured and unstructured data, and anonymizing unstructured documents. He has briefly worked at Future Software (now called Aricent), where he was involved in developing network management software. He has obtained his Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004. Prior to that he completed his M.Tech in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai and B.E. in Computer Science from Chennai

Samir Khuller (University of Maryland)

Samir Khuller is a Professor and Elizabeth Iribe Chair in the Computer Science Department at the University of Maryland. His core research interests are Computational graph theory, approximation algorithms, combinatorial optimization and computational geometry. He has a long list of awards:
Distinguished Scholar Teacher Award (UM) 2007-2008.
Google Research Award, Sep 2007.
PODS 2003 Best Newcomer Paper Award.
Dept Teaching Award, 2000-2001.
Lilly-CTE Teaching Fellowship, 1997.
Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1996.
NSF Faculty Development (CAREER) Award, 1995--1998.
NSF Research Initiation Award, 1993--1996.
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Seniors, Univ of Maryland, 1995.
Dept Teaching Award (Honorable Mention), 1994--1995.
Dept Teaching Award (Honorable Mention), 1993--1994.
Dept Teaching Award (Honorable Mention), 1992--1993.
IBM Graduate Fellowship, 1989--1990.
McMullen Graduate Fellowship, 1986--1987.
He obtained his Ph.D and Masters degress from Cornell University, Ithaca in Aug 1990 and B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1986.

More to be Added...

Program (Tentative)
07/07/2016
Session 1
(Speaker: Neelima Gupta)
Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Session 2
(Speaker: Ragesh Jaiswal)
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mathematical Foundation-I
Video
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Randomized Algorithms-I
Video
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tea Break
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Tea Break
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Mathematical Foundation-II
Video
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Randomized Algorithms-II
Video
08/07/2016
Session 1
(Speaker: Rajiv Raman)
Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Session 2
(Speaker: Ragesh Jaiswal)
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Data Structures-I
Video
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
 Greedy Techniques-I    
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tea Break
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Tea Break
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Data Structures-II
Video
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
 Greedy Techniques-II    
Video
09/07/2016
Session 1
(Speaker: Neelima Gupta & Neeraj Goel)
Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Session 2
(Speaker: Rajiv Raman)
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mathematical Foundation (Solving Recurrences)
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Proofing Techniques-I   
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tea Break
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Tea Break
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Industry Expectation-Curriculum Gap
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Proofing Techniques-II
11/07/2016
Session 1
(Speaker: Neelima Gupta)
Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Session 2
(Speaker: Venkatesan Chakaravarthy)
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Divide and Conquer-I
Video
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Dynamic Programming-I
Video
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tea Break
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Tea Break
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Divide and Conquer-II
Video
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Dynamic Programming-II
Video
12/07/2016
Session 1
(Speaker: Anamitra Roy Choudhary)
Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Session 2
(Speaker: Manisha Bansal & Samir Khuller)
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Backtracking-I
Video
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Introduction to NP Hardness
Video
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tea Break
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Tea Break
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Backtracking-II
Video
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Introduction to Approximation Algorithms
Video
13/07/2016
Session 1
(Speaker: Neelima Gupta & Hema Banati)
Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Session 2
(Speaker: Dr. Suresh Kumar)
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
String Matching (Video)
ACM Introduction (Video)
Network Flows
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
E-Waste Management-I
Video
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tea Break
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Tea Break
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Interaction and Discussion
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
E-Waste Management-II

Organising Committee:
Neelima Gupta (Department of Computer Science, DU)
Hema Banati (Dayal Singh College, DU)
Manisha Bansal (IP College, DU)
Sonika Thakral (CBS, DU)
Aditya Pancholi (Department of Computer Science, DU)
Dipti Jain (Department of Computer Science, DU)

Contact us: fdpa2016@gmail.com

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