3 October 2017 – Professor Tulika Mitra was presented the Prof. S. K. Chatterjee Outstanding Woman Researcher award by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.

The presentation was held on 1 September this year.

The award is given out yearly to outstanding women researchers in academia and industry, who are either alumni or present/past faculty members of the institute. Recipients are conferred a certificate and a cash prize of 40,000 Indian rupees.

Prof Tulika graduated with a Masters of Engineering from the IISc Department of Computer Science and Automation in 1997. Her achievements include co-authoring the first ever International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) paper originating from India. The paper, “Improving superscalar instruction dispatch and issue by exploiting dynamic code sequences”, was based on her Master’s thesis in 1997.

“It meant a lot to be recognised by my alma mater, I started my research journey at IISc, with my Masters thesis, and the institute has inspired me to pursue the life of an academic,” said Prof Tulika.