Jayant Haritsa

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Jayant Haritsa
Born Jayant
Occupation faculty of Supercomputer Education and Research Centre and CSA departments at Indian Institute of Science
Years active 1970−present

Jayant R. Haritsa is an Indian computer scientist and professor. He is on the faculty of SERC and CSA departments at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He works on Database Systems (query optimization, data mining, XML databases, biological databases and multi-lingual databases). In 2009 he won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize sponsored by CSIR, India and the Infosys Prize for Engineering in 2014.

Early life[edit]

He did his SSLC from Vijaya High School, Jayanagar, Bangalore and Pre-University in Science, from National College (Basavanagudi), Bangalore. He did his B.Tech (Electronics) from Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and MS and PhD (Computer Science), Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison.


He became a Research Fellow in Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland (College Park). He later became the chairman of CSA department at Indian Institute of Science.

Professional activities[edit]

  • Program Co-Chair, 26th Intl. Conf. on Data Engineering, ICDE 2010, Los Angeles, USA
  • Tutorial Co-Chair, 19th Intl. World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2010, Raleigh, USA
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), IEEE
  • Editorial Board, Intl. Journal on Very Large Data Bases (VLDBJ), Springer
  • Editorial Board, Intl. Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases(JDPD), Springer
  • Editorial Board, Intl. Journal of Real-Time Systems (JRTS), Springer
  • Board of Studies, Intl. School of Information Management (ISiM), University of Mysore
  • Scientific Advisory Board, 3i Infotech, Mumbai
  • Distinguished Scientist, ACM; Fellow, IEEE; Life Member, CSI



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