In 2011, members of Prof. R Narasimhan's family, Mrs. Sita Narasimhan, Ms. Tanjam Jacobson and Dr. Krishna Bharat, through the The Bharat Family Fund, made a generous endowment of US$ 2,50,000 to TIFR. Under the revised MoU signed in 2017, the annual earnings from this endowment are to be utilized for the following purposes.
This endowment is managed by a committee set up by Director, TIFR. The current committee consists of the following.
|2020||Prof. Rashmi Vinayak||Convertible codes: New class of codes for efficient conversion of coded data in distributed storage|
|2019||Dr. Varun Jog||Information theoretic perspectives on learning algorithms|
|2018||Dr. Sidharth Jaggi||Recent Results in Covert Communication|
|2015||Dr. Vinod Ganapathy||Reflections on the Self-service Cloud Computing Project|
|2014||Prof. Koushik Sen||Testing, Debugging, and Precision-tuning of Large-scale Parallel and Floating-point Programs|
|2013||Prof. Sanjit A. Seshia||Designing High-Confidence Interactive Systems: Electronic Voting, Self-Driving Cars, and Beyond|