Professor of University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Dinesh Manocha is currently Phi Delta Theta/Matthew Mason Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his B.Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1987; Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley in 1992. He has coauthored more than 420 papers in the leading conferences and journals on computer graphics, robotics, and scientific computing. Manocha has received awards including IBM Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, NSF Career Award, Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, SIGMOD IndySort Winer, Honda Research Award, Hettleman Award at UNC Chapel Hill, and 14 best paper awards at leading conferences. He is a Fellow of ACM, AAAS, and IEEE and received Distinguished Alumni Award from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.