Saha Wins $10,000 Award from Yahoo Labs

Barna Saha, assistant professor of computer science, has been awarded a $10,000 Yahoo Academic Career Enhancement (ACE) Award for her work in algorithm design and analysis, data analytics, and randomization in computation.

This prestigious award is designed to aid promising first- and second-year professors at research universities who are conducting academic research that is relevant to Yahoo Labs. Saha was one of three recipients selected out of talented professors considered for the award worldwide, each of whom must be nominated by Yahoo Labs scientists and Campus Relationship Managers.  

The $10,000 unrestricted award was given to Saha to facilitate her future research and career aspirations. Saha is currently spending the Fall 2015 semester at the University of California, Berkeley as a Visiting Scholar and as a Fellow at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing.