Atri Rudra


Atri Rudra


Research Topics

Algorithmic game theory; approximation and online algorithms; computational complexity; theoretical computer science; theory of error-correcting codes

Contact Information

319 Davis Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2464

Biography Teaching Research


  • PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, 2007
  • MS, Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Washington, 2005
  • B Tech, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, India, 2000


  • CSE Outstanding Service (2016)
  • IBM Faculty Award, 2013. 
  • Best Paper award at the 31st ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (PODS), 2012. 
  • UB Exceptional Scholars - Young Investigator award, 2011. 
  • Best Paper award at the 18th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA), 2010. 
  • HP Labs Open Innovation Award, 2010. 
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2009. 
  • William Chan Memorial Dissertation Award, 2007. Awarded annually to the best doctoral thesis from the department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. 
  • Best Student Paper award at the 1st Workshop on Internet and Network Economics, 2005. 
  • Dean’s Excellence Award from the College of Natural Science, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002–2003. 
  • IBM First Patent Application Invention Achievement Award, 2001