Study UK Alumni Awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding UK Alumni who have made an impact through their work in their respective fields. 

Danish Contractor - Professional Achievement Award Winner

Danish Contractor

Danish Contractor is a senior AI researcher at IBM Research and has worked on research solutions for many real-world applications using Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing. His research contributions have been incorporated into multiple IBM products and services including IBM Watson Assistant, IBM's flagship cloud-based dialog platform. Danish was named as an innovator under 35 in India by MIT Technology Review Magazine.

Danish is the recipient of the Professional Achievement Award.

Rudrani Das Gupta

Rudrani works with the rights of marginalised children and young people in India and has been a crucial part of drafting Bengal’s child safety policy in schools; piloting research on the impact of domestic violence on children and also co-founding a track II Indo-Pak peace initiative that was recognized at the UN High Level Political Forum 2019.

Rudrani is the recipient of the Social Impact Award.

Vikas Chawla - Entrepreneurial Award Winner

Vikas Chawla

Vikas started Social Beat in 2012 and has now become one of Asia’s fastest-growing digital marketing solutions company with a 170+ member team across 4 cities and 200+ marquee clients. In just 7 years, he has taken Social Beat from being a bootstrapped startup to a $3 million company and a market leader.

Vikas is the recipient of the Entrepreneurial Award.