Neithalath Mohan Kumar

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Neithalath Mohan Kumar
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Born 12 May 1951
Nationality India
Fields Algebra, Algebraic Geometry
Institutions Washington University in St. Louis
Alma mater Bombay University
Doctoral advisor S. Ramanan
Known for Forster-Eisenbud-Evans conjectures[1]
Notable awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology

Neithalath Mohan Kumar (N. Mohan Kumar) (born 12 May 1951) is an Indian mathematician who specialised in commutative algebra and algebraic Geometry.

Professor Kumar is a full professor at Washington University in St. Louis.[2]

He was awarded in 1994 the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, the highest science award in India, in the mathematical sciences category. Dr Kumar has made profound and original contributions to commutative algebra and algebraic geometry. He is well known for his contribution settling the Eisenbud-Evans conjectures proposed by David Eisenbud. Another work that has received much acclaim, is his paper on rational double points on rational surfaces. [3]


  1. ^ Friedrich Ischebeck; Ravi A. Rao (12 January 2005). Ideals and Reality: Projective Modules and Number of Generators of Ideals. Springer. pp. 238–. ISBN 978-3-540-23032-8. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
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  3. ^ Sukumar Mallick, Saguna Dewan, S C Dhawan (1999). Handbook of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize Winners(1958 - 1998). New Delhi: Human Rsource Development Group, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research. p. 118.