Raman Parimala (born 1948) is an Indian mathematician known for her contributions to algebra. She is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of mathematics at Emory University. For many years, she was a professor at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai.
Parimala was raised in Tamil Nadu, India. She studied in Saradha Vidyalaya Girls' High School and Stella Maris College at Chennai. She received her M.Sc. from Madras University (1970) and Ph.D. from the University of Mumbai (1976); her advisor was R. Sridharan's from TIFR.
- Galois cohomology of the Classical groups over fields of cohomological dimension≦ 2, E Bayer-Fluckiger, R Parimala - Inventiones mathematicae, 1995 - Springer
- Hermitian analogue of a theorem of Springer, R Parimala, R. Sridharan, V Suresh - Journal of Algebra, 2001 - Elsevier
- Classical groups and the Hasse principle, E Bayer-Fluckiger, R Parimala - Annals of Mathematics, 1998 - jstor.org
Parimala was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Zurich in 1994 and has been invited to give a plenary address at the Congress in Hyderabad in 2010.