Siva Athreya

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Siva Ramachandran Athreya
Nationality India
Fields Probability theory
Institutions Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.
Alma mater University of Washington
Doctoral advisor Krzysztof Burdzy
Notable awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology

Siva Ramachandran Athreya is an Indian probability theorist specialising in statistical physics and population biology.[1] He obtained PhD degree from Washington University in 1998 under the supervision of Krzysztof Burdzy. He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in 2012, the highest science award in India, in the mathematical sciences category.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Siva Athreya". Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bhatnagar Prize Awardees 2012". CSIR, New Delhi. Retrieved 1 July 2013.