K. S. Amur

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K. S. Amur
1931, India
Dharwad, India
CitizenshipIndia Indian
Alma materKarnataka University
Scientific career
FieldsDifferential Geometry
InstitutionsKarnataka University,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Doctoral advisorC. N. S. Iyengar

Krishna Shyamacharya Amur (born 1931) a professor emeritus of mathematics in Differential geometry [1][2] was head of the department of mathematics, Karnatak University, Dharwar.[3] Amur is the founder member of the Sri Aurobindo Society in Dharwar (1992) of Karanataka State and the vice-president of Karnatak Education Board, Dharwar.[4] Amur is the younger brother of G. S. Amur a leading contemporary writer and critic in Kannada and English.

Born and raised in Suranagi village of Haveri taluka, he earned a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. (1964) in mathematics from the Karnataka University, Dharwar. From 1960 to 1962, he was a lecturer of mathematics at Karnataka College, Dharwar and then a professor of mathematics at the department of mathematics Karnatak University, Dharwar.

Amur was a postdoctoral fellow at the department of mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from 1967 to 1968 and again in 1984, he went to the USA on a fellowship program for a year.[5] He was also acting registrar of the Karnatak University, Dharwar from 1978-80.

Amur has been working as the president of Sri Aurobindo society,[6] Karnataka State.