Maithili Sharan

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Maithili Sharan
Born 4 January 1953
Nationality India
Fields Mathematical modelling, biofluid mechanics
Institutions Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Alma mater Rajasthan University, IIT Delhi
Notable awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology

Maithili Sharan (born 4 January 1953) is an Indian mathematician who specialised in mathematical modelling, biofluid mechanics.

He was awarded in 1992 the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, the highest science award in India, in the mathematical sciences category. Maithili Sharan's notable findings relate to development of mathematical models for the transport of gases in pulmonary and systemic circulations including brain and dispersion of air pollutants in low wind conditions, numerical simulation of Bhopal gas leak, and weak wind nocturnal boundary layer. [1]


  1. ^ Sukumar Mallick, Saguna Dewan, S C Dhawan (1999). Handbook of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize Winners(1958 - 1998) (PDF). New Delhi: Human Rsource Development Group, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research. p. 118. 

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