S. G. Dani

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Shrikrishna Gopalrao Dani
Shrikrishna Gopalrao Dani
Dani at Berkeley, California (1982)
Born Belgaum, India
Residence Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Citizenship Indian
Alma mater University of Mumbai
Awards Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award
TWAS Prize
Scientific career
Fields Lie group, Ergodic theory
Institutions Mumbai
Doctoral advisor M. S. Raghunathan

Shrikrishna Gopalrao Dani is a Professor of mathematics at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai who works in the broad area of ergodic theory.[1]


He did a Masters from the University of Mumbai in 1969. He then joined the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai for a PhD and was awarded the same in 1975. After that, he joined TIFR as the faculty. He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study during 1976-77 and 1983-84.[2]


He has been a member of the NBHM since 1996 and was the Chairman of the NBHM. He is also the Chairman, Commission for Development and Exchange (CDE) of International Mathematical Union, for the period 2007‐10. He has served as Editor of Proceedings (Math. Sci.) of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore for many years since 1987.[3]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Dani was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in 1990. He received the Third World Academy of Sciences prize in 2007. He was invited to give a talk at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Zurich, Switzerland in 1994. He is also a recipient of the 2007 TWAS Prize.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Indian Fellow". INSA. 2016. Retrieved May 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Community of Scholars Profile: Dani, Shrikrishna G.". Institute for Advanced Study. Retrieved 27 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Short Biography
  4. ^ "Prizes and Awards". The World Academy of Sciences. 2016. 

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