Siva Athreya

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Siva Ramachandran Athreya
Born 1971
Nationality India
Alma mater University of Washington
Awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology
Scientific career
Fields Probability theory
Institutions Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.
Doctoral advisor Krzysztof Burdzy

Siva Ramachandran Athreya (born 1971) is an Indian probability theorist specialising in statistical physics and population biology.[1] He obtained his PhD degree from University of Washington 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]


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