T. N. Venkataramana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Tyakal Nanjundiah Venkataramana)
Jump to: navigation, search
T. N. Venkataramana
T. N. Venkataramana.jpg
Born 1958
Nationality India
Fields Algebraic groups, automorphic forms in mathematics
Institutions Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Alma mater Bombay University
Notable awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology

Tyakal Nanjundiah Venkataramana (born 1958) is an Indian mathematician who specialises in algebraic groups and automorphic forms.

He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in 2001, the highest science award in India, in the mathematical sciences category. Venkataramana's first major work was the extension of G A Margulis's work to the case of groups in positive characteristics; this earlier work was one of the most important achievements that led to Margulis being awarded the Fields medal in 1979. [1]

Other awards/honours[edit]