IMS
INDIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
( Registration No. 550, Delhi )
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• Members are requested to note their Membership Number pasted on the cover (enclosing this News Letter) along with their names. This may be quoted while communicating change of addresses, etc.
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Society looks forward to their correct addresses.
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N E W S L E T T E R NO. 18
August, 2007
IMS
INDIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
73rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE
(December 27, 2007 to December 30, 2007)
The 73rd Annual Conference of the Indian Mathematical Society will be held at the University of Pune, Pune from December 27, 2007 to December 30, 2007 under the Presidentship of Professor R. B. Bapat, Head, Delhi Center, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi – 110 016.
Correspondence pertaining to arrangements for accommodation etc. at Pune during the Conference should be addressed to
Professor B. N. Waphare.
Local Secretary, 73rd IMS Conference, and
Head , Department of Mathematics , University of Pune ,
Ganeshkhind Road, Pune – 411 007 (MS) , India .
Contact : (O): 020-25692615, 020-25601271, 020-25601272 ;
(M) : 09420179163 ;
E-mail:
bnwaph@math.unipune.ernet.in , waphare@yahoo.com
Details for sending Papers for presentation at the Conference :
1. Papers should be typed double spaced on an A4 size white paper and should be accompanied by an Abstract in triplicate prepared as per the instructions and format given on pages 7, 8, 9. Abstract should be brief and should not exceed 250 words. The use of Formulae and symbols should be minimized. Abstracts received without full length paper shall not be considered.
2. Papers should be sent by registered post with the words “For the 73rd IMS Annual Conference” written in a box on the right hand top corner of the envelope to The Academic Secretary, Professor Satya Deo, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Chhatnag Road, Jhusi, Allahabad-211 019 (UP), so as to reach him not later than October 31, 2007 (after which date no papers will be accepted).
3. A stamped self-addressed envelope should be enclosed for the acknowledgement / acceptance of the paper for its presentation at the Conference.
4. A copy of the abstract and the paper must also be sent electronically (in .pdf format) to the Academic Secretary Professor Satya Deo at his e-mail address : vcsdeo@yahoo.com .
5. A copy of the paper and the abstract should be retained by the author and brought for use at the time of the Conference as it would not be possible for the Society to make the paper available at the Conference.
6. Every paper submitted for presentation should be classified, as far as possible, according to the following classification scheme/codes and the same should be prominently displayed in red ink on the right hand top corner of the abstract.
(A) Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Discrete Mathematics.
(B) Algebra, Number Theory and Lattice Theory.
(C) Real and Complex Analysis (including Special Functions, Summability and Transforms).
(D) Functional Analysis.
(E) Differential Equations, Integral Equations and Functional Equations.
(F) Geometry.
(G) Topology.
(H) Measure Theory, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, and Information Theory.
(I) Numerical Analysis, Approximation Theory and Computer Science.
(J) Operations Research.
(K) Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Geophysics and Relativity.
(L) Electromagnetic Theory, Magneto-Hydrodynamics, Astronomy and Astrophysics.
(M) Bio-Mathematics.
(N) History and Teaching of Mathematics.
Every author intending to present a paper should either be a member of the Society or should register himself / herself as a Sessional member. In case of joint authors, both the authors must be either members or should become Sessional members. Non-members wishing to become annual members can do so by paying Rs.200/- Those wishing to become Sessional members can do so by paying Rs.200/-. The dues can be paid to the Treasurer, Dr. (Miss) S. P. Arya, Maitreyi College, Bapu Dham Complex, Chanakya Puri, New Delhi : 110 021 by sending a payee’s a/c Bank Draft drawn in favour of the Indian Mathematical Society payable at New Delhi, so as to reach her by December 10, 2007. After this date, applications for becoming Sessional members will be accepted only at the venue of the Conference in Pune during 26th to 30th December, 2007.
Acceptance of a paper for presentation does not automatically imply its acceptance for publication in the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society or in The Mathematics Student. In case an author wants a paper to be considered for publication in either of these periodicals, he/she should submit the same separately to the Editor concerned.
Award of Various Prizes for Research Paper Presentations
In order to encourage and inspire the young and budding research workers, the Society holds, during its Annual Conferences, a Special Session of Paper Presentation Competition for various Prizes to be awarded to the best research paper presented in each of the specified areas as stipulated. This Special Session is held as a part of the Academic Programme with no other parallel session.
For the year 2007, these areas are :
Six IMS Prizes : Algebra, Differential Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, Number Theory, Operations Research and Fluid Dynamics.
AMU Prize : Topology.
V.M. Shah Prize : Analysis.
Three / Four judges are appointed by the Council for “Paper Presentation Competition” for deciding the award of various Prizes.
Each of these eight prizes listed above carries a Certificate and a cash amount of Rs.1000/-.
Following conditions apply:
1. Only the Members of the Society are eligible for participation in the Competition.
2. The upper age limit of a candidate for participation in the Competition for 2007 is 40 years as on December 31, 2007.
3. (a) The paper to be presented for the competition has to be
under single authorship.
(b) Independent work at the post-doctoral level is preferred.
(c) The work must have been carried out in India.
(d) Stress will be on both, quality of research as well as performance during the presentation.
4. Two copies of the full paper with the abstract in triplicate (not exceeding 250 words) prepared as per the details mentioned in the above as well as its electronic version in .pdf format should reach Professor Satya Deo at the address given on page-4 not later than October 31, 2007.
Note : One who is already awarded a prize in a certain area in the past is not expected to participate in the competition for the prize in the same area.
An appeal :
All the Heads of the Departments / Institutions and the Research Supervisors are requested to encourage their research workers for participation in this Competition.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARING ABSTRACT
The following instructions should be followed carefully to ensure smooth editing and printing of the abstract:
(1) Computer print out of the Abstract is required.
(2) The use of Formulae and symbols should be minimized.
(3) List of references should not form part of the abstract.
(4) Classification of the abstract is a must.
(5) Full address is not allowed.
(6) The word “abstract” should not be written.
(7) Abstract must begin with the title of the paper.
(8) Coma should be inserted at the end of the title and the name(s) of the author(s) be written on the same line.
(9) The name of the author’s town should be written in brackets after the name; in case of two (or more) authors from the same town, the town be mentioned only after the last author’s name.
The abstract is likely to be rejected if any of these instructions (particularly (1), (2) and (7)) is violated.
The abstract and its electronic version in .pdf format should be sent to Professor Satya Deo at the address given on page-4 so as to reach him not later than October 31, 2007 (after which date no papers will be accepted).
FORMAT FOR ABSTRACT
INDIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
Name of the Author(s) :
Institution(s) :
Name of the Presenter :
Address for Correspondence :
ABSTRACT :
(The abstract must be accommodated in the space as on page-9 in strict accordance with instructions given above. The word “abstract” must not be written in the box).
SECTION:
(The Section (A, B, C, etc.) should be carefully chosen and entered here. Refer the classification codes given on pages 4-5)
Periodicals published by the Society
The Society publishes two periodicals – The Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society (JIMS ; the Journal ; ISSN 0019-5839) and The Mathematics Student (MS ; the Student ; ISSN 0025-5742), both of which are quarterly.
Contributions in the form of research papers, short notes, research problems, etc. are invited for the Student.
Only the research papers of high quality are published in the Journal.
Manuscript Submission :
Manuscripts intended for publication should preferably be submitted online in the LaTeX .pdf file or in the standard word processing format (Word or Word Perfect) including figures and tables. In case of hard copy submission, THREE (3) copies of the manuscripts along with a Compact Disc (CD) copy are required to be submitted.
For the Journal, manuscripts should be submitted to
Professor N. K. Thakare, Editor, JIMS.
C/o. Department of Mathematics, University of Pune,
Pune – 411 007 (MS), India.
E-mail : jims@math.unipune.ernet.in .
For the Student, manuscripts should be submitted to
Professor J. R. Patadia, Editor, MS.
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science,
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda,
Vadodara – 390 002 (Gujarat), India.
E-mail : jamanadasp@yahoo.com
Manuscript Style :
Manuscripts (including bibliographies, tables, etc.) should be typed double spaced on A4 size white paper with 1 inch (2.5 cm.) margins
on all sides with font size 11 pt., preferably in LaTeX. Sections should appear in the following order : Title Page, Abstract, Text, Notes and References. Comments or replies to previously published articles should also follow this format with the exception of abstracts.
Title Page:
The Title page should include the manuscript title, authors’ names & permanent affiliations and the name, address & e-mail address of the author to whom page proofs and reprints are required to be sent.
Abstract:
The following page should include an abstract of not more than 100 words, a list of two to six key words and AMS subject classification (2000).
Text:
The text of the manuscript should begin on a new page. The introduction should have heading number 1. Subsequent section headings (including appendices) should be designated by Hindu-Arabic numerals (2,3,…etc.) and subsection headings should be numbered 2.1, 2.2, etc. Figures, tables and displayed equations should be numbered consecutively throughout the text (1, 2,… etc.). Equation numbers should appear flush left in parentheses and running variables for equation (e.g., i =1,2,…, n) flush right in parentheses.
References:
Responsibility for the accuracy of bibliographic citations lies entirely with the Authors. References in the text be indicated by number(s) in square brackets in line with the text. Example: “… as mentioned in [2, 8]. Ramanujan [9] obtained the following result …”. In the list, the references should be numbered in the order in which they appear in the text. Examples:
Reference to a journal publication:
1. G. Birkhoff, Neutral elements in general lattices,
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 46 (1940), 702 – 705.
Reference to a book:
1. J. Munkres, Elements of Algebraic Topology,
Addison–Wesley, 1984.
Illustration Style:
Originals for illustrations should be sharp and of good contrast. Each Figure and Table should be mentioned in the text and numbered consecutively using Hindu-Arabic numerals. For each Figure and Table, its desired location in the text should be clearly specified. Each Figure and Table must have a caption. Example of proper style for captions : “Figure 1” or “Table 1”. Suggested Figure formats are : TIFF, GIF, EPS, PPT and Postscript. Files should be at least 300 dpi.
Copyright :
Copy right of the articles published in the Journal or the Student lies with the Indian Mathematical Society.
Reprints:
Authors of the papers printed in the Journal and the Student are entitled to 50 reprints free of charge. Additional copies (in integral multiples of 50) will be supplied at cost if orders are placed at the time of proof correction.
In case of any query, the concerned Editor may be contacted.
Page Charges :
With effect from Vol. 74 (2007) of JIMS, and Vol.75 (2006) of MS, the page charges for publications in the JIMS / MS will be US $35 / Rs.100 per page ; except for invited articles.
Subscriptions :
Annual subscription for the Journal :
Rs. 1000/- for Libraries in India ;
US $80/- for Libraries outside India or for personal use.
Annual subscription for the Student :
Rs. 800/- for Libraries in India ;
US $75/- for Libraries outside India or for personal use.
Payments :
All payments are to be made to Dr. (Miss) S. P. Arya, Treasurer, IMS by a payee's a/c DD drawn in favour of “The Indian Mathematical Society” payable at New Delhi, India.
Membership of the Society
Membership fees of the Society is as under :
Life Membership Fee :
Rs.2000/- ( US $1000/- for those residing outside India ).
Members of the Society are entitled to a free copy of the “Mathematics Student” for their personal use (not for sale /resale).
Ordinary Annual Membership Fee :
Rs. 200/- ( US $100/- for those residing outside India ).
Sessional Membership Fee :
Rs. 200/- ( US $100/- for those residing outside India ).
Sessional Members are those who join the Society only for a particular Session. They may contribute papers for presentation and / or participate in any of the academic programmes held during the Session.
Member in good standing :
A member is considered to be of good standing in a particular year if he/she has paid his/her Membership dues by June 30 of that year.
IMS Library
The Library of the Indian Mathematical Society is housed in the Campus of the Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, University of Madras, Chennai-600 005, Tamil Nadu. It has rich collection of back numbers of reputed Mathematical Journals published all over the world ( the complete catalogue is now available on the IMS website ) and it provides useful services to all the members of the Society. In fact, on request by a member, it mails Books/Journals/photocopies of the articles at the cost of the member. The Library also helps its members to locate articles that are not available in the IMS Library, but are available in other
libraries in Chennai. At present, the Library is receiving 84 periodicals on exchange basis. For further information, one may contact Professor S. Parvathi, Librarian, IMS and Director of the Institute.
NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTION TO
THE COUNCIL OF THE SOCIETY
The Council has made the following nominations for elections to the Council:
President: Professor A. K. Agrawal, Center of Advanced Study in Mathematics, Punjab University, Chandigarh-160 014, Punjab, has been nominated for election to the office of the President of the Society for a period of one year with effect from April 1, 2008.
Administrative Secretary: Dr. S. B. Nimse, Principal, New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Ahmednagar – 414 001 (MS) has been nominated for election to the office of the Administrative Secretary for a period of three years with effect from April 1, 2008.
Professor S. Bhooshnurmath (Dharwad), Professor Manjul Gupta (Kanpur) and Professor (Mrs.) M. Srivastava (Jabalpur) have been nominated for election as Members of the Council for a period of three years with effect from April 1, 2008, on account of vacancies going to be created by three retiring members.
Any member of the Society may submit to the Returning Officer, Professor V. M. Shah, “Anant”, 7, Jayanagar Society, R. V. Desai Road, Vadodara – 390 001 (Gujarat) an alternative list of names for some or all of the above vacancies, only such nominations being considered valid as are supported in writing by a letter of consent from each one of the candidates proposed by a member, so as to reach the Returning Officer not later than the October 1, 2007.
The nominations made by the Council with an indication made to that effect, together with other valid nominations made by members of good standing of the Society shall be submitted by the Returning
Officer to all members of the Society in good standing by means of ballot papers sent by post by November 1, 2007 with instructions to be returned to him latest by the December 15, 2007.
The Returning Officer shall collect the ballot papers returned to him by the members up to December 15, 2007 and carry them to the venue of the Conference, where they will be opened and counted by him (or his nominee) in the presence of a committee consisting of the President (or his nominee) and the other Secretaries. A simple majority shall determine the result of the election in each case.
The list of newly elected office-bearers and members of the Council shall be announced at the General Body Meeting going to be held during the Annual Conference. The new Council shall assume charge of its office with effect from the April 1, 2008.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING
OF THE SOCIETY HELD AT JABALPUR ON
DECEMBER 30, 2006 AT 11: 30 AM
The Annual General Body Meeting of the Indian Mathematical Society was held on the December 30, 2006 at 11:30 a.m. at Jabalpur. The meeting started by passing a condolence resolution on the sad demise of Professor M. K. Singal and Professor I. S. Luthar.
The following business was transacted:
Item 1. The minutes of the General Body Meeting held at 5.00 p.m. on December 28, 2005 at Roorkee were confirmed.
Item 2. General Secretary Professor V. M. Shah reported as follows :
• IMS sponsored lectures were held at the following places: Agra, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Chennai, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Jammu, Lucknow and Vadodara.
• P. L. Bhatnagar Prize for 2006 has been awarded to Mr. Apurva K. Nakade (Nagpur) for being the top scorer for the
Indian Team (16 points) at the 47th International Olympiad held at Ljubljana (Slovenia) in July, 2006.
• 48 Life Members and 11 ordinary members have been enrolled during January 1, 2006 to December 19, 2006.
Item 3. Academic Secretary Professor N. K. Thakare reported that 81 papers have been accepted for presentation out of which abstracts of 50 papers are printed and 11 papers have been accepted for presentation for various Prizes. A brief daily academic Programme of the Conference was also circulated to the delegates.
Item 4. Report of the Journal was presented by the General Secretary Professor V. M Shah as follows:
The part, consisting of Nos. 1-2, January – June 2006, of the JIMS Vol. 73 (2006) was published and issued in June 2006.
Now, the remaining part consisting of nos. 3 – 4, July – December 2006 of this volume is being readied for its issuance.
48 manuscripts are received during the year, 10 manuscripts were reported as pending with the referees, in the last report.
Now out of these 58 manuscripts, 21 are accepted, 29 are not accepted and 8 are pending with the referees.
The Editor would like to put on record his profuse gratefulness to the referees and to Dr. (Miss) S. P. Arya for her painstaking help and cooperation.
Item 5: Editor, The Mathematics Student, Professor J. R. Patadia reported as follows:
The 2002, 2003 and 2004 volumes of The Mathematics Student are published and the Volume 74 (2005) is in the Press and will soon be published.
27 manuscripts are received during the period from December 24, 2005 to December 23, 2006 ; 12 manuscripts were reported as pending with the referees, in the last report.
Now, out of these total 39 manuscripts, 12 are accepted, 13 are not accepted and 14 are pending with the referees.
The Editor would like to put on record his profuse gratefulness to the referees and to the late Professor M. K. Singal for his painstaking help and cooperation.
Item 6. The Treasurer Dr. (Miss) S. P. Arya presented the audited Statement of Accounts for the year 2005–2006 and the Annual Budget for 2007–2008 which were approved.
Item 7. The President informed the Members that the Centenary Year 73rd Annual Conference of the Society will be held at the University of Pune, Pune.
Item 8. The President announced the result of election as follows :
1) President for 2007-08:
Prof. R. B. Bapat, I.S.I., Delhi.
2) General Secretary:
Prof. V. M. Shah, Vadodara.
(for a period of three years with effect from April 1, 2007)
3) Academic Secretary:
Prof. Satya Deo, Allahabad.
(for a period of three years with effect from April 1, 2007).
4) Treasurer:
Dr. (Miss) S. P. Arya, Delhi.
(for a period of three years with effect from April 1, 2007)
5) Editor, J.I.M.S.:
Prof. N. K. Thakare, Pune.
(for a period of three years with effect from April 1, 2007)
6) Editor, Math Student.:
Prof. J. R. Patadia, Vadodara.
(for a period of three years with effect from April 1, 2007)
7) Three Council members:
Prof. A. S. Gupta, Kharagpur.
Prof. V. Kannan, Hyderabad.
Prof. G. S. Srivastava, Roorkee.
(for a period of three years with effect from April 1, 2007)
After expressing profuse thanks to the host, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.
V. M. Shah
General Secretary,
IMS.
August 24, 2007.
NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING
The Annual General Body Meeting of the Indian Mathematical Society will be held on December 30, 2007 at 11.30 a.m. at the venue of the Conference, Pune, to consider the following agenda.
All members of the Society are requested to kindly attend the meeting.
AGENDA
1. Confirmation of Minutes of the General Body Meeting held on December 30, 2006, at Jabalpur.
2. General Secretary’s Report for 2007.
3. Academic Secretary’s Report for 2007.
4. Report of Editor of the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society for 2007.
5. Report of Editor of the Mathematics Student for 2007.
6. Audited Statement of Accounts for 2006-2007 and Budget for the financial year 2008 – 2009.
7. Venue of the session to be held in December 2008.
8. Announcement of the results of the following elections:
President for 2008 – 2009, Administrative Secretary and Three members of the Council for three years w.e.f. April 1, 2008.
(Members in good standing on or before June 30, 2007 are entitled to exercise vote.)
V. M. Shah
General Secretary, IMS.
The M. S. University of Baroda,
Vadodara – 390 002 (Gujarat), India.
Phone : (R) : 0265 – 2433823.
August 24, 2007.
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High lights of the Academic Programme
1. Plenary Lectures :
of the ensuing Pune Conference
(For the Academic Programme Update see also
Pune Conf Acad Program Update )
* Two other Plenary Lectures will be delivered by Professor R. Hamilton, and Professor M. S. Raghunathan .
2. Award Lectures :
* 21st P. L. Bhatnagar Memorial Award Lecture will be delivered by Professor T. M. Karade (Nagpur). He will speak on " Relativistic consideration for Modified Newtonian Dynamics (MOND)”.
* 18th V. Ramaswamy Aiyer Memorial Award Lecture will be delivered by Professor Dinesh Singh (Delhi University). He will speak on “ Harmonic Analysis on the Unit Circle : A Personal Perspective ”.
* 18th Srinivasa Ramanujan Memorial Award Lecture will be delivered by Professor J. Radhakrishnan (TIFR, Mumbai). He will speak on “ The list decoding radius of Reed-Solomon codes ”
* 18th Hansraj Gupta Memorial Award Lecture will be delivered by Professor R. Sujatha (TIFR, Mumbai).
* 8th Ganesh Prasad Memorial Award Lecture will be delivered by Professor Siddhartha Gadgil. (IISc, Bangalore).
3. Half an hour Invited Talks :
* Professior V. Balaji (CMI, Chennai) will deliver a talk on “Principal bundles on projective varieties ” .
* Professor K. Varadarajan (Calgary, Canada) will deliver a talk on “ Anti hopfian and anti co-hopfian modules ” .
* Professor Ajay Kumar (Delhi University) will deliver a talk on “ Operator space structure on Banach spaces ”.
* Professor Dinesh Thakur (Arizona, USA) will deliver a talk on “ Recent developments in Function Field Arithmetic ”.
* Professor T.B.Singh (Delhi University) will deliver a talk on “ Free involutions on projective spaces ” .
* Professor Madhu Raka (Panjab University) will deliver a talk on “ Idempotent generators of irreducible cyclic codes ” .
* Professor Ramji Lal (Allahabad University).
* Professor S. Parvathi (Ramanujan Institute, Chennai) will deliver a talk on “ Klein Four diagram algebras ” .
* Professor C. M. Joshi (University of Udaipur) will deliver a talk on “ On some generalized Baily type transforms ” .
* Professor S. S. Benchalli (Karnataka University) will deliver a talk on “ On fuzzy topological spaces ” .
* Professor Arbind K. Lal (I.I.T. Kanpur) will deliver a talk on “ Graph structure via Laplacian matrix ” .
* Professor Arun K. Srivastava (Banaras Hindu University).
* Professor Rafikiul Alam (I. I. T. Guwahati) will deliver a talk on “ Numerics of structured eigenvalue problems ”.
4. Symposia :
* On “ Complex Analysis ” Convener : Professor A.P.Singh, Jammu University, Jammu.
* On “ Recent Advances in Ring Theory ” Convener : Professor V. A. Hiremath, Karnataka University, Dharwad.
* On “ Real Analysis and Operator spaces ” Convener : Professor (Mrs) A. I. Singh, Delhi.
* On “ Wavelet Approximaation ” Convener : Professor A. Ojha, R. D. University, Jabalpur.
* On “ Algebraic Coding Theory ” Convener : Professor Madhu Raka, Punjab University, Chandigarh.
* Convener : Professor B. N. Waphare, University of Pune, Pune .
* On “ Biomathematics ” Convener : Professor Peeyush Chandra, I. I. T. Kanpur .
* On “ Riemann surfaces ” Convener : Professor R. S. Kulkarni, Pune .
* On “ Genaralized measure and integration ” Convener : Dr. S. B. Nimse, Ahmednagar .
Centenary Year Celebrations
As a part of the Centenary year celebrations of the Society,
* The Special Centenary Volume of the Journal will be published with stress on publishing open problems.
Editor : Professor N. K. Thakare.
* The Special Centenary Volume of the Student will be published with stress on surveys of various research areas.
Editor : Professor J. R. Patadia.
* Two weeks workshop for Research Students and College/ University Teachers will be organized at HRI, Allahabad, in February 2008.
Convener : Prof. Satya Deo.
* A National Conference on “ Engineering Applications of Mathematics (NCEAM 2007) ” was organized by the Department of Mathematics, Maharashtra Academy of Engineering, Alandi, Pune in collaboration with the Indian Mathematical Society during May 22–23, 2007 with an objective to initiate cross-pollination of ideas and views in connection with Applications of Mathematics to various disciplines of Engineering and Technology.
Convener : Dr. S. M. Khairnar, Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, MAE, Alandi – 412 105, Pune.
* A National Conference on “ Recent Trends in Discrete Mathematics ” will be organized by the Department of Mathematics, S. S. V. P.S.’s L. K. Dr. P. R. Ghogrey Science College, Dhule (UGC honoured ‘College with potential for excellence’) in collaboration with the Indian Mathematical Society during September 01–02, 2007.
Convener : Dr. S. N. Nandan , The Principal of the College ; Organizing Secretary : Dr. M. M. Pawar.
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
* P. L. Bhatnagar Prize for 2007 to Indian Team at 48th IMO.
The 48th International Mathematical Olympiad was held in July 2007 at Hanoi, Vietnam. The Indian team secured the 25th position among 93 countries, winning three Silver medals and three honourable mention. Abhishek Hemantkumar Dang was the top scorer with 24 points. He will be awarded the P.L. Bhatnagar Memorial Prize (carrying a Certificate and a cash award of Rs.1000/-) of the Indian Mathematical Society. The award will be presented to him at the Inaugural Session of the 73rd Conference of the Society on the December 27, 2007 at Pune.
* Indian Mathematicians are awarded International Prize .
Professor Manindra Agrawal, Head, CSE Dept., I I T Kanpur, and his PhD students Neeraj Kayal and Nitin Saxena have been awarded the Gödel Prize for the year 2006 for their paper, PRIMES is in P; Annals of Mathematics, 160, pages 781-793 (2004). They are also awarded Fulkerson Prize for the year 2006 for this paper.
Professor Manindra Agrawal is also awarded the prestigious JC Bose Fellowship 2006 by the DST, GOI.
The IMS congratulates these distinguished mathematicians and wishes them the best in their pursuit of excellence in Mathematics.
* Mathematician of Indian Origin is awarded 2007 Abel Prize .
Professor Srinivasa S. R. Varadhan, Professor of Mathematics and Frank J. Gould Professor of Science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, has been awarded the Abel Prize for 2007 by The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters for "his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in particular for creating a unified theory of large deviations”.
The IMS congratulates this distinguished mathematician and wishes him the best in his pursuit of excellence in Mathematics.
* ISCA Annual Session .
The 95th Session of the Indian Science Congress Association will be held at Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, during January 3 to 7, 2008. The Focal Theme of the Session will be “Knowledge Based Society Using Environmentally Sustainable Science And Technology”. Dr. Ramamurthy Rallapalli, ISRO Hon. Visiting Scientist, (Formerly Vice-Chancellor and INSA Senior Scientist), Department of Fishery Science and Aquaculture, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati – 517 502, will preside over the Session.
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INDIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
Council Members 2007-08
1.
Prof. R. B. Bapat.
President.
E-mail: rbb@isid.ac.in
7, S. J. S. Sansanwal Marg,
New Delhi-110016.
2.
Prof. I. B. S. Passi.
Immediate Past President.
E-mail: ibspassi@yahoo.co.in
Center for Advanced Study in Mathematics,
Punjab University,
Sector 14, Chandigarh - 160 014 (Punjab).
3.
Prof. V. M. Shah.
General Secretary.
Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Science,
The M. S. University of Baroda,
Vadodara - 390 002 (Gujarat).
4.
Prof. Satya Deo.
Academic Secretary.
E-mail: vcsdeo@yahoo.com
HRI, Chhatnag Road,
Jhusi , Allahabad - 211 019 (UP).
5.
Dr. S. B. Nimse.
Administrative Secretary.
E-mail: dr.sbnimse@rediffmail.com
Principal, New Arts, Commerce & Science College ,
Ahmednagar - 414 001 (MS).
6.
Dr. (Miss) S. P. Arya.
Treasurer.
E-mail: shsh_ry@yahoo.co.in
Maitreyi College,
Bapu Dham Complex, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-110 021.
7.
Prof. N. K. Thakare.
Editor, J. Indian Math. Soc.
E-mail: nimbkt@yahoo.com
C/o : Department of Mathematics,
Poona University,
Pune – 411 007 (MS).
8.
Prof. J. R. Patadia.
Editor, The Math. Student.
E-mail: jamanadasp@yahoo.com
Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Science,
The M. S. University of Baroda,
Vadodara - 390 002. (Gujarat).
9.
Prof. S. Parvathi.
Librarian.
E-mail: sparvathy.riasm@gmail.com
Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics,
University of Madras,
Chennai-600 005. (TN).
10.
Prof. S. Bhargava.
E-mail: sribhargava@hotmail.com
5, 2nd Stage, Gangotri Layout,
Shahukar Chanakyya Rd.
Mysore-570 009. (Karnataka).
11.
Prof. B. K. Lahiri.
E-mail: bklahiri_kly@yahoo.co.in
B-1/146, Kalyani - 741 235. (WB).
12.
Prof. (Mrs) Aruna Nigam.
Department of Mathematics & Astronomy,
University of Lucknow,
Lucknow - 226 007. (UP).
13.
Prof. A. P. Singh.
E-mail: singhanandp@rediffmail.com
Department of Mathematics,
University of Jammu,
Jammu-180 006. (J & K).
14.
Prof. G. S. Srivastava.
E-mail: girssfma@iitr.ernet.in
Department of Mathematics,
I. I. T. Roorkee,
Roorkee – 247 667 (UC).
15.
Prof. A. S. Gupta.
Plot No. 85 F,
Hill Co operative Society,
Prem Bazar, Kharagpur – 721 306 (WB).
16.
Prof. V. Kannan.
E-mail: vksm@uohyd.ernet.in
Department of Mathematics & Statistics,
University of Hyderabad,
P.O. Central University,
Hyderabad - 560 046 (AP).
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