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To update the knowledge in respective area of research, the department has been organizing various national/international workshops and conferences. The faculties participate in regular intervals in various academic development activities organized by reputed institutions in India and abroad. The following academic activities have been organized by the department:

  • Conference/Workshop Organized


    • Organized an International Conference on Discrete Mathematics and its Applications to Network Science (ICDMANS-2018) during July 7-10, 2018. (A report)
    • Organized workshop on "Teaching Strategies in Mathematics" for college/university teachers from April 28 to April 29, 2017 which was sponsored by Elsevier Mathematical Sciences Sponsorship Fund. (A report)
    • Organized one day workshop on "Introduction to MATHEMATICA" on March 3, 2017. (A report)
    • Organized 3rd International Conference on Algorithms and Discrete Applied Mathematics (CALDAM-2017) from February 16 to February 18, 2017. (A report)
    • Organized a Indo-German Pre-Conference School on Algorithms and Combinatorics from February 13 to February 14, 2017 in collaboration with RKM Vivekananda University, Belur Math and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. (A report)
    • Organized a national level "Workshop on R with Applications to Quantitative Finance" from August 26 to August 28, 2016. (A report)
    • Co-organized a workshop on "MATLAB and SIMULINK for modeling" in collaboration with Department of Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation on March 09, 2016. Experts from MATHWORKS gave three demonstrative lectures.
    • Organized a workshop on Number Theory and Cryptography from December 15 to December 17, 2015 (A report).
    • Co-organized one-day University level Curriculum Review Meet with Department of Mathematics, BITS Pilani Pilani campus on 28th July, 2015. Prof. A. K. Pani, Senior Professor, Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay was one of the experts present over here and the second expert Prof. G. Rangarajan, Professor, Department of Mathematics, IISc, Bangalore was present in Pilani. The meeting was held via telepresence and mathematics faculty from all the four campuses participated in it.
    • Co-organized a workshop on "Advanced Programming Techniques in MATLAB" on July 24, 2015 in collaboration with EEE, Mechanical and Physics. Dr. Loren Shure, Mathworks technical ambassador delivered three lectures during the event.
    • Organized an "Advanced Level Training Program on Differential Equations" from May 25 to June 14, 2015 (A report).
    • Organized a department level workshop on "Expectations from Faculty Members for Deeper Industry Engagement" on November 11, 2014. Prof. K.N. Ponnani and Prof. Srinivasa K. of Department of Chemical Engineering, BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus gave lectures.
    • Organized a workshop on "Introductory workshop on MATLAB for students" during September 20-21, 2014 in collaboration with Department of Mathematics. Mr Nilesh Thakre of ADCC Infocad Ltd. gave lectures on MATLAB and SIMULINK.
    • Organized an advanced workshop on "Mathematical foundation of Advanced Finite Element Methods" during December 26, 2013 to January 3, 2014 in collaboration with National Mathematics Initiative (NMI) and National Program on Differential Equations: Theory, Computation and Applications (NPDE-TCA).
    • Organized two-day Advisory Committee meet during September 13-14, 2013. 
    • Organized an Introductory Workshop on "Mathematica" during July 24-25, 2013. 
    • Organized a Research Promotion Workshop on "Introduction to Graph and Geometric Algorithms during January 17-19, 2013 in collaboration with TIFR Bombay.
    • Organized an "Advanced School on Graph Algorithms (ASGA-2012)" during July 23-27, 2012 in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems.
    • Organized an Introductory Workshop on "SciLab" during July 9-10, 2012.
    • Organized a "School on Graph Algorithms" during December 15 - 19, 2011 in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems.
    • Organized a Workshop on "Graph Theory and its Application” during April 28 - 29, 2011.
    • Organized an International Workshop on "Advances in Computational Partial Differential Equations” during February 7 - March 5, 2011.
    • Conducted 5 days “Intensive Workshop on Scientific Computation” during July 21 – 25, 2009.
    • Organized “3rd Group Monitoring workshop cum 6th Meeting of Re-constituted Expert Panel on Fast Track Proposal for Young Scientists” in Physical and Mathematical Sciences during January 11-12, 2007.

  • Seminars/Lectures/colloquia by Invited Speakers


    Department organized the following activities/seminar/invited talks:

    • April 2, 2019, Dr. Kaushik Majumder, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, IIT Goa delivered a lecture on "Elementary estimates on primes".

    • March 29, 2019, Prof. Amitava Bhattacharya, School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai delivered a lecture on "Existence Questions in Discrete Mathematics".

    • February 18, 2019, Prof. Vijay M. Patankar, Associate Professor, School of Physical Sciences Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi delivered a lecture on "Examples of absolutely simple Abelian surfaces over number fields whose reductions at all primes are isogenous to square of some elliptic curve".

    • January 9, 2019, Dr. Vikash Pandey, Researcher, Center for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biosciences,University of Oslo, NORWAY delivered a lecture on "Emergence of fractional derivatives in modelling of complex media".

    • September 29, 2018, Prof. Mohan K Kadalbajoo, FNASc, FWIF, FIAMMS, Distinguished Professor, Department of Mathematics, LNMIIT Jaipur (Formerly: Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, I.I.T. Kanpur) delivered a lecture on "An Optimal Error Estimate of an IMEX Finite Element Method for Some Partial Integro-differential Equations Arising in Finance".

    • September 19, 2018, Dr. Archana Morye, Assistant Professor, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Hyderabad Central University delivered a lecture on "The Serre-Swan Theorem".

    • August 8, 2018, Prof. Kiran R. Bhutani, Department of Mathematics, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC delivered a lecture on "F-Domination in Graphs and Applications".

    • April 27, 2018, Prof. C. S. Arvinda, TIFR Center for Applicable Mathematics delivered lectures on the following topics:

      • Gauss-Bonnet theorem and uniformization.
      • Geometrization of closed 3-manifolds.
    • April 6, 2018, Dr. Sachindranath Jayaraman, School of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram delivered a lecture on "Semipositivity of matrices and linear maps relative to proper cones".

    • March 31, 2018, Prof. Amiya K. Pani, Institute Chair Professor, Department of Mathematics, Industrial Mathematics Group, IIT Bombay delivered a lecture on "Scientific Computing: A New Way of Looking at Mathematics".

    • March 28, 2018, Prof. Gurmeet K. Bakshi, Professor & Chairperson, Department of Mathematics, Panjab University, Chandigarh delivered a lecture on "Cayley table in Sudoku style".

    • February 28, 2018, Dr. Somnath Jha, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, IIT Kanpur delivered a lecture on "Congruent number problem".

    • February 20-22, 2018, Prof. S. Arumugam, Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore delivered lecture series on the following topics:

      • Submission of Project Proposal Under the Matrics Scheme.
      • Algebraic Graph Theory.
    • February 14, 2018, Prof. David Blanc, Department of Mathematics, University of Haifa, Israel delivered a lecture on "On configuration spaces for linkages".

    • November 30, 2017, Prof. Rekha P. Kulkarni, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay delivered a lecture on "Approximate Solution of Integral Equations: Improvement by Iteration".

    • November 17-19, 2017, Prof. G. D. Veerappa Gowda, TIFR-Centre for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore delivered a lecture series on "Finite Difference Schemes for Approximating Hyperbolic Conservation Laws".

    • September 28, 2017, Dr. Samik Basu, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Ramkrishna mission, Vivekanand University, Calcutta, delivered a lecture on "Equivariant cell complexes and freeness theorems".

    • September 19, 2017, Prof. V. Sree Hari Rao, Director, International Center for Interdisciplinary Research & Innovation, Hyderabad, delivered a lecture on "Perspectives of Predictive Modeling for Real World Problems".

    • August 29, 2017, Dr. Sachindranath Jayaraman, Assistant Professor, School of Mathematics, IISER Trivandrum, delivered a lecture on "Semipositivity of matrices and their preservers".

    • August 24, 2017, Dr. Shameek Paul, Visiting Fellow, Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education, Mumbai delivered a lecture on "Dealing with Quotients".

    • April 25, 2017, Prof. Shanta Laishram, Stat. Math Unit, Indian Statistical Institute (ISID), New Delhi delivered a lecture on "Prime Numbers and Cryptography".

    • April 13, 2017, Prof. S. Thangavelu, Department of Mathematics, IISc Bangalore delivered a lecture on "Hardy’s Inequality".

    • April 11, 2017, Dr. Luz Roncal (BCAM Researcher), Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), Bilbao, Spain delivered a lecture on "A generalized spherical mean Radon transform acting on radial functions".

    • March 23, 2017, Dr. Amiya Ranjan Bhowmick, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, ICT Mumbai delivered a lecture on "Evolution of Model Specific Growth Rate: Theoretical Analysis and Application to Real Data”.

    • February 17, 2017, Mr. Deepak Garud and his team from Binary Semantics Ltd.Mumbai gave a talk on 'Introduction to Maple' .

    • January 27, 2017, Prof. Anant R. Shastri, Emeritus Fellow, Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay delivered a lecture on "Linear Algebra Proof of Fundamental Theorem of Algebra".

    • December 10, 2016. Prof. Komatsu Takao, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P. R. China, delivered a lecture on "Euler Numbers and Related Numbers and their Applications".

    • November 18-22, 2016, Prof. V. Sree Hari Rao, Executive Director, International Center for Interdisciplinary Research Innovation, Hyderabad delivered lecture series on the following topics:

      • Science with a Humane Face - Infectious Diseases -A Social Commitment.
      • Periodic Solutions for Dynamical Systems.
      • Mathematical Support for a New Perspective of Image Construction Technology.
    • November 12, 2016. Prof. C. R. Pradeep, Department of Mathematics, Channabasaveshwara Institute of Technology, Gubbi, Karnataka (Former faculty at Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) delivered a lecture on "Algorithmic techniques and puzzles".

    • October 8, 2016. Dr. (Mrs.) Mukti Acharya, Retd. Professor and Ex. HOD, Department of Applied Mathematics, Delhi, Technological University, Delhi delivered a lecture on "Balanced Signed Graphs and Applications in Social Psychology".

    • October 6, 2016. Prof. A. K. Nandakumaran, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore delivered lectures on "Qualitative Analysis of Ordinary Differential Equations".

    • April 8, 2016, Prof. S. Arumugam, Member, Program Advisory Committee - Mathematical Sciences, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) delivered a lecture on "Preparation of Research Project Proposals to Funding Agencies".

    • April 1-2, 2016, Prof. Mythily Ramamswamy, Professor, TIFR Center for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore delivered lecture series on the following topics:

      • Some Problems from Stabilization of Fluid Flows.
      • The Story of Optimal Control.
    • March 22, 2016, Dr. Debajyoti Nandi, Visiting fellow, Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai delivered a lecture on "Representation Theory + VOA = Partition Identities".

    • March 8, 2016, Prof. Graeme Fairweather, Mathematical Reviews, American Mathematical Society, U.S.A. delivered a lecture on "Sixty Years of Alternating Direction Implicit (ADI) Methods - A Personal Retrospective".

    • March 4, 2016, Prof. Suresh M. Hegde, Department of Mathematics & Computational Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka delivered a lecture on "A Solution of the Erdos-Faber-Lavasz Conjecture".

    • February 11, 2016, Prof. Amitava Bhattacharya, Professor, School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai delivered a lecture on "The Art of Counting".

    • February 11, 2016, Prof. V. Sree Hari Rao, Executive Director, International Center for Interdisciplinary Research & Innovation, Hyderabad delivered a lecture on "Infectious Diseases - A Predictive Modeling Approach".

    • February 10-13, 2016, Prof. V. Sree Hari Rao, Executive Director, International Center for Interdisciplinary Research & Innovation, Hyderabad delivered lecture series on the following topics:

      • Inspire, Invigorate and Innovate: The Present and Future Challenges.
      • Stimulations in Simple Dynamical Systems.
      • Cross-Diffusion in Ecology: A Modelling Perspective.
    • October 15, 2015, Prof. Veerappa Gowda, Dean, TIFR-Centre for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore delivered a lecture on "Hyperbolic Conservation Laws".

    • October 12-16, 2015, Prof. Veerappa Gowda, Dean, TIFR-Centre for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore delivered lecture Series on "Numerics for Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations".

    • October 10, 2015, Prof. Sudhir R Ghorpade, Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay delivered a talk on "Affine Grassmann Codes: An Introduction".

    • October 10, 2015, Dr. Fernando Pinero, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay delivered a talk on "An Introduction to Coding Theory with Emphasis on Reed-Muller Codes".

    • June 9, 2015, Professor Amiya Kumar Pani (FNASc, FASc), Institute Chair Professor, Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay delivered a talk on "Scientific Computing: A New Way of Looking at Mathematics".

    • April 17, 2015, Prof. S. Arumugam, Director, National Center for Advanced Research in Discrete Mathematics, Kalasalingam University, Tamil Nadu delivered a talk on "Cellular Manufacturing Problem - A Graph Theoretic Approach".

    • February 20, 2015, Prof. Graeme Fairweather, Mathematical Reviews, American Mathematical Society, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. delivered a talk on "Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Research".

    • February 9, 2015, Dr. Raghav Kulkarni, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Quantum Technology, National University of Singapore, delivered a talk on "Evasiveness and the distribution of prime numbers".

    • February 5, 2015, Prof. Venkata Sundarananda Putcha, Associate Professor, CR Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of Hyderabad Campus, delivered a talk on "Discrete Linear Sylvester Repetitive Process".

    • January 17, 2015, Prof. Peter Beelen, Professor and Head, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical university of Denmark, delivered a talk on "An Introduction to the Decoding of Reed-Solomon Codes".

    • January 17, 2015, Prof. Sudhir R. Ghorpade, Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, delivered a talk on "Polynomial Systems over Finite Fields and Linear Error-Correcting Codes".

    • January 5, 2015, Prof. Richard A Zalik, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University, USA, delivered a talk on "Nonlinear Jeffcott Equations".

    • December 8, 2014, Dr. Sanjiban Santra, Australian postdoctoral fellow, School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney, Australia, delivered a talk on "Existence and Non-existence of Bounded Solution for Fourth Order ODE".

    • May 18-19, 2014, Dr. R. Thangadurai, Associate Professor, Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, visited Mathematics Department for collaborative research work.

    • April 3, 2014, Prof. S. Arumugam, Director, National Center for Advanced Research in Discrete Mathematics (n-CARDATH) Kalasalingam University, Tamil Nadu, delivered a talk on "Risk Management in Portfolios-Applications of Signed Graphs".

    • March 23, 2014, Prof. Govendan Rangarajan, Department of Mathematics, IISc Bangalore, delivered a talk on "Brain Machine Interface".

    • February 1, 2014, Dr. A. K. Singh, Scientist-D, DST India, delivered a talk on "Various Schemes in DST for Students and Faculties".

    • January 23, 2014, Dr. Vishal Saraswat, Assistant Professor, C. R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, statistics and Computer Science, Hyderabad delivered a talk on "Public-Key Encryption with Searchable Keywords Based on Jacobi".

    • January 10, 2014, Prof. T.E.S. Raghavan, Emeritus Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago delivered a talk on "Game Theory and its Applications”.

    • January 9, 2014, Prof. T.E.S. Raghavan, Emeritus Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago delivered a talk on "Graph Theoretic Algorithm for Assignment games".

    • December 6, 2013, Dr. Goutam Paul, Assistant Professor, R.C. Bose Center for Cryptology and Security, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata delivered a talk on "No Cloning Theorem and Quantum Key Distribution".

    • October 11, 2013, Prof. A. S. Vasudeva Murthy, TIFR Center for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore, delivered talks on “Searching and Sorting Million Needles in Zillion Haystacks” and “On the string equation of Narasimha”.

    • October 10, 2013. Prof. A. S. Vasudeva Murthy, TIFR Center for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore, delivered a talk on “Far field boundary conditions and their numerical approximation”.

    • October 3, 2013. Prof. Mridul Nandi, Applied Statistics Unit, ISI Kolkata delivered a lecture on “Analysis of Modes of Hash Functions”.

    • September 14, 2013. Prof. Sudhir Ghorpade, Professor & Head, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay delivered a talk on “Matrices and Linear Recurrences over Finite Fields”.

    • September 14, 2013. Prof. M. K. Kadalbajoo, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur delivered a talk on “Computational Mathematics-Some Challenges”.

    • April 16-17, 2013. Prof.  D. S. Nagaraj, Department of Mathematics, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai delivered lectures on “Algebraic varieties-A Conceptual Approach” and “Groups and Symmetries of Structures”.

    • August 6, 2012. Prof. E. B. Postnikov, Department of Theoretical Physics, Kursk State University, Russia delivered a talk on “Wavelet Theory”.

    • February 27-28, 2012. Prof. A. K. Nandakumaran, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore delivered lectures on “Multivariable Calculus and Implicit -Inverse function Theorems” and “A View of Newton as a Mathematician”.

    • February 13, 2012. Prof. M. V. Deshpande, Retired Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay delivered a talk on “Why epsilon and delta? What next?”.

    • November 11, 2011. Prof. C. S. Dalawat, Department of Mathematics, Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad delivered a talk on “Constructability and Solvability”.

    • February 11, 2011. Prof Amiya kumar Pani, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay delivered a talk on “Industrial Mathematics with a Case Study from Finance”.

    • January 21, 2011. Prof. S. P. Singh, Visiting Scientist, Physics and Astronomy, University of Western Ontario London Canada delivered a talk on “Fixed point theorem & its applications”.

  • Seminars/Lectures/colloquia by Faculty Members

    2018-19

    • Dr. Pradeep Boggarapu delivered a talk on "Bochner-Riesz means for fourier transform".
    • Dr. P. Danumjaya delivered a talk on "Introduction to standard and non-standard numerical methods to differential equations".
    • Dr. Himadri Mukherjee delivered a talk on "A problem in linear algebra".
    • Dr. Anil Kumar delivered a talk on "Optimal control problem: a use of Pontryagin minimum principle".
    • Dr. M. K. Pandey delivered a talk on "Importance of assessment in teaching and learning".
    • Dr. J. K. Sahoo delivered a talk on "Matrix splitting and regularization theory for singular linear system of equations".
    • Dr. Bijil Prakash delivered a talk on "Brain-computer interface based home automation system for paralysed people".
    • Dr. G. C. Samanta delivered a talk on "Accelerated expansion of the universe may be observed in General relativity".
    • Dr. Anushaya Mohapatra delivered a talk on "The evolutionary stability of partial migration under different forms of competition".
    • Prof. Prasanna Kumar N. delivered a talk on "The Sendov conjecture for polynomials".
    • Dr. Abhishek Sarkar delivered a talk on "Hardy type inequalities and its generalizations".

    2017-18

    • Dr. Amit Setia delivered a talk on "Application of Hypersingular integral equations in crack problems".
    • Dr. P. Danumjaya delivered a talk on "An Introduction to Delay Differential Equations and its Applications".
    • Dr. Himadri Mukherjee delivered a talk on " Non singular subspaces".
    • Dr. Manoj Kumar Pandey delivered a talk on " Symmetries of PDEs: Applications and Open Problems".
    • Dr. Mayank Goel delivered a talk on " Integration to Stochastic Integration : An Introduction".
    • Dr. Prabal Paul delivered a talk on " On some recent trends in Cryptography".
    • Dr. Pradeep B. delivered a talk on " Mixed norm estimates for the Ces`aro means associated with Dunkl–Hermite expansions".
    • Prof. Prasanna Kumar N. delivered a talk on " Rouché's Theorem and some Interesting Applications".
    • Prof. T. Singh delivered a talk on " Secured Domination in Graphs".
    • Dr. Akshay S. Rane delivered a talk on "Asymptotic expansions of approximate eigenvalues of integral operators of algebraic multiplicity m".
    • Dr. Shilpa G. delivered a talk on " Topological K-ring of complex projective Stiefel manifold".

    2016-17

    • Dr. P. Dhanumjaya delivered a talk on "Mathematical Modeling of Diabetes and Tuberculosis Co-infection".
    • Prof. Tarkeshwar Singh delivered a talk on "On S-Magic Graphs".
    • Dr. Prabal Paul delivered a talk on "Code base Cryptography: An Introduction".
    • Dr. G. C. Samanta delivered a talk on "Concept of causality and problem involving light".
    • Dr. Manoj K Pandey delivered a talk on"When Nonautonomous Equations are Equivalent to Autonomous Ones".
    • Dr. Anil Kumar delivered a talk on"Optimal control of the velocity term in a Kirchhoff plate equation with multiplicative control".
    • Dr. Alpesh M. Dhorajia delivered a talk on"On Hopfian Rings".
    • Dr. J. K. Sahoo delivered a talk on"Banzhafand Shapley-Shubik power Index".
    • Dr. Himadri Mukherjee delivered a talk on"Syzygy of Hibi rings".
    • Dr. Pradeep Boggarapu delivered a talk on"Multiplier Theorem for Dunkl-Hermite Expansions".
    • Dr. Shilpa Gondhali delivered a talk on"A few words about higher homotopy operations".

    2015-16

    • Dr. Alpesh M. Dhorajia delivered a talk on "Cayley graphs on spectrum of a commutative ring".
    • Dr. Amit Setia delivered a talk on "Numerical solution of Cauchy singular integral equation with an application to a crack problem".
    • Dr. Anil Kumar delivered a talk on "Optimality conditions for an optimal control problem".
    • Dr. P. Danumjaya delivered a talk on "Orthogonal cubic spline collocation method for the one-dimensional Helmholtz equation with a discontinuous coefficient".
    • Dr. Himadri Mukherjee delivered a talk on "On singularity of graph toric variety".
    • Dr. Jajati Keshari Sahoo delivered a talk on "Numerical approach to Wilson-Cowan type models".
    • Dr. Manoj Kumar Pandey delivered a talk on "On some exact solutions of shallow water equations".
    • Dr. Mayank Goel delivered a talk on "On actor critic algorithm for risk-sensitive portfolio optimization problem".
    • Dr. Prabal Paul delivered a talk on "On some stream ciphers".
    • Dr. Pradeep B. delivered a talk on "On the chaotic behavior of the Dunkl heat semigroup on weighted  LP spaces".
    • Dr. Prasanna Kumar N. delivered a talk on "HOD that I was (am) not".
    • Dr. G. Samanta delivered a talk on "Introduction fuzzy and applications in inventory systems".
    • Dr. T. Singh delivered a talk on "On edge-antimagic deciency of graphs".
     2014-15
    • April 30, 2015, Prof. Tarkeshwar Singh delivered a talk on “Some neighborhood magic graphs”.
    • April 23, 2015, Dr. Himadri Mukherjee delivered a talk on “Distributive lattices and Hibi varieties”.
    • April 16, 2015, Dr. Amit Setia delivered a talk on “Solution of a crack problem in the field of fracture mechanics”.
    • April 9, 2015, Dr. J. K. Sahoo  delivered a talk on “Friends and politicians: The friendship theorem”.
    • March 19, 2015, Dr. Prabal Paul delivered a talk on “RSA: The current trend”.
    • March 12, 2015, Dr. G. C. Samanta delivered a talk on “Higher dimensional cosmological models in Lyra geometry”.
    • November 29, 2014, Mr. Bijil Prakash delivered a talk on “Wavelet based numerical methods for solving integral equations”.
    • November 25, 2014, Mrs. Jessica Pereira delivered a talk on “On (k, d)-skolem graceful graphs”.
    • November 11, 2014, Dr. Manoj Kumar Pandey delivered a talk on "Finding closed form solutions in gas dynamics".
    • October 10, 2014, Dr. P. Dhanumjaya delivered a talk on "Solving differential equations using orthogonal cubic spline collocation methods".
    • October 7, 2014, Prof. Prasanna Kumar N. delivered a talk on "Inequalities involving the location of zeros of polynomials".
    • August 26, 2014, Dr. Anil Kumar delivered a talk on "Controllability of a class of parabolic integro-differential equations".
    • August 19, 2014, Dr. Mayank Goel delivered a talk on "Markowitz portfolio selection with Bayesian techniques".
    • August 12, 2014, Dr. Alpesh M. Dhorajia delivered a talk on "Basic properties of total graphs of certain rings".

    2013-14

    • April 28, 2014, Dr. Alpesh Dhorajia delivered a talk on “Serre's Conjecture on Projective Modules”.
    • April 4, 2014, Dr. Mayank Goel delivered a talk on “Portfolio Optimization With Risk Sensitive Criterion”.
    • March 25, 2014, Dr. Prabal Paul delivered a talk on “Computationally perfect Secret Sharing Scheme based on Maximum Distance Separable Codes”.
    • March 18, 2014, Dr. Anil Kumar delivered a talk on “Transition Matrix Technique for the Computation of Steering Controls in Artificial Satellite”.
    • March 10, 2014, Dr. Prasanna kumar delivered a talk on “A lecture on lecture”.
    • February 15, 2014, Dr. Danumjaya Palla delivered a talk on “Finite Element Methods for a fourth order nonlinear parabolic problem”.
    • February 2, 2014, Dr. Manoj Pandey delivered a talk on “Lie Symmetries and its Application to Differential Equations”.
    • November 20, 2013, Dr. Jajati K Sahoo delivered a talk on “Support vector machines and its applications”.
    • September 24, 2013, Dr. Gauranga Samanta delivered a talk on “Lorentz transformations and its consequences”.
    • August 26, 2013, Dr. Vineet Kumar Singh delivered a talk on “Matrix Method for Singular Integro-differential Equations”.
    2012-13
    • April 23, 2013, Dr. Tarkeshwar Singh delivered a talk on "Partition theory and Graph theory".
    • April 12, 2013, Dr. Vineet Kumar Singh delivered a talk on "Wavelet Operational matrices".
    • April 5, 2013, Dr. Amit Setia delivered a talk on "Insight into Wavelets".
    • March 14, 2013, Dr. Gauranga Samanta delivered a talk on "Kaluza-Klein cosmological models filled with perfect fluid in f(R,T) theory of gravity".
    • March 8, 2013, Dr. Jajati Keshari Sahoo delivered a talk on "Introduction to Learning Theory".
    • February 28, 2013, Mr. Bijil Prakash delivered a talk on "Applications and Construction of some special geometric objects".
    • February 2, 2013, Mrs. Jessica Pereira delivered a talk on "On Planar Graphs".
    • January 29, 2013, Dr. Prabal Paul delivered a talk on "On Some Weighted Zero-Sum Problems".
    • November 23, 2012, Dr. Manoj Kumar Pandey delivered a talk on "Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations: Breaking up of Classical Solutions".
    • November 16, 2012, Dr. Dhanumjaya Pala delivered a talk on "An ill-posed Cauchy problem for second order elliptic equation appearing in a sonic boom".
    • October 10, 2012, Dr. Prasanna Kumar N delivered a talk on "Topological Perspectives and Perspective Topology".
    • October 3, 2012, Dr. Sangeeta Jaiswal delivered a talk on "Fuzzy Optimization Problem".
    • September 6, 2012, Dr. Mayank Goel delivered a talk on "Stochastic Modeling in finance".
    • August 28, 2012, Dr. Alpesh M. Dhorajia delivered a talk on "Sharing of Secrets, an application of Algebra".

  • Collaborator's visits

    • July 3, 2018, Dr. Mani Mehra, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, IIT Delhi, visited department as an examiner to conduct Ph.D. viva for Mr. Bijil Prakash.
    • March 5-10, 2018, Prof. G. Bhowmik and Prof. Mark Bourdon, Department of Mathematics University of Lille (France), visited department for collaborative work with Dr. Prabal Paul.
    • June 13-17, 2017, Dr. Bishnu Prasad Lamichhane, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan NSW, Australia visited department for collaborative research work with Dr. Anil Kumar.
    • May 30 to June 3, 2017, Prof. Amitava Bhattacharya, School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR Mumbai) visited department for collaborative research work with Prof. Tarkeshwar Singh.
    • March 6-11, 2017, Prof. V. Sree Hari Rao, Executive Director, International Center for Interdisciplinary Research Innovation, Hyderabad visited department for collaborative research work with Dr. Anil Kumar and Dr. P. Dhanumjaya.

  • Other Events

    • January 24, 2019, Mathletes, The Mathematics Association organised an interaction session of first year students with faculty members of the department.

    • November, 01, 2018, Prof. Neena Goveas, Professor in Computer Science and Associate Dean, Academic-Undergraduate Studies, BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa campus, conferred the department level, Ahlfors Seminar Award -2018 to Dr. Amit Setia and Dr. G Shilpa, and she spoke on the occasion.

    • Mathletes association organized Department Week during January 29 - February 3, 2018. The most enthralling event 'Addition' comprised of mathematical aptitude test/competition for the students of Institute and top three winners were awarded with a cash prize up to Rs 4000/.

    • January 23, 2018, Orientation meeting followed by High Tea was held for research scholars of mathematics department. Head, DRC convener and members presented about the roles and duties of research scholars in the growth of the department.

    • January 18, 2018, Mathletes, The Mathematics Association, organized a get-together event of all faculty and students in mathematics followed by dinner. Some talent show events were the part of this function.

    • November 28, 2017, Around 28 second year M.Sc. Mathematics students with two faculty from St. Aloysius College Mangalore visited the department and Dr. Amit Setia gave a presentation on BITS and its PhD program to the visitors. Our faculty colleagues also interacted with the visitors.

    • September 19, 2017, The orientation for first year M.Sc. Mathematics students was held by seniors of all years to explain about scholarships, projects, the application of mathematical concepts learned in other branches, and more about their experiences with mathematics. This event was organized by MATHLETES.

    • September 9, 2017, Mathletes, The Mathematics Association, conducted two hour long special study session in Mathematics-I. Senior students helped the first year students in understanding concepts and solving problems.

    • August 17, 2017, Prof. A. P. Koley, Professor in Chemistry and Associate Dean, Instruction Division, BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa campus, conferred the department level, Ahlfors Seminar Award -2017 to Dr. G. C. Samanta and spoke on the occasion.

    • August 14-15, 2017, Dr. P. Dhanumjaya, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics BITS-Goa conducted a training on FreeFem++ for our students, research scholars and faculty members in DST-FIST lab. The topics covered was: An Introduction to FreeFem++, Steady State Heat Conduction Problem, Transient Heat Conduction Problem, Transient Biharmonic Problem, Stokes driven cavity problem. As many as 20 in-house participants benefited out of it.

    • January 16-21, 2017, Mathletes, The Mathematics Association, organized Department Week. (A report)

    • January 26, 2017, Organized a workshop on Introduction to Graph Theory for students and teachers of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts & Science, Madgao. As many as 48 students and three teachers participated in it.

    • August 26, 2016, Prof. R.N. Saha inaugurated DIST-FIST Scientific Computing Lab of the Department of Mathematics.

    • August 24, 2016, Prof. Ashwin Srinivasan Deputy Director, BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa campus,conferred the department level, Ahlfors seminar award -2016 to Dr. Mayank Goel and addressed the gathering.

    • April 10, 2016, Third Department Day/MATHFEST was celebrated. Prof. S. Arumugam, Member, Program Advisory Committee - Mathematical Sciences, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) was the chief guest. He delivered a special lecture on Srinivasa Ramanujan. A report.

    • August 20, 2015, Prof. G. Raghurama, Former Director, BITS-Pilani Pilani campus,conferred the department level, Ahlfors seminar award -2014 to Dr. Dhanumjaya P and Dr. Manoj Kumar Pandey and delivered a short inspiring speech.

    • The second department day was organized on April 12, 2015 during 9.30 a.m to 10.00 p.m. Students conducted several competitions for the higher secondary school children and around 120 students of 9th-12th level across the various schools/colleges in Goa participated. Prof. Sasikumar P distributed the prizes and gave a inspirational address to the participants on mathematics and mathematicians. MATHLETS association members organized the event under the guidance of Prof. T. Singh.

    • August 19, 2014, Prof. D. M. Kulkarni, Dean-Administration, BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus conferred the departmental award for seminar, Ahlfors seminar award -2014 to Dr Alpesh M Dhorajia and addressed the gathering.

    • February 11, 2014, Prof. Meenakshi Raman, Head Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus conferred the departmental award for seminar, Ahlfors seminar award -2013 to Dr. Jajati K Sahoo and delivered a short address.

    • On the eve of BITS Pilani golden jubilee celebrations 2013-14, Mathematics Department organized Department Day on March 23, 2014. Prof. Govindan Rangarajan, Professor, Department of Mathematics, IISc, Bangalore honored the event as the Chief Guest. (Report)

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Candidates interested in doing Ph.D. in Mathematics, may send their resume to HOD at hod.maths@goa.bits-pilani.ac.in.

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  • Department organized an International Conference on Discrete Mathematics and its Applications to Network Science during July 7-10, 2018. For more details please click here.

  • Department received EMSSF-2017 (Elsevier Mathematical Sciences Sponsorship Fund-2017) fund support of Two Thousand Dollars ($2000) for activities to advance and promote mathematical sciences.

  • Department received DST-FIST project from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to establish Scientific Computing Laboratory.

     

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