2. Natinality : Indian
  3. Present official address with designation: Professor, Department of Mathematics
    Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600036. India.
  4. Broad fields of research interest:
    Functional Analysis and Numerical Analysis.
    Specific areas of involvement:
    Banach Algebras, Operator Theory, Generalized
    Inverses of Linear Operators and their appications to Optimization Problems.

  5. Residential address: B - 01 -01, First Cross Road,
    Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600036. India.
  6. Date of birth: July 23, 1953.
  7. Educational Qualifications: > > >
    Name of degree Subjects Year Marks % University/Institute
    Ph.D. Mathematics 1980 --I. I. T. Bombay
    M.Sc. Mathematics 1976 73.36I. I. T. Bombay
    B.Sc. Mathematics(Principal) Physics, Statistics (Subsidiary) 1974 87.20Pune University
    Title of the thesis: Some problems in real Banach algebras
    Name of the Guide: Prof. B. V. Limaye
  8. Experience:
    Organization Designation From To Duration(Approx.)
    I.I.T. Madras Professor May, 1995 Todate 13 years and 2 months
    I.I.T. Madras Associate Professor Feb, 1993 May 1995 2 years and 3 months
    I.I.T. Madras Assistant Professor July, 1988 Feb. 1993 4 years and 6 months
    I.I.T. Madras Lecturer Aug., 1982 July, 1988 6 years
    Islamiah Inst. of. Tech. Bangalore Assistant Professor Oct, 1981 July, 1982 1 year
    I.I.Sc. Bangalore Research Associate Aug., 1980 Sept., 1981 1 year
  9. Courses taught: Preparatory Course I and II
    B. Tech. : Mathematics I, Mathematics II,
    Mathematics III, Mathematics IV ,
    Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis,
    Complex Variables, Probability and Random Processes,
    Elements of Logic, Statistics.
    M. Sc. : Real Analysis, Real Analysis and Elements of Topology,
    Advanced Calculus, Complex Analysis,
    Functional Analysis, Topology,
    Operator Theory, Advanced Analysis,
    Nonlinear Functional Analysis,
    Approximation Theory, Linear Algebra,
    Algebraic Structures, Applied Algebra.
    M. Tech.: Partial Differential Equations, Mathematics for Electrical Engineers
    Ph. D. : Applied Functional Analysis, Advanced Mathematical Analysis
  10. Any other information:
    • Awardee under the National Science Talent Search Scheme. Year of selection 1971.
    • Awardee under the German Academic Exchange Service(DAAD) Fellowship. Year 1994.
      Visited Tuebingen University as a DAAD Fellow.
    • Publications : One book (published by marcel Dekker Inc. New York, 1992.
      Authors: S. H. Kulkarni and B. V. Limaye)
      54 Research papers and 4 review articles and several popular articles View complete list
    • A recent research paper "Solution of a tridiagonal operator equation" published in Linear Algebra
      and Applications, Volume 414(2006) was included in Science Direct Top 25 Hottest Articles
    • Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews
    • Associate Editor , Journal of Mathematical and Physical Sciences for three years
    • Editor, (jointly with M.N.N. Namboodiri) Proceedings of the International Workshop on
      Linear Algebra, Numerical Functional Analysis and Wavelet Analysis
      held at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, August 6-15, 2001.
      Allied Publishers, 2003.
    • Guest editor(jointly with Sushama Agrawal and T.S.S.R.K. Rao) The Journal of Analysis, Volume 12(2004)
      This volume contains Proceedings of the Eleventh Ramanujan Symposium on
      Recent trends in Operator Theory and Banach Algebras
    • held at Ramanujan Institute of Advanced Study in Mathematics Chennai, March 3-5, 2004.
    • Guest editor(jointly with Rekha Kulkarni, Filomina D. d'Almeida and A. K. Pani) The Journal of Analysis, Volume 14(2006)
      This volume contains Proceedings of the International Conference on
      Topics in Functional and Numerical Analysis(TOFNA-05)
      held at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, December 7-9, 2005.
    • Guided 6 Ph. D. students. At present guiding 2.
    • Supervised 21 M. Sc. dissertations.
    • Local coordinator for the Mathematics Training and Talent Search (MT&TS) Programme 1997, 1998, 1999.
    • Organizing Secretary, One-Day Symposium on Mathematical Methods and Applications, I.I.T. Madras, 1995.
    • Given invited talks at several conferences and workshops