Name Raman Parimala Fields Algebra | Role Mathematician Parents Brahmarshi Subhash Patri | |

Doctoral students Sujatha RamdoraiSuresh Venapally Notable awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (1987) Similar People Ramaiyengar Sridharan, Sujatha Ramdorai, Brahmarshi Subhash Patri | ||

Residence United States of America Doctoral advisor Ramaiyengar Sridharan |

**Raman Parimala** (born 21 November 1948) is an Indian mathematician known for her contributions to algebra. She is the Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor of mathematics at Emory University. For many years, she was a professor at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai.

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## Background

Parimala was born and raised in Tamil Nadu, India. She studied in Saradha Vidyalaya Girls' High School and Stella Maris College at Chennai. She received her M.Sc. from Madras University (1970) and Ph.D. from the University of Mumbai (1976); her advisor was R. Sridharan from TIFR.

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Parimala was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Zurich in 1994 and gave a talk *Study of quadratic forms — some connections with geometry*. She gave a plenary address *Arithmetic of linear algebraic groups over two dimensional fields* at the Congress in Hyderabad in 2010.