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S G Dani

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Citizenship  Indian
Residence  Mumbai
Name  S. Dani

Institutions  Mumbai
Nationality  Indian
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Fields  Lie group, ergodic theory
Alma mater  University of MumbaiTIFR
Notable awards  Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology
Education  Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, University of Mumbai

Doctoral advisor  M. S. Raghunathan

Born  3 June 1947 (age 74 years), Belagavi

Similar  Yakov Sinai, Anatoly Vershik, Sujatha Ramdorai

S G Dani delivers History of Mathematics lecture - Diophantine Arithmetic


Shrikrishna Gopalrao Dani is a Professor of mathematics at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai who works in the broad area of Ergodic theory.

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Education

He did a Masters from the University of Mumbai in 1969. He then joined the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai for a PhD and was awarded the same in 1975. After that, he joined TIFR as the faculty. He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study during 1976-77 and 1983-84.

Administration

He has been a member of the NBHM since 1996 and was the Chairman of the NBHM. He is also the Chairman, Commission for Development and Exchange (CDE) of International Mathematical Union, for the period 2007‐10. He has served as Editor of Proceedings (Math. Sci.) of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore for many years since 1987.

Awards and recognition

Dani was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in 1990. He received the Third World Academy of Sciences prize in 2007. He was invited to give a talk at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Zurich, Switzerland in 1994. He is also a recipient of the 2007 TWAS Prize.

References

S. G. Dani Wikipedia