The School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Hyderabad celebrated “National Mathematics Day” on 22nd December, 2021 to commemorate the 134th Birth Centenary of the legendary Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. The programme was held for the first time in a hybrid mode at C V Raman Auditorium following Covid Protocols and also by providing an online link. The programme was compered by Ms. K. Divya.
The event began with the traditional lighting of the lamp and address by the Dean of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Prof. R. Radha.
Dr. T. Suman Kumar (Associate Professor, SMS) gave a talk “On some identities of S. Ramanujan”.
Research scholar Mr. Prince Bharti gave a talk on ICTP Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians with details of the Mathematicians who won the Ramanujan prize.
A quiz competition was conducted for the audience present in the event where the Master’s students and research scholars of the School actively participated. The students who secured the first three places in the competition were given prizes as a token of appreciation.
Research scholar Ms. Amrinder Kaur narrated the biography of Srinivasa Ramanujan which was enacted, based on some events of Ramanujan’s life, by two research scholars Mr. Sachin Sachdeva in the role of Srinivasa Ramanujan and Mr. Venkatasubbareddy in the role of Prof. Hardy. They brilliantly portrayed the exchange of letters between Hardy and Ramanujan and a few other communications.