Indian-origin mathematician, wife give $1 million to US university
Friday, March 8, 2019, 7:52 AM
An India-born mathematician and his wife have given $1 million to an American university to establish a professorship honouring legendary Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. The new position aims to honour the genius Ramanujan, who made substantial contributions to mathematics in the early 1900s. Varadarajan has a PhD in Mathematics from Calcutta University and Master's in Math and Statistics from the University of Madras.
University of Madras a model for the country: President
Saturday, May 5, 2018, 5:39 PM
President Ram Nath Kovind hailed the University of Madras as a "model" for the country, saying it was institutions such as these that people turned to for direction and leadership. Delivering the 160th convocation address at the prestigious Madras University, he said, "Our country is seeking to meet opportunities as well as challenges of the fourth industrial revolution of robotics, genomics, and artificial intelligence".