The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program Nov. 1 recognized 23 Indian and Indian American members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.
Named were Shreeram Abhyankar of Purdue University, Krishnaswami Alladi of the University of Florida, R. Balasubramanian of The Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Chennai, Manjul Bhargava of Princeton University, and Vivek Shripad Borkar of the Indian Institute of Technology.
Also recognized were Komaravolu Chandrasekharan of the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Chandrashekhar Khare of the University of California at Los Angeles, Shrawan Kumar of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Venkatramani Lakshmibai of Northeastern University, and Raman Parimala of Emory University.
Others honored included Anand Pillay of the University of Leeds, Gopal Prasad of the University of Michigan, Madabusi S. Raghunathan of the Indian Institute of Technology, Arun Ram of the University of Melbourne, Dinakar Ramakrishnan of the California Institute of Technology, and Dwijendra K. Ray-Chaudhuri of Ohio State University at Columbus. Honored as well were Conjeeveram Srirangachari Seshadri of the Chennai Mathematical Institute, Vasudevan Srinivas of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bhama Srinivasan of the University of Illinois at Chicago, Prasad V. Tetali of the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Veeravalli S. Varadarajan of the University of California at Los Angeles. Rounding out the list were Srinivasa S.R. Varadhan of New York University’s Courant Institute, and Tyakal N. Venkataramana of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.