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Research Areas

Algebra, Number Theory and Representation Theory:
  • Algebraic Number Theory, Automorphic Forms, L-Functions and their Special Values, Arithmetic Geometry, Motives, Galois Representations, Analytic Number Theory, Modular Forms
  • Finite Group Theory, Linear Algebraic Groups, Lie Groups & Lie Algebras, Representation Theory of Real, p-Adic and Adelic Groups, Cohomology of Arithmetic Groups
  • Algebraic K-Theory

Analysis and Differential Equations:

  • Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, Nonlinear Analysis, Variational Methods, Shape Optimization
  • Partial Differential Equations on Riemannian manifolds
  • Stochastic Differential Equations
  • Several Variables Complex Analysis
  • Harmonic Analysis on Locally Symmetric Spaces

Geometry and Topology:

  • Algebraic Geometry, Vector Bundles, Motivic Cohomology Triangulated Categories, Real Algebraic Geometry
  • Knot Theory, Low Dimensional Topology
  • Geometric aspects of Locally Symmetric Spaces

Discrete Mathematics:

  • Cryptography, Combinatorics,  Algorithms
  • Statistical Designs,  Software Testing
  • Algebraic Geometric Coding Theory
  • Spectral Graph Theory

Applicable mathematics:

  • Probability Theory, Mathematical Finance,  Dynamic Game Theory
  • Queuing Theory,  Stochastic Control,  Large Deviation Theory
  • Statistical Modeling and Inference, Survival Analysis, Reliability
1. Seminars:
We have regular seminars in Mathematics. Seminars range from elementary exposition on a topic (intended to undergraduate students) to research level topics. Click here for regular updates about seminars and colloquia organized by the mathematics department. For seminars of all disciplines at IISER Pune, click here.

2. Workshops / Symopsia / Conferences:
Various sweminars and worksops are organized regularly in various areas to encourage interactions with other researchers in the field.
  1. Recent Trends in Non-Commutative Algebra, June 19 – 30, 2017
  2. Workshop on Hyperbolic Knot Theory (December 2015)
  3. Course on Econometrics: Modeling Financial Markets (September-October 2015)
  4. Annual Mathematics Symposium
  5. Half-day in-house symposium on Math-Finance (March 2015)
  6. One-day Symposium on K-theory, May 2013
  7. Indo-German Workshop (December 2010)
  8. Algebra Symposium (October 2, 2010)
  9. Workshop on Quantitative Analysis and Modelling in animal Sciences (QAMAS) and National Symposium on Theoretical and Mathematical Biology, October 2009, Yashada, Pune.
  10. Classification of Algebraic groups
 We organise a summer workshop for students every year. The workshop is intended to expose undergraduate students to various areas of Mathematics.
     1.  Summer Workshop in Mathematics 2010
Year-wise accounts of activites of the Mathematics group:
  1. Profile book 2012
  2. Profile book 2013
  3. Profile book 2014
  4. Profile book 2015
Enquiries about mathematics at IISER may be addressed to:  Prof. A. Raghuram ( raghuram  at iiserpune.ac.in )

Faculty Positions
                MoU with CMI: page [1] [2]  [3]                         

Faculty Members
Name Designation Research
Baskar Balasubramanyam Assistant Professor Number Theory
Debargha Banerjee Assistant Professor Automorphic forms, Galois representations, Langlands program, Arithmetic geometry
Rabeya Basu Assistant Professor Algebra
Chandrasheel Bhagwat Assistant Professor Representation theory, Analysis & Geometry of locally symmetric spaces, Number Theory
Mousomi Bhakta Assistant Professor Elliptic PDE, nonlinear analysis, variational methods
Anup Biswas Assistant Professor Controlled diffusion, queuing theory, large deviation theory
Diganta Borah Assistant Professor Several Complex Variables
Anisa Chorwadwala Assistant Professor Shape Optimization Problems
Pranay Goel Associate Professor Mathematical biology. Nonlinear dynamical systems, multiscale methods. Theoretical neuroscience, cardiac physiology, diabetes
Anindya Goswami Assistant Professor Stochastic Control, Mathematical Finance
Amit Hogadi Associate Professor Algebraic geometry
Krishna Kaipa Assistant Professor Algebraic Geometric Coding theory
Tejas Kalelkar Assistant Professor Low dimensional Topology
Ayan Mahalanobis Assistant Professor Public key cryptography, finite group theory
Soumen Maity Associate Professor Combinatorics,cryptography, algorithms, statistical designs, software testing
Vivek Mohan Mallick Assistant Professor Algebraic Geometry
Manish Mishra Assistant Professor Representation theory of p-adic groups, Langlands Program
Rama Mishra Associate Professor Knot theory, low dimensional topology, real algebraic geometry
Supriya Pisolkar Assistant Professor Number Theory
A. Raghuram Professor and Chair, Mathematics Langlands Program, Representations of p-adic and adelic groups and their associated L-functions
Anupam Kumar Singh Associate Professor Linear algebraic groups, Lie algebra, central simple algebras and quadratic forms
Kaneenika Sinha Assistant Professor Analytic number theory, Arithmetic of modular forms
Steven Spallone Associate Professor and Co-Chair, Mathematics Representation Theory
Suneeta Vardarajan Associate Professor Mathematical physics,Relativity, Ricci flow, String theory
Visiting Faculty
Uttara Naik-Nimbalkar Visiting Faculty Statistical modeling and inference, survival analysis, reliability
Adjunct Faculty
S A Katre University of Pune
Sujatha Ramadorai TIFR, Mumbai