Honouring the legendary Indian Mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujam, an Indian-born eminent mathematician and his wife have given $1million to an American University to establish professorship.
The mathematics professor emeritus VS Varadarajan and his wife Veda have given away the amount to University of California, (Los Angeles) (UCLA)
Srinivasa Ramanujam was the Indian mathematician of 1900s whose contributions to the theory of numbers include pioneering discoveries of the properties of the partition function.
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The new post will help attract visiting faculty members in Visiting Faculty members in Varadarajan’s specialisations of automorphic forms, an important concept in number theory and representative theory, which has been related to elementary particles and quantum physics.