K. S. Chandrasekharan

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Komaravolu Chandrasekharan
Komaravolu Chandrasekharan MFO 1987.jpg
Born(1920-11-21)21 November 1920
Died13 April 2017(2017-04-13) (aged 96)
Zurich
ResidenceZurich area
CitizenshipIndian-Swiss
Alma materMadras University
Known forAdministrative intellect, Mathematics [Analytic Number Theory and Mathematical Analysis]
AwardsRamanujan Medal 1966, Padma Shri 1959, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award 1963,
Scientific career
FieldsNumber theory
InstitutionsTIFR, ETH Zurich
Doctoral advisorK. Ananda Rau
Doctoral studentsC. S. Seshadri
M. S. Narasimhan

Komaravolu S. Chandrashekhar (21 November 1920 – 13 April 2017)[1] was an Indian-Swiss professor at ETH Zurich.[2] He was a founding faculty member of School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). He was known for his work in number theory and summability and was given numerous awards including Padma Shri, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, Ramanujan Medal, and Honorary fellow of TIFR.

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  1. "Some Famous Indian Scientists" (PDF). Mumbai, India: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Science Popularisation and Public Outreach Committee. 14 November 2004. p. 12. Retrieved 26 May 2009.
  2. Komaravolu Chandrashekhar

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