Number Theory Meeting

On Ramanujan’s 135th birth year
[27 Feb to 01 Mar 2023, Outreach Auditorium, IIT Kanpur]

Generously supported by VIBHA, C3i Hub and Ministry of Culture



To commemorate the 135th birth year of Srinivasa Ramanujan, IIT KanpurC3i Hub, VIBHA, and the Ministry of Culture, Government of India will be organising an event from 27 Feb to 01 Mar 2023 at IIT Kanpur in the broad theme of number theory, and its application in computational problems.

Some of the leading experts in the relevant areas will be present in this meeting to discuss their research work.

Young researchers including some PhD students will also be present in this event.

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Prof. U K Anandavardhanan, IIT Bombay 

Prof. Stephan Baier, RKMVERI

Prof. Eknath Ghate, TIFR

Prof. Kiran S Kedlaya, UCSD

Prof. Mrinal Kumar, IIT Bombay/TIFR

Prof. V Kumar Murty, University of Toronto

Prof. Rafael Oliveira, University of Waterloo

Prof. C S Rajan, Ashoka University/TIFR

Prof. Saurabh Kumar Singh, IIT Kanpur

Prof. Michel Waldschmidt, Sorbonne University


Venue: Outreach Auditorium, IIT Kanpur

Feb 28

Time Title Speaker
09:15 - 09:30 Welcome by Director, IITK Prof. Abhay Karandikar
09:30 - 10:30 On the Landau Ramanujan constant: sums of two squares, families of binary forms Prof. Michel Waldschmidt
10:30 - 11:00 Tea
11:00 - 12:00 Galois representations Prof. Eknath Ghate
12:00 - 12:15 Tea
12:15 - 13:15 Fast multivariate multipoint evaluation Prof. Mrinal Kumar
13:15 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 16:00 Zeta functions of algebraic varieties: theory and algorithms Prof. Kiran S Kedlaya
16:00 - 16:30 Tea
16:30 - 17:30 Singular Gauss sums and a non-abelian Polya-Vinogradov theorem Prof. C S Rajan

Mar 01

Time Title Speaker
09:30 - 10:30 Factorization and modular forms Prof. V Kumar Murty
10:30 - 11:00 Tea
11:00 - 12:00 The correlation coefficient in representation theory Prof. U K Anandavardhanan
12:00 - 12:15 Tea
12:15 - 13:15 Computational Variants of the General Lax Conjecture Prof. Rafael Oliveira
13:15 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 16:00 Representations of integers by quadratic forms Prof. Stephan Baier
16:00 - 16:30 Tea
16:30 - 17:30 Circle Method and the Subconvexity Problem Prof. Saurabh Kumar Singh
17:30 - 17:40 Vote of thanks by Project Director C3iHub, IITK Prof. Manindra Agrawal
19:30 Dinner

Titles and abstracts

Feb 27 VIBHA program

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Interested students and postdocs can send their details to with the subject line “Application for Participation: Last Name”.

Please mention in your email the following:

  • Full Name and gender
  • Email ID and institute
  • Course of study: BS/BTech/MS/Mtech/PhD/Postdoc/other (specify)
  • A few sentences on the relevance of this meeting to you.

We have a limited number of seats and confirmation will be sent to selected candidates, who will also receive some financial support.

Deadline — 23:59, 29 January, 2023

Deadline for registration has passed. However, IITK students can register before 23:59, Feb 18.

Confirmation will be sent to selected students.

Registration is closed.

Registered participants

Name Affiliation
Aakash Choudhary IIT Delhi
Abhishek IIT Kanpur
Akanksha Gupta IIT Delhi
Aman Patel IIT Kanpur
Aniket Chakraborty IIT Kanpur
Anindya Ganguly IIT Kanpur
Anokhe Lal Pathak Brahmanand P G College, Kanpur
Ashish Dwivedi IIT Kanpur
B.S. Bhadoria Bundelkhand University Jhansi
Bhargav CS IIT Kanpur
Bikram Misra IIT Delhi
Chaman Kumar Sahu IIT Kanpur
Chandra Kanta Mohapatra IIT Bombay
Diptajit Roy IIT Kanpur
Divyansh Verma IIT Kanpur
Divyanshu Kala IIT Delhi
Farhin IIT Kanpur
Farzan Byramji IIT Kanpur
Himanshi Chanana IIT Kanpur
Himanshu Sharma IIT Delhi
Jyotsna Sharma IIT Delhi
Kushagra Shandilya IIT Bombay
Lalit Vaishya IMSC, CHENNAI
Madhavan V IIT Kanpur
Madhurima Mukhopadhyay IIT Kanpur
Mayank Chaurasiya IIT Kanpur
Mihir Mittal IIT Kanpur
Mohd Harun IIT Kanpur
Palak Narula IIT Ropar
Papiya Sur IIT Kanpur
Pawan Singh Mehta IIT Delhi
Prabhakar Ratipal Yadav ISI Delhi
Pradeep Chahal IIT Kanpur
Prakash Chandra Bundelkhand University Jhansi
Prateek Dwivedi IIT Kanpur
Pronay Kumar karmakar IISER Mohali
Puja Mondal IIT Kanpur
Rahul Seth IIT Kanpur
Rajkamal Nailwal IIT Kanpur
Ravitheja Vangala IIT Kanpur
Rishabh Jain IIT Kanpur
Rishi IIT Kanpur
Rohun Sangam Easwar IIT Kanpur
Ruchi IIT Kanpur
Sagnik Dutta IIT Kanpur
Saheli Dutta ISI Delhi
Sarthak Gupta Ashoka University
Shamik Das HRI Allahabad
Shubham Singh IIT Kanpur
Siddharth Kalra IIT Kanpur
Sohan Ghosh HRI Allahabad
Sonam Garg IIT Ropar
Sourav Das IIT Kanpur
Sparsh Prasad IIT Kanpur
Subham Garai IIT Kanpur
Sudipa Mondal HRI Allahabad
Suraj Singh Khurana IIT Kanpur
Swarnalipa Datta Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Tathagata Mandal Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Tufan Singha Mahapatra IIT Kanpur


Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director IITK

Prof. Manindra Agrawal, CSE IITK and Project Director C3i Hub

Dr. Tanima Hajra, CEO C3i Hub

Prof. Nitin Saxena, CSE IITK

Prof. Sunil K Mishra, VIBHA

Dr. Somnath Jha, MATHS IITK

Dr. Sudhanshu Shekhar, MATHS IITK