V-P, PM mourn mathematician Seshadri’s dying


New Delhi, July 18

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the dying of eminent mathematician CS Seshadri, saying his work in algebraic geometry might be remembered for generations. Seshadri died in Chennai on Friday.

He was 88. “In the passing away of Prof CS Seshadri, we have lost an intellectual stalwart who did outstanding work in mathematics. His efforts, especially in algebraic geometry, will be remembered for generations,” the PM tweeted. Seshadri started his profession on the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research as one of many first batch of graduate college students.

He moved to Chennai in 1985 to the Institute of Mathematical Sciences. In 1989, he acquired a possibility to begin the School of Mathematics as a part of the SPIC Science Foundation, which has developed into the Chennai Mathematical Institute. — PTI



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