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Mathematics

Year of Establishment : 1969
Dr. N.R. Satapathy
(HOD)
Name : Dr. N.R. Satapathy
Designation : Reader
Qualification : Ph. D
Total Teaching Exp. : 26 Years

Message of the H.O.D

The Department of Mathematics has completed 43 years of its existence contributing significantly to the mathematics education and cultivation in this part of the country. It is known by its alumnii, who are teaching at all most all reputed National Institutes like IISc, NISER, IISER, Central Universities,  IIT’s, NIT’s  and other universities of the country. The eminent  faculty members who have retired from  this institution are Prof. G. Das, Prof. S. Pattanayak, Prof. B.B. Panda, Prof.(Mrs.) I.L.Sukla, Prof. C.K. Mohapatra, Late Prof. G. Mohanty. Those  who left the institution earlier to join other institutions are Prof. R.N. Mohapatra, Prof. J.Sinharoy, Late Prof. (Mrs.)S.L.Mishra, Prof. A.K. Mishra, Prof. (Ms.) N.Das. The present thrust  areas of research in the  department are Functional analysis, Fourier series,  probability,  Geometric function theory, Differential equations, Differential Geometry and Geometry of Hamiltonian systems. Our students regularly qualify in national tests like NET/GATE/NBHM etc.. Earlier Dr. C.K. Mohapatra initiated many Olympiad camps in the state. MTTS level-O  programme was also organized here.  Our Library is funded by NBHM. Lastly it is a matter of great pride that Prof. Gadadhar Mishra , presently working in IISC, Bangalore was awarded prestigious  SS Bhatnagar award, who is an alumnus of this department. We are determined to continue to contribute to the mathematics in this area.

Infrastructure Facilities Available

Sl.No Facilities Major Equipments availablet
1 Building The department has its own class rooms, Laboratories, Library and Colloquium.
2 Teaching Laboratory Two Computer Laboratories having more than 30 terminals and Internet facility.
3 Computer  laboratory Two Computer Laboratories having more than 30 terminals and Internet facility.
4 Seminar Library Seminar Library funded by NBHM has more than 5000 books
5 Visulizer  
6 LCD Projector  
7 Overhead Projector  

 

Overseas Countries Visited by the Faculty Members during the Last Five Year

Sl.No Name Country visited Purpose Period of visit
1 Dr. P. Gochhayat    Nelson Mandela Metropolitan university, South Africa To deliver a talk in the Joint International Congress of South Africa and American Mathematical Society 29th nov – 3rd Dec. 2011.
2 Dr. A.K.Tripathy University of Patras

Patras,

To deliver a talk in the International Conference on Differential Equations,Difference Equations and Special Functions 3rd Sept. to 7th Sept.2012

Placement Record of the Students,if any

The alumnii of this department are well placed academically. Some have become Directors or Vice- Chancellors of various institutes and universities. Few students have done their PhD abroad and have settled in academics there. Prof Gadadhar Mishra who is now in IISc Bangalore has been awarded the prestigious SS Bhatanagar award. Four are faculty member in IISER,ISI,NISER MATSC etc. and six are faculty in IITS. More than 15 are working in NIT’s , State Universities and similar institutes. Hundreds have joined degree colleges and engineering colleges in the state as well as out side the state . Some have joined software industries also. This list is not exhaustive and we are trying to update our alumnii record.

MoUs and Special Information (If any)

  • Dr. P.Gochhayat is on study leave from August 2012 for two years for his post doctoral work at University of Pretoria, South Africa.

 
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