Wednesday, October 20

Famous Mathematician MS Narasimhan Passed Away At The Age Of 88

  • The famous mathematician MS Narasimhan Passed Away on 16th May, Sunday. 
  • He was well-known for the Narasimhan-Seshadri theorem, the mathematician was the only Indian to receive the King Faisal International Prize in the field of science.
  • He was being Graduated from Loyola College, Chennai, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay.  
  • Narasimhan had also obtained a Ph.D. from Mumbai University. Although the cause of death is yet to be identified. He was 88 years old.

  • Even Though The prime minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi has expressed condolences for him on social media, that “Professor M. S. Narasimhan will be remembered as an exemplary mathematician, who made a phenomenal impact worldwide. He also made a mark for his work beyond mathematics. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti.”
  • Therefore, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal took the help of Twitter and expressed his sadness and grief. As he wrote, “Saddened by the demise Shri M.S. Narasimhan Ji. He was a great Mathematician and will be remembered as the only Indian to receive the King Faisal International Prize in the field of science. Condolences to his family and friends.”

  • In 1992, he went to the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, where he headed the research group in mathematics. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. 

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  • He is a recipient of the Bhatnagar Prize in 1975, the Third World Academy Award for Mathematics in 1987, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society, London. In 2006 he was a recipient of the King Faisal International Prize for Science.

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