DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, K.U. KURUKSHETRA
(Established by the State Legislature Act XII of 1956)
Department of Mathematics came into existence in the year 1961. Prof. S.D. Chopra was the founder Head of the Department. Since then the Department has made a commendable progress in teaching and research in various branches of Mathematics. It has earned National & International recognition in research in the fields of Mechanics of Solids, Elasticity, Theoretical Seismology, Analysis and Algebra.
The Department has active groups of researcher consisting of teachers and research scholars in Pure and Applied Mathematics. The Department has produced about 100 Ph.D. students who got placement at respectable positions in teaching, research and administrative organizations.
The Department has organized number of Seminars/Symposia conferences with the help of funding agencies like UGC, DST and Others. The Department has also organized summer schools. Number of Research projects funded by UGC/CSIR/DST/NBHM has been completed successfully in the department.
The Department has been supported by the DST under FIST Scheme. The Department gets special assistance from National Board of Higher Mathematics, TIFR, Mumbai for the purchase of books being a Centre of recognition at a National Level.
To be recognized as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for learning, teaching and research in Mathematical Sciences.
To prepare a class of students, with deep and clear understanding of the subject, who can exhibit their knowledge of Mathematics as future teachers, researchers and professionals towards the advancement of the scientific world.
Faculty of the Department-:
The Department has 6 faculty members, four are Professors, two are Associate Professors. The qualification and specialization is listed below: -
Name of the Faculty
Area of Specialization
Prof. M.D. Sharma
M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D., MNASc.
Prof. Anil Kumar Vashisth
Applied Mathematics, Poromechanics, Theoratical Seismology
M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D.
Prof. Vinod Kumar Bhardwaj
Mr. Dalbir Singh
No. of Seats
Scheme of Examination
150 in M.Sc. (P)
150 in M.Sc. (F)
Decided year wise
NUMBER OF STUDENTS ENROLLED
·TEACHING AND RESEARCH LABS
Department of Mathematics has two computing labs for M.Sc. Students and one Research Lab for Research Scholars. In the Teaching labs, the student of M.Sc. Mathematics 1st to 4th Semesters get training for computational techniques in the ‘C’ (ANSI Features) and FORTRAN 95 Programming Languages and in the MATLAB Software. In the Research Lab of the Department two servers, IBM x 3650 Server (24) RACK-XEON-5460 and HCL INFINITI Global Line 2700 BD 2 Server XEON Dual Processor, are available for high end computing. Licensed softwares of MATHCAD & MATLAB are made available to research scholars and teachers in the Research Lab.
The Department has a spacious well stocked Library having more than 11,000 books and 7000 journals. The Department gets an annual grant for the purchase of books and journals from National Board of Higher Mathematics. The grant received last year was Rs.4,50,000/-. Access to the numerous journals is being provided through InfonetProgramme of UGC INFLIBNET.
·Key Research Areas
The Department is a known centre of research in Applied Mathematics, Mechanics of Solids, Theoretical Seismology & Pure Mathematics.
The major Thrust Areas in Applied Mathematics are: -
The Thrust areas in Pure Mathematics are:
Major Achievements/Strong Points of the Department
The Department of Mathematics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetrahasbeen distinct centre of learning in Mathematics in both the fields of Pure & Applied Mathematics. It has earned a good reputation at the National Level for its contribution to teaching and research in different branches of Mathematics.
Future Plans of the Department
The Future plans of the Department of Mathematics are as follows: -