Manjul Bhargava - Lecture Series, Techfest 2015, IIT Bombay

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Techfest, IIT Bombay presents one of the greatest minds of our time Professor Manjul Bhargava, an awardee of the Fields Medal also known as the 'Mathematics Nobel'. Professor Bhargava interacts with an audience of young students at Techest, IIT Bombay about 'square values of mathematical expressions, from ancient times to modern day'.
About Professor Manjul Bhargava -
Manjul Bhargava is an Indian-American mathematician. He is the R. Brandon Fradd Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University, the Stieltjes Professor of Number Theory at Leiden University, and also holds Adjunct Professorship at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, and the University of Hyderabad. He is known primarily for his contributions to the number theory.
Bhargava was awarded the Fields Medal in 2014. According to the International Mathematical Union citation, he was awarded the prize for developing powerful new methods in the geometry of numbers, which he applied to count rings of small rank and to bound the average rank of elliptic curves. He has an Erdos number of 2.
Notable awards -
Padma Bhushan (2015)
Fields Medal (2014)
Infosys Prize (2012)
Fermat Prize (2011)
Cole Prize (2008)
Clay Research Award (2005)
SASTRA Ramanujan Prize (2005)
Blumenthal Award (2005)
Hasse Prize (2003)
Morgan Prize (1996)
Hoopes Prize (1996)
Lecture series at Techfest, IIT Bombay has hosted a large number of distinguished personalities from all across the globe like Pranav Mistry, Amartya Sen, Michael Sandel, Rakesh Sharma, Ei-chi-Nageshi, Gordon Day and Kiran Bedi helping to materialize the dreams of thousands of blooming young minds by providing a platform to connect and have an interaction of a lifetime.
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