University Department of Mathematics

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The University department of mathematics of B.R.Ambedkar Bihar University has grown from the mathematics department of L.S.College Muzaffarpur, now a constituent unit of this university.L.S. college, Muzaffarour was a degree college teaching mathematics upto B.A/B.SC.(Hons.) standered till June 1950.Post Graduate teaching in Mathematics was started ,right from its inception L.S.College has been an important centre for learning in north Bihar. During the preindependence days, this college was managed and maintained by the Government of Bihar and was affliated to Patna University, Patna until 1952.When University of Bihar was established in 1952,L.S College became a constituent unit of this University. Department of Mathematics of L.S.College, Muzaffarpur functioned as the Department of Mathematics of this nascent University .The department was then headed by Prof. S.D.Upadhaya an eminent scholar of Mathematics.In july 1957 he went on Oversease Scholarship to Cambridge and fell victim of the cruel claws of death.

In July 1953 Late Dr. R.Shukla joined the Department as its head.This department is indebted to him who actually gave shape and direction to the alround development of the department right from its infancy.He was responsible for initiating research activity not only in the department but also in the other parts of the state.In 1963  Dr. K.D.P Siha succeded Prof.R.Shukla .During the tenure of Dr.K.D.P Sinha the department could have its own campus and Building.His tenure was marked by the development of the department in different area of applied mathematics.In 1980 Dr.R.B Singh succeeded him.During the tenure of Dr.R.B.Singh the department was deeply involved in research activities in the field of Celestial Mechanics ,Space Dynamics and Stability theory .Dr.R.B.Singh has the credit of organizing ,the 59th annual conference of Indian Mathematical society in 1993 successfully.Dr.S.N.Jha joined as head,Department of Mathematics in November 2000.PGDCA course in computer science was starting in his tenure.Dr.B.Ishwar joined as head Department of Mathematics on first January 2004.He successfully completed the DST project for 9 lacs and one UGC project for Rs.1,50,000.D.S.T ,Govt. of India has sanctioned another project for Rs.17,32,000 with one RA and two JRF.The project started from 16 February 2004 for three years. He is a COSPAR associate since July 2000 for five years.He attended COSPAR metting in Warsaw,Poland in July 2000 and Houston,U.S.A in October 2002.He will attend COSPAR metting in Paris in July 2004.


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