Person: Srinivasan, Bhama
Bhama Srinivasan is an Indian-born mathematician who has worked in England and America and is known for her work in the representation theory of finite groups.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Srinivasan attended an all-girls' High School in Madras and soon mathematics became her favourite subject.
- Srinivasan now had an opportunity to continue her mathematical development by registering as a Ph.D. student at Manchester.
- Srinivasan was awarded a Ph.D. by the University of Manchester in 1960 after submitting her thesis Problems on Modular Representations of Finite Groups.
- After the award of her doctorate, Srinivasan remained in England where she was appointed to the University of Keele, Staffordshire.
- Srinivasan was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the National Research Council of Canada which funded her visit to the University of British Columbia in 1965-66.
- In 1980 Srinivasan moved to Chicago when she was appointed as a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
- In 1990 Srinivasan was invited to give the prestigious Noether lecture to the Association for Women in Mathematics.
Born 22 April 1935, Madras, (now Chennai) India.
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Group Theory, Origin India, Women
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