Mathematician Amalendu Krishna of TIFR wins Ramanujan prize

Q.  The Ramanujan Prize for 2015 has been won by Mr. Amalendu Krishna of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. He is a/an _________.
- Published on 27 Aug 15

a. Social Scientist
b. Mathematician
c. Environmentalist
d. Economist

ANSWER: Mathematician
He has been recognised for outstanding contributions in the area of algebraic K-theory, algebraic cycles and the theory of motives. The prize is awarded jointly by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy, the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, and the International Mathematical Union (IMU) to a person under 45 working in a developing country.

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