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Hansraj Gupta

Hansraj Gupta, Pakistani mathematician, researcher in number theory, lecturer. award Delhi chapter Math. Fellow Indian National Science Academy (delegate Congress Mathematicians, Vancouver, Canada 1974), National Academy of Sciences India (honorary); member Indian Science Congress Association (life.

Background

  • Gupta, Hansraj was born on October 9, 1902 in Rawalpindi, India (now Pakistan). Son of Aggarwal Jati Ram and Aggarwal Bhagirathi Devi.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy. in Mathematics, Panjab University, 1936.

    Career

    • Lecturer in mathematics State College, Bahawalpur, India, 1926-1928, Government College, Hoshiarpur, Panjab, India, 1928-1945. Professor mathematics University College, Hoshiarpur, 1945-1958. Professor mathematics, chairman departments mathematics and computation Panjab University, Chandigarh, 1958-1966, honorary professor mathematics, since 1966, director Centre for Advanced Study in Mathematics, 1960-1966.

      Visiting professor University Colorado, Boulder, 1962-1963, University Arizona, Tucson, 1966, University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1970-1971. Member board reviewers Mathematics Revs., since 1940.

    Works

    • Author: Tables of Partitions, 1939, expanded edition, 1958. Symmetric Functions in the Theory of Integral Numbers, 1940. Representations of Primes by Quadratic Forms, 1960.

      Selected Topics in Number Theory, 1980. Also textbooks, monographs and research papers in mathematics journals. References to his work included in many standard mathematics books and encyclopedias Recipient medal and Merit certified for Perpetual Calendar, British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, 1923.

      Award Delhi chapter Mathematics Association, 1979.

    Membership

    Fellow Indian National Science Academy (delegate Congress Mathematicians, Vancouver, Canada 1974), National Academy of Sciences India (honorary). Member Indian Science Congress Association (life.

    Connections

    • Married and widowed 3 times, 5 children.
    • father: Aggarwal Jati Ram
    • mother: Aggarwal Bhagirathi Devi
    • spouse: and widowed 3 times
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    Born October 9, 1902
    Nationality

    Award