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Maithili Sharan, Indian mathematician, educator, director. Recipient Gold medal Bhartiya Kala Sansthan, 1989, Young Scientist award Indian National Science Academy, 1984, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Mathematics Sciences award Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1992, Meghanad Saha award in theoretical science University Grants Commission, 2004; Johns Hopkins Society scholar Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.


Sharan, Maithili was born on January 4, 1953 in Kaman, Rajasthan, India. Son of Khem Chand and Ganga Dai.


Bachelor of Science, University Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 1972. Master of Science in Mathematics, University Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, 1982.


Lecturer in mathematics Government College, Nathdwara, Rajasthan, India, 1974-1975. Research fellow, assistant Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1975-1982, lecturer, 1982-1987, senior science officer grade I, 1987-1990, assistant professor, 1990-1995, professor Center Atmospheric Sciences, since 1995, head, 2004—2007. Visiting research fellow University of Technology, Compiegne, France, 1979-1981.

Postdoctoral fellow Johns Hopkins School Medicine, Baltimore, 1986-1987. Visiting scientist University Alabama, Huntsville, 1990, National Institute Resources for Environment, Tsukuba, Japan, 1994. Visiting professor University Alabama, Huntsville, 1995, 96, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1999.

Visiting scientist Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 2000, 01, 05. Visiting professor Ecole Nationale des Ponts Chaussess, Paris, 2003. Visiting professor Institute National Rech.

Informatique et en Automatique, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique Paris, Rocquencourt, France, 2008.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board: Journal Assam Science Society, 2001, Boundary Layer Meteorology, since 2002, Atmospheric Environment, since 2005, Proceedings Indian National Science Academy, since 2006.


Fellow Indian National Science Academy, National Academy of Sciences India, Indian National Academy Engineering. Member Indian Mathematics Society (life), New York Academy of Sciences, Indian Science Congress Association (life).


Married Suman Gupta, May 9, 1984 (deceased). Children: Umang.

Khem Chand

Ganga Dai

Suman Gupta

Umang Sharan