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Department of Mathematics

Established in 1959 along with the Institute, the Department of Mathematics has taken the responsibility of teaching Mathematics courses to B.Tech., M. Tech. (other than IMSC), Dual Degree in ED, M.Sc. and Ph.D students of the Institute. The department has previously set up a network together with AG Technomathematik, Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern, Germany in the areas of applied mathematics and mathematical modelling to conduct annual workshops, faculty/student exchanges as well as joint modelling seminars.

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Message From the Head of Department

V Vetrivel

It is the Diamond Jubilee of IIT Madras and the Department of Mathematics is proud to showcase its achievements through all these years.
To begin with, to highlight its international reputation, one may point to the fact that the Department has been in the Top 200 Mathematics departments according to the QS World Rankings, ever since its inception. Over the years, time and again, the Department has demonstrated its achievements, through continuous and consistent efforts in contributing to the growth and development of mathematics, both in India and abroad. The main objectives of the Department have been to pursue high quality research, to train young minds to nurture their skills in mathematics, and to serve the needs of the society in particular and the country at large, by means of applying the knowledge of mathematics necessa...

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