M. S. Narasimhan

• The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of Professor M. S. Narasimhan.

About:

• Mudumbai Seshachalu Narasimhan (1932 – 2021) was an Indian mathematician.

• He is known, along with C. S. Seshadri, for their proof of the Narasimhan–Seshadri theorem, which says that a holomorphic vector bundle over a Riemann surface is stable if and only if it comes from an irreducible projective unitary representation of the fundamental group.

• He headed the research group in Mathematics at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste. He was a honorary fellow at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Awards:

• He has been the only Indian to receive the King Faisal International Prize in the field of science.

• Spirit of Salam award (2020)

• Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (1975)

• Padma Bhushan (1990)

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