SASTRA University is a Deemed-to-be University that aims to provide value-based higher education to produce good scholars as well as good humans. The university shapes the future of students by fostering a teamwork approach to students as well as faculty members. Read on to know about the recent happenings at the University:
SASTRA University presents Di
stinguished Alumni Excellence Award to its Alumni
Date: January 27, 2020
SASTRA University with immense pride recognizes its Distinguished Alumni for their outstanding service and excellence in their respective fields and for building a resurgent India. The 2019 SASTRA Distinguished Alumni Excellence Award was presented to S. Pazhanikumar, a 1992 Mechanical Engineering graduate, and currently Scientist at DRDO-CVRDE for his outstanding public service and contributing to India's defense.
The 2019 SASTRA Distinguished Alumni Excellence award for Corporate Service was awarded to 1994 Electrical Engineering graduate, Mr.S.V.Ramananm, CEO India and Asia, Intellect Design Arena. Girish Mathroobootham, 1996 Electrical Engg graduate, Founder & CEO of Freshworks, was presented the SASTRA ALUMNI Award for his exceptional entrepreneurial excellence.
All awards were presented in the SASTRA Alumni Global meet, held recently at SASTRA's center in Chennai. The event was presided by the President of SASTRA Alumni Association Mr.Sridhar Gopalan and Dr.S.
England’s Royal Society recognizes SASTRA-Ramanujan Award
Date: December 21, 2019
The Royal Society of England recently featured the SASTRA-Ramanujan Award in its December 2019 Special Issue of The Philosophical Transactions. This issue was released to commemorate the Centenary of Ramanujan's election by publishing a paper titled Ramanujan’s Legacy: The work of SASTRA Prize winners.
“This confirms the prestige of the prize as a journal with a hallowed tradition that published Isaac Newton’s early papers has chosen to publish about the SASTRA-Ramanujan Award winners,” said Prof. Krishnaswami Alladi, Department Chair of Mathematics at the University of Florida and the Chairman of the SASTRA-Ramanujan Award Committee. The award has been globally recognized with 4 of its winners winning the Fields Medal, added Prof. Alladi.
The SASTRA-Ramanujan 2019 Award was presented to Adam Harper of the University of Warwick for his outstanding contributions to the probabilistic number theory. The cash prize of USD 10,000 and a citation was presented by Prof. Ken Ono. Harper was a Ph.D. student of Prof. Ben Green at the University of Cambridge and Green was the 2007 Award winner.
Dr. Harper will deliver the Ramanujan Birthday Commemorative Lecture at SASTRA campus in Kumbakonam and also participate in the International Conference on Number Theory. There will be speakers from the USA, UK, Canada, and India to deliver scientific talks to over 150 delegates from all over the country.