Ganesh Prasad

Mathematician, Author

1876 – 1935

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Who was Ganesh Prasad?

Ganesh Prasad was an Indian mathematician who specialized in the theory of potentials, theory of functions of a real variable, Fourier series and the theory of surfaces. He was trained at the Universities of Cambridge and G├Âttingen and on return to India he helped develop the culture of mathematical research in India. The mathematical community of India considers Ganesh Prasad as the Father of Mathematical Research in India. He was also an educator taking special interest in the advancement of primary education in the rural areas of India.

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Born
Nov 15, 1876
Ballia
Ethnicity
  • Kayastha
Profession
Education
  • University of Calcutta
  • Allahabad University
Died
Mar 9, 1935
Agra

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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