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Prof. U. Narayana Singh

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Vice Chancellor

University of Delhi
 
Background

Employment History

  • Pro-Vice Chancellor
    University of Delhi
  • Founder President
    The Indian Society for History of Mathematics
  • Professor
    The Indian Society for History of Mathematics
  • Position, Higher Education Set-Up
    Madhya Pradesh University Grants Commission
  • Vice Chancellor
    University of Allahabad
  • Sorbonne
Web References
ISHM | About
www.indianshm.com, 20 Dec 2006 [cached]
The Indian Society for History of Mathematics was founded by the late Professor Udita Narayana Singh in the year 1978.Professor Singh was born on August 4, 1917 in the District of Varanasi.His early student life and a significant part of his formative years as a mathematician were spent at the Allahabad University, then famed as 'Oxford of the East'.
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None other than E. C. Titchmarsh, FRS, who called Singh "an extremely talented mathematician", praised the thesis in superlative terms.
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U. N. Singh then proceeded to the Sorbonne (University of Paris) where he worked under the guidance of the renowned mathematician Szolem Mandelbrojt and obtained the state D.Sc. with mention 'tres honorable' in 1954.
An enlightened educationist and mathematician, his contributions are memorable.Numerous honours came his way but he remained the most unassuming of persons.He served with distinction the cause of mathematics and education in numerous capacities.At the time of his untimely death he was on the Madhya Pradesh University Grants Commission where he was instrumental in ushering in a quiet revolution in the higher education set-up of the state.As the Vice Chancellor of the University of Allahabad he was acclaimed as an administrative genius.As Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Delhi, and its Vice Chancellor for a time, he was responsible for several innovations that substantially improved the working of several institutions in India.
His work and his life were characterized by an unwavering pursuit of excellence and rectitude.He was responsible for uplifting the standards of the Department of Mathematics at University of Delhi leading to the international standards.His interests were wide and deep.His profound knowledge of Sanskrit, of the Vedas and of Indian philosophy and culture helped him in having a deep understanding and appreciation of Ancient Indian Mathematics.He foresaw the need and importance to accord the History of Mathematics-in particular the history of Indian mathematics-its rightful place in the context of the country's growth and development.As founder President of the Indian Society for History of Mathematics, he took keen interest in its growth and development.
ISHM | About
www.indianshm.com, 19 July 2003 [cached]
The Indian Society for History of Mathematics was founded by the late Professor Udita Narayana Singh in the year 1978.Professor Singh was born on August 4, 1917 in the District of Varanasi.His early student life and a significant part of his formative years as a mathematician were spent at the Allahabad University, then famed as ,Oxford of the East,.
...
None other than E. C. Titchmarsh, FRS, who called Singh ,an extremely talented mathematician,, praised the thesis in superlative terms.U. N. Singh then proceeded to the Sorbonne (University of Paris) where he worked under the guidance of the renowned mathematician Szolem Mandelbrojt and obtained the state D.Sc. with mention ,tres honorable, in 1954.
An enlightened educationist and mathematician, his contributions are memorable.Numerous honours came his way but he remained the most unassuming of persons.He served with distinction the cause of mathematics and education in numerous capacities.At the time of his untimely death he was on the Madhya Pradesh University Grants Commission where he was instrumental in ushering in a quiet revolution in the higher education set-up of the state.As the Vice Chancellor of the University of Allahabad he was acclaimed as an administrative genius.As Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Delhi, and its Vice Chancellor for a time, he was responsible for several innovations that substantially improved the working of several institutions in India.
His work and his life were characterized by an unwavering pursuit of excellence and rectitude.He was responsible for uplifting the standards of the Department of Mathematics at University of Delhi leading to the international standards.His interests were wide and deep.His profound knowledge of Sanskrit, of the Vedas and of Indian philosophy and culture helped him in having a deep understanding and appreciation of Ancient Indian Mathematics.He foresaw the need and importance to accord the History of Mathematics-in particular the history of Indian mathematics-its rightful place in the context of the country,s growth and development.As founder President of the Indian Society for History of Mathematics, he took keen interest in its growth and development.
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