Vidya pays tributes to late Prof K S S Nambooripad, a little known mathematical genius from Kerala
The organisers of the ongoing AICTE Sponsored Two-week FDP on CAS in the MCA Dept of VIdya, organised a brief ceremony on 6 January 2020 in the MCA Dept to pay tributes to Prof K S S Nambooripad who passed away on 4 January 2020.
On the occasion, Dr V N Krishnachandran (Prof and Head, MCA Dept) spoke about the mathematics of K S S Nambooripad and also about his efforts to popularise the TeX/LaTeX software in India. Dr Satheesh S (Prof, AS Dept) reminisced about his pleasant memories of several interactions with Nambooripad.
All present payed tributes by observing a minute’s silence.
Know more about K S S Nabooripad
- Wikipedia article on K S S Nambooripad
- Kerala Maths genius yet to get his due at home
- Mathematician KSS Namboodiripad dead
- KSSN: A Venerable Silent Mathematician
- John Meakin and A. R. Rajan, “Tribute to K.S.S. Nambooripad”, Semigroup Forum, January 2015.