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Jyotiprasad Medhi Award in Mathematical Sciences Announced

On the occasion of his birth centenary this year, Jyotiprasad Medhi Award in Mathematical Sciences is announced by his family. Professor Jyotiprasad Medhi was a world renowned scholar in Statistics who was born on 1st July 1924 in Ramdia, Assam. He received his D.Sc. (with Tres Honorable) from the University of Paris (Sorbonne) in 1956 and returned to Assam to teach at Gauhati University where he later became the Head of the Department in Statistics, Dean of Faculty of Science, and Acting Vice-Chancellor. His textbooks on Stochastic Processes and Queueing Theory are widely used for teaching in many academic institutions around the world. He passed away on 3rd February 2017 at the age of 92.

The award will be to honour a mathematical scientist of 40 years of age or younger  who is an academic faculty member in a college or university in Assam with a significant research publication profile.

Interested applicants are asked to submit their application by visiting the site: https://sites.google.com/view/j-medhi-award  for details on how to apply online. The application deadline is 1st May, 2024.

The award is expected to be announced by mid-June and the award is planned to be given on his birth centenary day 1st July 2024 in a birth centenary celebration ceremony.

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