A two days' national conference on 'Recent Advances in Mathematics' was held today at Brig Rajinder Singh Auditorium, Central University of Jammu (CUJ), wherein Prof. AP Singh, former Vice Chancellor, Central University of Rajasthan, was the key note speaker.
CUJ, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ashok Aima, in his presidential address, spoke about utility of Mathematics in other sciences and day to day life situations.
He laid emphasis on latest developments in the field of mathematics in US and other countries as they are using Mathematics extensively in other fields of sciences. He also lauded the role Department of Mathematics in organizing the event.
Prof. AP Singh appraised the audience about the field medal, Abel Prize and other prizes which are awarded in Mathematics.
Prof. S Ueki, Tokai University, Japan, appreciated the department for inviting him for a period of four weeks in the department.
Inaugural function ended with the presentation of vote of thanks by Dr. Sanjay Kumar, organizing secretary of the conference.
In the technical session, a total of seven invited lectures were delivered and eight research papers were presented by the scholars from different universities and colleges of the country.
Earlier, Mathematics Department Head, Dr. Ajay Sharma and Prof. S.D. Sharma, former Head and founder of Mathematics Department, also highlighted the achievements of the department.