Published On : Mon, Jan 20th, 2014

Fundamental research must in Maths as it is investment for long term success: Jurgensen


“Potential of Applied Maths has been hidden since the past long time,” says Helmurt Jurgensen (Canada), an expert of Mathematics at the “International  Conference on Recent Adavnces in Mathematics” being organized by the Department of Mathematics , Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur university.

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“Most of us, except a few who find mathematics easy and interesting, scorn mathematics as it is a hard, difficult and problematic subject. At least, that is how we perceive mathematics in our childhood, giving equal importance to applied mathematics as necessary as it is to pure mathematics, both play a vital role in their field of expertise,” said Prof Jayanta Bhattacharya from Harishchandra institute, Allahabad at the “International  Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematics”  held at Gurunanak  Bhavan on January 20, 2014. The Conference is being organized by the Department of Mathematics , Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur university (RTMNU).

Delegates including professors of Maths and Mathematicians from across India and abroad are attending the 3-day Conference to be held from January 20 to 23. The conference schedule includes plenary talks, invited talks on current areas of research followed by a large number of paper and poster presentations. The conference aims to promote, encourage, discuss the latest developments and research in the field of Mathematics and its applications and bring together researchers in the different fields .

The chief guest of the inaugural function  Helmurt Jurgensen (Canada), said “Potential of Applied Maths has been hidden since the past long time. Fundamental research is very necessary in Maths, it is an investment for the long term success.”

Speaking at the conference, Dr Vilas Sapkal, Vice Chancellor, RTMNU, said, “Maths has made it possible to express huge knowledge and data in smallest possible equation.  The Conference will encourage and inspire the students and the teachers to undertake advanced learning and enlighten the faculty to accelerate their efforts in achieving the desired quality in higher education,” the Vice Chancellor said.

Mayor Anil Sole, addressing the gathering said, “Maths is the King of all subjects. Scope of Maths has been very widely spread and it is a universal language.”