Colloquium abstracts

M. Ram Murty
Queen's University, Canada
December 8, 2011

The Mathematical Legacy of Srinivasa Ramanujan:  The Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan was largely self-taught and emerged from extreme poverty to become one of 20th century's influential mathematicians. In this talk, I will give a panoramic view of his essential contributions and how they are shaping mathematics of this century.