The department is active in research in most areas of pure and applied mathematics, including algebra and number theory, analysis, discrete mathematics, geometry/topology, mathematical finance, numerical analysis, partial differential equations, probability, representation theory, and time-series analysis.


The department has a Ph.D. programme as well as an integrated Ph.D. programme. The department participates in the undergraduate programme of IISc: undergraduate students can opt for mathematics as a major or a minor.

News & Announcements

  • New Faculty Member

    The department welcomes Dr. Muna Naik as an Assistant Professor. His research interests lie in harmonic analysis.

  • Microsoft AI Research Program

    Professor Siddhartha Gadgil has been selected for the Microsoft Accelerate Foundation Models Research Program (Fall 2023).

  • Promotion

    Dr. R. Venkatesh has been promoted to Associate Professor.


Contact: +91 (80) 2293 2711, +91 (80) 2293 2265 ;     E-mail: chair.math[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
Last updated: 11 Dec 2023