Hyderabad: ‘Mathematics Everywhere’ the 3-day International Conference inaugurates at GITAM
Mathematics makes our lives easier because there is mathematics in everything, said Prof. Ch.Gopal Reddy, Vice-Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda. He was greased as the chief guest in the inaugural session of a three-day International Conference on ‘Mathematical Sciences and Emerging Applications in Technology’ (ICMSEAT-2022) at GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad today. This was organized by the Department of Mathematics, GITAM School of Science in association with the Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Society for Mathematical Science (APTSMS).
The unique position of mathematics as the art of pure thought and at the same time as a universally applicable science, said Prof. Gopal Reddy. Mathematics has developed into a tool so sophisticated that most people do not even notice its omnipresence in our lives, he added.
Now, in every area the application of mathematics is there, even in life sciences, health care systems, commerce and business, and we cannot imagine technology without the usage of mathematics, he opined.
He said that, in India, since the ancient times zero was invented and people write the ‘Panchangas’ by predicting the eclipse with the exact time by using the mathematic knowledge only. Astrology and Astronomy also there with the mathematical applications, the VC added.
Prof. N.Kishan, President, APTSMS graced as the guest of honor and said that without mathematics and realistic problems it is not possible to develop in the scientific way in Science and Engineering. He spoke the history of APTSMS and its activities.
Prof. D.S.Rao, Pro Vice-Chancellor, GITAM, Hyderabad delivered the welcome note and he said that the conference would help to identify the areas of further research. He felicitated the guests and released the conference souvenir on this occasion.
The engineers are forced to learn the mathematics, without that they are not able to progress much, opined Prof. G.P.Rajasekhar, IIT Kharagpur.
Prof. B.M.Naidu, Convenor informed that about 200 delegates registered their names across the country to present their research papers in this three-day conference. Dr. Siva Reddy Sheri, another Convenor proposed the vote of thanks.
Prof. Dattatri K.Nagesha, Principal, School of Science; Dr. M.Reza, HoD, Mathematics; Dr. P.Narasimha Swamy and Dr. Mallikarjuna Reddy, Organizing Secretaries were also present on this occasion.