18 Notable alumni of
Indian Statistical Institute
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Indian Statistical Institute is 2427th in the world, 602nd in Asia, and 66th in India by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 18 notable alumni from Indian Statistical Institute sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

Subramanian Swamy
 Occupations
 authorpoliticianeconomist
 Biography

Subramanian Swamy is an Indian politician, economist and statistician. Before joining politics, he was a professor of Mathematical Economics at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He is known for his Hindu nationalist views. Swamy was a member of the Planning Commission of India and was a Cabinet Minister in the Chandra Shekhar government. Between 1994 and 1996, Swamy was Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and International Trade under former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao. Swamy was a longtime member of the Janata Party, serving as its president until 2013 when he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has written on foreign affairs of India dealing largely with China, Pakistan and Israel. He was nominated to Rajya Sabha on 26 April 2016 for a sixyear term, ending on 24 April 2022.

Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao
 Enrolled in Indian Statistical Institute
 Studied in 19401941
 Occupations
 statisticianeconomistmathematicianuniversity teacher
 Biography

Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao was an IndianAmerican mathematician and statistician. He was professor emeritus at Pennsylvania State University and Research Professor at the University at Buffalo. Rao was honoured by numerous colloquia, honorary degrees, and festschrifts and was awarded the US National Medal of Science in 2002. The American Statistical Association has described him as "a living legend” whose work has influenced not just statistics, but has had far reaching implications for fields as varied as economics, genetics, anthropology, geology, national planning, demography, biometry, and medicine." The Times of India listed Rao as one of the top 10 Indian scientists of all time.

Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan
 Occupations
 university teacherstatisticianmathematician
 Biography

Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan, is an Indian American mathematician. He is known for his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in particular for creating a unified theory of large deviations. He is regarded as one of the fundamental contributors to the theory of diffusion processes with an orientation towards the refinement and further development of Itô’s stochastic calculus. In the year 2007, he became the first Asian to win the Abel Prize.

Neena Gupta
 Born in
 India
 Occupations
 mathematician
 Biography

Neena Gupta is a professor at the Statistics and Mathematics Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata. Her primary fields of interest are commutative algebra and affine algebraic geometry.

Sourav Chatterjee
 Occupations
 statisticianacademicmathematicianuniversity teacher
 Biography

Sourav Chatterjee is an Indian mathematician, specializing in mathematical statistics and probability theory. Chatterjee is credited with work on the study of fluctuations in random structures, concentration and superconcentration inequalities, Poisson and other nonnormal limits, firstpassage percolation, Stein's method and spin glasses. He has received a Sloan Fellowship in mathematics, Tweedie Award, Rollo Davidson Prize, Doeblin Prize, Loève Prize, and Infosys Prize in mathematical sciences. He was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2014.

Kalyanapuram Rangachari Parthasarathy
 Occupations
 university teacherstatisticianmathematician
 Biography

Kalyanapuram Rangachari Parthasarathy was an Indian statistician who was professor emeritus at the Indian Statistical Institute and a pioneer of quantum stochastic calculus. Parthasarathy was the recipient of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in Mathematical Science in 1977 and the TWAS Prize in 1996.

Ritabrata Munshi
 Years
 1976.. (age 48)
 Occupations
 mathematician
 Biography

Ritabrata Munshi is an Indian mathematician specialising in number theory. He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, the highest science award in India, for the year 2015 in mathematical science category.

Veeravalli S. Varadarajan
 Occupations
 university teacherphysicistmathematician
 Biography

Veeravalli Seshadri Varadarajan was an Indian mathematician at the University of California, Los Angeles, who worked in many areas of mathematics, including probability, Lie groups and their representations, quantum mechanics, differential equations, and supersymmetry.

Rajendra Bhatia
 Years
 1952.. (age 72)
 Occupations
 university teachermathematician
 Biography

Rajendra Bhatia is an Indian mathematician, author, and educator. He is currently a professor of mathematics at Ashoka University located in Sonipat, Haryana,India.

Bhramar Mukherjee
 Occupations
 researcherstatisticianinternational forum participant
 Biography

Bhramar Mukherjee is an IndianAmerican biostatistician, data scientist, professor and researcher. She is the John D. Kalbfleisch Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics, Siobán D. Harlow Collegiate Professor of Public Health and the Chair of Department of Biostatistics, a professor of epidemiology and global public health at the University of Michigan. She serves as the associate director for Quantitative Data Sciences at University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center. Mukherjee holds a Senior Honorary Visiting Fellow position at the Biostatistics Unit of the Medical Research Council, working on the theme of population health at the University of Cambridge, UK. She has served as the past Chair for Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies for a threeyear term 20192021.

Rajeeva Laxman Karandikar
 Occupations
 psephologiststatisticianmathematician
 Biography

Rajeeva Laxman Karandikar is an Indian mathematician, statistician and psephologist. He served as the director of Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) from 2010 until 2021 and now he is Professor Emeritus at CMI. He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences and Indian National Science Academy.

U. S. R. Murty
 Occupations
 mathematician
 Biography

Uppaluri Siva Ramachandra Murty, or U. S. R. Murty, is a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo.

Nilanjan Chatterjee
 Occupations
 statisticianresearcher
 Biography

Nilanjan Chatterjee is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University, with appointments in the Department of Biostatistics in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and in the Department of Oncology in the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He was formerly the chief of the Biostatistics Branch of the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics.

Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka
 Occupations
 statistician
 Biography

Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka, also known as J.S. Rao, is a statistician specializing in directional statistics, Goodness of fit tests, Spacings, and aspects of large sample efficiencies and inference. He was born in Munipalle, Andhra Pradesh, India, and currently is a naturalized US citizen. He now resides and works at the University of California, Santa Barbara as a Distinguished Professor in Statistics. He is known for his important contributions to circular statistics and to tests and estimation based on spacings.

B. V. Rajarama Bhat
 Years
 1966.. (age 58)
 Occupations
 mathematician
 Biography

B. V. Rajarama Bhat is an Indian mathematician specialising in operator theory. He is a Professor of Mathematics in Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.

Ranajit Chakraborty
 Occupations
 biologistgeneticistacademic
 Biography

Ranajit Chakraborty was a human and population geneticist. At the time of his death, he was Director of the Center for Computational Genomics at the Institute of Applied Genetics and Professor in the Department of Forensic and Investigative Genetics at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. His scientific contributions include studies in human genetics, population genetics, genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics, and forensic genetics.

Arup Bose
 Years
 1959.. (age 65)
 Occupations
 statisticianmathematician
 Biography

Arup Bose is an Indian statistician. He is a Professor of Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics, in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

Chivukula Anjaneya Murthy
 Years
 19582018 (aged 60)
 Occupations
 scientist
 Biography

C. A. Murthy was a senior scientist and higher academic grade Professor of the Indian Statistical Institute, whose primary research contributions were to the fields of pattern recognition, image processing, machine learning, neural networks, fractals, genetic algorithms, wavelets and data mining.