The Department of Maths of Periyar EVR College celebrated the 125th birth anniversary of mathematics genius Srinivasa Ramanujam by organising a day-long workshop on ‘Applications of Mathematics' recently. Gowthaman, principal, inaugurated the workshop. He unveiled the portrait of the late maths genius painted by Prof. K. Radha, and handed over the same to M.Marudhai of the School of Mathematical Sciences, Bharathidasan University. Mr.Marudhai delivered a special address on ‘real analysis', A. Tamilselvan on ‘Mathematical modelling and differential equations', and Prof. C. Durairajan on ‘Algebra and its applications'.

M. Panneerselvam, controller of examinations of the college, presided over the valediction, and K. Kavimani, college bursar, delivered the valedictory address.

P. Thamilmani, Head of the Department of Mathematics of the college, offered felicitations.