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Ken Ono

Ken Ono

Honorary Professor

Research Areas: Broadly, Professor Ken Ono works on Algebra, Combinatorics and Number Theory. Especially, his research interests lie in integer partitions, modular forms, Umbral moonshine, the Riemann Hypothesis and the fields of interest to Srinivasa Ramanujan.

About: Professor Ken Ono joined the Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati as an Honorary Professor on July 1, 2023 for a period of two years as a second term. His first term as an Honorary Professor ended in October 2022. During the first term (2020-2022), Prof. Ken Ono offered an advanced course (online) on Number Theory for our PhD students. He also gave a few seminars online for our students and faculty members. Our PhD students interacted with him on different research problems. His association with the department has been extremely helpful for the PhD students working on Number Theory and Algebra.

Currently, Prof. Ono is the STEM Advisor to the Provost and the Marvin Rosenblum Professor of Mathematics at the University of Virginia. He is also a College Faculty Fellow, a Fellow of the Shannon Center for Advanced Studies at UVa, and Professor by Courtesy of the School of Data Science. He is the host of the UVa podcast HOOS in STEM.