Veerendra Vikram Awasthi

Assistant Professor
Dept: Mathematics and Statistics
E-mail: vvawasthi [at]
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Research Interest:
  • Homology and homotopy groups of Hawiian earrings and its generalization to higher dimension.
  • Barratt-Milnor Conjecture on Anamolous behaviour of singular homology.
  • Fundamental groups of some complicated one - dimensional spaces such as Hawaiian earring, Menger curve, Sierpinski curve etc.,.
  • Non-metrizable manifolds such as Long Line and its generalization to higher dimensions.

Academic Background:

    Harishchandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad, India  (Awarded by : R. D. University, Jabalpur), July 2008

  1. IISER Fellow, IISER Kolkata  (March 2010 --Till Date)
  2. Visiting Scientist, Harishchandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad. (December 2009 -- March 2010)
  3. Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc.) Chennai (December 2007 -- December 2009)
  4. Visiting Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc.) Chennai (August 2007 -- December 2007)

Selected Publications:
  1. ”Torsion subgroups of the homeomorphism groups of products of long line”, with P. Sankaran. "Topology and its Applications" 158, Vol. 9, (2011) pp. 1136-1139
  2. “An Inverse system of nonempty objects with empty limit”, with Satya Deo ( "Indian Jour. of Math". 51 no 3 (2009) pp 689-697.
  3. “Strongly Contractible Polyhedra which are not Simply Contractible at n Points for any n ≥ 2”, with Satya Deo,"Jour. Indian Math. Soc." 72,(2005) pp.75-82.