Somnath Jha

PhD (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics


Research Interest



  • PhD, TIFR Mumbai, 2012. 
    Thesis title: Fine Selmer group of Hida deformations
    Thesis supervisor: Prof. Sujatha Ramdorai
  • M.Math. ISI Kolkata, 2006.
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics Hons.) Ramakrishna Mission Vidaymandira, Belur Math, 2004.



  • MTH 688A (Topics in Arithmetic), Monsoon Semester 2016-17, IIT Kanpur.

  • MTH 712A (A first course in Algebraic Number Theory), Winter Semester 2015-16, IIT Kanpur.

  • PS 645M (Functional Analysis and Operator Theory), January-March 2015, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

  • S. Jha & D. Majumdar, Functional equation for the Selmer group of nearly ordinary Hida deformation of Hilbert modular forms,  To appear in Asian Journal of Mathematics. 

  • S. Jha, T. Ochiai & G. Zabradi,On twists of modules over non-commutative Iwasawa algebras, Algebra & Number Theory, 10(3) (2016) 685-694.

  • S. Jha & A. Pal, Algebraic functional equation for Hida family,  International Journal of Number Theory, 10 (2014) No. 07, 1649-1674.

  • S. Jha, Fine Selmer group of Hida deformations over non-commutative p-adic Lie extensions, Asian Journal of Mathematics16 (2012), Issue 2, 353-366.

  • S. Jha & R. Sujatha, On the Hida deformations of fine Selmer groups, Journal of Algebra, 338 (2011), Issue 1, 180-196.

  • Assistant Professor, School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India, 2014-15.

  • JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Tadashi Ochiai, Osaka University, Japan, 2012-2014.

  • MATCH (Mathematics Center at Heidelberg) Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Heidelberg, Germany in the working group of Prof. Dr. Otmar Venjakob, 2011-2012.

  • INSPIRE Faculty Award, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, 2014-2019.

  • JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research at Osaka University, Japan, 2012- 2014.

  • Mathematics Center at Heidelberg Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research at University of Heidelberg, Germany 2011- 2012.

  • SPM Fellowship in Mathematics, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India, 2007-2012.


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Phone: (+91) 512-259-6916

Email: jhasom[AT] 

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