Ajay Singh Thakur

Ph.D (The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai)

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Research Interest



  • PhD : The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai




  1. (with Parameswaran Sankaran) Complex structures on product of circle bundles over complex manifolds, C. R. Math. Acad. Sci. Paris 349 (2011), 437-439.
  2. (with Július Korbaš and Aniruddha C. Naolekar) Characteristic rank of vector bundles over Stiefel manifolds, Arch. Math. (Basel) 99 (2012), pp. 577-581.
  3. On trivialities of Stiefel-Whitney classes of vector bundles over iterated suspensions of Dold manifolds, Homology, Homotopy and Applications 15 (2013), No. 1, pp. 223-233.
  4. (with Parameswaran Sankaran) Complex structures on product of circle bundles over complex manifolds, Ann. Inst. Fourier (Grenoble) 63 (2013), No. 4, pp. 1331-1366.
  5. (with Aniruddha C. Naolekar) Note on the characteristic rank of Vector bundles, Math. Slovaca 64 (2014), No. 6, pp. 1525-1540.
  6. (with Aniruddha C. Naolekar) Vector bundles over iterated suspensions of stunted real projective spaces, Acta Math. Hungar. 142 (2014), Issue 2, pp. 339-347.
  7. (with Indranil Biswas and Mahan Mj) Infinitesimal deformations and Brauer group of some generalized Calabi-Eckmann manifolds, Tokyo Journal of Mathematics 37 (2014), No. 1, pp. 61-72.
  8. (with Aniruddha C. Naolekar) On trivialities of Chern classes, Acta Math. Hungar. 144(1) (2014), pp. 99-109.
  9. (with Prateep Chakraborty) Nonexistence of almost complex structures on the product $S^{2m} \times M$, Topology and its applications 199 (2016), pp. 102-110.
  10. (with Mainak Poddar) Group actions, non-K\"ahler complex manifolds and SKT-Structures, Complex manifolds 5 (2018), Issue 1, pp. 9-25.
  11. (with Prateep Chakraborty) On Stiefel-Whitney Classes of vector bundles over real Stiefel Manifolds, Top. Proc. 52 (2018) pp. 309-319.
  12. (with Aniruddha C. Naolekar) Euler classes of vector bundles over iterated suspensions of real projective spaces, Math. Slovaca 68 (2018), No. 3, pp. 677-684.
  13. (with Aniruddha C. Naolekar) $KO$-groups of stunted complex and quaternionic projective spaces. In: Singh M., Song Y., Wu J. (eds) Algebraic Topology and Related Topics. Trends in Mathematics (2019), Birkhäuser.
  14. (with Aniruddha C. Naolekar and B. Subhash) On Trivialities of Euler classes of oriented vector bundles over manifolds. To appear in Homology, Homotopy and Applications.

  1. DST-INSPIRE Faculty, Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore, February 2014 - January 2017
  2. Post-doc, Haifa University Israel, April 2013 - January 2014
  3. Post-doc, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai, October 2012 - March 2013
  4. Post-doc, Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore, October 2011 - September 2012

  • DST-INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship 2013

  • UGC-CSIR JRF Fellowship 2005

  • NBHM PhD Fellowship 2005

  • NBHM MSc Fellowship 2004



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