Santosha Kumar Pattanayak

PhD (CMI Chennai)

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics


Research Interest



  • PhD, CMI Chennai, 2011
    Thesis title: Problems related to Invariant theory of Torus and finite groups
  • M.Sc., University of Hyderabad, 2005



  • Projective normality of finite group quotients, with S.S. Kannan and Pranab Sardar, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 137(2009), no. 3, 863-867.

  • Torus quotients of homogeneous spaces - minimal dimensiona l Schubert varieties admitting semistable points, with S.S. Kannan, Proc. Indian Acad. of Sci. Math. Sci. 119(2 009), no. 4, 469-485.

  • Projective normality of Weyl group quotients, with S.S. Kannan, Proc. Indian. Acad. Sci. Math. Sci. 121 (2011), no. 1, pp. 19-26.

  • Normality, Projective normality and EGZ theorem, with S.S. Kannan, INTEGERS: The Elec- tronic Journal of Combinatorial Number Theory, Vol 11 (2011 ).

  • Invariant theory of Torus and finite groups: A Geometric Appr oach , LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011, Germany.ISBN 978-3-8465-0745-2.

  • On some standard algebras in Modular Invariant theory , J. Algebra Appl., Vol. 13, no. 1 (2014).

  • Torus Invariants of the Homogeneous Coordinate Ring of G/B- Connection with Coxeter Ele- ments (With S.S. Kannan and B.N. Chary), Comm. Algebra, Vol. 42, no . 5 (2014).

  • Minimal Schubert Varieties admitting semistable points fo r exceptional cases ,Comm. Algebra, Vol. 42, no. 9 (2014)


  • Associate Prof. : IIT Kanpur (November 2018-till now)

  • Asst. Prof. : IIT Kanpur (till October 2018)

  • Asst. Prof. : NISER (August 2013-December 2013)

  • PostDoc: Weizmann Institute of Science (August 2011-August 2013)


  • INSPIRE Faculty Award



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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
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