Ajay Singh Thakur

IIT Kanpur | Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics    
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur 208016.

Email: asthakur [AT] iitk.ac.in
          
Office: FB503, Faculty Building.

Phone:  +91 512 259 7287

Research Interest: Algebraic Topology

Education:
  • Ph.D. - The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (2011)
  • M.Sc. - Mumbai University (2005)
  • B.Sc. - Mumbai University (2003)
Work Experiences:
  • DST-INSPIRE Faculty Fellow, ISI Bangalore, January 2014 - January 2017.
  • Post-Doc, Haifa Univeristy, Israel, April 2013 - January 2014.
  • Post-Doc, TIFR Mumbai, September 2012 - March 2013.
  • Post-Doc, ISI Bangalore, September 2011, September 2012.

Ajay Singh Thakur
Publications:
  1. Parameswaran Sankaran and Ajay Singh Thakur: Complex structures on product of circle bundles over complex manifolds.  C. R.  Math. Acad. Sci. Paris 349 (2011), 437- 439.
  2. Július Korbaš, Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Characteristic rank of vector bundles over Stiefel manifolds. Archiv der Mathematik (Basel) 99 (2012), 577-581.
  3. Ajay Singh Thakur: On trivialities of Stiefel-Whitney classes of vector bundles over iterated suspensions of Dold manifolds.  Homology, Homotopy and  Applications 15 (2013), 223-233. 
  4. Parameswaran Sankaran and Ajay Singh Thakur: Complex structures on product of circle bundles over complex manifolds.   Ann. Inst. Fourier (Grenoble) 63 (2013), no. 4, 1331-1366.
  5. Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Vector bundles over iterated suspensions of stunted real projective spaces.  Acta Math. Hungarica.142 (2014), 339-347.
  6. Indranil Biswas, Mahan Mj and Ajay Singh Thakur: Infinitesimal deformations and Brauer group of some generalized Calabi-Eckmann manifolds.  Tokyo J. Math 37 (2014), no. 1, 61-72.   
  7. Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: On trivialities of Chern classes.  Acta Math. Hungarica 144 (2014), no. 1, 99-109.
  8. Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Note on the characteristic rank of Vector bundles.  Math. Slovaca 64 (2014), no. 6, 1525-1540.
  9. Prateep Chakraborty and Ajay Singh Thakur: Nonexistence of Almost Complex Structures on the product  S2m x M.  Topology and its applications 199 (2016), 102-110. 
  10. Prateep Chakraborty and Ajay Singh Thakur: On Stiefel-Whitney classes of vector bundles over real Stiefel manifolds.  Topology Proceedings 52 (2018), 309-319. 
  11. Mainak Poddar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Group actions, non-Kähler complex manifolds and SKT-Structures.  Complex manifolds 5 (2018), no. 1, 9-25. 
  12. Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Euler classes of vector bundles over iterated suspensions of real projective spaces.  Math. Slovaca 68 (2018), no. 3, 677-684.
  13. Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: 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. Aniruddha C. Naolekar, B. Subhash and Ajay Singh Thakur: On Trivialities of Euler classes of oriented vector bundles over manifolds.  Homology, Homotopy and Applications 22 (2020), no. 1, 215-232.