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:
 DSTINSPIRE
Faculty Fellow, ISI Bangalore, January 2014 
January 2017.
 PostDoc,
Haifa Univeristy, Israel, April 2013  January
2014.
 PostDoc,
TIFR Mumbai, September 2012  March 2013.
 PostDoc,
ISI Bangalore, September 2011, September 2012.


Publications:
 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.
 Július Korbaš, Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Characteristic rank of vector bundles over Stiefel manifolds. Archiv der Mathematik (Basel) 99 (2012), 577581.
 Ajay Singh Thakur: On trivialities of StiefelWhitney classes of vector bundles over iterated suspensions of Dold manifolds. Homology, Homotopy and Applications 15 (2013), 223233.
 Parameswaran Sankaran and Ajay Singh Thakur: Complex structures on product of circle bundles over complex manifolds. Ann. Inst. Fourier (Grenoble) 63 (2013), no. 4, 13311366.
 Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Vector bundles over iterated suspensions of stunted real projective spaces. Acta Math. Hungarica., 142 (2014), 339347.
 Indranil Biswas, Mahan Mj and Ajay Singh Thakur: Infinitesimal deformations and Brauer group of some generalized CalabiEckmann manifolds. Tokyo J. Math 37 (2014), no. 1, 6172.
 Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: On trivialities of Chern classes. Acta Math. Hungarica 144 (2014), no. 1, 99109.
 Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Note on the characteristic rank of Vector bundles. Math. Slovaca 64 (2014), no. 6, 15251540.
 Prateep Chakraborty and Ajay Singh Thakur: Nonexistence of Almost Complex Structures on the product S2m x M. Topology and its applications 199 (2016), 102110.
 Prateep Chakraborty and Ajay Singh Thakur: On StiefelWhitney classes of vector bundles over real Stiefel manifolds. Topology Proceedings 52 (2018), 309319.
 Mainak Poddar and Ajay Singh Thakur: Group actions, nonKähler complex manifolds and SKTStructures. Complex manifolds 5 (2018), no. 1, 925.
 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, 677684.
 Aniruddha C. Naolekar and Ajay Singh Thakur: KOgroups 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.
 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, 215232.
 Gopal Chandra Dutta, Debasis Sen, and Ajay Singh Thakur: Equivariant selfhomotopy equivalences of product spaces, Topology and its applications, 325 (2023).
 Devender Singh, B. Subhash and Ajay Singh Thakur: On KOgroups of complex Milnor Manifolds, Topology and its application 337 (2023).
