About me

I am currently working as an Associate Professor at the Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre.

Prior to that I have held the following positions

I completed my Ph.D. from the Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi in 2008. I did my post graduation in Mathematics in 2004, also from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and my graduation with honours in Mathematics in 2002 from University of Delhi.

My research interests:

The details of my talks from the last few years can be found here.

A detailed list of my publications can be read here.

The details of the awards and honors to my credit since the beginning of my post graduation in 2004 are mentioned here.

I have been a referee for papers for different international journals and a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews.

I have been the Seminar in-charge of the Stat. Math. Unit, ISI Delhi since June 2016 and have been responsible for the coordination of the weekly seminars in the unit since then.
I also organised the Conference in the honour of Professor Rajendra Bhatia held on May 30 and 31, 2017 at ISI Delhi jointly with Anish Sarkar and Tirthankar Bhattacharyya.


The different courses I have taught are:

Apart from the regular courses, I have also taught in the following training programs.

My Students

Ph.D. Student (current) - Hemant Kumar Mishra

M.Phil Student (2011-2013)- Sulbha Kumar
Dissertation title - Geometric mean of positive definite matrices

Guided two students in each of the years 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2019 as part of the eight week summer research programme jointly organised by the three academies IAS, INSA and NASI, and otherwise.

Honors and Awards

Talks and Lectures

As a speaker for the monthly public lecture series 'Kaapi with Kuriosity', organized by ICTS, Bangalore, I talked about Infinity. The topic of my lecture was 'A finite discussion on the Infinite'.

Click here to watch the lecture video

Invited Talks



Office Address :     Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit

Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre,

7 S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg,

New Delhi 110016


Phone (Office) :      +91 11 41493916

Email :      tanvi@isid.ac.in