Chennai Mathematical Institute


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The research groups in Mathematics and Computer Science at CMI are among the best known in the country. A research group in Physics is being set up. The Institute has nurtured an impressive collection of PhD students.

The main areas of research in Mathematics pursued at the Institute are algebra, analysis, number theory, geometry and topology. In Computer Science, the main areas of research are formal methods in the specification and verification of software systems, design and analysis of algorithms, computational complexity theory and computer security. In Physics, research is being carried out mainly in quantum field theory and mathematical physics.