Sukumar Das Adhikari
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Email:adhikari@hri.res.in
Professor ( Mathematics)
Academic Qualifications :
 Ph. D. in Mathematics from the Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
Madras (Degree awarded by the University of Madras).
Thesis supervisor : Prof. R. Balasubramanian.
Mathematical Interests : Number Theory and Combinatorics.
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Research Papers:
 On an error term related to the greatest divisor of $n$, which is
prime to $k$.
(Written jointly with R. Balasubramanian and A. Sankaranarayanan)
Indian J. Pure Appl. Math. (9) 19, 830841 (1988).
 An $\Omega$ result related to $r_4(n)$.
(with R. Balasubramanian and A. Sankaranarayanan)
Hardy  Ramanujan Journal 12,
2030 (1989).

On an error term related to the Jordan totient function $J_k(n)$.
(Written jointly with A. Sankaranarayanan)
J. Number Theory 34, no 2., 178188 (1990).

A note on a certain error term.
(Written jointly with R. Balasubramanian)
Arch. Math. 56, 3740 (1991).
 $\Omega$ results for sums of Fourier coefficients of cusp
forms.
Acta Arithmetica 57, no. 2, 8392 (1991)

Lattice points in ellipsoids.
(Written jointly with Y. F. S. P\'etermann)
Acta Arithmetica 59, no. 4, 329338 (1991)
 Towards the exact nature of a certain
error term.
Arch. Math. 58, 257264 (1992).

Towards the exact nature of a certain error term II.
(Written jointly with K. Soundararajan)
Arch. Math. 59, 442449 (1992).

On the average behaviour of an arithmetical function.
(Written jointly with K. Chakraborty)
Arch. Math. 62, 411417 (1994).

A note on the
distribution of values of an arithmetical function.
(Written jointly with R. Thangadurai)
Indian J. Pure Appl. Math. 26 (10), 931935, (1995).

On a question regarding visibility of lattice points.
(Written jointly with R. Balasubramanian)
Mathematika 43, 155158, (1996).

Addendum to ``A note on the
distribution of values of an arithmetical function".
(Written jointly with R. Thangadurai)
Indian J. Pure Appl. Math. 28 (1), 125127, (1997)

A note on a question of Erd\"os.
Exposition. Math.15, no. 4, 367371(1997).

A note on sets having the Steinhaus property.
(Written jointly with R. Thangadurai)
Note Mat. 16 (1996), No.1, 7780 (1998)

On a question regarding visibility of lattice pointsII.
(Written jointly with YongGao Chen)
Acta Arithmetica 89 (1999) no. 3, (279282)

Monochromatic solutions of Diophantine equations.
(Written jointly with R. Thangadurai)
Algebraic Number Theory and Diophantine Analysis (Graz., 1998)
19 de Gruyter, Berlin, 2000.

Further Remarks on Steinhaus sets.
(Written jointly with R. Balasubramanian and R. Thangadurai)
Publ. Math. Debrecen
57/ 34. 277281 (2000)

Transcendental infinite sums.
(Written jointly with N. Saradha, T.N.Shorey and R. Tijdeman)
Indag. Math. (N.S.), 12 (1) 114 (2001).

On a theorem of Graham.
Expo. Math. 19, no. 4, 365  367 (2001).
 On the average of sumofodddivisors function.
(Written jointly with G. Coppola)
Current Trends in Number Theory
(proceedings of the
international conf. held at HRI in November 2000),
115, Hindustan Book Agency, New Delhi, 2002.

On the average of the sumofthe $p$ primedivisors function.
(Written jointly with G. Coppola and Anirban Mukhopadhyay)
Acta Arith. 101, no. 4, 333  338 (2002).

Corrigenda To `Further remarks on Steinhaus sets'.
(Written jointly with R. Balasubramanian and R. Thangadurai).
Publ. Math. Debrecen, 60/ 12, 209210 (2002).

On a question regarding visibility of lattice pointsIII.
(Written jointly with YongGao Chen)
Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 259, 13, 251256 (2003).
 Remarks on the visibility problem in the function field case.
(Written jointly with Francesco Pappalardi)
C. R. Math. Acad. Sci. Soc. R. Can., 24 (3), 109116 (2002).
 Remarks on some zerosum problems.
(Written jointly with Purusottam Rath)
Expo. Math., 21, no. 2, 185  191 (2003).
 Monochromatic configurations for finite colourings of the plane
(Written jointly with Purusottam Rath)
Note di Matematica, 22, no. 1, 59 63 (2003/04).
 On the sets of uniqueness of the distribution function of
$\{ \xi (p/q)^n\}$}
(Written jointly with P. Rath and N. Saradha)
Acta Arithmetica, 119, no. 4, 307  316 (2005).
 Contributions to zerosum problems
(Written jointly with Y. G. Chen, J. B. Friedlander,S. V. Konyagin
and F. Pappalardi)
Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 306, 1, 110 (2006).
 Davenport constant with weights and some related questions
(Written jointly with P. Rath)
Integers , 6, paper A 30, (2006).
 Davenport constant with weights and some related questions  II
(Written jointly with Y. G. Chen)
Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A, 115, 178184 (2008).
 Some zerosum constants with weights
(Written jointly with R. Balasubramanian, F. Pappalardi and P. Rath)
Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Math. Sci.), 118, 183 188 (2008).
 Generalizations of some zerosum theorems
(Written jointly with Chantal David and Jorge Jim\'enez Urroz)
Integers , 8, paper A 52, (2008).
 Weighted sums in finite Abelian groups
(Written jointly with Mohan N. Chintamani,
Bhavin K. Moriya and Prabal Paul)
Uniform Distribution Theory, 3, no. 1, 105110 (2008).
 Remarks on some zerosum theorems
(Written jointly with Sanoli Gun and Purusottam Rath)
Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Math. Sci.), 119, No. 3, 275281 (2009).
 Visibility in the plane
(Written jointly with Andrew Granville)
J. Number Theory , 129, Issue 10, 23352345 (2009).
 Zerosum problems with subgroup weights
(Written jointly with A. A. Ambily and B. Sury)
Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Math. Sci.), 120, No. 3, 259266 (2010).
 Number of weighted subsequence sums with weights in $\{1,1\}$}
(Written jointly with Mohan N. Chintamani)
Integers , 11, paper A 36, (2011).
 On weighted zerosum sequences
(Written jointly with David J. Grynkiewicz and ZhiWei Sun)
Advances in Applied Mathematics, 48, 506527, (2012).
 Remarks on monochromatic
configurations for finite colorings of the plane
(Written jointly with Purusottam Rath)
Note di Matematica, 32, no. 2, 83 88 (2012).
 Modifications of some methods
in the study of zerosum constants
(Written jointly with Eshita Mazumdar)
Integers , 14, paper A 25, (2014).
 Erd\H{o}sGinzburgZiv theorem for finite commutative semigroups
(Written jointly with Weidong Gao and Guoqing Wang)
Semigroup Forum, 88, Issue 3, 555568, (2014).
 On monochromatic configurations for finite colorings
(Written jointly with YongGao Chen)
Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 333, 106109 (2014).
 The polynomial method in the study of zerosum theorems
(Written jointly with Eshita Mazumdar)
Int. J. Number Theory, Vol. 11, No. 5, 14511461 (2015).
 On the $n$color Rado number for the equation $x_1+x_2+\dots +x_k+c =x_{k+1}$
(Written jointly with L. Boza, S. Eliahou, J. Mar\'in, M. Revuelta and M. Sanz)
Math. Comp., Vol. 85, 20112045 (2016).
 Relation between two weighted zerosum constants
(Written jointly with Eshita Mazumdar and B. K. Moriya)
Integers , 16, paper A 20, (2016).
 On the finiteness of some $n$color Rado numbers
(Written jointly with L. Boza, S. Eliahou, J. Mar\'in, M. Revuelta and M. Sanz)
Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 340, 3945 (2017).
 The analog of the Erd\H{o}s distance problem in finite fields
(Written jointly with Anirban Mukhopadhyay and M. Ram Murty)
Int. J. Number Theory , To appear.
Expository Articles:
 Colours in the fields coming in handy: a walk in the garden of
Ramseytype theorems.
Bona Mathematica, Vol. 6, No 4, 7 14 (1995).
 Lattice points in spheres.
Bulletin of the Allahabad Mathematical Society, Vol. 89,
(199394), 1 13 (1997).
 The average behaviour of the number of solutions of a
Diophantine equation and an averaging technique.
Number Theory: Diophantine, Computational and Algebraic Aspects,
Proceedings of the International Conference held at Eger, Hungary, (Eds. K
Gy\"ory, A. Peth\"o and V. T. S\'os), Walter de Gruyter GambH \& Co.,
Berlin, New York, 18 (1998).
 On some questions related to
integer lattice points on the plane.
Number Theory and Applications
(Japanese) (Kyoto 1997) S\=urikaisekikenky\=usho K\=oky\=uroku
No. 1060,
(1998), 231237
 A Problem of Steinhaus concerning the existence of a plane set with a
certain property.
Number Theory and its Applications (Kyoto, 1997)
15 Dev. Math.,2, Kluwer Acad. Publ., 1999.
 The Early Reciprocity Laws: From Gauss to Eisenstein.
Cyclotomic Fields and Related Topics. edited by S. D. Adhikari,
S. A. Katre and Dinesh Thakur, Published by Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana,
Pune, 5574 (2000).
 Partition function congruences: Some flowers and seeds from
Ramanujan's garden.
(Written jointly with Anirban Mukhopadhyay)
Expo. Math. Vol. 19, 193 211 (2001).
 Transcendental infinite sums and some related questions.
Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics (proceedings of international conf.
on number theory held at Chandigarh in October 2000),
169 178, Hindustan Book Agency, New Delhi, 2002.
 Arithmetic nature of sums of certain convergent series.
(Jointly with N. Saradha)
Resonance , Vol. 7, No. 11, 35  46, 2002.
 Siegel's Theorem: Finiteness of integral points
(Jointly with D. S. Ramana)
Elliptic Curves, Modular Forms and Cryptography, Proceedings of the
advanced instructional workshop on Algebraic Number Theory, HRI,
Allahabad, 2000 (Eds. A. K. Bhandari, D. S. Nagaraj, B. Ramakrishnan, T.
N. Venkataramana), Hindustan Book Agency, New Delhi 2003.
 Some questions regarding visibility of integer lattice points in
$I\!R^d$}
Proceedings of the Session in analytic number theory and
Diophantine equations (Bonn, January  June 2002) (Eds. D. R.
HeathBrown and B. Z. Moroz), Bonner
Mathematische Schriften, {\bf Nr. 360}.
 Zerosum problems in combinatorial number theory
(Jointly with P. Rath)
The Riemann Zeta Function and Related Themes: Papers in Honour of
Professor K. Ramachandra, Proceedings of international conf. held at
National Institute of Advanced
Studies, Bangalore, 1315 December 2003 (Eds. R. Balasubramanian and
K. Srinivas), Ramanujan Mathematical Society Lecture Notes Series, Number 2,
2006.
 Some combinatorial group invariants and their generalizations with
weights
(jointly with R. Balasubramanian and P. Rath)
Additive Combinatorics (Eds. Granville, Nathanson, Solymosi)
327 335, CRM Proceedings and Lecture Notes, Volume 43, American
Mathematical Society, 2007.
 An extremal problem in lattice point combinatorics
(jointly with Stephan Baier and Purusottam Rath)
Diophantine Equations, (N. Saradha Ed.)
19 32, Tata Institute of
Fundamental Research, Publisher: Narosa, New Delhi, 2008 .
 A problem on the fractional parts of the powers
of $3/2$ and related questions
(jointly with Purusottam Rath)
Number Theory and Discrete Geometry, Proceedings of the International
Conference on Number Theory \& Discrete Geometry
held in honour of Professor R. P. Bambah, held at Department
of Mathematics, Panjab University (Chandigarh, November 30December 3,
2005)
(Eds. R. Balasubramanian, S. G. Dani, P. M. Gruber and R. J.
HansGill), 112,
Ramanujan Mathematical Society Lecture Notes Series, Number 6, 2008.
 A pearl of Number Theory, the theorem of van der Waerden
Mathematics Newsletter,
Published by Ramanujan Mathematical Society, Vol. 18, No 2, 5862,
2008.
 The relation between two
combinatorial group invariants : History and ramifications
(Text of the Nineteenth Hansaraj Gupta Memorial Award Lecture at the IMS
Conference 2008)
Math. Student, Vol. 77, 131 143 (2008).
 Some omega results and related questions in the research work of
Pillai
(An article about S. S. Pillai's work)
Collected works of S. Sivasankaranarayana Pillai
(Eds. R. Balasubramanian and R. Thangadurai), llvi,
Published by Ramanujan Mathematical Society, India, 2010.
 The CauchyDavenport
theorem: various proofs and some early
generalizations
(jointly with M. N. Chintamani, Geeta and B. K. Moriya)
Math. Student, Vol. 79, 109 116 (2010).
 Simplices with monochromatic vertices: Reflections on some
problems
in Euclidean Ramsey Theory
(jointly with Purusottam Rath)
Number Theory, Proceedings in honour
of Professor T. C. Vasudevan on his sixtieth birthday,
(Eds. M. Manickam and B. Ramakrishnan),
15, Ramanujan Mathematical Society Lecture Notes Series, Number 15,
2011.
 Erd\H{o}s, Ginzburg and Ziv Theorem: various proofs and some
generalizations
(jointly with Eshita Mazumdar and Sneh Bala Sinha)
Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Jammu Mathematical
Society, (Eds. K. S. Charak, R. Kumar),
4148, University of Jammu.
 Schur's theorem in combinatorial number theory: Some generalizations
J. Indian Math. Soc. (N.S.) 2013, Special Volume to commemorate the 125th birth
anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan, 110.
 An extremal problem in combinatorial number theory
Proceedings of an International Conference in Celebration of the 125th
Anniversary of Ramanujan's Birth; University of Delhi, 1722 December 2012,
(Eds. Bruce C. Berndt and Dipendra Prasad),
111, Ramanujan Mathematical Society Lecture Notes Series, Number 20,
2013.
 Some omega results and related questions connected to R. Balasubramanian's mathematical
work
(Jointly with D. S. Ramana)
Highly Composite: Papers in Number Theory, (Eds. V. Kumar Murty and R. Thangadurai),
111, Ramanujan Mathematical Society Lecture Notes Series, Number 23,
2016.
Monographs/books:
 An introduction to Commutative Algebra and Number Theory.
Narosa Publishing House, (1999).
 Aspects of Combinatorics and Combinatorial Number Theory.
Narosa Publishing House, (2002).
Volumes edited:

Current Trends in Mathematics and Physics.
A tribute to HarishChandra.
Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 1995.

Cyclotomic Fields and Related Topics.
(Edited jointly with S. A. Katre and Dinesh Thakur),
Published by Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana,
Pune, 2000.
 Current Trends in Number Theory (proceedings of the
international conf. held at HRI in November 2000).
(Edited jointly with S. A. Katre and B. Ramakrishnan)
Hindustan Book Agency, New Delhi, 2002.
 Number Theory (proceedings of the
international conf. held at The Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
Chennai, in January 2002).
(Edited jointly with R. Balasubramanian and K. Srinivas)
Ramanujan Mathematical Society Lecture Notes Series, Number 1, 2005.
 Number Theory and Applications (proceedings of the
international conferences on Number Theory and Cryptography).
(Edited jointly with B. Ramakrishnan)
Hindustan Book Agency, New Delhi, 2009.
Ph. D. work supervised:
 Dr. R. Thangadurai
 Dr. Anirban Mukhopadhyay
 Dr. Purusottam Rath
 Dr. Anupama Panigrahi
 Dr. Bhavin. K. Moriya
 Dr. Mohan Chintamani
 Dr. Eshita Mazumdar
 Dr. Sneh Bala Sinha
Other experiences and recognitions:
 A fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India.
 Delivered the Nineteenth `Hansraj Gupta Memorial Award Lecture' of Indian Mathematical Society in
2008.
 Received the M K Singhal Memorial Award for the year 201314 by the Indian
Science Congress Association.
 Received Distinguished Faculty Award of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI) in 2015.
 Received D. Sc. (Honoris Causa) from Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol, West Bengal, India,
in 2016.
 A member of National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM), India.
 A member of the editorial board of `The Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society'.
 A member of the editorial board of `Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Math. Sci.)'
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