GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - The second Jyoti Prasad Medhi Memorial Annual Lecture, organised by the mathematics department of IIT Guwahati, was held recently at the institute.
The lecture titled �Brownian Motion�, was delivered by Prof BV Rao from Chennai Mathematical Institute. He is a well-known expert in Probability and Statistics and a former professor at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
In his lecture, Prof Rao recalled the pioneering works of Dr Medhi which had inspired many scientists to seek advancement of the subjects of Stochastic Processes and Queuing Theory.
A large number of faculty members and students from Gauhati University, Cotton University and IASST, apart from those of the host institute, attended the lecture.
IIT Guwahati had last year instituted this series of lectures in honour of Dr Jyoti Prasad Medhi, renowned Assamese mathematician and statistician. Dr Medhi had passed away in February 2017 at the age of 93.