School on K-theory and its Applications  Indian Statistical Institute Logo


A two week school on K-theory and its applications will be organized at the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore from December 26, 2016 to January 7, 2017. The first week of the school will cover basics of : (i) Vector bundles, (ii) Characteristic classes and (iii) K-theory. The second week will have four mini-courses broadly on the theme of applications of K-theory. The School is aimed at PhD students and researchers. Master's students with a good background in topology will also be considered.
Prerequisites :  A first course on algebraic and differential topology.

 Speakers :

How to apply : The last date for applying is over.

Travel Support and Local Hospitality : The  participants are encouraged to get travel support from their parent Institute.  Limited funding is available towards travel support of participants. Local hospitality will be arranged for all outstation participants from the evening of December 25, 2016 to afternoon of January 8, 2017. Arrangements for Lunch and snacks will be made for all participants during the days of the lectures.

Getting to ISI : Check here.

List of Selected Participants

Lecture Schedule : First Week : Second Week  (All lectures will be held in the Auditorium. Participants are requested to register between 0900-0930 on 26 Dec. in Stat-Math office (The Auditorium and the Stat-Math office are on the second floor of the Main Building)).

Accommodation Details : The accommodation for numbers 1-16 is in the Guest house; 17-21 is in the Research Scholar's Hostel; 22-25 are Hostel executive rooms; 26-37 are D Quarters. Please meet the Security person at the Main Gate. He will guide you to your room. In case of any difficulty in reaching the Institute/ finding the allotted accommodation you can call 9482571020.

Organizing Committee : Parameswaran Sankaran, Ajay Singh Thakur, Aniruddha C Naolekar.  Organizers can be contacted at

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