Every year, the Department of Mathematics of Lady Shri Ram College For Women organises an event celebrating the spirit of Mathematics and remembering one of it's own student Ms.
Anupama Dua. The Anupama Dua Paper Presentation and Scholarship Function, 2017 continued this legacy on Wednesday,15 th February. The ocassion was graced by Mr and Mrs Dua, Anupama's parents and her brother, Mr Aashish Dua. The event in room no 8 began with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by Mr and Mrs Dua, which was followed by a beautiful rendition of 'Saraswati Vandana' by the students of the department.
The Teacher In Charge of the department, Ms Sucheta Nayak, addressed the gathering, followed by a few words by Mr Dua. A solemn silence of 2 minutes was observed, with everyone praying for the departed soul.
The presentations began after the first two students of the second and third year were felicitated and given scholarships.The scholarship holders were -
Anika Jain and Esha Saha (3rd Year),
Puneesha Singla and Shubhra Aggarwal(2nd year).
The first half of the paper presentation saw topics like "The Black Scholes Model" and "Mathematical modeling for the army" being exlpored deeply by the participating students. Mr and Mrs Dua were then escorted to the tree growing in the college premises in memory of their daughter. Faculty members and students accompanied them as they watered the auspicious tree, continuing the beautiful legacy they started in her memory. The gathering then dispersed for a short tea break. The Principal, Dr Suman Sharma met Mr and Mrs Dua during the break. Mr and Mrs Dua were presented with a beautiful card made by the students before they left.
The programme resumed in the New Conference Hall. Ms Sonali Chhabra, an alumna of the department, joined the function and shared her experiences with the students and the faculties. Spirited paper presentations on topics ranging from "Crime fighting Mathematics" to "Time travel and wormholes" followed. The faculty and students present, enjoyed the intriguing and thought provoking presentations.
Later,the participants were given certificates. Anika Jain from third year then addressed the gathering, thanking everybody for making the event a success. The vote of thanks was then given by Mr. Mahesh Kumar as the event drew to a close. The programme proved to be a great success, leaving all those present with something new to think about.