# Mathematician:Peruvemba Venkatesvara Seshu Aiyar

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## Mathematician

Indian mathematician best known for contributing towards the general publication of the work of Srīnivāsa Aiyangār Rāmānujan.

## Nationality

Indian

## History

- Born: January 1872
- 1891: Received Bachelor's degree from Madras Christian College
- 1893: Returned to Palghat to take a position as Headmaster of high school
- Began service at Government College at Kumbakonam as lecturer
- Became mathematics instructor to Srīnivāsa Aiyangār Rāmānujan for one year
- Joined Presidency College in Madras as a lecturer for 15 years
- Became Professor of Applied Mathematics
- Returned to Kumbakonam to become Principal of Government College
- One of the original members of Indian Mathematical Society
- Served as Secretary and President of Indian Mathematical Society
- Died: October 1935

## Publications

- 1927:
*Collected Papers of Srinivasa Ramanujan*(as editor, with G.H. Hardy and B.M. Wilson)