A one-day Intra Mathematics Festival (e-IMF 2021) was organized under the tutelage of Sri Ramanujan Mathematics Club in the Department of Mathematics, SRM Institute of Science and Technology for the second consecutive year. The student’s fest was held on 8th October 2021, Friday on the zoom platform. The gathering was welcomed by Dr. B. Vennila, Head of the Department of Mathematics and President of Sri Ramanujan Mathematics club who briefed about the club. The Vice-President of the club Dr. N. Parvathi introduced the Chief Guest of the function Dr. Muneyb Minhazuddin, our Alumnus and Vice President - Edge Computing, VMware Inc, Awaya USA. He shared various anecdotes from his life and also gave a very interesting insight into the application spectrum of mathematics. The student anchor Aditi Rastogi requested Dr, R.Rajagopal, Director (DDE) to declare the meet open and share a few words with the gathering. The inaugural function moved on smoothly with sharing of thoughts.
The three events scheduled for the day began at 10:30 am. Math quiz was the first event followed by Cross Word and then Sprint Math. All the three events enthralled the students and witnessed active participation. The e-IMF brought together over 1700 student participation (Math Quiz - 680, Cross Word - 543, Sprint Math - 467).
This was followed by the valedictory function. The gathering was welcomed by the Head of the Department Dr. B. Vennila. Dr. J. Sasikumar, Professor, Department of Mathematics introduced Mr. Srihari Santhanam, director of Application development. Mr. Srihari Santhanam with over 23 year of experience and expertise in Auto, Home, Commercial & Workers compensation Insurance industry was the chief guest of the day. He addressed the gathering and announced the prize winners. It was followed by vote of thanks by Aditi Dhapre, PRO of Sri Ramanujan Mathematics club and concluded by the National Anthem.