Saranya G. Nair

Assistant Professor

Number Theory
A Ex- 1, A Wing, Department of Mathematics, BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus, Goa, 403726.
Saranya G Nair

About the Faculty

I joined the Mathematics Department, BITS Pilani , Goa Campus in October 2020. Prior to that I was working at IIIT Guwahati from July 2019 to September 2020.  My research area is  Number Theory.  More specifically my research interests are in
  • Diophantine equations and approximations,
  • Analytic number theory
  • Algebraic properties of classical polynomials and its Galois group
  • Computational number theory.  

Other interests:  Travel, Nature, Sustainable living

I am an avid traveler and nature enthusiast. I am currently the Faculty in-charge of Eco Club, BITS Pilani, Goa 

For more details to know about Eco Club activities, please visit:

  • Ph.D from IIT Bombay, Mumbai in August 2016
  • M.Sc. from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, April 2010.  
  • B.Sc. from Assumption College, M G University, April 2008.

Ph.D thesis:  Some problems in Diophantine approximations.

Thesis Advisor:  Prof. Tarlok Nath Shorey.

Work Experience 
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, BITS Pilani, K.K Birla Goa campus, October 2020- present.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Mathematics, Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati, July 2019- September 2020.
  • Visiting Scientist / NBHM Post Doc fellow, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore,  August 2016-July 2019.