Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics,Statistics and Computing Science
Dalhousie University, Canada
S. Swaminathan obtained his Ph.D. in Mathematics in 1957 from the University of Madras, India, with a thesis on the Convergence structure of Uniform Spaces, the jury of which were Professors Maurice Frechet, Henri Cartan and Gustav Choquet of the University of Paris. He held teaching positions in the University of Madras, Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur, and University of Illinois at Chicago. Since 1968 he has been on the faculty in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computing Science at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has spent sabbatical terms at Aarhus, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Institute for Advanced Study, Canberra; M. I. T. in Boston; and Universite Limoges, France. He has published 40 papers and three books in these areas, some with coauthors.
General Topology; Functional (Global) Analysis; Geometry of Banach Spaces; and Mathematical Biology.