Kanta Gupta

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Kanta Gupta
Alma materAligarh Muslim University
Australian National University
AwardsKrieger–Nelson Prize

Chander Kanta Gupta FRSC (8 October 1938 – 27 March 2016)[1][2] was a Canadian distinguished professor of mathematics at the University of Manitoba, known for her research in abstract algebra and group theory.[3] Much of her research concerns the automorphisms in different varieties of groups.[4]


Gupta earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Jammu and Kashmir, a master's degree from the Aligarh Muslim University, another master's degree from the Australian National University, and a Ph.D. in 1967 from ANU under the supervision of Michael Frederick Newman.[4][5]


She was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 1991, and awarded the Krieger–Nelson Prize of the Canadian Mathematical Society in 2000.[4]


Her husband, Narain Gupta (1936–2008) was also an ANU alumnus, and a distinguished professor of mathematics at the University of Manitoba.[6]


  1. ^ "Chander Gupta Obituary - Thomson In the Park Funeral Home and Cem - Winnipeg MB". obits.dignitymemorial.com. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Chander Gupta Obituary - Winnipeg, Manitoba". Legacy.com. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  3. ^ Distinguished Professors of the Faculty of Science Archived 13 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine, Univ. of Manitoba, retrieved 2015-06-09.
  4. ^ a b c 6th Krieger–Nelson Prize Lecture Citation, Canadian Mathematical Society, retrieved 2015-06-09.
  5. ^ Kanta Gupta at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  6. ^ Obituary of Narain Gupta, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 April 2008, retrieved 2015-06-09.