Vyjayanthi Chari

Vyjayanthi Chari (born 1958)[1] is an Indian–American professor of mathematics at the University of California, Riverside, known for her research in representation theory and quantum algebra.[2]

Chari has a bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree from the University of Mumbai.[2] Her dissertation was supervised by Rajagopalan Parthasarathy.[3]

With Andrew N. Pressley, she is the author of the book A Guide to Quantum Groups (Cambridge University Press, 1994).[4]

In 2015 she was elected as a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[5]


  1. Birth year from ISNI authority control file, accessed 2018-11-26.
  2. Faculty profile, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Riverside, retrieved 2015-11-17.
  3. Vyjayanthi Chari at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. Review of A Guide to Quantum Groups by Tomasz Brzeziński (1995), MR1300632.
  5. 2016 Class of the Fellows of the AMS, American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2015-11-17.

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