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Kum Kum Dewan Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Dewan has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of mathematics

Dr. Dewan has been pursuing research work of very high standard in the field of Complex Analysis, Approximation Theory, Transportation, Mathematical Modeling and Computer Science since 1971.

    UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA, October 26, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Kum Kum Dewan with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Dewan celebrates 45 years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

In 1969, Dr. Dewan obtained B.A. with honours in Mathematics from the University of Delhi. Thereafter in 1971 she received M.A. in Mathematics from the same University. Following her graduation Dr. Dewan became research scholar at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and received a Ph.D. degree in 1980. Dr. Dewan completed her post doctorate fellowship at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1992. Dr. Dewan continued her research work in the field of Mathematics and was awarded D.Sc. from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, formerly Agra University in 2003.

She is a committed teacher and has been in the teaching profession (1972-till date) and held responsible positions of Vice Chancellor of Noida International University (2015-till date); Acting Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University (2014-2015); Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences (2005-2008); Professor and Head, Deptt. of Mathematics (2000-2003); Head, Deptt. of Computer Science (2007); Associate Professor in Deptt. of Mathematics (1985-1993); Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1972-1985), Jamia Millia Islamia University and Visiting Assistant Professor at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (1986-1987).

She has held various administrative assignments some of the worth mentioning are:
Member Executive Council (2007-2008); Member Academic Council (2000-2003; 2005-2008; 2014-2015); Chairperson of Faculty Committee (2005-2008); Chairperson of Ordinance Committee (2008); Chairperson, Prospectus Committee (2008-2009); Chairperson, Board of Studies (2000-2003); Chairperson, Board of Studies of Computer Science (2007); Chairperson, Statistics and Mathematical Research Committee (2008); Superintendent of Examination (2000-2003; 2007); Member Jamia Court (2000-2003; 2007, 2015); International Students' Advisor (1997-2005); Advisor, University Students' Union (1996-1997).

Dr. Dewan has been pursuing research work of very high standard in the field of Complex Analysis, Approximation Theory, Transportation, Mathematical Modeling and Computer Science from 1971 and is still continuing. During this period 23 number Ph.D. degrees have been awarded to students working under her direct supervision. Dr. Dewan has also written many papers of which more than 100 numbers have been published in the listed indexed Journals in USA, Australia, Yugoslavia, China, Croatia, Bulgaria, Poland, Turkey, Iran, Bosnia, Europe, India etc.

Dr. Dewan has authored three books namely "Theory of Polynomial and its Applications" (2005), "Management of Modern City Transportation" (2004) and "Mathematics in the 21st Century" (2004) which are very acclaimed in their respective specialities. Her articles have been published regularly in Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications; Journal of Approximation Theory; Bulletin of Australia Mathematical Society; Glasnik Mathematicki; International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics Students; Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics and Indian Journal of Transport Management etc.

Dr. Dewan has been Chairperson of the Board of Studies/ Office of International Affairs Departmental Research Studies (DRS)/ Examiner for Ph.D. etc. of many universities some of which worth mentioning are:- Delhi University, G.G.S. Indraprastha University, Utkal University, Women International University Khanpur, Sonepat, Jamia Millia Islamia University, Manav Rachna Engineering College, Galgotia University, J.N.V. University Jodhpur, Kashmir University, Srinagar, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Agra, Lucknow University etc.

Dr. Dewan is/has been an Editor/Advisor/Member of Editorial Board of the Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences and Cryptography; JMI Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Journal of Inter-Disciplinary Sciences. She also started NIU Journal of Social Sciences and NIU Journal of Human Rights at Noida International University as a Patron.

Dr. Dewan is member of various esteemed National and International Organizations including, The New York Academy of Sciences, Indian Mathematical Society, Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Association of Women in Mathematics, Academic Forum, Society for Special Functions and Applications, Vijnana Parishad of India, She also served as Treasurer, Secretary and later Vice President of the Forum for Inter Disciplinary Mathematics.

She has delivered invited talks at various international and national conferences as well as other academic forums in countries like U.S.A., Canada, Bulgaria, Japan, China, Switzerland, Thailand, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Yugoslavia, South Korea and India.

An esteemed Mathematician and educator, Dr. Dewan was awarded the prestigious Fellowship of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi (1971) and the Fellowship of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India in (1971); Fellowship of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India (1972); Teacher Fellowship under Faculty Improvement Programme of UGC (1977); Post-doctoral Fellowship at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (1987); Post-Doctoral Fellowship IIT Delhi (1992); Guest Scientist, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy 1994; Active member certificate from New York Academy of Sciences, 1995.

A recipient of the Best Citizen of India Award (1999) by United Childrens' Movement and Secular Harmony Award (1999) by International Publishing House. She was named Alumna of the week 2011, by Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University, International Women of the Year 1997/98 by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England; International Woman of the year (2011) by American Biographical Institute, USA for outstanding pursuits and achievements in the field of education; Outstanding People of Twentieth Century IBC, Cambridge, England; Chosen for Best Women Personalities Award (2011) by Friendship Forum of India; In 2016 she was given the Life Time Achievement Award by Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics(ISIAM); Recognized and felicitated by Jamia Millia Islamia University for her contribution to the growth of the University (2016); Basic Science Research (BSR) Faculty Fellowship Award (2015-2018) by University Grants Commission, Govt. of India.

To encourage Inter Disciplinary Research, she established a "Center for Inter-Disciplinary Research in Basic Sciences" in 2006 under the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia with a grant of Rs. 25 crores obtained by the University Grants Commission.

The daughter of Pritam and Shakuntla Rai, Dr. Dewan was born on July 4, 1950 in New Delhi, India. On December 4, 1973, she married Sikander Mohan. Together, the couple raised one child, Puja. Dr. Dewan has been featured in various Marquis Who's Who publications, including the first and second editions of Who's Who in Asia. She has appeared in the 15th, 18th, 26th, 30th, 32nd and 33rd editions of Who's Who in the world, as well.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Dewan has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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