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Dr. Devendra Prasad

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD in Mathematics (completed in 2019)

Area of Research

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Special focus on Integer-valued polynomials


Dr Devendra Prasad joined Shiv Nadar University Chennai as an assistant professor of mathematics in the school of Science and Humanities on 29 September 2022. Dr Devendra Prasad completed his PhD in 2019 and after that he was selected as a PDF at IISER Tirupati. Before joining SNU Chennai, he was a PDF at IMSc Chennai. He completed his BSc and MSc degree from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University. His areas of interest are algebra and number theory with a special attention to Integer-valued polynomials.

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Shiv Nadar University Chennai (since September 29, 2022)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) at IISER Tirupati
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) at IMSc Chennai


  • (with Krishnan Rajkumar and A. Satyanarayana
  • Reddy), Fixed divisor of a multivariate polynomial and generalized factorials
  • in several variables. J. Kor. Math. Soc., 55(6):1305–1320, 2018.
  • (with Krishnan Rajkumar and A. Satyanarayana
  • Reddy), A Survey on Fixed Divisors. Confluentes Mathematici, 11(1):29–52, 2019.
  • Irreducibility of integer-valued polynomials
  • I, Communications in Algebra, 49 (3): 948–955, 2021.
  • A Generalization of Selfridge’s Question,
  • Integers, 21, A66.
  • Bhargava factorials and Irreducibility of
  • integer-valued polynomials, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics Volume 52,
  • No. 3, 1031–1038, 2022.

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