Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla is the premier Unitary Technical University
in the state of Odisha, established in the year 2009 after upgradation of the first engineering college
of the state (University College of Engineering (UCE), Burla - Estd. 1956). The University is situated at the foot of
world famous Hirakud Dam in a beautiful natural surroundings of river, lakes and mountains. It is located at a distance
of 10 Kms from Sambalpur railway station (Sambalpur Junction), 65 Kms from VSS
airport, Jharsuguda, 200 Kms from Swami Vivekananda airport, Raipur and 280 Kms
from Biju Patnaik International airport, Bhubaneswar (Capital of Odsiha).
VSSUT acts as an academic and research hub by promoting quality technical education for the society in collaboration with closely
located reputed educational institutions like IIM Sambalpur, Sambalpur University, V.S.S. Institute of Medical Sciences & Research
and emerging industries like Hindalco, MCL, Vedanta, Bhushan Steel etc. to name a few.
The Institute has sculptured its own standard among the best technical institutions in the country having more than 20000
graduates and 3000 postgraduate engineers, serving in reputed organizations around the globe.
The Department of Mathematics is established in 1956 along with the inception of the institution.
This is one of the oldest departments of the state among all institutions/ University of the state
established after Independence. Initially the aim of the Department was to impart the fundamentals
and applications of Mathematics in Engineering and Technology. Presently, the Department of Mathematics
is offering 5 -year Integrated M. Sc., 2 year Applied M.Sc., M. Phil. and Ph. D. programmes.
The faculty members and research scholars of the department are pursuing high quality research work in
advanced and emerging areas of Mathematics. The areas include (but not limited to) Operations Research,
Analysis, Fluid Dynamics, CFD, Wavelet analysis, Computer aided geometric design to mention a few.