Dr. Sinnathurai Vijayakumar Scholarship
Known to his friends as Vijay, Dr. Sinnathurai Vijayakumar - a talented scholar who held a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto was a brilliant mathematician.
A member of the “The Rock Group” at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering's Galbraith Building, Vijay worked on Boundary Element Method with John Curran, where he contributed to many useful software developments. He helped much of the mathematical publishing activities of Diran Basmadjian of Chemical Engineering. Vijay was a respected colleague and a generous man who will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He was passionate about mathematics, computing, engineering and the Tamil community, producing one of the first professional Tamil language fonts for personal computers. A scholarship will be established at the University of Toronto to honour his memory.