Syed Abbas is a mathematician, currently working as an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India. He received his M.Sc. and PhD in Mathematics from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2004 and 2009 respectively. The core areas of his research are delay/functional/abstract differential equations, ecological modelling, difference equations, and stochastic control. He is also interested in popularizing science. 


A multidisciplinary group of scientists discusses the past and present status of science diplomacy in South Asia, with particular reference to existing science and technology agreements, COVID-19 diplomacy, and nationalism.