Leading mathematician and originator of Super30 classes Anand Kumar was bestowed this year's prominent Ramanujan Mathematics Award on Monday at the Eighth National Mathematics Convention organized by a city-based school. Legendary atomic scientist Pitamber Patel and eminent scientist J J Rawal presented the cash award of Rs 20,000 to Kumar. The annual award is bestowed to a person who has at least three papers published in international journals and is occupied in teaching mathematics. Kumar's papers have been published in a number of international journals including Mathematical Spectrum and Mathematical Gazette of the UK. He was thrice invited mutually by the Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society to present his papers. Kumar, who is a inhabitant of Bihar is founder of Super30, which imparts free residential mentoring to 30 selected students from underprivileged families for IIT entrance exam and has achieved international gratitude for social awakening. "I am planning to write mathematic books to mission the subject in an interesting way and help students learn the subject simply," Kumar said.