**Eknath Prabhakar Ghate** (born 11 September 1969) is a mathematician specialising in number theory and working in the School of Mathematical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India. He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for science and technology, the highest science award in India, for the year 2013 in mathematical science category.^{[1]}

Ghate was schooled at Mayo College Ajmer and is an alumnus of St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1996;^{[2]} his doctoral advisor was Haruzo Hida.^{[3]} Ghate is also an alumnus of College of Arts & Sciences, University of Pennsylvania.^{[4]}

In number theory, Ghate is mostly interested in problems connected to automorphic forms, Galois representations, and the special values of L-functions.

## References

**^**"Dr. Samir K. Bramhachari Announces Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2013". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. Retrieved 30 December 2013.**^**Jyotishmaan Gogoi. "Eknath Ghate wins the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2013". Gonit Sora. Retrieved 30 December 2013.**^**Eknath Prabhakar Ghate at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**"Eknath Ghate, C'91, Awarded the 2013 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize". Retrieved 30 December 2013.