Shrikrishna Gopalrao Dani is a professor of mathematics at the Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai and an author. He joined Tata Institute of Fundamental Research as a faculty member. After TIFR, he was the Chair Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study during 1976-77 and 1983-84.
He has been a member of the NBHM since 1996 and was the Chairman of the NBHM. He is also the Chairman, Commission for Development and Exchange (CDE) of International Mathematical Union, for the period 2007‐10. He has served as Editor of Proceedings (Math. Sci.) of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore for many years.
Dani was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in 1990. He gave an invited talk at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Zurich, Switzerland in 1994. He received the World Academy of Sciences prize in 2007.