Navin M. Singhi

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N. M. Singhi
Born 1949
Citizenship Indian
Fields Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computer science
Institutions TIFR,
University of Mumbai,
Indian Statistical Institute,
Ohio State University
Alma mater University of Mumbai
Doctoral advisor S. S. Shrikhande
Known for Combinatorics and Graph Theory
Notable awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology

Navin Madhavprasad Singhi (born 1949) is an Indian mathematician and a professor at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research[1] Mumbai, specializing in combinatorics and graph theory. He is the recipient of the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology. Singhi wrote two papers with Paul Erdős, giving him an Erdős number of 1.[2] Singhi is known for his research in block designs, projective planes, line graphs, and coding theory.

Early life[edit]

Singhi was born in Indore and raised in Goregaon, Mumbai and earned a M.A. in mathematics from the University of Mumbai.

Career[edit]

Singhi earned a Ph.D. (1974) from the same University, his advisor was S. S. Shrikhande. Professor Singhi is a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Faculty". School of Mathematics. TIFR. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Erdos Number Project

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