10 June 1936 |
|Alma mater||Central College of Bangalore University,
University of Mysore
|Doctoral advisor||C. N. S. Iyengar|
E. Sampathkumar (born 10 June 1936) is a professor emeritus of graph theory from University of Mysore. He has contributed to domination number, bipartite double cover, and reconstruction theory. He was chairman of the department of mathematics of the Karnataka university, Dharwar and the University of Mysore (1992–95).
Born and raised in Mallur village, Channapatna Taluk, Ramanagaram (District), outside of Bangalore, he earned a M.Sc. (1955) in mathematics from Central College of Bangalore University, and a Ph.D. (1965) in mathematics (Some studies in Boolean algebra) from the Karnataka University, Dharwar. He was a lecturer at the department of mathematics Karnatak College, Dharwar (1960–65), and then professor at the department of mathematics, Karnatak University, Dharwar (1966–1988). After retiring in 1996 from Mysore University (1989–96), he has been working for the Department of Science and Technology (India) as a principal investigator on several projects in graph theory. He was head at DOS in Mathematics, University of Mysore (1992–1995).