Navin M. Singhi

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N. M. Singhi
Alma materUniversity of Mumbai
Known forCombinatorics and Graph Theory
AwardsShanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology
Scientific career
FieldsCombinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computer science
University of Mumbai,
Indian Statistical Institute, IIT Mumbai
Doctoral advisorS. S. Shrikhande

Navin Madhavprasad Singhi (born 1949) is an Indian mathematician and a Professor Emeritus 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 is known for his research in block designs, projective planes, Intersection graphs of hypergraphs, and coding theory. He was a visiting professor at IIT Mumbai, University of Mumbai, Indian Statistical Institute and other various universities in the United States and Europe.

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.


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


  1. ^ "Faculty". School of Mathematics. TIFR. Retrieved 18 January 2013.

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