Vasanti N. Bhat-Nayak

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Vasanti N. Nayak
10 June 1938, India
Died12 February 2009
Alma materUniversity of Mumbai
Known forCombinatorial design and Graph Theory
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Mumbai
Doctoral advisorS. S. Shrikhande

Vasanti N. Bhat-Nayak (10 June 1938 – 12 February 2009) was a professor of combinatorics and head of the department of mathematics, University of Mumbai. Vasanti Nayak was known for her work in balanced incomplete block designs, bivariegated graphs, graceful graphs, graph equations and frequency partitions.

Vasanti Bhat was a Goud Saraswat Brahmin was raised in Pune. She earned a M.Sc. in mathematics from Pune University and a Ph.D. from the University of Mumbai in 1970 on her work "Some New Results in PBIBD Designs and Combinatorics". S. S. Shrikhande was her advisor.[1]

She died on 12 February 2009 in her residence in Chembur.