Sukanta Pati


I am a professor at the Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati, INDIA . I can be contacted at pati AT iitg DOT ac DOT in or at

+91 (0)361258 2607.

Reserach area:

Broad area `Combinatorial Matrix Theorey’ and more specifically `Spectral Graph Theory’.

Research activities:

Editorial baord member of `Linear and Multilinear Algebra’.

Editorial baord member of `Proceedings of Mathematical Sciences’.

Member of `International Linear Algebra Society’.

A list of my publications can be found here.

A collection of article by Professor R B Bapat for which I was an editor `Linear Algebra with Applications- A volume in honor of Professor Ravindra B Bapat’.

Completed PhD Students:

Swarup K. Panda, Ph.D. 2016, Thesis: On the Inverse of Bipartite Graphs with Unique Perfect Matchings and Reciprocal Eigenvalue Properties.

Debajit Kalita, Ph.D. 2012, Thesis: Spectra of Weighted Directed Graphs.

Sasmita Barik, Ph.D. 2007, IIT Guwahati, Thesis: On the Spectra and the Laplacian Spectra of Graphs.

My Teachers / Mentors:

B. R. Pradhan, Retired Professor of Rajendra College, Balangir, Odisha, India.

Swadhin Pattanayak,  Retired founding director of Institute of Mathematics and Applications, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

R. B. Bapat Professor at Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, India.

Steve Kirkland, Professor at University of Manitoba, Canada.

Shaun Fallat, Professor at University  of Regina, Canada.

Miki Neumann, Former Professor at University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA.