M. Guru Prem Prasad

Professor, Department of Mathematics


I am a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati since from March 26, 1999.

Professor of Mathematics

Research Areas: Complex Dynamics, Fractals and its applications, Computational Complex Analysis.

  • Office Room No.: E-207, E-Block
  • Institute: IIT Guwahati
  • Phone: +91-0361-258 2608
  • Fax: +91-0361-258 2649
  • Location: Department of Mathematics
  • Place: Guwahati-781039, Assam, India
  • Email: mgpp@iitg.ac.in
  • Website: www.iitg.ac.in/mgpp

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I was born and brought up in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. I finished my schooling from St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, Madurai in 1986.


Doctor of Philosophy

May 1998
IIT Kanpur

Thesis: Dynamics of certain Entire Functions arising from Separately Convergent Continued Fractions
Supervisor: Professor G. P. Kapoor

Master of Science (Mathematics)

April 1991
Madura College

Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)

April 1989
Madura College

Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India

Professional Experience


30-Nov-2013 - Present

IIT Guwahati

Associate Professor

24-May-2011 to 29-Nov-2013

IIT Guwahati

12-May-2010 to 23-May-2011

IIT Jodhpur/ Rajasthan (On lien from IITG)

08-Nov-2005 to 11-May-2010

IIT Guwahati

July 2008 to June 2009

IIT Patna (On Secondment from IITG)

Assistant Professor

01-Jan-2001 to 07-Nov-2005

IIT Guwahati

Senior Lecturer

26-Mar-1999 to 31-Dec-2000

IIT Guwahati


01-Apr-1998 to 13-Jan-1999

PSG College of Technology

Participation in Administration and Academic Committees

At IIT Guwahati

Head of the Department of Mathematics

03-Jan-2020 (AN) to 13-Jan-2021 (FN)

Interim Registrar

01-May-2019 to 19-Dec-2019

Member of Departmental Faculty Advisory Committee (DFAC)

21-Feb-2017 to 31-Dec-2018

Dean of Academic Affairs

16-Dec-2014 to 19-Aug-2019

Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs

01-Sep-2014 to 06-Apr-2015

Faculty Incharge, Peer Review

08-Aug-2015 to 15-June-2016

Member, Institute Postgraduate Programme Committee

May 2012 to August 2013

NPTEL-II Mathematics Discipline Coordinator

June 2009 to April 2010

Convener, Institute Time Table Committee

April 2006 to July 2008

Organizing Chairman, JAM 2007

June 2006 to May 2007

Chairman, GATE 2006

June 2005 to May 2006

Vice-Chairman, GATE 2005

June 2004 to May 2005

NPTEL-I Core Sciences Discipline Coordinator

2003 to 2006

Member, Institute Undergraduate Programme Committee

May 2002 to April 2006

Participation in Administration and Academic Committees

At Other Institutes

Member of Board of Studies for Mathematics, SAS, VIT Chennai

July 2021

External Member of Task Force for Introducing New Academic Programs at IIT Ropar

August to September 2020

Member of Mathematics Curriculum Committee in AICTE-Model Curriculum for UG Degree Courses in Engineering & Technology

January 2018

Member of the Senate of IIIT Guwahati

September 2014 to December 2019

Member of Board of Governors of IIIT Guwahati

July 2015 to August 2019

Support in Administration and Academic Affairs of IIIT Guwahati

June 2013 to December 2014

Member of Board of Governors of NIT Manipur

January 2015 to 24-Aug-2018

Academic Coordinator and Convener of Faculty Affairs of IIT Jodhpur

June 2010 to May 2011

Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affirs of IIT Patna

January 2009 to May 2009

Faculty Incharge of Academic Affirs of IIT Patna

July 2008 to December 2008


I teach Mathematics courses at various levels, namely, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate. I prefer to teach courses in analysis.

  • Presently Teaching
  • Taught Earlier


Working on research problems in the areas of holomorphic dynamics, chaos theory, applications of fractals, continued fractions, etc.


Postal Address:

Department of Mathematics,
IIT Guwahati,
Assam, India