Vasanti N. Bhat-Nayak

Vasanti N. Bhat-Nayak was a mathematician whose research concerned balanced incomplete block designs, bivariegated graphs, graceful graphs, graph equations and frequency partitions. She earned a Ph.D. from the University of Mumbai in 1970 with the dissertation Some New Results in PBIBD Designs and Combinatorics. S. S. Shrikhande was her advisor.[1] After completing her doctorate, she remained on the faculty at the university, and eventually served as department head.[2]


  1. ^ Vasanti N. Bhat-Nayak at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. ^ Rao, Nithyanand (12 November 2017), "Celebrating Sharadchandra Shrikhande, the Mathematician Who Disproved Euler", The Wire