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Submitted by klpatra on 16 July, 2014 - 14:53

Designation:

Reader-F

Research Area:

Algebraic Graph Theory

Education:

**Ph. D. :**Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur**,**2008**M. Sc. :**Utkal University, Odisha, 2000**B. Sc. :**Utkal University, Odisha, 1998

Research Interest:

Combinatorics, Algebraic Graph Theory

Publications:

- K. L. Patra, B. K. Sahoo and B. Sahu, Minimum size blocking sets of certain line sets related to a conic in PG(2,q),
*Discrete Math. 339(2016), no 6, 1716-1721.* - K. L. Patra and B. K. Sahoo, Minimizing Laplacian spectral radius of unicyclic graphs with fixed girth,
*Czechoslovak Math. J.*63(138) (2013), no. 4, 909–922. - A. K. Lal, K. L. Patra and B. K. Sahoo, Algebraic connectivity of connected graphs with fixed number of pendant vertices,
*Graphs Combin.*27 (2011), no. 2, 215–229. - K. L. Patra and B. K. Sahoo, A non-abelian representation of the dual polar space DQ(2n, 2)
, *Innov. Incidence Geom.*9 (2009), 177–188. K. L. Patra and A. K. Lal, The effect on the algebraic connectivity of a tree by grafting or collapsing of edges. *Linear Algebra Appl.*428 (2008), no. 4, 855–864.A. K. Lal, S. Pati and K. L. Patra, Graph structure via its Laplacian matrix. *Math. Student*76 (2007), no. 1-4, 203–216.K. L. Patra and A. K. Lal, Maximizing Laplacian spectral radius over trees with fixed diameter. *Linear Multilinear Algebra*55 (2007), no. 5, 457–461.K. L. Patra, Maximizing the distance between center, centroid and characteristic set of a tree. *Linear Multilinear Algebra*55 (2007), no. 4, 381–397.

*Math. Student* 76 (2007), no. 1-4, 203–216 (2008).DQ(2

Preprints:

- Bounds on Laplacian spectral radius of graphs
- Center , centroid and subtree core of trees
- Vertex connectivity of the power graph of a finte cyclic group

Teaching:

**Current Semester:** M208 - Graph Thepry , M661 - Combinatorics and Gaph Theory

Project/Thesis Guidance:

**Theses:**

- M. Sc. Thesis of Dheer Noal Sunil Desai, School of Mathematical Sciences, NISER, Bhubaneswar (2017,continuing)
- M.Sc. Thesis of Aadil Aman, School of Mathematical Sciences, NISER, Bhubaneswar (2015)
- M.Sc. Thesis of Rishikant Rajdeepak, School of Mathematical Sciences, NISER, Bhubaneswar (2014)
- M.Sc. Thesis of Debdipta Haldar, School of Mathematical Sciences, NISER, Bhubaneswar (2013)

Contact:

Office Phone:

+916742494092

**School of Mathematical Sciences**

NISER, PO- Bhimpur-Padanpur, Via- Jatni, District- Khurda, Odisha, India, PIN- 752050

Tel: +91-674-249-4081

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