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Dr. B. Devadas Acharya

Dr. B. Devadas Acharya (September 17, 1947 - June 18, 2013), F.N.A.Sc., F.Al.M.S. is a professor emeritus of graph theory from University of Mysore. He has contributed to Hypergraph Theory, Graph Theory and Combinatorics. 

His main original contributions have been in the theory of Domination in Graphs and Hypergraphs, Polar Configurations, Graphoidal Covers, Distance Convexity in Discrete Structures, Graph Labeling, Signed Graph and Digraph Theory, Social Network Analysis, Partition Graphs, Graph Spectra, Atmospheric Variability and Himalayan Glaciology.

Apart from being a world class mathematician, scientist and administrator, he is also a prolific poet.