Dr. S. Arumugam,
Senior Professor (Research),

Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Kalasalingam University, India.



Current Position :

  • Director, n-CARDMATH & Senior Professor (Research), Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education.
  • Conjoint Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia.
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA.
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK.
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics, BITS-PILANI K.K.Birla Goa Campus.

Research interest

Network Analysis, Graph Theory and its applications, Domination in Graphs, Graph Labelling Problems, Graph Colouring, Fractional Graph Theory, Cryptography, Fuzzy logic and its applications to pattern recognition, Topology, Geometry and Visual Cryptography, Social Network Analysis, Biological Networks

Skills and expertise

Graphs, Graph Theory, Combinatorics, Combinatorial Optimization, Algorithms, Discrete Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numbers, Theoretical Computer Science, Algorithm Development


Dr. S. Arumugam has more than 250 publications and more than 20 books. Most of these books are prescribed as text books by the Boards of Studies for the undergraduate courses in various universities and autonomous colleges throughout Tamil Nadu, India. He has successfully completed 6 projects. He has organized more than 25 national and international seminars/conferences. He has delivered over 350 invited talks/guest lectures across the globe. He has been conferred Life Time Achievement Award by GATR, Malaysia during the closing ceremony of 4th Global Conference on Business and Social Sciences held at Dubai during November 14-15, 2016. Experts from USA, South Africa and Finland are engaged in identifying Founders of Graph Theory (Country Wise). In the tentative list Prof. S. Arumugam is included as a Founder of Graph Theory in India. He has served as a referee for research papers in several national and international journals. He is an Editor-in-chief of AKCE International Journal of Graphs and Combinatorics.


  1. Studies on Fractional Graph Theory
  2. Project on Number Graphs

Editorial activities

EDITOR IN CHIEF: AKCE International Journal of Graphs and Combinatorics

Academic qualifications

  • M.Sc. - University of Madras -1967 - First Class
  • M.Phil - Madurai Kamaraj University - 1968 - First Class
  • Ph.D. - Madurai Kamaraj University - 1978
  • Title of the thesis : Topological Projective Planes.