About the Conference

Academy of Discrete Mathematics and Applications (ADMA), Department of Mathematics, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and Department of Mathematics, COEP Technological University Pune (COEP Tech) are jointly organizing 20th Annual Conference of Academy of Discrete Mathematics and Applications & International Conference on Discrete Mathematics 2024 (ADMA – ICDM 2024) during June 7th to 10th, 2024 and also to mark the celebrations of Graph Theory Day on 10th June. The purpose of this conference is to bring together experts and researchers and provide them a platform to discuss/disseminate recent advances in various areas of discrete mathematics, including but not limited to Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Lattice Theory, Coding Theory and related applications. The academic program of the conference will include endowment lectures, plenary talks, invited talks and paper presentations.

About Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)

Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly University of Pune), one of the premier universities in India. It was established on 10th February 1949 under the Poona University Act. The university houses 46 academic departments. The university has about 307 recognized research institutes and 612 affiliated colleges offering graduate and under-graduate courses. According to Times Higher Education World University Ranking, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has been ranked number 2 among the universities in India. The university is NAAC re-accredited at A+ level and has status of university with potential for excellence by UGC, India.
The Department of Mathematics started with the inception of the University. It offers two PG programs viz. M.Sc. (Mathematics), M.Sc. (Industrial Mathematics with Computer Applications), and a Ph.D. program in Mathematics. The department has a rich tradition of quality teaching. This has led to many students qualifying for national level examinations and entering Ph.D. programs in premier institutes like IITs, IISERs, foreign universities. Besides teaching, the department is also well known for its quality research activities. The department has a respectable number of full-time research scholars. It is recognized by UGC under CAS-I, CAS-II and receives funds regularly from agencies like DST and NBHM.

About COEP Technological University (COEP Tech)

College of Engineering, Pune (COEP), now Technological University (from 21st June 2022), was established in 1854 and is one of the oldest and Premier Engineering Institutes in the Country. The institute is known for imparting quality technical education and is ranked consistently on par with the Best Engineering Institutes in the Country by National Institutional Ranking Framework and other prestigious surveys. The institute is known for its contributing alumni, spread globally for serving mankind and technology. With 8 UG and more than 26 PG courses in engineering and one PG program in business administration, besides Ph.D. program in all disciplines, the focus of COEP Technological University is on research and development, innovation activities relevant to industries. EIGHT Multi-disciplinary Centers of Excellence in sunrise areas of Applied technologies are being set up. The university is NAAC accredited at A+ level.
The Department of Mathematics was established in the year 1960. It is now part of the School of Computational Sciences. Research on various aspects of Graph theory, Matroid theory, Lattice theory, Commutative algebra, Coding theory, Geometric function theory, and Fractional calculus with pure and engineering applications are carried out by the faculty. Our vision is to develop the department as a research center for pure and applied mathematics with applications to engineering.

Focus Area

  • Graph Theory
  • Graph Connectivity
  • Graph Coloring
  • Graph Labeling
  • Graph Decompositions
  • Graphs Associated to Algebraic Structures
  • Algebraic Graph Theory
  • Interconnection Networks
  • Matroid Theory
  • Coding Theory
  • Lattice Theory
  • Combinatorics
  • Applications
  • Any other related topic
  • Chief-Patron

    Suresh Gosavi
    Hon. Vice-Chancellor, SPPU
    Parag Kalkar
    Hon. Pro Vice-Chancellor, SPPU
    Pramod Chaudhari
    Hon. Chairman-BOG, COEP Tech
    Sunil Bhirud
    Hon. Vice-Chancellor, COEP Tech


    Vijay Khare
    Registrar, SPPU
    D. N. Sonawane
    Registrar, COEP Tech
    V. Z. Attar
    Dean, COEP Tech

    Convener                        Hon. President ADMA

    Vinayak Joshi
    SPPU, Pune
    Email: vinayakjoshi111@gmail.com

    Dr. Ambat Vijayakumar
    Cochin University of Science and Technology

    Organizing Secretary

    Charusheela Deshpande
    COEP Tech, Pune
    Email: charumukund@gmail.com
    Y. M. Borse
    SPPU, Pune
    Email: ymborse11@gmail.com

    Plenary Talks

    Apoorva Khare

    IISc Bangalore

    Friedrich Wehrung

    University of Caen Normandy, France

    M. Ram Murty

    FRSC, Queen’s University, Canada

    Mathias Schacht

    University of Hamburg, Germany

    Shekhar Mande

    Bioinformatics Centre, SPPU (Ex. DG, CSIR, India)

    Endowment Lectures

    Amitava Bhattacharya

    TIFR Mumbai

    Gyula Katona

    Budapest Univ. of Tech. & Economics, Hungary

    Navin Kashyap

    IISc Bangalore

    Sandra Kingan

    The City University of New York, USA

    Shariefuddin Pirzada

    University of Kashmir, Srinagar

    Soumen Maity

    IISER Pune

    Invited Talks

    Anirban Banerjee

    IISER Kolakata

    Aparna Lakshamanan

    CUSAT Kerala

    Ganesh Kadu

    SPPU Pune

    Kamal Lochan Patra

    NISER Bhubaneswar

    Mathew Francis

    ISI Chennai

    Prajakta Nimbhorkar

    Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai

    Rajendra Pawale

    University of Mumbai, Mumbai

    Rajesh Kannan

    IIT Hyderabad, Hydrabad

    Rakhi Pratihar

    Indraprastha Inst. of Information Tech., Delhi

    Sasmita Barik

    IIT Bhubneshwar, Orrisa

    Registration fees

    Participants Accommodation Amount
    Indian Yes INR 4000
    Accompanying Person Yes INR 2500
    Indian No INR 3000
    Foreign Yes USD 100
    Foreign No USD 75

    Important Dates

    Registration starting date March 25, 2024
    Last date for submission of papers May 20, 2024
    Decision on the selection of papers May 20, 2024
    Last date Registration May 30, 2024

    Call for papers

    The papers are to be submitted, at the latest by 15th May 2024, through email to ymborse@unipune.ac.in

    The participants are kindly invited to submit the full text of their research papers for presentation at the conference. The papers should be on topics related to the theme of the conference. The papers will go through the screening process and the decision about selection of papers for presentation will be communicated to participants. Based on the presentation, peer reviewed FIVE best papers will be honored with R. B. Endowment Best Paper Award comprising of cash prize of Rs. 2000 each."

    Papers presented in the ADMA-ICDM 2024 can be considered for publication in Indian Journal of Discrete Mathematics (IJDM), a UGC care listed journal of Academy of Discrete Mathematics and Applications (ADMA), after the usual review process.


    Advisory Committee

  • S. Arumugam, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Tamil Nadu
  • R. Balakrishnan, Bharathidasan University, Tamil Nadu
  • N. S. Bhave, SPPU Pune
  • G. H. Katona, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Hungary
  • E. Sampathkumar, Mysore University, Karnataka
  • M. M. Shikare, SPPU Pune
  • Academic Program Committee

  • Ambat Vijayakumar, CUSAT, Kerala
  • Amitava Bhattacharya, TIFR Mumbai
  • Apoorva Khare, IISc Bangalore
  • G. Y. Katona, Budapest Univ. of Tech. & Economics, Hungary
  • S. Pirzada, University of Kashmir
  • Sandra Kingan, The City University of New York, USA
  • Soumen Maity, IISER Pune
  • Sudhir Ghorpade, IIT Bombay
  • S. A. Katre, SPPU Pune
  • B. N. Waphare, SPPU Pune
  • Organizing Committee

      From COEP Tech

    • Neeta Shinde
    • K. V. Dalvi
    • R. S. Kulkarni
    • A. B. Dhere
    • Y. M. Mahatekar
    • Deepak Kshirsagar
    • From SPPU, Pune

    • S. D. Kendre
    • S. C. Patekar
    • S. B. Dhotre
    • G. S. Kadu
    • Smita Kandekar
    • Pavan Dodya


    All registered participants are requested to become ADMA Life members if they are not already Life members. At least they have to be for Sessional membership of ADMA. Respective forms and details will be shared with participants at the conference venue.

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    Conference Venue

    Department of Mathematics, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Ganeshkhind Pune 411007 Maharashtra, INDIA