V. Murugan


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Professional Experience: 

12 Years

Contact Details




+91 82 2473262


+91 9448150143
Faculty (author) Identifiers
Academic Background
  • Ph.D (IIT Madras), 2007
  • M.Sc.(Mathematics), T.D.M.N.S. College, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, 2002
  • B.Sc.(Mathematics), T.D.M.N.S. College, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, 2000
Areas of Interest
  • Functional Equations
  • Fixed Point Theory
  • Dynamical Systems
Significant Projects

1. Smooth Solutions of Iterative Functional Equations(2009-2012), Seed Grant Project sponsored by NITK, Surathkal.

2. Applications of Kneading Theory in Iterative Root Problems (2018-2021), Early Career Research Award, SER-DST, India.

Supervision of Ph.D

1. Dr. Suresh Kumar M (2018)
2. Dr. Mohd Ahmed (2017)

1. Chatanya G
2. Palanivel R
3. Shivarama

Significant Publications
  1. (with P.V. Subrahmanyam) "Existence of solutions for equations involving iterated functional series", Fixed point theory and applications, 2005:2(2005)219-232."
  2. (with P.V. Subrahmanyam) "Special solutions for a general class of iterative functional equations", Aequationes Mathematicae, 72 (2006) 269–287. 
  3. (with P.V. Subrahmanyam) ''Smooth Solution for a Functional Equation Involving Series of Iterates”, Journal of CombinatoricsInformation and System Sciences, 33 (2008), 187-207.
  4. (with P.V. Subrahmanyam) ''Differentiable Solutions for a Class of Functional Equations”, Annales Polonici Mathematici, 92 (2007), 225-241. 
  5. (with P.V. Subrahmanyam) "Existence of continuous solutions for  an iterative functional series equation with variable coefficients", Aequationes Mathematicae , 78 (2009), 167-176.
  6. (E. Murali Krishna) Computing Solutions for Iterative Root Problem, Proceedings of HICAMS 2012, 710-715.
  7. (with E. Satyanarayana, M Ahmed) Large Time Asymptotics with Error Estimates to Solutions of a Forced Burgers Equation, Studies in Applied Mathematics, 138 (2017), 185–204
  8. Cho, Y.J., Murugan, S.K. & Veerapazham, M., Iterative Roots of Non-PM Functions and Denseness, Results in Mathematics (2018) 73: 13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00025-018-0792-y

Funded Projects (Completed): 

  • Received a prize and a Certificate of ”Honourable Mention” in the Prof. R.S. Varma Best Paper Competition conducted in the International Conference on  Computational, Mathematical and Statistical Methods (CMASM 2007) in Chennai during 6-8 January 2007.  
  • CSIR (JRF & SRF) at IIT Madras during 2003-2007
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship in 2003. 
  • Qualified GATE 2003
  • First prize in the P.G. Level quiz competition in Mathematics held at Scott Christian College, Nagarcoil in the year 2002.

Contact us

Dr. R. Madhusudhan , Associate Professor and Head
Department of MACS, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2474048

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