Kamala Krithivasan

Kamala Krithivasan received her Ph.D. from the University of Madras,and she joined the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in 1975. With more than 30 years of teaching and research experience at IITM, she is currently Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering,in which she served as Chairperson during 1992–1995. Her research interests include formal language theory and unconventional models of computing like DNA computing, membrane computing and discrete tomography. A recipient of the Fulbright fellowship in 1986, Professor Kamala is also a fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.