Dr. T. Chithralekha


Department of Computer Science

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I, Dr. T. Chithralekha is currently working as the Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Dean, School of Engineering & Technology at Pondicherry Central University, India. I have completed B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D in Computer Science & Engineering from the same University.
With more than 24 years of teaching and research experience, I have taught and continue to teach various courses relating to Computer Science & Engineering to various students pursuing graduation and post-graduation in computer science & engineering and management students.
I specialize in Cyber Security and have guided and continue to guide research scholars pursuing Ph.D programs in areas such as Cryptography, Access Control Management, Cyber Attacks, Cyber Insurance and IoT Security.
In addition to my academic experience, I have worked for Xerox Corporation Inc. on a major Crowdsourcing related project.
I have been granted nine patents on this project and have several research publications to my credit in various national and international journals of repute.


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Notable Publications

Noorul Hussain, Chithralekha Balamurugan, and Rajapandian Mariappan. "A Novel String Matrix Data Structure for DNA Encoding Algorithm." Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, 46 (2015): 820-832.

Noorul Hussain, Chithralekha Balamurugan, and Rajapandian Mariappan. "A Novel DNA Computing based encryption and decryption algorithm." Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier 46 (2015): 463-475.

S. Chanti, T. Chithralekha, Classification of Antiphishing Solutions, in the SN Computer Science Journal, Springer, July 2019

A. Sivagnana Ganesan, T. Chithralekha, A Formal Model for Legacy System Understanding, in the International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications, 10, 27-41, October 2018.

"Balamurugan, Chithralekha, Gupta Avantika, Kunde Shruti, Chander Deepthi, Dasgupta Koustuv, Service Assurance Framework for Enterprise Task Crowdsourcing, Industry Track Paper in IEEE Services Computing Conference, USA, June 2015."

Awards & Achievements​

"Chevening India Cyber Security Fellowship 2019 "
"Indian Institute of Quality Management Certified Information Security Management System Lead Auditor"
Best Project Award for B.Tech Project Work, 1993.

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