Prof. T. Chithralekha has been associated with Pondicherry University since 1996. She has gained 26 years of rich teaching and research experience. Her teaching experience spans across M.Tech., M.Sc., M.C.A and MBA programs of the University. She specializes in Cybersecurity with focus on Cryptography, Access Control Management, Cyber Attacks, Cyber Insurance and IoT Security and supervises research scholars pursuing Ph.D programs in these areas.
She also had a stint at Xerox Corporation Inc. on a major Crowdsourcing related project and has been granted nine patents based on this project in addition to several research publications in various national and international journals of repute.
She is a Chevening UK India Cybersecurity Fellow.