Dr. R.LATHA, M.Sc., B.Ed., MCA, M.E., M.Phil., Ph.D., an easily approachable person of dedication towards education and experience in Computer Science , Computer Applications and Engineering Education. She is having 29 years of teaching and research experience as Faculty, Professor and Head of the Department in various Institutions and in St.Peter’s, currently Controller of Examinations of St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research, St.Peter’s University.
Dr. R.LATHA received her Doctorate Degree in Computer Applications for her research on Parallel and Distributed Simulation from Dr.MGR University in 2011. She has completed her Master of Philosophy from Bharathidasan University in 2004. She has completed her Post Graduation in Applicable Mathematics & Computer Science from Department of Mathematics, Bharathidasan University in 1988, Master of Computer Applications from Periyar University, Master of Engineering in St.Peter’s , Bachelor of Education from Annamalai University in 1995 and graduated Mathematics from Government College, Thanjavur in 1986.
Research being a key interest, Dr. R.LATHA serves as Research Guide for Ph.D. Scholars. Her research interest includes Simulation, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Digital Image Processing, Soft Computing, Digital Signal Processing, Data Mining, Network Security, and Mobile Networks. Under her guidance 2 candidates has been awarded doctoral degree and 4 has been completed. Dr.R.Latha has to her credit more than 180 publications in International and National Journals and Conference Proceedings.
She is actively involved in various professional bodies as Life Member of CSI, ISTE and ICSA. She has organized many National and International Conferences, Workshops and also Chaired sessions in National and International Conferences. She is a Reviewer for Journals and Conference papers. She is also Doctoral Committee member for Researchers in various universities. She was a Member of Board of Studies, Board of Research and Academic Council in various Universities. She has served as Chief Editor for University Magazine consecutively.
Awards Received by Dr.R.Latha:
• “Distinguished Professor” on 25th November 2017 by Arunai International Research Foundation Faculty Awards (AIRFA 2017) in Chennai.
• “Best Academic Administrator” on 26th March 2017 by Top International Engineers Students Faculty Award (TIESFA’17) in Pondicherry .
• “Best Women Professor in Computer Science & Applications” on 10th Dec 2016 by PEARL Foundation Educational Excellence Award in Madurai.
• “Women’s Women Award” on 8th March 2016 by AMN Global Groups in Association with SPAARC Eventz & Cricket Federation of Tamil Nadu.
A keen academician and administrator Dr. R.Latha inspires those around her, faculty and students alike, through her remarkable leadership qualities and friendliness.
Dr. R.Latha has come a long way, achieving all this by hard work, honesty, sincerity, perseverance, self confidence and with God’s blessings.