Dr. V.Vijayalakshmi
B.Tech.,M.Tech., Ph.D., MISTE

Specialization: 1. Cryptography and Network Security
  2. Information and Wireless Security
  3. VLSI
  4. ASIC
  5. Wireless Communication
Phone no.: 9443958141

Brief Biodata of Dr. V. Vijayalakshmi

      Dr. V. Vijayalakshmi is currently working as Associate Professor (Selection Grade) in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India. She completed her B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D in Pondicherry Engineering College which is affiliated to Pondicherry University. She has 29 years of teaching experience at Diploma, UG and PG levels.

      Her academic achievements include Best M.Tech Project Award, Best Research Paper Award and Certificate of Excellence in M.Tech Course. She specializes in Information Security and her Ph. D thesis is entitled "Securing Wireless Networks using Elliptic Curve Cryptography in Prime and Binary Fields". She teaches courses on Information Security for both under graduate and post graduate engineering students. She has delivered several invited talks on Security. To her credit, she has published 71 research papers in National/ International Journals and 57 research papers in National/ International Conferences.

      She has undergone two months training in Information Security at IISc Bangalore and TIFR Mumbai. She has also co-ordinated a DIT sponsored Two week short term training program on "Information Security", AICTE sponsored FDP titled "Security in Wireless Heterogeneous Networks-Issues and challenges" and "5G mmWave Radio Transmission for Ultra-High Speed Wireless Technologies". She organised an Internation Conference on Communcation Security ICCS 2016. She has also conducted a TEQIP sponsored one week program on "Wireless Sensor Networks-Issues and Challenges". She has worked on Cryptographic algorithms which includes ECC and HECC. Currently she is working on Bio-metric authentication, Securing Wireless Sensor Network, Digital Image Processing, Low Power VLSI Design and IoT and its security issues.

      Her areas of interest also include VLSI, ASIC, Steganography, Embedded Systems and design of Cryptoprocessors.

      She has completed five research candidates and currently two pursuing research under her.



Designation : Associate Professor (Selection Grade)

Department : Electronics and Communication

Date of Birth : 01-10-1968

College Address : Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry-14

phone No. : Res: 0413 4304114 Mobile: 9443958141

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Educational Qualifications

 Degree  College / Institution University Year of Passing Class obtained
UG Pondicherry Engineering College Pondicherry University 1990 First Class with Distinction
PG Pondicherry Engineering College Pondicherry University 2001 First Class with Distinction
Ph.D. Pondicherry Engineering College Pondicherry University 2009 Commendable


 Sl.No.  Organization / Institution From To
1 Pondicherry Engineering College 08-03-2002 Till date
2 Women's Polytechnic, PIPMATE, Govt. of Puducherry 31.01.1994 07.03.2002
3 Motilal Nehru Govt. Polytechnic, Puducherry 04.12.1992 30.01.1994
4 Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur 20.12.1990 02.12.1992

Research Guidance

Number of Research Candidates: Awarded - 5, Pursuing - 2

Research Area   :

Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptography, Steganography,

VLSI Design, Security in Wireless Sensor and

Heterogeneous Networks and Multi-biometric authentication.

List of Publications


1.  Vijayakumar P., Vijayalakshmi V., Zayaraz G., "Comparative Study of Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptosystem over Prime Field and Its Survey", in the SERSC- International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology vol.7, no.1, pp.137-146, January 2014.

2.  V. Nagaraj, Dr. V. Vijayalakshmi and Dr. G. Zayaraz, "Color Image Steganography based on Pixel Value Modification Method Using Modulus Function", International Conference on Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Published by Elsevier B.V. , IERI Procedia, Vol.4, pp.17 - 24, December 2013.

3.  V. Nagaraj, Dr. V. Vijayalakshmi and Dr. G. Zayaraz, "Overview of Digital Steganography Methods and Its Applications", International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, vol.60, pp.45 - 58, November 2013.

4.  Vijayakumar.P, Vijayalakshmi. ,V, Zayaraz.G, "Enhanced Level of Security using DNA Computing Technique with Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptography", in the ACEEE International Journal of Network Security(IJNS), vol. 4, no. 1,pp.1-5, July 2013.

5.  P. Vijayakumar, V.Vijayalakshmi and G. Zayaraz, "Enhanced Level of Security using DNA Computing Technique with Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptography", vol. 1, no. 1, July 2013.

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Areas of Specialization

1. Information and Network security

2. VLSI Design


4. Security in Wireless Sensor Networks

5. Security in Heterogeneous Networks

6. Biometric Authentication.

7. Wireless Communication

8. IoT and its security issues.

Membership with Professional Bodies : ISTE

Courses Conducted

Title of the Courses conducted Funding Agency Grant sanctioned From To
Information Security DIT 100000  13/11/06   24/11/06 
Security in wireless heterogeneous networks- issues and challenges AICTE 455000 15/04/13 26/04/13
Security in Wireless Sensor Networks TEQIP 133000 11/11/13 15/11/13

Courses Taught

1. M.Tech Wireless Communication

2. M.Tech Electronics and Communication

3. B.Tech Electronics and Communication

4. B.Tech Information Technology

5. B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

6. Diploma in Electronics and Communication

7. Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering

Other Relevant Information

CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE: Second Rank in M.Tech ,1999-2001, Pondicherry Engineering College.

BEST PROJECT AWARD: M.Tech,Project titled "DS/CDMA using Combined Binary Pulse Position Modulation/Differential M-ary Orthogonal Modulation",1999-2001, Pondicherry Engineering College

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