Dr. M. Chandralekha is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai. She completed her BTech in Computer Science and Engineering from Amrita University, Coimbatore, ME in Software Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, and her PhD from Anna University, Chennai. Her PhD thesis titled, “An Empirical Study and Analysis of Disease Prediction, Risk Assessment and Data Analytics Using Machine Learning Techniques in Medical Diagnostics” was highly commended by the experts.
Her areas of research include Information Retrieval, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Data Science and Data Analytics. She won the K C Gopal Endowment Award in June ’16 from PSG Tech Alumni Association, Coimbatore, for the Best Project among those submitted in the ME Software Engineering programme of PSG College of Technology, for the year 2015-16. She has published papers in international journals and at conferences, where she has won several Best Paper Awards. She is a reviewer of several international journals and conferences including Springer, 2021, and the 2nd International Symposium on Automation, Information and Computing (ISAIC 2021) organized by Beijing Jiaotong University, China. She has been an active member of the following Technical Societies - Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), ACM, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers (IETE) and Computer Society of India (CSI). She has also authored a book published by Scrivener Publishing, Wiley. She has been granted a patent titled, “A Decision Support System for Disease Prediction and Methods Thereof” under Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks, India. She has also attended many FDPs and workshops.