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Dr. D. Lakshmi Padmaja has 24 years of experience in teaching. She taught many subjects for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Dr Padmaja completed her M.Tech and Doctorate in CSE from JNTU Hyderabad. Her research interests are Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and its allied topics. Padmaja published  several papers in various reputed Journals Data Knowledge and Engineering(DKE) and Bigdata etc. which are  from SCI and Web of Science and few papers from Scopus and UGC. She also published papers in conferences sponsored by  IEEE and Springer. She conducted and participated in various faculty development programs. She received Anurag Decadian Award from the Anurag Group of Institutions(AGI). Now she is acting as a Member of  AGI Women Forum from the Department. She is doing several roles like  Paper reviewer for various reputed journals, Paper setting and  BOS member etc. She has memberships in various professional bodies such as ISTE,IEE etc.. Currently she is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Technology, Anurag  University. Padmaja is active club secretary in AALAAP Music club in Anurag University.

Research Interests


Teaching Interests

Programming and Problem Solving,
Data Structures,
Data mining,
Machine Learning,
and Software Engineering

Selected Publications

  1. D.Lakshmi Padmaja, B Vishnu Vardhan, “Classification Performance Improvement Using Random Subset Feature Selection Algorithm for Data Mining”, Elsevier-Big Data Research 12 (2018) pp.1–12, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bdr.2018.02.007. [SCI]
  2. D.Lakshmi Padmaja, B Vishnu Vardhan, “Evaluating the influence of parameter values on the performance of random subset feature selection algorithm on scientific data”, Elsevier-DKE, 2018/9/1,Volume 117, Pages 174-182  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.datak.2018.07.008. [SCI]
  3. D.Lakshmi Padmaja, B Vishnu Vardhan, “Comparative Study of Feature Subset Selection Methods for Dimensionality Reduction on Scientific Data”, IEEE Conference 27-28 Feb. 2016, IACC-2016, DOI: 10.1109/IACC.2016.

Selected Awards and Honors

  1. Certificate of Appreciation as a convener for faculty development program titled “Accelerate Research”, during 14th -18th March 2023, Dept. of IT, Anurag University, Hyderabad.
  2. Certificate of Appreciation as a convener for faculty development program titled ” Block Chain Technology and Applications” during 2nd– 6th January 2023 ,Dept. of IT, Anurag University, Hyderabad.
  3. Certificate of Appreciation as a Co-convener faculty development program titled “Data Science and Analytics”, during 7th -11th July 2020, and is organized by Department of IT, Anurag University,
  4. Certificate of Appreciation “NPTEL DISCIPLINE STAR”-DEC 2019,  given  by IIT, Madras.
  5. Award of Appreciation -10 Year’s Service- By Anurag Group of Institutions.
  6. Certificate of Appreciation-“Quiz on Outcome Based Education”, 100% score secured-Vardhaman College of Engineering-6/7/2020.
  7. Certificate of Appreciation-AAGAMA 2k19 National Tech fest-Department Coordinator.

External Profile Links

  • Ph.D.,(Computer Science and Engineering) from JNTU, Hyderabad in 2019.
  • M.Tech.,(Computer Science), Distinction (80.1%) from JNTU, Hyderabad in 2000.
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