Dr.K.LATHA has published around 80 papers in International journals and conferences and received best paper award for 5 papers conducted by IEEE. She delivered special lectures, keynotes, Presidential Address and acted as a resource and chairperson in many International conferences. She received leader’s charity award in academic excellence in Madurai Kamaraj University for Master of engineering in CSE. She is closely associated with IIT Kanpur. She has received grant from AICTE, TEQIP and organized several workshops, seminar, and conferences. She has been appointed as a Research Advisory Council member by Anna University, Chennai. She has generated over 5 lakhs in research funding that includes a TEQIP –II Sponsored Young faculty research support scheme. She is a Principal Investigator of research proposal entitled “Sustaining Ecosystem from Species Extinction using Data Mining Techniques” under YFRSS. She has authored two Engineering technical scientific books.She has acted as an Expert in the Constitution of Oral Examination board for the conduct of Viva-Voce in respect of the Research Scholars for Ph.D Programme, Anna University,Chennai .She has been appointed as a Member of Inspection Committee for Inspection-CAI –Anna University, Chennai-Affiliation-Consideration of granting of provisional /permanent affiliation for Engineering Colleges. She has been Invited to Peer Review the articles of Journals like Springer, Oxford University Press, ELSEVIER, ICTACT and Neural Computing etc.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Information Retrieval, Data mining, Text mining, Web mining, Cloud computing and Network security,Big Data Analytics,Advanced Databases.
Physical Fitness,Orator,Traveling – Exploring exotic countries,Web Surfing,Participating Self-Improvement Courses ,Vehicle riding,Watching Cultural/art events/theater events.