Viji Ramasamy, Ph.D.
Vijayalakshmi Ramasamy is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. She brings to bear an extensive academic and research experience of over 25 years. Before joining UW-Parkside, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and an Associate Professor at PSG College of Technology, Anna University, India. She also held an adjunct position at the University of South Australia (UniSA), received a research grant from Cognitive NeuroEngineering Lab at UniSA, established a Computational Neuroscience Laboratory at Anna University, India, and worked on an NSF research grant in collaboration with Florida International University. She has taught multiple courses in Data Science, Computer Science, and Software Engineering and has supervised several MS and Ph.D. research scholars. Her research interests include graph data analytics as a multidisciplinary domain comprising work from various fields such as Data Mining, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, and Graph Theory applied to different disciplines, including computational neuroscience, computer, biological, social networks, and, most recently, undergraduate STEM Education (educational data mining and learning analytics). She has published over 54 peer-reviewed articles, at top-tier venues in Computer Science, including IEEE, ACM SIGCSE, Neurocomputing, and Journal of Neural Engineering. She has received many teaching grants, including the eLearning Teaching Research Grant for Innovative Learning Space and Center for Teaching Excellence Major Teaching Research Project at Miami University, Ohio, USA.