Viji Ramasamy, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor; Director MSCIS Program
Dr. Vijayalakshmi Ramasamy is an accomplished academic and researcher with over 27 years of experience. She is the Chair, Associate Professor, and Director of the MSCIS Program of Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. Before joining UW-Parkside, she worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami University in Ohio and an Associate Professor at PSG College of Technology, Anna University in India. Dr. Ramasamy's research interests span graph data analytics, incorporating areas such as Data Mining, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, and Graph Theory. Her research has diverse applications, including computational neuroscience, computer networks, social networks, and undergraduate STEM Education. With over 60 peer-reviewed articles published, she has made significant contributions to the field. Dr. Ramasamy has been recognized for her teaching excellence through various grants, reflecting her commitment to innovative teaching methods. Currently, Dr. Ramasamy collaborates on an NSF research grant (2023-27)(https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2246005&HistoricalAwards=false) with Florida International University, highlighting her commitment to computing research.