Prof. VijayaKumari Gunta, began her career as a member of faculty, JNTU, in the year 1992. Specialized in Computer Science and Engineering, she holds a Ph.D degree from University of Hyderabad. Her Teaching interests include, Algorithms, Formal Languages and Automata Theory, Compiler Design and Parallel Algorithms. Her research interests include Algorithms, Security and Cloud Computing. Together with her research scholars she is currently working on a DIT Funded Project to Develop Encryption Techniques for Cloud Computing Environments.
Beyond her academic contributions, Prof. VijayaKumari has served as Head, Department of CSE for two terms, Nodal Officer TEQIP-I and II Phases for four years,Coordinator Centre for e-Learning Solutions (CEEL), JNTUH Director Academic Staff College, Director Academic Audit Cell and OSD to the Vice-Chancellor (Affiliation Matters), .She is presently the Chairperson of Board of Studies of Computer Science and Engineering.
She has served on the program committee of premier International Conferences in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Network Security such as ICISS, KBCS and was the Organizing Chair of ICISS 2008. She travelled to NewYork, USA to judge the Microsoft Imagine Cup WorldWide Finals -2011 Student Software Design Challenge. She enjoys Carnatic Music.