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Dr. Dana Lakshmi | Cryptography | Women Researcher Award

Associate Professor at Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan University, India


Dana Lakshmi is driven by a passion for excellence in her field, fueled by dedication to hard work, continuous research, and honing her skills. Her professional objective is to contribute significantly to an esteemed institute, leveraging her knowledge and talents to foster its growth and development. With a commitment to academic and professional advancement, Dana strives to make meaningful contributions through her expertise and ongoing pursuit of excellence in her chosen field.



Dr. Dana Lakshmi holds an impressive academic background with a Ph.D. in Power System from Kalasalingam University, awarded in September 2017. Her doctoral research focused on “Reactive Power Optimization and Pricing in Regulated and Deregulated Power System using Differential Evolution.” Prior to her Ph.D., she completed her Master’s degree in Power System from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, affiliated with Anna University, in April 2006, achieving First Class with Distinction and a remarkable CGPA of 9.09. Dr. Lakshmi began her academic journey with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai Kamaraj University, graduating in April 2003 with First Class honors and securing 78.35%. In her earlier academic years, Dana Lakshmi demonstrated exceptional academic prowess, attaining First Class with Distinction in both XII (Higher Secondary) from the Higher Secondary Board of Tamil Nadu in 1999 with 88.67%, and X (Matriculation) from the Matriculation Board of Tamil Nadu in 1997 with 84.27%. Her educational achievements underscore her dedication and commitment to excellence in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, positioning her as a highly qualified professional in the realm of power systems and engineering.

Professional Experience

Dr. Dana Lakshmi has accumulated extensive experience in academia, specializing in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam, Andhra Pradesh, from May 29, 2018, to July 31, 2023, totaling 5 years and 2 months. Prior to this, she held the position of Assistant Professor at Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh, from July 28, 2017, to May 5, 2018, contributing for 9 months. Her academic journey also includes a tenure as Assistant Professor at AAA College of Engineering and Technology from June 16, 2015, to April 29, 2017, spanning 1 year and 10 months. She started her career at Kalasalingam University, where she served as an Assistant Professor from July 16, 2007, to May 30, 2015, accumulating 7 years and 10 months of experience. Earlier in her career, she contributed as a part-time lecturer at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, from December 22, 2003, to August 10, 2004, for a period of 7 months.

Research Skills:

Dana Lakshmi is a skilled researcher with expertise in conducting comprehensive literature reviews, designing experiments, and analyzing data to uncover insights in their field. They possess proficiency in various research methodologies and laboratory techniques, utilizing specialized software tools effectively. Communication is a strength, as seen in their ability to articulate complex ideas through academic papers and presentations. Dana’s analytical acumen allows them to critically evaluate findings and propose innovative solutions. They excel in collaborative environments, engaging with peers and students to foster productive research outcomes. Strong time management ensures they meet project deadlines and prioritize effectively. Adaptability to new methodologies and emerging trends underscores their commitment to advancing academic knowledge and making impactful contributions to their field.


A decentralized framework for enhancing security in power systems through blockchain technology and trading system

  • Authors: V. Thiruppathy Kesavan, D. Danalakshmi, R. Gopi, R. Venkatesan
  • Journal: Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects
  • Publication Date: 2024-12-31
  • DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2024.2318010

Intrusion detection and mitigation of attacks in microgrid using enhanced deep belief network

  • Authors: Danalakshmi Durairaj, Thiruppathy Kesavan Venkatasamy, Abolfazl Mehbodniya, Syed Umar, Tanweer Alam
  • Journal: Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects
  • Publication Date: 2024-12-31
  • DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2021.2023237

Intelligent Intrusion Detection System for VANET Using Machine Learning and Deep Learning Approaches

  • Authors: Karthiga, B., Durairaj, Danalakshmi, Nawaz, Nishad, Venkatasamy, Thiruppathy Kesavan, Ramasamy, Gopi, Hariharasudan, A.
  • Journal: Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • DOI: 10.1155/2022/5069104
  • WOSUID: WOS:000876518300002

Random forest based power sustainability and cost optimization in smart grid

  • Authors: Danalakshmi Durairaj, Łukasz Wróblewski, A. Sheela, A. Hariharasudan, Mariusz Urbański
  • Journal: Production Engineering Archives
  • Publication Date: 2022-03-01
  • DOI: 10.30657/pea.2022.28.10

Forecasting of Energy Demands for Smart Home Applications

  • Authors: Dhowmya Bhatt, Danalakshmi D, A. Hariharasudan, Marcin Lis, Marlena Grabowska
  • Journal: Energies
  • Publication Date: 2021-02-17
  • DOI: 10.3390/en14041045

Reactive Power Optimization and Price Management in Microgrid Enabled with Blockchain

  • Authors: Danalakshmi D., Gopi R., A. Hariharasudan, Iwona Otola, Yuriy Bilan
  • Journal: Energies
  • Publication Date: 2020-11-24
  • DOI: 10.3390/en13236179

Generator reactive power pricing for practical utility system using power flow tracing method

  • Authors: Danalakshmi Durairaj
  • Journal: International Journal of Engineering & Technology
  • Publication Date: 2018

Reactive Power Payment for Generator with Wind Farm Incorporating Voltage Stability Index for Practical Power System

  • Authors: Danalakshmi Durairaj
  • Journal: World Applied Sciences Journal
  • Publication Date: 2017

Reactive power pricing using cloud service considering wind energy

  • Authors: Danalakshmi, D., Kannan, S., Thiruppathy Kesavan, V.
  • Journal: Cluster Computing
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • DOI: 10.1007/s10586-017-0896-2
  • EID: 2-s2.0-85019611313

Market based pricing for reactive power service in restructured practical power system

  • Authors: Danalakshmi, D., Kannan, S.
  • Journal: International Journal of Applied Engineering Research
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • EID: 2-s2.0-84942436326



Dana Lakshmi | Cryptography | Women Researcher Award

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