Dr. C. Vijayalakshmi is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and Applied Mathematics, Central University of Tamilnadu, Thiruvarur. She received her Doctorate of Philosophy in Stochastic Processes, General Bulk Queues, and their applications from Manonmaniam Sundaranar Univerisity and M.Sc. Operations Research and Computer Applications from National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India. She has 22 years of teaching experience and 2 years of Industrial experience. She has written 5 monographs for Engineering students. Her credential includes the publication of 4 patents, 125 International/National Scopus Indexed Journal publications, 80 International/National conference proceedings, 10 Best paper awards, and 2 projects completed. Under her guidance 15 students have been awarded Ph.D. She has organized 15 conferences and 3 with CSIR funding. She has received the best project award, Academic excellence award , and research awards at various levels.