Dr. Shylaja S S is the Director for CCBD and CDSAML and Professor in the Dept of CSE. Prior to this, she has held the position of Chairperson for over 2 decades. She has completed a ‘C’ level course from DOEACC and Ph.D in field of Face Recognition from Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). She has 30+ years of teaching experience and 10 years of research experience. She has several publications to her credit. She is VTU EDUSAT subject expert for subjects like System Software and UNIX Shell Programming. Her research areas include Image processing, computer vision and Machine Learning.