Dr.Maria Celestin Vigila.S has completed her Ph.D from the Anna University, Chennai and has completed her M.E. (CSE) from the Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. She has teaching experience for 22 years and research experience for 14 years. Her specialised areas in research are Cryptography and Data Security, Wireless Networks and Information Hiding. She has published 3 Books/ Book Chapters. 1 Patents. She has the credit of having published 16 research papers in Web of Science/Scopus Indexed Journals and 8 papers in UGC CARE listed, refereed and reviewed journals. She has guided 3 Ph.D scholars and she is now guiding 5 Ph.D scholars. She has delivered 2 expert talks and addresses on diverse topics in various AICTE/other sponsored short-term training programmes/Faculty Development Programmes. She received 5 Awards and Recognition for her contribution in the field of research/technology.