Dr. S. Vidhusha

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Educational Qualifications

  • 2020 – Ph.D. (Cognitive Neuroscience) – Faculty of I&C, Anna University.
  • 2011- M.E. – Computer and Communication.
  • 2009- B.E. – Computer Science and Engineering.

Area of Research

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Disorder Studies
  • Machine Learning & Deep Learning Techniques
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality


Dr.S. Vidhusha is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, at Shiv Nadar University Chennai. She has a teaching experience of 12+ years in the Academia. Prior joining SNUC, she has served for over 10 years as Assistant Professor in the Department of IT, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai. She has completed her Ph.D from Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering, Anna University, Chennai in the area of Cognitive Neuroscience in 2020. She has over 7 years of research experience the field of cognitive neuroscience, brain disorder studies and medical image processing. She had opportunities to visit countries like Australia & USA. During her visit to the United States, she had been to Drexel University, Philadelphia for exploring collaborative research prospects. Since then, she has been a project mentor the Drexel iSTAR programme consecutively for two years.

Work Experience

Experience: 12 years which includes over 8 years of research experience 

  • 08/22- Till date -Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engg., SNU Chennai.
  • 05/12 – 07/22- Assistant Professor, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai.
  • 08/11- 04/12 – Assistant Professor, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering Chennai.


  1. Vidhusha, S., & Kavitha, A. (2020). Inter-Hemispherical Investigations on the Functional Connectivity in Controls and Autism Spectrum Using Resting State fMRI. In Innovations, Algorithms, and Applications in Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence (pp. 169-186). IGI Global.
  2. S Chrisilla and Tharun R Ragav and S Vidhusha and A. Kavitha, “Investigating Cognitive Global Coordination in normal and autistic children using virtual reality environments – An EEG Study” 10th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), 2021, Italy, pp. 1016-1019.
  3. Viswath Narayanan R and Yaamini D Vidhusha S, Divya B, Kavitha A, “Cognitive Attention in Autism using Virtual Reality Learning Tool” 18th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing, Polytechnic Milano, Italy, ICCI*CC 2019.
  4. Vidhusha, A. Kavitha, “Investigations on task based functional connectivity patterns in High Functioning Autism “, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (ICMMB 2017), AusMedtech, Melbourne, 24-25 May, 2017.
  5. Sandhya, R. Anandha Sree, S. Vidhusha, A. Kavitha, “Speech Imagery based Vowel Classification using Brain Connectivity Estimators and Machine Learning Techniques”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (ICMMB 2017), AusMedtech, Melbourne, 24-25 May, 2017.


  1. Ashwinth Janarthanan , Vidhusha Srinivasan Multi-objective cluster head-based energy aware routing using optimized auto-metric graph neural network for secured data aggregation in Wireless Sensor Network. Int J Commun Syst. 2024; 37(3):e5664. doi:10.1002/dac.5664
  2. Ashwinth Janarthanan, Vidhusha Srinivasan “Cycle-Consistent Generative Adversarial Network and Crypto Hash Signature Token-based Block chain Technology for Data Aggregation with Secured Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in the International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley, Nov 2023. IF: 1.882. Indexed by SCIE. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/dac.5675


  • Recipient of “Young Woman Researcher” award in Cognitive Neuroscience at the 8th International Annual Women’s Summit organized by Venus International Foundation for the year 2023.
  • Acting as BoS member in the Department of Science and Humanities, Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai.
  • Served as an Overseas Project Mentor for Drexel iSTAR student project programme for the undergrad students at Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA.
  • Dr. S. Vidhusha has been deputed as a panel member at the VR forum in the Software Sustainability institute (SSI), UK in collaboration with Purdue University Northwest, Chicago, USA.