Dr. S.V.N.L.Lalitha obtained her B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from S V University College of Engineering, Tirupati. She obtained her M.Tech with specialization in Power systems and Ph.D from National institute of Technology, Warangal, India. She is a senior member of IEEE and is serving as Vice- Chair of IEEE Guntur Subsection, Hyderabad Section. She is an active member of IEEE Women in Engineering . She is working as a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, KLEF Deemed to be University. She has started the WIE Student chapter in the college. She has served as Convener of University Women’s forum for more than 8 years and organised several women empowerment programmes. She has delivered expert lectures in Human Resources Development Institute of Andhra Pradesh on gender mainstreaming and Sensitization. She has served as Energy systems and Power systems research group head at the University level. She has published more than 40 research papers and a patent. Her areas of research interest include power system restructuring, distribution systems, applications of meta heuristic techniques for electrical engineering, energy storage and power management.