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 Dr.V.LAKSHMIPRABHA is the 22nd Principal of GOVERNMENT COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, COIMBATORE and is the first woman Principal of the Institution.She took charge as Principal on July 5th 2012. Since then, she has been working to strengthen the institution in terms of expanding infrastructure facilities, class room teaching, hostel living conditions and the overall attitude of the institution. Previously she served as Principal for a period of one and a half years at GOVERNMENT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, TIRUNELVELI. During her tenure at TIRUNELVELI, she strengthened the institution and won appreciation from various sectors.

Dr.V.LAKSHMIPRABHA  was born in PALGHAT, KERALA and raised in COIMBATORE. She completed schooling at Sri Baldevdas Kikani Vidyamandir High School during the year 1974. She did her Pre-University at Avinashilingam Home Science College. She did her Bachelor’s degree at GOVERNMENT COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, COIMBATORE in ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING under Madras University.  She then completed her Post Graduate Degree in the same Institution in APPLIED ELECTRONICS.  She finished her Doctoral degree in INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION specializing in LOW POWER VLSI.

She has over 30 years of teaching experience. She has served in four different GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGES in TAMILNADU.  During her service, She has taken several lead roles as Chairman, Board of Studies, Chairman - Academic Council, Controller of Examinations, and Chairman for Electronics and Communication Board.  She has also acted as member of several Governing Councils of institutions. She has acted as Convener for several Inspection Committees of the State Government.

Dr.V.LAKSHMIPRABHA  has attended and presented at various International Conferences held in Paris, France, USA etc.  She has been trained at the Embedded Laboratory of Virginia Tech University at Blacksburg, USA.

Dr.V.LAKSHMIPRABHA is married to Mr.S.RAVICHANDRAN, a Mechanical Engineer and  Entrepreneur in COIMBATORE.