2012 Winner of the Change Agent ABIE Award
Dr Ramalatha Marimuthu is heading the Department of Information Technology in Kumaraguru College of Technology under Anna University. She has published six technical books and is known for her development of unique solutions for various social problems like autism and dyslexia in young children.
She is an orator of high calibre and has delivered lectures in Congresses, conferences and universities all over the world. Dr.Ramalatha Marimuthu is an inspiring leader for her students who follow her guidance to take up real world problems and find engineering solutions through their technical ability. She won many awards like IEEE Outstanding Branch Counsellor Award, IEEE MGA Achievement Award, “Life Time Achiever Award” by the Lions Club International etc for her work towards upliftment of society. She also was awarded Mentor award by the Secretariate for the Disabled, the Government of Tamilnadu for her work towards special children, and “Jewel of the Community Award“ by Saliyar Mahajan Sangh for her achievements. She is chairing the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee for the years 2011 and 2012.