Sowmini Devi Veeramachaneni Academic Associate Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Sowmini Devi Veeramachaneni is an Academic Associate of Computer Science at Mahindra University. She is completing her Ph.D. at University of Hyderabad. She also holds a master's degree in computer science from University of Hyderabad.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.  (About to submit thesis)
      Thesis Topic: Novel Techniques for Cross-Domain Recommendation
    • M.Tech., Computer Science, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2014.
      Thesis Topic: Recommender Systems: A Matrix Factorisation based Approach
    • B.Tech., Computer Science & Engineering, PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology, JNTUK, Vijayawada, 2012.
  • Research
    • Machine Learning, Transfer Learning, Recommender Systems
  • Awards
    • Qualified CSIR - UGC - NET with an All India Rank of 70
    • Qualified UGC - NET
    • Qualified GATE 2012 with 98.57 percentile
  • Publications


    • Sowmini Devi Veeramachaneni, Arun K Pujari, Vineet Padmanabhan, and Vikas Kumar, A Maximum Margin Matrix Factorisation based Transfer Learning Approach for Cross-Domain Recommendation, Applied Soft Computing, 85:105751, 2019.
    • V. Sowmini Devi, Vineet Padmanabhan, Arun K Pujari, A matrix factorisation & clustering-based approach for transfer learning, Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI), Springer International Publishing, pages 77–83, 2017.
    • Salman K. H, Arun K Pujari, Vikas Kumar, and Sowmini Devi V., Combining swarm with gradient search for maximum margin matrix factorization. The Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI), pages 167–179, 2016.
    • V. Sowmini Devi, Venkateswara Rao Kagita, Arun K. Pujari, Vineet Padmanabhan., Collaborative filtering by PSO-based MMMF, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pages 569-574, 2014.

    Journals/Conferences Invited Reviewer

    • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
    • Neurocomputing
    • IEEE Access
    • International Conference on Advanced Computing and Intelligent Engineering (ICACIE)
  • Experience
    • Research cum Teaching Assistant, University of Hyderabad, (July 2015 to July 2020).
    • Lecturer, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT-IIIT), Nuzvid. Andhra Pradesh, (July 2014 – June 2015)
    • Internship, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Hyderabad. (January 2014 – May 2014).