Dr. V. Pramitha is a DST-INSPIRE faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai. She teaches Electromagnetics and conducts research in the areas of Diffractive optics and Singular optics. Prior to joining as an INSPIRE fellow, she was an Institute post doctoral researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras. She was also a visiting scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany. She earned her Ph. D. in Physics with specialization in Applied Optics from the Cochin University of Science and Technology, India.