Dr. V. Pramitha obtained PhD in Physics from Cochin University of Science and Technology, in 2011. She was a post doctoral researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, from 2011 to 2013. She also worked as a visiting scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart. She is currently an INSPIRE Faculty at the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras. Her research interests are diffractive optics and singular optics.