Prof. Ciza Thomas is currently working as the Senior Joint Director of the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala. She was formerly the Professor and the Head of the Electronics and Communication Department of College of Engineering, Trivandrum, India. She has publications in more than 50 International Journals and International Conference Proceedings. She has edited five books in the field of Sensor Fusion, Complex Systems, Ontology, and Data Mining and published eight book chapters in the field of network security and pattern recognition. She is a reviewer of more than ten reputed International journals. She is a guest editor in various journals including the IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine. She is a recipient of achievement award in 2010 and the e-learning IT award in 2014 from Government of Kerala.