Dr. Chandrika Satyavolu is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Computer Science at NC State University. Prior to joining the NC State faculty, she worked as a Associate Teaching Professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Notre Dame. Before that, she worked for California State University at Monterey Bay (CSUMB) and Oklahoma City University. She has also worked for Danger Inc. (acquired by Microsoft), Wind River Systems, and Institutional Shareholder Services in Norman, Oklahoma. Her doctoral research is centered on wireless and mobile networks. She has completed a one year UC Berkley’s extension - STEM Faculty Learning Program, that supports faculty in exploring active learning approaches leading to greater student engagement. She has also participated in Google’s training workshop for Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI -Ex: Google’s extension program at CSUMB). Her areas of interests are active learning techniques to improve student engagement and summer intervention programs to support student preparedness for college.

Research Areas

  • Advanced Learning Technologies
  • Networking and Performance Evaluation


Ph.D in Computer Science, University of Oklahoma at Norman
M.S. in Computer Science, San Jose State University
B.Tech in ICT(Info. and Comm. Technology), DA-IICT, India