Lydia Manikonda

Assistant Professor
Lally School of Management
Lydia Manikonda is an Assistant Professor in the Lally School of Management who is also affiliated with the AIRC at RPI. Her passion is to build intelligent decision-making models that are capable of learning and reasoning. These models are built to address problems in the areas of business, public health and Technology. Her multidisciplinary research aims at using alternate sources of information such as social media platforms, online discussion forums, news articles, etc. to build models for analysis and decision-making. So far, her research work has received several media mentions, a best reviewer award at ICWSM 2016 and an outstanding demonstration award at ICAPS 2014. Lydia received her PhD in Computer Science from Arizona State University in 2019. More information about her research and publications can be found here: website or Google Scholar


Ph.D. Computer Science

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 

M.S. Computer Science and Engineering 

International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India

B.Tech (Hons) Computer Science and Engineering

International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India

Focus Area

Information Systems, Modeling Online User Interactions, Privacy, Ethics and Intelligent Systems