Dr. Srilakshmi obtained her Ph.D from University of Sheffield, U.K. with specialisation in Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry. She held long term visiting scientist positions at T.I.F.R. Mumbai and at Max-Planck Institute for mathematics, Gemany.
Dr. Srilakshmi worked as a DST-INSPIRE Faculty at I.I.T. Madras and at C.B.S. Mumbai. She joined as an Assistant Professor in the school of mathematics at I.I.S.E.R. Thiruvanthapuram in June 2017.