Dr. P. S. Sathidevi completed her Undergraduate (B. Tech.) degree in Electronics Engineering from NIT Calicut (Calicut REC) in the year 1985. She completed her M.Tech degree in Digital Electronics from the Cochin University of Science and Technology in 1987 and her doctoral degree in Speech and Audio Processing from REC Calicut under Calicut University in 2003. She started her professional career in 1987, as a faculty at NITC (as an Adhoc faculty initially and as a permanent faculty, since March 1990) and is currently a Professor (HAG) in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, NIT Calicut. In her tenure thus far, Sathidevi has served the Institute in several capacities, viz. Director in Charge, Dean (Academic), Chairperson of UG Admissions, Head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Faculty in Charge of NITC Intercom, PTA President, Joint Secretary of REC Calicut Alumni Association.
She has more than 100 publications in various International & National Journals and International Conferences. She has guided 14 PhD students and is currently guiding 2 PhD students. She also has a copyright granted in her name. She is also the Investigator / Co-investigator of five externally funded R & D projects. Prof. Sathidevi has research collaborations with Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry; Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum; i2i Telesolutions and Telemedicines Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore; and ekLakshya Academy LLP, Hubballi, Karnataka.
Dr. Sathidevi is working as Professor in the HAG Scale in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering since June 2018, Deputy Director since July 2020 and Chairperson – Centre for Quality Assurance and Enhancement since February 2022. Dr. Sathidevi is the recipient of Prof. K.M. Bahauddin Award for the Distinguished Engineering Teacher of Kerala State in the year 2022. She is a Life Member of ISTE and a Senior Member of IEEE.