Adviser to FMU ACM Student Chapter and CS programming contest team
Coordinator of the CS internship program
M.S., Stevens Institute of Technology
B.S., University of Maryland
Area of Expertise
Padmaja Rao joined the Francis Marion faculty in 2005. She teaches courses in object-oriented programming, software engineering and networking. Before coming to FMU, she worked for eight years in IBM, T. J. Watson Research Center in Hawthorne, New York where her research areas included network management, directory services and security. Her work was presented at many conferences including IEEE 802.9 Working Group Task Force and Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) on secure DNS. She holds a patent in the area of network security architecture.