Grade "A+" Accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.46
Grade "A+" Accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.46

Sonika Thakral, Ph.D.

11Dr. (Ms.) Sonika Thakral, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

  • Advertising, Corporate
  • Social Responsibility
  • Marketing Management

Sonika Thakral, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change – Carl Rogers


Dr. Sonika is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, University of Delhi. She is currently pursuing post-doctoral research at IIT Delhi. She started her career as a teacher with University of Delhi in 2005 and has been associated with SSCBS since December, 2014. Her research interests include Theoretical Computer Science, Contemplative Neuroscience and Cognition


  • Ph.D. (Theoretical Computer Science), University of Delhi, Title of the thesis: Approximation Algorithms for Data Placement Problems
  • NET (UGC), Computer Science and Applications
  • M.C.A., Gurukul Kangri University
  • B.Sc. (H) Mathematics, University of Delhi


  • Varsha Singh, Sonika Thakral, Kunal Singh, Sanjeev Jain, Rahul Garg, “Mind and Body in Balance: Assessing Yoga to Demystify its Effects on Cognitive Performance”, in ACCS 2019, Goa, India, December 2019.
  • A. Aggarwal, V.T. Chakaravarthy, N. Gupta, Y. Sabharwal, S. Sharma and S. Thakral, “Replica Placement on Bounded Treewidth Graphs”, in Algorithms and Data Structures Symposium, WADS 2017, July 31-August 2, 2017, St. John’s, NL, Canada, 2017, pp. 13-24.
  • S. Arora, N. Gupta, S. Khuller, Y. Sabharwal, and S. Singhal, “Facility Location with red-blue demands,” Elsevier Journal ofOperations Research Letters, vol. 42, no. 6-7, pp. 462-465, 2014.
  • S. Arora, V.T. Chakaravarthy, K. Gupta, N. Gupta, and Y. Sabharwal, “Replica Placement on directed acyclic graphs”, in 34thInternational Conference on Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science, FSTTCS 2014, December 15-17, 2014, New Delhi, India, 2014, pp. 213-225.
  • A. Agarwal, S. Arora, V.T. Chakaravarthy, and Y. Sabharwal, “Power-Aware Resource Activation,” in 21stIEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing, Goa, India, 2014.
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