Shivani V is presently an Associate Professor at the Karnataka Samskrit University (KSU), Bengaluru and the Editor of the Karnataka Samskrita Adhyayanam – Vidvat Patrika, a Research Journal of the KSU. She pursued her doctoral research on “A Computational Model for Linguistic Study of Sanskrit” followed by the Masters on the Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Sanskrit Vyākaraṇa. Erstwhile, she served as a Deputy Director in the CIF Shodha Sansthan, Kerala and also as a guest faculty member at the Department of Sanskrit Studies, University of Hyderabad, as well as at the Department of Śābdabodha and Language Technology, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapitha, Tirupati. She also has authored a book titled Key to Karaka and has several journal articles and conference proceedings to her credit. She has been leading several projects funded by the national agencies. She is guiding a couple of PhD scholars and developing innovation technology in Pali language, which is one of its kind.