Ruchika working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering, is currently pursuing PhD from UPES, Dehradun. She is having 4.7 years of teaching experience. Prior to DSU, she has worked with UPES Dehradun and Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Engineering, management and research, Pune as an Assistant Professor. Along with this she has done an internship with CDAC Mohali in healthcare informatics and a BootCamp with ThoughtWorks Bangalore for implementing Spring Boot web-based application following the MVC architecture using Test Driven Development (TDD) approach. She has completed B.Tech and M.Tech from Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur. Her research publications include 3 international journals. Her area of research is data science in mental healthcare.