Prasanthi Lakshmi received her M.Sc (Tech) degree in geophysics from Andhra University in 1999. Soon after, she joined as a project fellow in airborne geophysics group of NGRI, completed her doctoral work in aeromagnetic image processing and interpretation as a senior research fellow of CSIR, and was awarded Ph. D for her thesis entitled ‘Aeromagnetic image of a part of peninsular India and its relation to geology and structure’ in 2005. She participated in several projects over various parts of India for mineral exploration in general and kimberlite exploration in particular. In 2006, she joined NGRI as junior scientist in airborne geophysics group. Later, she actively involved in high resolution multi-parameter heliborne geophysical surveys for uranium exploration over several parts of India, sponsored by the Department of Atomic Energy. She is having keen interest in evolving procedures and techniques for airborne geophysical data processing and interpretation.