Deepa's research interests are primarily centered around the requirement engineering practices in software development. In particular, her work is geared towards understanding how such practices vary according to the organizational environments affecting the development process and the aftermath of such effects. She is also interested in how people and organizations perceive technology and how security considerations affect such perceptions. Deepa is a software engineer with over 7 years industry experience mainly in the automobile sector. She received her MS in IT & Automation Systems from University of Applied Sciences Esslingen, Germany and her BTech in Electronics & Communications Engineering from TKM College of Engineering, University of Kerala, India.