Dr.S.Sandhya Menon is a dynamic leader and an able administrator who has more than 30 years of teaching, research and industrial experience. She had a brilliant academic career. She had won many prizes and awards in academics, sports and cultural activities . She has presented papers in a number of National and International conferences and some of her papers are published in reputed journals. She was a star performer in N.C.C. and represented Tamilnadu and Pondicherry at the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi in 1979.
She was also a member of the Basket Ball Team at Division level under the University of Madras. Consolidating her strength in research and teaching and curriculum development, she has been serving as a member of the PG Board of Studies of Bharathiar University. She has guided successfully more than 25 M.Phil and 15 Ph.D scholars. Dr.Sandhya Menon has travelled to most countries in Europe, Cambodia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Newzealand, U.S.A, Sri Lanka and has gained knowledge about the culture, living standard and economic conditions of these countries. Dr.Sandhya Menon was an active member of the UGC Commission for grant of funds under the XI Five year plan to various Universities and colleges across the country. She has also been selected as a Peer Team member of NAAC.