Chilukuri graduated with BEngg in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, MEngg in Power Systems and Automation from the Andhra University, India and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Multimedia University, Cyberjaya. He was a Lecturer at Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia from 2001-12. He was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus from 2012 – 2015. He was a project consultant for Nottingham MyResearch on “Benchmarking Malaysian Data Centre Energy Efficiency” and prepared “Green Data Centre Road Map” to Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), Malaysia. He conducted a symposium on “Tropical Data Centre Energy Efficiency”, ALOFT Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 14th Dec 2014 and Chaired the panel discussion. Since, May 2015 he is an Associate Professor of Power Systems and Smart Grid at the School of Electrical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore, India.
He is a consultant in the field of Power Quality, Condition Monitoring, Distributed Generation, Smart Grid, Data Centre Energy Efficiency and Green ICT. He is a Senior Member (2004) of IEEE Power Engineering Society and Industrial Application Society, Member of Malaysian National Committee of CIGRE (2005-08), CIRED and IET, UK (2001 – 2012).
He has conducted a tutorial on “Intelligent Power Quality Analysis” at IEEE TENCON, Chiang Mai (2004), and at Instition of Engineers Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. He also conducted a workshop on Time-frequency Signal Processing at UKM (2004), Telekom Malaysia R & D (2004). He conducted a tutorial on “Smart Grid Communication Standards & Smart Metering” at IEEE International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN), Kuala Lumpur (2011). He is organizing committee member of IEEE ICSIPA2011, IEEE ICSIPA2009, IEEE PECON06, IEEE PECON03 and CIGRE C6 Study Committee Colloquium on “Rural Electrification for Socioeconomic Development” (2007). In addition, he was a member of "Asia Pacific Regional Conference and Exhibition on Power Quality" organized by CIRED Malaysia and member of MNC-CIGRE from 2005 - 2007. He is a member of IEEE PES & IAS Task Force on P1564 and UIE Working Group on Voltage Sag Indices. He was MyREN Green Technology Research Group Chair and MTSFB GREEN ICT Metrics & Measurements WG Leader from 2009-2012. He was MTSFB Green ICT Promotion and Awareness Vice-Chair, 2012-15. He is a reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Industrial Application Society, Signal Processing and International Journal of Signal Processing of Elsevier.