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Dr. Pradeepa Samarasinghe

Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade)

Faculty of Computing | Information Technology

Career Summary

  • Dr. (Mrs.) Pradeepa Samarasinghe is a Senior Lecturer in Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Malabe, Sri Lanka. She is currently serving as the Head, Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Computing.

 

  • Dr. Samarasinghe joined SLIIT in 2005 as a Lecturer and held numerous positions including Head, Department of Information Technology, Postgraduate Course Coordinator, Chairperson of the Curriculum and Academic Quality Committee, Second year Coordinator and Student Advisor.

 

  • Before joining SLIIT, she worked at Virtusa (Pvt.) Limited as a Software Engineer/Technical Lead for more than seven years. There she got the opportunity to work with multi-national software companies and use the cutting edge software tools and technologies.

 

  • Dr. Samarasinghe has her research interest in Computer Vision, Image Processing, Socially Assistive Robotics, Deep Learning and their applications.

 

  • 2012 to date – Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade), Department of Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.
  • 2007 to 2012 – Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.
  • 2005 to 2007 – Lecturer, Department of Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.
  • 2002 to 2005 – Technical Lead, Virtusa (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka
  • 2000 to 2002 – Senior Software Engineer, Virtusa (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka
  • 1997 to 2000 – Software Engineer, Virtusa (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSc Eng. (Hons) in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 1997
  • MBA in Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2007.
  • Ph.D, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2012

HONOURS AND AWARDS

  • Computer Science Award for the best undergraduate project from Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (1998).
  • Best Student Paper Award in the track of Intelligent Robots and Man-machine Co-existence in the International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFS) 2008.
  • Third prize in poster exhibition of Connecting Research to Business at ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australia, 2009.
  • Australian National University scholarship (2008 –2011).
  • ICT Student scholarship offered by CSIRO Australia (2009 – 2011).
  • Teaching Excellence Award - SLIIT Awards 2017

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • Autism
  • Socially Assistive Robotics
  • Deep Learning

Memberships

  • Member – Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL).
  • Associate Member – Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL).
  • Member – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Member – Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Ongoing Research

  • CSAAT - Culturally Sensitive Autism Assessment Tool
  • Eye gaze analysis

  • Gait and emotion recognition and analysis

My Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • Pradeepa D Samarasinghe   On non-blind image restoration  in International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems,  year 2009,  Colombo,  pp.1-7,  IEEE,      
  • Pradeepa D Samarasinghe   Morphology based automatic disease analysis through evaluation of red blood cells  in International Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ISMS),  year 2014,    pp.318-323,  IEEE,      
  • Pradeepa D Samarasinghe   Automatic anemia identification through morphological image processing  in International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems,  year 2018,    pp.1-5,  IEEE,      

Journal Publications

  • Pradeepa D Samarasinghe  " Analysis and performance of CMA blind deconvolution for image restoration "  International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing ,  vol.29,  Issue 9,  2015,  pp.1135-1151,      

Journal Publications Under Review

  • Pradeepa D Samarasinghe  " A PredictiveModel for Paediatric AutismDetection in Low and Middle-Income Countries "  Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics,        Under Review

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