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Dr. Sanvitha Kasthuriarachchi

Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade)

Faculty of Computing | Information Technology

Career Summary

Sanvitha Kasthuriarachchi is a Senior Lecturer and a researcher in the field of Information Technology who is attached to the Department of Information Technology in Faculty of Computing, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Malabe, Sri Lanka. 


  • PhD in Computer Science
  • M.Sc. in Information Technology
  • B.Sc. Special Hons in Information Technology


Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Machine Learning


Ongoing Research

My Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • K.T.S. Kasthuriarachchi, L. Abeysiri   Bridging the Skill Gap between Information technology Academy and Industry: Case of Identification of IT Skills needed in IT Undergraduates  in 4th National Conference on Technology & Management( NCTM)-Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology,  year 2014,  Colombo,  pp.57-61,      December 2014,  
  • A.K. Warnapura, D.S Rajapaksha, H.P. Ranawaka, P.S.S.J. Fernando, K.T.S. Kasthuriarachchi, D. Wijendra   Automated Customer Care Service System for Finance Companies  in 4th National Conference on Technology & Management( NCTM)-Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology,  year 2014,  Colombo,  pp.40-46,      December 2014,  
  • K.G.M.P. Nandasiri, N.H.C.E.M. Nawarathna, M.M.R. Mohamad, H.M.C.K. Herath, K. T. Sanvitha Kasthuriarachchi, Dinuka Wijendra   Advance Technology for Kids to Improve Knowledge and Skills using Motion Gesture Recognition Leap Mania  in 4th National Conference on Technology & Management( NCTM)-Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology,  year 2014,  Colombo,  pp.23-26,      December 2014,  
  • M. D. K. N. Senevirathne, P. H. V. Vishwani, K. T. S. Kasthuriarachchi   An Adhoc Network Based Mobile Android Remote Controller (REMODROID)  in 5th International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements ,  year 2015,  Colombo,        December 2015,  
  • K.T.S. Kasthuriarachchi, U.U.S.K. Rajapakshe   Design of Auxiliary Simulator for Analyzing the Deadlock Occurrence using Bankers Algorithm  in (IEEE) International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions ,  year 2015,  Colombo,        2015,  
  • K.T.S. Kasthuriarachchi   An Interactive Visualization Tool for Learning Sorting Algorithms  in 7th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies ,  year 2018,  Barcelona, Spain,        6-8 July, 2015,  
  • K.T.S. Kasthuriarachchi, Chintan M. Bhatt, S.R.Liyanage   A Review of Data Mining Methods for Educational Decision Support  in International Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Kelaniya,  year 2016,  Colombo,  pp.30- 33,      December 2016,  
  • K.T.S. Kasthuriarachchi, S.R.Liyanage   Knowledge Discovery with Data Mining for Predicting Students Success Factors in Tertiary Education System in Sri Lanka  in Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence 12th Annual Conference,  year 2017,  University of Moratuwa,        October 2017,  
  • K.T.S. Kasthuriarachchi, S.R.Liyanage   Recommendations for Students in Higher Education: A Machine Learning Approach  in International Postgraduate Research Conference,  year 2017,  Colombo,        December 2017,  
  • K. T. S. Kasthuriarachchi and S. R. Liyanage   Use of Utility Based Interestingness Measures to Predict the Academic Performance of Technology Learners in Sri Lanka  in 13th International Conference on Computer Science & Education (ICCSE),  year 2018,  Colombo,  pp.1-6,  IEEE,    August, 2018,  
  • K. T. S. Kasthuriarachchi and S. R. Liyanage   Predicting Students Academic Performance using Utility Based Educational Data Mining  in Frontier Computing- Theory, Technologies and Applications,  year 2018,  Kuala Lumpur,    Springer,    3rd July,  
  • Kasthuriarachchi, K.T.S. and Liyanage, S.R.   EduMiner- An Automated Data Mining Tool for Intelligent Mining of Educational Data  in 3rd International Conference on Advances in Computing and Technology (ICACT ? 2018),  year 2018,  Colombo,        August, 2018,  

Journal Publications

  • K.T.S. Kasthuriarachchi  " A Case of Identification of the Importance of Communication Skills for IT Undergraduates "  International Journal of Integrated Computer Applications & Research ,  vol.1,  Issue 1,  2015,        
  • Kasthuriarachchi, K. T., Liyanage, S. R  " Three-Layer Stacked Generalization Architecture With Simulated Annealing for Optimum Results in Data Mining "  International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (IJAIML),  vol.11,  Issue 2,  2021,  pp.1-27,,

Book Chapters

  • Sanvitha Kasthuriarachchi K.T., Liyanage S.R., Bhatt C.M.  " A Data Mining Approach to Identify the Factors Affecting the Academic Success of Tertiary Students in Sri Lanka "  Caball S., Conesa J. ,  Software Data Engineering for Network eLearning Environments. Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies,  Ed. vol 11,    2018,  Springer, Cham,    

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