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Ms. Vidushani Dhanawansa


Faculty of Engineering | Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Career Summary

  • March 2021 - to date : Instructor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
  • July 2021 - to date : University Associate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia


  • B. Eng (Honours) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Curtin University, Australia


  • 2020 Curtin Award for Excellence for academic achievements in B. Eng. (Honours) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (March 2021)
  • Student Recognition Award by Curtin Alumni Sri Lanka Chapter (March 2021)

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision 
  • Image Processing
  • Machine and Deep Learning
  • Mathematical modelling and simulation


  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Ongoing Research

  • Sinhala Sign Language Interpretation Optimized for Real - Time Implementation on a Mobile Device
  • Gaze and Attention Analysis for the Early Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

My Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • I. D. V. J. Dhanawansa, R. M. T. P. Rajakaruna   Sinhala Sign Language Interpreter Optimized for Real - Time Implementation on a Mobile Device  in 10th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS),  year 2021,  Sri Lanka,        2021,  
  • I. D. V. J. Dhanawansa, G.M. Herath, T. D. Thilakanayake, M.H. Liyanage, C.J. Angammana   An Investigation of the Effects of Kernel Tuning on the Performance of Convolution Neural Network Architectures: A case study of Non - Instructive Load Monitoring Applications  in International Conference on Energy and AI ,  year 2021,  London. UK,          

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