PHD / MASTERS / UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT SUPERVISION AND MENTORSHIP

Current PhD Project Supervision

  1. C. M. Disanayake (MIRS & IBES Top-up Scholarships), co-supervisors: Prof R. Kotagiri, Prof B. Moran and A/Prof P. Farrell
    Project: Mitigating Human-Elephant Conflict through an Engineering Approach

  2. P. Saeedian (APA & IBES Top-up Scholarships) co-supervisors: Prof B. Moran, Dr K. Tolhurst and Dr M. Rezaeian
    Project: Data Assimilation and Bushfire Modelling

Completed PhD Project Supervision

  1. Dr D. Delgoda, PhD, The University of Melbourne; thesis entitled: "An Integrated Optimization Approach for Operations of Irrigation Networks" [co-supervisors: Prof H. Malano and Dr K. Saleem] (completed 2015).
  2. Dr I. H. Wijesundera, PhD, The University of Melbourne; thesis entitled: "Estimation of mean first passage time (MFPT) in naturally biased inhomogeneous environments" [co-supervisors: Prof T. Nirmalathas and Dr T. Nanayakkara (King's College, University of London)] (completed 2015) * (Received "2016 Best Thesis Prize Nomination" Finalist).
  3. Dr C. D. Abeyratne, PhD, The University of Melbourne; thesis entitled: "Dielectric Spectroscopy of Biological Materials" [co-supervisors: A/Prof P. Farrell and Prof E. Skafidas] (completed 2013, graduated 2014).

Topics for New PhD Students

  1. Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning
  2. Public Health: Biological Effects of Radio Frequency and Extremely Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields
  3. Prediction of Natural Disasters - Flood and Bushfire
  4. Radio Propagation Studies and Power Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks
  5. Issues in Wireless Communication


MASTERS PROJECT SUPERVISION (selected)

Emerging Technologies and Innovation (Research Project)

  1. D. K. Abeyratne - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  2. Project: Applying Big Data Analytics For Motor Vehicle Collisions Predication In New York City

  3. S. Devarakonda - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  4. Project: Security and Privacy Issues in Internet of Things

  5. B. D. Gunarathne - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  6. Project: Visualization Analytics for Big Data: Building Violations in Chicago

  7. M. K. Walia - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  8. Project: Cloud Computing Security issues And Solutions: An Analysis

  9. A. Singh - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  10. Project: Review: Behavior Analysis using Social Media

  11. L. Pragada - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  12. Project: Virtual Reality Challenges and Analysis of Issues and System

  13. P. S. Mapatunage - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  14. Project: Review: Big Data in Economics

  15. K. Nanayakkara - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  16. Project: Location Optimization using Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO)

  17. G. K. Saini - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  18. Project: Cyber Security: A Review on The Cyber Security Issues and Solutions

  19. A. Zafar - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  20. Project: Performance Evaluation For AES and DES Algorithms

  21. D. Sapkota - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  22. Project: Review on Analysis of the Benefit Areas in Telecommunication Networks Using Big Data

  23. S. Madhushan - (completed 2017 Semester 2)
  24. Project: Big Data in Video and Image

  25. A. Singh - (completed 2017 Semester 1)
  26. Project: Comparative study on different types of Big Data Sets with Random Forest, Naïve Bayes and K-Nearest Neighbors Algorithm

  27. G. S. Pathirana - (completed 2017 Semester 1)
  28. Project: Power of Green Space on global Air Quality

  29. B. N. B. Ekanayake - (completed 2017 Semester 1)
  30. Project: A Review on Security and Privacy Issues of Fog Computing

  31. C. Bashyal - (completed 2017 Semester 1)
  32. Project: Data Wrangling: Analysis of the Data Application areas and Algorithms used in different researches

  33. M. Talalaeva - (completed 2016 Semester 3 - Summer)
  34. Project: Security Issues of Big Data

  35. Manbir Singh - (completed 2016 Semester 3 - Summer)
  36. Project: Review of Data From 24 Publications (2007-2016) of Security and Privacy Issues of Big Data

  37. Kamalpreet Kaur - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  38. Project: Security Issues of Big Data in Could Computing

  39. C. S. Jayasekara - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  40. Project: Big Data Analysis to Select Appropriate Species for a Particular Area: Using a Dataset of Plant Species in Glenelg Shire, Australia

  41. S. Subhankayan - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  42. Project: Road Traffic Accident Evaluation: Association Rule and Clustering Algorithms for Big Data

  43. C. Wanigasooriaya - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  44. Project: Analyze Anticancer Drug Sensitivity of Lung Cancer Cell Lines Using Machine Learning Clustering Techniques

  45. K. Wickramasooriya - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  46. Project: Data Mining for Natural Disasters: Using Disaster Data Set in the USA

  47. A. Noor - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  48. Project: Traffic Psychology: Use of Computer Algorithms In Predictive Analysis of Behavioral Theories And Driver Behavior Questionnaire

  49. D. Abraham - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  50. Project: A Study on the Classification of Pedestrian Counting System using Data Mining Techniques for a Smart City like Melbourne

  51. T. S. Mohotti - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  52. Project: Global Temperature Changing with CO2 using Clustering Algorithm by Weka

  53. S. Shrestha - (completed 2016 Semester 2)
  54. Project: Human-Computer Interaction – Data security

  55. V. M. P. Vargas - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  56. Project: Pentaho and Jaspersoft: A Comparative Study of Business Intelligence Open Source Tools Processing Big Data and Measuring Their Performance by Computer Algebra Systems (CAS).

  57. H. A. Khan - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  58. Project: Computer Virus and Protection Methodologies using Lab Analysis.

  59. A. Gupta - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  60. Project: A Comparative Study of Classification Algorithms using Data Mining: Crime and Accidents in Denver City USA.

  61. M. L. Arachchige - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  62. Project: Comparative Analysis of Classification Techniques using German Credit Dataset: Credit Card Loan Approval.

  63. A. Jayasekera - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  64. Project: Open University Learning Analytics: Big Data Analysis with Data Mining Classification Algorithms.

  65. P. D. Bharatkumar - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  66. Project: Comparison of sequential frequent pattern mining algorithms.

  67. D. M. P. D. Jayathilaka - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  68. Project: A Comparative Study on the Relationship between Database Performance and the Results Count in Popular Database Management Systems.

  69. R. A. J. Sarangajith - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  70. Project: Data Mining Classification Algorithms on Bioinformatics And Medical Science: Classification Performance Analysis Using Kidney Disease Data.

  71. M. S. Dhanju - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  72. Project: An analysis of data from 24 publications (2007-2016) of security and privacy issues of big data.

  73. J. M. Kevitiyagala - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  74. Project: Design an Efficient Counter Fraud Mechanism to Eliminate Credit Card and Telecommunication Frauds.

  75. T. N. Hewage - (completed Semester 1)
  76. Project: An Analysis and Comparison Study: Big Data Techniques of Google, Amazon and Social Networks 2007-2015.

  77. S. Khalid - (completed Semester 1)
  78. Project: Big-Data and NoSQL Databases - “Big-Table” verses “DynamoDB” verses “Cassandra”.

  79. S. Munugala - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  80. Project: Content Analysis of Cloud Computing in Medical Field.

  81. G. K. Brar - (completed 2016 Semester 1)
  82. Project: Cloud computing data security.

  83. A. R. Singaiahgari - (completed 2015 Semester 2)
  84. Project: Managing Delivery of Tertiary Education in Australia Partnership Management in Australia Public and Private Universities.

  85. M. Kolla - (completed 2015 Semester 2)
  86. Project: E-Commerce Growth in Australia and the World.

  87. B. M. P. Dilshari - (completed 2015 Semester 2)
  88. Project: Research and Investigation of Crimes and Accidents Pattern Analysis in Denver City, the Capital of State Colorado in USA.

  89. D. S. Chaulagain - (completed 2015 Semester 2)
  90. Project: Energy Harvesting by Installation of Piezoelectric Floor on the Train Station Line Group.

  91. D. Sethupathi - (completed 2015 Semester 2)
  92. Project: Analyzing the Trends in Percentage of ICT Goods Export and Import of all the Countries in the Past Decade.

  93. K. Kumarasinghe - (completed 2015 Semester 2)
  94. Project: Immigrants to Australia.


UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT SUPERVISION

ELEN90067 Electrical Engineering Capstone Project

  1. J. Fan, H. Lu and Y. Lan, Co-supervisor: Prof. T. Nirmalathas - (completed 2011)
  2. Project: All-in-one e-Health Smart phone Monitor.




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