Mrs Asara Senaratne

PhD Candidate
MBA (Cardiff Met UK), MBCS, BSc(Hons) ITM (UoM, Sri Lanka)

I am a research enthusiast in the field of Data Science. I obtaiend my Masters in Business Administration from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK in 2016 and BSc.(Hons) in IT and Management from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in 2018. I'm also a professional member of BCS (British Computer Society) since 2013.

I have my research interests spreaded across many branches of Data Science. I'm specifically interested in knowledge extraction, storage and visualization. Alternatively, I conduct research on record linkage and outlier detection in networks.

I have worked as a Software Engineer and have 2 years of experience in the industry. I also own 8 years of experience working as a lecturer in IT.

Work Experience

  • Software Engineer, 99X Technology, Sri Lanka (July 2018 - October 2019)

  • Senior Lecturer in IT , Esoft Metro Campus, Sri Lanka (November 2014 - September 2019)

  • Mentor , Active Citizens Program, Britich Council, Sri Lanka (since August 2018)

  • Visiting Lecturer in IT, IDM Premier Campus, Sri Lanka (October 2013 - October 2014)

  • ICT Teacher, Sujatha Vidyalaya, Sri Lanka (January 2013 - January 2014)

Education

  • Master of Business Administration, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK - Graduated in 2016

  • Honors degree in Bachelor of Science, Information Technology and Management, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka - Graduated in 2018

  • Professional Graduate Diploma in BCS  - Graduated in 2013

  • Knowledge Extraction

  • Storage and Visualization

  • Data Mining

  • Record Linkage

  • Machine Learning

  • Natural Language Processing

  • Big Data Analytics

  • Graduand with the Best Overall Academic performance at the Faculty of Information Technology for the year 2018

  • Graduand with the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) in the degree program BSc.(Hons) IT and Management for the year 2018

  • Best Lecturer award - Awarded at the BCS Convocation 2017

  • Scholarship to attend an International Study Visit to the UK, awarded by the British Council Sri Lanka in the year 2019

  • Scholarship to attend the 5th University Scholars Symposium held in Cambodia, awarded by the Higher Education Ministry of Sri Lanka in the year 2014

Work Experience

  • Software Engineer, 99X Technology, Sri Lanka (July 2018 - October 2019)

  • Senior Lecturer in IT , Esoft Metro Campus, Sri Lanka (November 2014 - September 2019)

  • Mentor , Active Citizens Program, Britich Council, Sri Lanka (since August 2018)

  • Visiting Lecturer in IT, IDM Premier Campus, Sri Lanka (October 2013 - October 2014)

  • ICT Teacher, Sujatha Vidyalaya, Sri Lanka (January 2013 - January 2014)

Education

  • Master of Business Administration, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK - Graduated in 2016

  • Honors degree in Bachelor of Science, Information Technology and Management, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka - Graduated in 2018

  • Professional Graduate Diploma in BCS  - Graduated in 2013

Valedictorian Speech - Valedictorian speech delivered at the 39th General Convocation of University of Moratuwa as the Graduand with the Best Overall Academic performance at the Faculty of Information Technology for the year 2018

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