Dr. A. Shehan Perera
PhD (NDSU), MSc (NDSU), BSc (Hons) (Colombo)
Dr. Amal Shehan Perera is a senior lecturer in computer science at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He has multiple research publications and a co-owner of a US patent on data mining technology. His areas of interest include data mining, database systems, and software engineering. He won the ACM KDD Cup 2006 for data mining and knowledge discovery.
In 2009 he was invited to work on the research and development team on data mining tools as a senior visiting research scholar at North Dakota State University, USA. He leads the Data Science, Engineering and Analytics Research Group at the Department of CSE, UoM and also involved as a technical consultant for multiple commercial banks in Sri Lanka. He obtained his MSc and PhD from North Dakota State University and his BSc (Hons) from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.