During the day, a Computer Science PhD student at Rochester Institute of Technology and spends most of the time starring at a screen working on a project committing to git, if not behind a camera viewfinder taking photos.
During the night, fighting crime as knight of darkness using Python.
As of typing, looking for an internship for Summer 2020.
“AI is the new electricity” – Andrew Ng
2018 – Present
Graduate Research Assistant at RIT
Designed and conducted experiments on advanced machine learning models and algorithms to analyze unstructured social data from Twitter and Reddit created in both simulated, and real-world environments. The pipeline was designed using Python and TensorFlow. The research is primarily focused on building label distribution learning model to capture the entire perspective of the labeler.
Intern at HEALS Team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute collaboration with IBM AI Horizon
Worked as part of their team as a NLP engineer to improving the data extraction, aggregation and combination of food data.
2018 – Present
Software Engineer for the cb-EMR Project for Sri Lanka
cb-EMR is a cloud based electronic medical record system which is being built for Sri Lanka. This project is a collaborative project between various departments at University of Kelaniya. The pilot project is currently in session at the clinic of the Department of Family Medicine, University of Kelaniya. Responsible for setting up and maintaining the cb-EMR on digitalocean and its development (PHP based). The project is pending NSF funding approval.
Internship at Lesova Holdings, Sri Lanka
Co-Designer and Developer for the Trinity College Kandy Website
Co-Founder and Developer of Trinity College Kandy Worldwide Website
2018 – Present
Computer Science PhD Candidate
Rochester Institute of Technology, NY.
I am very fortunate to be advised by Dr. Christopher M. Homan. Working on Label Distribution Learning on Social Media research.
2013 – 2017
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science
University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Thesis: KeyXtract – Twitter Model: Keyword Extraction Method using NLP Tools. Advised by Dr. Sidath Liyanage.
Machine Learning, Label Distribution Learning, Active Learning, Social Data Analytics, Natural Language Processing, Chemistry(la Computational Chemistry), Software Engineering and Sociolinguistics
2017 – 2018
Teaching Assistant at University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Event Organizing experience
Organizing Committee Member at Gavel Club, University of Kelaniya
2015 – 2018
Organizing Committee Member at Career Fair, University of Kelaniya
2016 – 2017
- Uber Launches UberPUPPIES, Uber for Puppies!
- Sailing after A/L’s – Gurupaara Compass
- The iPhone 7 Launched – Sri Lankan Perspective
- Ad Mash-up for the Sri Lankan 90s Kids
- The official iPhone Guide for ශ්රී Lankans!
- What Apple didn’t tell us at the new MacBook Pro launch
Trinity College Kandy Worldwide Website – www.trinitylk.com