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Anuja Dharmaratne is an Associate Professor attached to the School of Information Technology at Monash University Malaysia. She graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1995 with a First Class Honours in Computer Science. She had her postgraduate education at the Hiroshima University, Japan and obtained her M.Eng and Doctoral degrees from the Graduate School of Engineering in 2000 and 2004 respectively. Her main research interests are in Image Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Game based education,  Educational Technology, Digital Health and ICT for Society.

Prior to joining Monash University Malaysia, she has worked at the University of Colombo from 1996-2013 as a Senior Lecturer of the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC).

Research interests

  • Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning
  • Game based Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Digital Health
  • ICT for Society

Monash teaching commitment

  • FIT3081- Image Processing
  • FIT3155 - Advanced Algorithms and data structures
  • FIT3134- Entrepreneurship

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Information Engineering, Doctor of Engineering, Hiroshima University

1 Apr 20004 Mar 2004

Award Date: 4 Mar 2004

Information Engineering, Master of Engineering, Hiroshima University

1 Apr 199824 Mar 2000

Award Date: 24 Mar 2000

Computer Science, B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science, University of Colombo

Award Date: 1 Nov 1995

External positions

Senior Lecturer, University of Colombo


Research area keywords

  • Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Educational Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Game based Education
  • Digital Health
  • ICT for Society

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