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Shanika Karunasekera

Professor
Computing And Information Systems
Data stream analysis
Intrusion detection
Routing protocols for mobile networks
Decentralized aggregation protocols
Enviromental Monitoring
Gossip-based aggregation
Anomaly detection
Pollution monitoring
Discussion and topic tracking on social media
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Prof

Shanika Karunasekera

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
P2P Networks
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Prof

Shanika Karunasekera

 

Shanika Karunasekera is a Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at Melbourne School of Engineering.

Shanika completed a BSc in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka with a First Class Honours in 1990. She was the recipient of the UNESCO Gold Medal for the Best Engineering Undergraduate at the University in 1990.

She completed a PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Cambridge, UK in 1994. From 1995 to 2002 she worked for Lucent Technologies, Bell Labs Innovation, USA where she was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff.

Shanika joined the Melbourne School of Engineering in 2003. Her primary disciplines of focus in teaching and research are Software Engineering and Distributed Computing. Since 2007 she has been the Discipline Leader for Software Engineering at the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. During her time at the University she has won many teaching awards including a National Carrick Citation in 2007, and Kelvin Medal and Excellence in teaching award from the Melbourne School of Engineering in 2006.

Shanika has extensive research interests in distributed computing, network intrusion detection, sensor networks, social network analysis and mining, mobile computing, software engineering and STEM education and peer to peer computing. Shanika has published widely in high ranking journals and conferences in her research discipline. Shanika has also established research collaborations with many industries and government bodies.

Projects

Displaying the 21 most recent projects by Shanika Karunasekera.

21

Projects

Project Types


14

Research Contracts


4

Research Grant


3

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 139 most recent scholarly works by Shanika Karunasekera.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2014

Best Paper Award

ISSNIP - International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing

2013

Excellence in Teaching

Department of Computing and Software Systems

2009

Excellence in Teaching Award

Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

2007

National Carrick Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

Carrick Institute for Learning & Teaching in Higher Education

2006

Kelvin Medal for Best Teaching

Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne

2006

Excellence in Teaching

Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne

2005

Excellence in Teaching

Dept of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Melbourne

1999

Distinguished member of technical staff

Lucent Technologies, USA

1993

Best student paper

SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

1990

UNESCO Gold Medal for the Best Engineering Undergraduate

University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

1991

Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Fellowship for a Phd


11

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Computing And Information Systems

Member Of The Ieee

IEEE

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Cambridge

Bachelor of Science (Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering)

University of Moratuwa