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Saman Halgamuge

Professor
Inclusive Learning methods
Operational Optimization of Smart Grids
Metagenomics
Networked Control
Big data analytics
Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids
Metabolomics
Hardware Architectures
Robotic Automation
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Prof

Saman Halgamuge

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Mechatronics
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Prof

Saman Halgamuge

 

Prof Saman Halgamuge is a Fellow of IEEE, a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering and a Distinguished Speaker/Lecturer of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2019-2O21).
He has previously served as Director/Head, Research School of Engineering of the Australian National University (ANU) (2016-18) and as a member of Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts for Engineering, Information and Computing Sciences (2016-18).

He was the founding Director of the PhD training centre Melbourne India Postgraduate Program (MIPP) of University of Melbourne and contributed as Associate Dean (2013-15) and Assistant Dean (2008-13) in International Engagement in the Melbourne School of Engineering. He is also a member of the Visiting Committee of Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018) and Research Advisory Council of University of Technology PETRONAS (2015-18). He is an honorary Professor of ANU and an honorary member of ANU Energy Change Institute.
Research
His research interests are in AI and Data Engineering including Inclusive Learning algorithms and Active data gathering sensor systems, Unsupervised Deep Learning, Big Data Analytics focusing on applications in Mechanical Engineering, Energy and Bioengineering. These applications vary from Sensor Networks in Irrigation, Smart Grids, and Sustainable Energy generation to Bioinformatics and Neuro-Engineering.
Grants, contracts and consultancies:
2 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grants
Identification of haematopoietic stem and progenitor cell subpopulations (2017-20) - S Naik, M. Richie and S. Halgamuge [Collaboration with Walter and Eliza Hall Institute]
4 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grants
Near-unsupervised computational methods for exploring omic data, ARC Discovery (2015-17)-S. Halgamuge, A. Hsu, M. Niranjan and S.L. Tang [Collaboration with Academia Sinica, University of Southampton and Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences of University of Melbourne]
9 ARC Linkage Grants with Industry
Optimisation of shallow geothermal systems for Australian schools., ARC Linkage (2017-20)- G. Narsilio, L. Aye, S. Halgamuge, R. Choudhary and K. Woodman [Collaboration with Cambridge University]
3 ARC Special Research Initiative grants as CI
14 other external research grants
Australia-Indonesia Centre Tactical Project on Energy (2016-17), Peter MacCullum Cancer Centre (2016-17), POSCO, South Korea (2014-15), Robert Bosch (Germany) (Multiple contracts 1999-2007), Hubei pvt Ltd (China) and Yeo-Wei pvt Ltd (Taipei)

Keynotes (a selection): Applied Machine Learning Days (Lausanne, Switzerland, 2019) Track: Machine Learning for Environment, 8th IEEE ICPES (Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2018), 5th IEEE EMBS-BES (Kuching, Malaysia, 2018), IEEE-POMS (Kandy, Sri Lanka, 2018), 5th IEEE ISCMI (Nairobi, Kenya, 2018), IEEE ICCE (Colombo, 2018), 13th IEEE ICCS, (Trivandrum, 2017), 16th InCoB (Shenzhen, China, 2017), 26th IJCAI: Workshop BAI (Melbourne, 2017), ICOCB 2017, (Jakarta, 2017), ICVARS 2017, (Sydney, 2017), EBDTS (Melbourne, 2016), MERCON (Moratuwa, 2016), ICIT (Melbourne, 2016), 3rd ISCBI (Bali, 2015), 6th CSBio (Bangkok, 2015), 11th ICIUS (Bali, 2015), IMEC (Hong Kong, 2015), ICCCS (IEEE Sponsored) (Greater Noida, 2015), 9th IEEE ICCE (Vancouver, 2014), IEEE ICIIS (Gwalior, 2014), CENET (Shanghai, 2014), ISCBI (New Delhi, 2013), IEEE ICIAfS (Beijing, 2012)

Linkedin: https://au.linkedin.com/in/saman-halgamuge-4a49508
Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=9cafqywAAAAJ

Projects

Displaying the 37 most recent projects by Saman Halgamuge.

37

Projects

Project Types


19

Research Grant


10

Research Contracts


8

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 437 most recent scholarly works by Saman Halgamuge.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Distinguished Lecturer/Speaker

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

2016

DYASON Fellowship 2013-2014

Australian Academy of Sciences Visiting Scientist to Japan

2013

U21 Fellowships for his capacity to inspire, extend and enthuse their students.

Universitas 21 Fellowships

1995

Leadership Prize (5 awarded world-wide)

World Congress on Neural Networks

1986

To study Dipl.Ing. at TU Darmstadt

WUS Deutschland

2017

FIEEE - Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers


6

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Honorary Professor

Australian National University, Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering

Honorary Member

ANU Energy Change Institute

Member

Distinguished Visiting Committee of Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Fellow Of Institute Of Electrical And Electronic Engineers (Ieee)

Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Member Of The Panel

Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts for Engineering, Information and Computing Sciences

Editorial Board Member

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II

International Member

Research Advisory Council of University of Technology PETRONAS, Malaysia

Associate Editor Of Editorial Board Of Journal Softcomputing

Specialty Co-Chielf Editor (Mechatronics), Frontiers Journal of Mechanical Engineering

Editorial Board Member

Associate Editor, Applied Mathematics (Hindawi)

Associate Editor - Editorial Board Of Journal Bmc Bioinformatics

Associate Editor - Editorial Board of Journal BMC Bioinformatics

Associate Editor- Editorial Board Of Journal Control And Intelligent Systems

Associate Editor- Editorial Board of Journal Control and Intelligent Systems

Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Electrical Engineering)

Darmstadt University Of Technology

Master of Science (Data Engineering)

Darmstadt University Of Technology

Bachelor of Science (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering)

University of Moratuwa