Thilini Cooray

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Pillar / Cluster: Information Systems Technology and Design

Supervisor

Assistant Professor Lu Wei

Biography

Thilini is a PhD student at the Singapore University of Technology and Design since January 2017. She received her Bachelor’s degree specialising in Computer Science from University of Colombo in July 2015. Her research is mainly focused on applying machine learning techniques for Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision combined tasks.

Education and Working Experience

  • 2017 – Present Ph.D. in Information Systems Technology and Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
  • 2015 – 2016 Worked at WSO2 as a software engineer
  • 2010 – 2015 BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Awards and Achievements

  • SUTD President Graduate Fellowship. 2017 – Present
  • Best Paper Joint Award – 2015 Fifteenth International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions

Publications

  • Cooray and G. Wikramanayake, “An approach for transforming keyword-based queries to SPARQL on RDF data source federations,” 2015 Fifteenth International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), Colombo, 2015, pp. 168-175.
  • Cooray, T. & Wikramanayake, G., (2016). Path index based keywords to SPARQL query transformation for semantic data federations. International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer). 9(1), pp.12–23.