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Academic Staff member

Dr. Sugandima Vidanagamachchi

Senior Lecturer (Grade II)

B.Sc. in Computer Science (UCSC) , PhD in Computer Engineering (Pdn),
Email smv@dcs.ruh.ac.lk
Extention 4807

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  • COM1111 Basic Concepts of Information Technology
  • COM213a Operating Systems
  • COM3212 Advanced Software Engineering Concepts
  • CSC1233 Software Engineering
  • CSC2133 Operating Systems
  • CSC4046 Individual Research Project
  • Reconfigurable Computing, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, Deep Learning, Cyber Security
  • Journals
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi and S.D. Dewasurendra, Average Time Complexity Analysis of Commentz-Walter Algorithm, Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 2018.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, “ Protein Biomarker Discovery and Verification Workflow“, Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 2021.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, M. Niranjan, R.G. Ragel, Commentz-Walter: Any Better than Aho-Corasick for Peptide Identification?, International Journal of Research in Computer Science, India. 2012.
  • International Conferences
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, Proteomic Analysis of EGFR Specific Ligands in Pre-Eclampsia, International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Science, Association for Computing Machinery, China, 2018.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, K.M.G.T.R. Waidyarathna, Linear and Non-Linear Classifiers for Clinical Risk Factor Analysis of Cancer Patients, 7th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Science, Association for Computing Machinery, China, 2018.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi and M. Niranjan, OPBI: an Open Pipeline for Biomarker Identification, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Singapore, 2017.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, R.G. Ragel, A Structured Hardware Software Architecture for Peptide Based Diagnosis of Baylisascaris Procyonis Infection, IEEE Seventh International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, Sri Lanka. 2014.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, R.G. Ragel, A Structured Hardware Software Architecture for Peptide Based Diagnosis - Sub-string Matching Problem with Limited Tolerance, IEEE Seventh International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, Sri Lanka. 2014.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, M. Niranjan, R.G. Ragel, Tile Optimization for Area in FPGA based Hardware Acceleration of Peptide Identification, Sixth IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Sri Lanka. 2011.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, R.G. Ragel, Hardware Software Co-design of the Aho-Corasick Algorithm: Scalable for Protein Identification?, IEEE Eighth Internatonal Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Sri Lanka. 2013.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, R.G. Ragel, Hardware Accelerated Protein Inference Framework, IEEE Eighth Internatonal Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Sri Lanka. 2013.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, A Reconfigurable Architecture for Commentz-Walter Algorithm, Sixth International Conference on Continuous Optimization, Germany, 2019.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, M. Niranjan, R.G. Ragel, Computational approaches for protein inference in shotgun approaches, ALPHY Belgium-French meeting on Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics 2016, France, 2016.
  • Abstracts
  • Sugandima Vidanagamachchi, Dilan Lasantha, “CircECNN: circRNA-RBP binding sites prediction using an ensemble convolutional neural network and advanced feature extraction methods”, International Conference on Innovation and Emerging
  • Technologies (ICIET), 2022 (received the Best oral presentation award under the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science track in the ICIET conference).
  • Nadisha Madushanie, Sugandima Vidanagamachchi, “Block Acceptance Flag: Prevention of Selfish Mining Attacks in Blockchain”, International Conference on Innovation and Emerging Technologies (ICIET), 2022 (received the Best oral presentation award under the Communication and Networking Technologies track in the ICIET conference).
  • Sugandima Vidanagamachchi, Sarasi Munasingha, ”Evolution of Protein Sequence Family Classification Using Deep Learning”, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches in Science, 2021.
  • E.H.D.M.Maheshika, S.M.Vidanagamachchi, M.K.K.S.Madhushan, U.N.Kothalawala, M.A.D.D.Jayasooriya, A.S.R.Rodrigo, G.V.C.Madhuranga, “ Agri-Harvest: A Web-based System to Manage Harvest of Agricultural Products in Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Innovation and Emerging Technologies, Sri Lanka, 2021.
  • A.G.P.D. Alahakoon, H.D.S. Amaradasa, K.V.S. Prasadh, S. M. Vidanagamachchi, N.M. Wickramage, G.D.K. Mahanama,“Conversion of the Convolutional Neural Network implemented on Keras API to plain Python script“, Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, Sri Lanka, 2021.
  • A.G.P.D. Alahakoon, H.D.S. Amaradasa, K.V.S. Prasadh, S. M. Vidanagamachchi, N.M. Wickramage, G.D.K. Mahanama,“Intraframe image processing algorithm for identifying meteors in all-sky images“, Ruhuna University Research Sessions, 2020.
  • Sasanka Mallikarachchi, Sugandima Vidanagamachchi, Rochana Weerasiri, Isuru Madampitige, Sanuka Dayarathne, Tharaka Hasakelum, “Farm and Sell: Mobile and Web-based Solutions for Efficient Distribution of Agricultural Products in Sri Lanka”, international Research conference of Uva Wellassa University, 2020.
  • Madushani Upamalika, Sugandima Vidanagamachchi, C.T. Wannige,“Hardware architecture for superoxide production in CKDu initiation“, International Research Symposium on Pure and Applied Sciences, 2019.
  • Madushani Upamalika, C.T. Wannige, Sugandima Vidanagamachchi, “Role of Toxic Heavy Metals in Induction of Oxidative Stress in CKDu“, SLAAI-International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2019.
  • Madushani Upamalika, C.T. Wannige, Sugandima Vidanagamachchi, “Sensitivity Analysis of a Redox System Model to Understand the Initiation of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology Progression“, International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University, 2020.
  • S.M Vidanagamachchi, K.M.G.T.R. Waidyarathna, “Analyzing Relationships among Clinical Factors of Cancer Patients by Regression Analysis“, Galaxy Community Conference 2017 (GCC2017), France, 2017.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, R.G. Ragel, M. Niranjan, Computational Approaches for Protein Inference in Shotgun Proteomics, ALPHY 2016, France, 2016.
  • S.M Vidanagamachchi, K.M.G.T.R. Waidyarathna, “Identification of Hate-Speech in Social Networks”, Wayamba University Conference Sri Lanka (WinC 2016), 2016.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, “Analyzing the Protein Interactions of Pre-eclampsia”, First Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, Sri Lanka. 2014.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, M. Niranjan, “Metabolomic Analysis of Human Non-small Cell Lung Cancer”, Peradniya University Research Sessions-2015, Sri Lanka. 2015.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, M. Niranjan, R.G. Ragel, “Automated Efficient Method for String Set Matching Using FPGA”, Peradeniya University Research Sessions-2010, Sri Lanka. 2010.
  • S.M. Vidanagamachchi, S.D. Dewasurendra, M. Niranjan, R.G. Ragel, “Introduction to Basic Genetics and Hardware Acceleration of Protein Sequence Data Processing”, Peradeniya University Research Sessions-2010, Sri Lanka. 2010.
  • S. M. Vidanagamachchi, A. R. Weerasinghe, V. H. W. Dissanayake & R. Wijesinghe, “Analyzing the Human Specificity of Pre-eclampsia”, Fifth BeNeLux Bioinformatics Conference 2009, Belgium. 2009.
  • Visiting academic scholar in University of Southampton, United Kingdom (2014 - 2015)
  • ICCOPT 2019 conference grants and National Science Foundation travel grants for presenting research in ICCOPT 2019 conference, Berlin, Germany.
  • Prof. V.K. Samaranayaka conference award for presenting research in IEEE IEEM2017 conference in Suntec, Singapore (2017) – Funded by LK domain registry, Sri Lanka.
  • Galaxy Community Conference 2017 fellowship as an oral presenter in GCC2017 conference in Montpellier, France - Funded by Galaxy Community Fund Board, Indiana University, USA and National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka.
  • Prof. V.K. Samaranayaka conference award for presenting research in ALPHY 2016 conference in Lille, France (2016) – Funded by LK domain registry, Sri Lanka and Lille University, France.
  • Grant for PhD split-site studies - Funded by University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka and the University of Southampton, UK.
  • Mahapola Higher Education Scholarship award holder (2005-2009), University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka.
  • Committee member of Career Guidance Unit of the University of Ruhna, Faculty of Science- 2021
  • Member of the Quality Assurance Cell, Faculty of Science- 2020 to Present
  • Organizing committee member of Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference 2019 (RISTCON 2019)- 2019
  • Organizing committee member of 16th Academic Sessions & 15th Vice Chancellor's Awards Ceremony – 2019
  • Organizing committee member of Faculty Day - 2018
  • Science Exhibition Committee member - 2016
  • Executive Committee Member, Ruhuna University Science Teachers Association, Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna. 2012
  • Member, Ruhuna University Science Teachers Association, Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna. 2017
  • Team member of AHEAD project titled Novel method for real time ground based cloud classification using Meteor Network data- 2019 to present