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Academic Staff member

Dr. Nusrath Hameed

Senior Lecturer (Grade II)

B.Sc. (Special) (Peradeniya, SL), PhD (UoM, Aus),
Email nusrath@dcs.ruh.ac.lk
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  • COM1111 Basic Concepts of Information Technology
  • CSC2143 Computer Graphics and Image Processing
  • CSC2263 Multimedia and Video Production
  • CSC2222 Computer Systems II
  • CSC2113 Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • COM3b3b Computer Project
  • CSC3113 Group Projects
  • CSC4046 Individual Research
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data Mining
  • Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Maralanda A.M.M.R.Y.R. and Hameed P.N. (2022). An improved machine learning approach for drug combination-based drug repositioning. Proceedings of 9th Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka.
  • Hameed, P. N., Verspoor, K., & Halgamuge, S. (2021). Drug Repositioning Using Sparse Graphs and Subnetwork Identification. Proceedings of 18th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka.
  • Hameed, P. N. (2020). Pairwise Drug Interaction Prediction Integrating Clustering and Classification. Proceedings of International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University.
  • Hameed, P. N., Verspoor, K., & Halgamuge, S. (2020). Inferring drug repositioning candidates using subnetwork identification. Proceedings of 7th Ruhuna International Science & Technology Conference.
  • Hameed, P. N., Verspoor, K., Kusljic, S., & Halgamuge, S. (2018). A two-tiered unsupervised clustering approach for drug repositioning through heterogeneous data integration. BMC bioinformatics, 19(1), 129.
  • Hameed, P. N., Verspoor, K., Kusljic, S., & Halgamuge, S. (2017). Positive-unlabeled learning for inferring drug interactions based on heterogeneous attributes. BMC bioinformatics, 18(1), 1-15.
  • Sun, Y., Hameed, P. N., Verspoor, K., & Halgamuge, S. (2016). A physarum-inspired prize-collecting steiner tree approach to identify subnetworks for drug repositioning. BMC systems biology, 10(5), 25-38.
  • NRC Merit Award for Scientific Research 2017
  • NRC Merit Award for Scientific Research 2016
  • Melbourne International Research Scholarship, Australia (2013-2018)
  • University Prize for Academic Excellence for BSc (Special) Degree (2009/2010)
  • Joint Secretary - 9th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, 2022
  • Joint Secretary - 8th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, 2021
  • Program Committee Member - 3rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems PRIS- 2021
  • Committee Member - COVID-19 Relief Committee,2020
  • Department Coordinator - (Industrial training and research project (ITRCC) 2019-2020
  • Mentor - 2013