Dr. Ahilan kanagasundaram's page

About me

  • Main areas of expertise: Machine learning, deep learning and signal processing
  • Technical Skills: Python, R, SQL, Hadoop platform
  • Machine Learning / Deep Learning Frameworks: TensorFlow, Keras and Scikit-learn
  • Holding Australian and Sri Lankan Citizenships since 2016


Available for new machine learning opportunities

  • Feel free to download my resume, or visit my LinkedIn
  • I can be contacted by ahilan.eng (at) gmail (dot) com


Honours and awards

  • Senior Member of the IEEE (Since Nov 2018)
  • ICT Researcher of the Year by SEARCC Global ICT Awards (2018)
  • ICT Researcher of the Year Award by Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) (2018)
  • Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association New Researcher Award (2014)
  • The Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association (ASSTA) Travel Award (2013)


Fellowships

  • Visiting Researcher (India Science & Research Fellowship), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Jan 2019 - Apr 2019)
  • Visiting Researcher, SAIVT Lab, Queensland University of Technology, Australia (Mar 2018 - Present)
  • Researcher, SAIVT Lab, Queensland University of Technology, Australia (Nov 2014- Sep 2016)
  • Visiting Researcher (European Commission Marie Curie ITN BBfor2 network), Biometric Recognition Group ATVS, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain (Nov 2012 - Apr 2013)


Research grants

  • AHEAD - Research, Innovation and Commercialization Grants - 36 million ( 2020 - 2022)
  • University research grant - 0.8 million (2019 -2020)
  • University research grant - 0.8 million (2018 - 2019)
  • NVIDIA GPU grant (2018)
  • Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Automotive Technology (AutoCRC) postgraduate scholarship (2010)