Former Pro-Vice Chancellor and Director of School of Science and Technology and School of Maritime Studies at The Neotia University (TNU), India. A Ph.D. in Computer Science and M.Tech in Information Technology from renowned Universities of Sari Lank. Completed online certifications on Machine Learning from Stanford University and Data Analytics from Google. Has a total experience of more than 35 years in Teaching, Research & Industry. Active research interests in emerging areas of technologies and innovative projects. Research interests include Data Science & Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Educational Technology, IOT, Online Social Networking and Artificial Neural Networks. Published several papers in reputed international journals and conferences and member of different editorial boards.