Danaja is a first year PhD student at the University of Michigan School of Information. He was a senior researcher of the Big Data for Development initiative. His area of responsibility was identifying human mobility patterns and developing transport forecasting models using mobile network big data. His interests include machine learning, visual analytics and social network analysis.
He previously worked as a Software Engineer at a leading IT company in Sri Lanka.
He holds a BSc. in Computer Science & Engineering with First Class distinction, from University of Moratuwa .