Nisansa de Silva’s area of expertise include Natural Language Processing, Deep Leranng/Machine Learning, Data Mining, and Bioinformatics. He is a lecturer attached to the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Moratuwa where he taught subjects: Machine Learning, Advanced Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Programming Challenge, and Software Engineering Project. At University of Moratuwa, he is a member of then DATASearch research group, Data Mining Research Group, and Teaching, Learning and Assessment for Engineering education research group.
He was involved in LIRNEasia’s recent research efforts on Big Data for Development as a part time researcher. He holds a PhD from the University of Oregon,