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Vivnesh Prasad
Vivnesh Prasad
Job Info
School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences
Position Title:
Assistant Lecturer (Computing Science/Information Systems)
Contact Info
Phone #:
323 2208
Fax #:
323 1527
Personal Info

Qualifications: Masters in Computing Science (MSc), to pursue PhD studies soon

Research Interests & Specialization

  1. Optimization algorithms (genetic algorithms, heuristics, metaheuristics)/programming, automation
  2. Database management (MySql, SQL Server etc)
  3. Open Source, web development (ASP Dot Net with C#/VB . Net (key specialization), PHP, JSP, HTML, XHTML, CSS, Java) and C++
  4. Data mining, Health Informatics and Artificial Intelligence (research interests)
  5. Networking (with CCNA training achieved) including IBM certification

Other contributions
I have performed a variety of roles at USP such as having also worked as
the university timetable manager at USP including having tutored in CS/IS
over time. I have also worked closely with previous heads of schools for
development proposals/projects within educational context for SCIMS
including collaborating with the Moodle development team. As a
lecturer/coordinator in Computing Science/Information Systems, I have
also worked closely with the school in our Australian Computer Society
(ACS) accreditation process.   

Publications in USP Electronic Research Repository


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