Asiri Wijesinghe

I am currently reading my PhD at the Australian National University. My research interests lie broadly in machine learning techniques on non-Euclidean data such as graphs and manifolds.

My supervisors are Qing Wang, Stephen Gould, and Brendan McKay.

  • Machine Learning
  • Convex Analysis and Optimization
  • Geometric Deep Learning
  • Network Representation Learning
  • Spectral Graph Theory


  • ANU COVID-19 Extension Scholarship (Research) (RCOVID19)
  • Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019) Travel Award.
  • Vice-Chancellor's HDR Travel Grant.
  • ANU PhD Scholarship (International).
  • HDR Fee Remission Merit Scholarship.
  • The Special Award Winner of e-Health and Well Being Category at 13th Manthan Awards Competition - New Delhi, India - 2017.
  • The Best Research Paper Award at IEEE International Conference on Control and Robotics Engineering 2016 - ICCRE2016 (Robotics Vision Engineering) - Singapore.
  • The MERIT Award of Tertiary Category at Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA) 2015.
  • The Bronze Award of Tertiary Technology Category at 17th National Best Quality ICT Awards (NBQSA) 2015.
  • The Best Industrial Oriented Research Award at UCSC Research Symposium 2015.

Work Experience


  • BSc. (Hons) Computer Science with first class from University of Colombo School of Computing, SriLanka (2015)

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