Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment


Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment - Staff

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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