Keshara Weerasinghe

Keshara Weerasinghe

Speaking at:

CognitiveEMS: A Cognitive Assistant for Emergency Medical Services

Augmented Reality for Public Safety: PSCR Awardee R&D Updates

About this Speaker

Keshara Weerasinghe

Ph.D. student
University of Virginia

Keshara Weerasinghe is a second-year Ph.D. student in Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia, having completed a bachelor's degree in the same field at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. His academic journey is driven by a keen interest in using computer science and engineering to enhance healthcare and public safety. This focus is rooted in a simple yet profound goal: improving the quality of life through technology. Keshara's work aims to develop practical technologies that assist those in healthcare and public safety, recognizing the importance of these sectors in society. He is currently involved in developing a cognitive assistant for emergency medical services and developing a safety engine for robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery with his advisor, Professor Homa Alemzadeh. At the University of Virginia, Keshara is dedicated to bridging the gap between technological potential and its application, striving to make a tangible difference in the community and beyond.