Grant-Funded Researcher (A)
School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
PhD thesis title: Towards Technologies for Promoting Nutritional Health in Older People with Dementia Living in Their Own Home
Utilising research methods embracing the qualitative descriptive design, the PhD thesis argued the need to explore technological needs for promoting nutritional health in older people with dementia by understanding perceptions of care workers recruited from the aged care industry. Reliable insights for designing such technologies emerged in eight categories from synthesising care workers' voices. Stakeholder views are crucial for technologies to be effective and accepted by users. Based on these findings, eleven considerations for developing effective technologies for older people and care workers are proposed. These two technology demonstrations involved fluid intake gesture recognition system and a smart home system for nutrition and mealtime activity support.
Date Position Institution name 2017 - ongoing Lecturer and course coordinator The Univeristy of Adelaide 2013 - 2014 Reserach Assistant The University of Adelaide 2013 - 2014 Tutor The Univeristy of Adelaide 2011 - 2012 Lecturer and course coordinator Kotelawala Defense University (KDU) 2011 - 2011 Assistant lecturer and teaching team coordinator Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) 2010 - 2011 Business Analyst The DirectFN (PVT) LTD 2009 - 2009 Research Assistant The National e-learning Centre
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2014 - 2017 The University of Adelaide Adelaide PhD 2010 - 2011 University of Colombo School of Computing Sri Lanka Bachelour of Science in Computer Science (Honours)
Year Citation 2023 Beu, N., Jayatilaka, A., Zahedi, M., Babar, A., Hartley, L., Lewinsmith, W., & Baetu, I. (2023). Falling for phishing attempts: An investigation of individual differences that are associated with behavior in a naturalistic phishing simulation. Computers and Security, 131, 1-11.
2022 Jiang, L., Jayatilaka, A., Nasim, M., Grobler, M., Zahedi, M., & Babar, M. A. (2022). Systematic Literature Review on Cyber Situational Awareness Visualizations. IEEE Access, 10, 57525-57554.
DOI Scopus8 WoS6
2022 Dissanayake, N., Zahedi, M., Jayatilaka, A., & Babar, M. A. (2022). Why, How and Where of Delays in Software Security Patch Management: An Empirical Investigation in the Healthcare Sector. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 6(CSCW2), 1-29.
2022 Dissanayake, N., Jayatilaka, A., Zahedi, M., & Babar, M. A. (2022). An Empirical Study of Automation in Software Security Patch Management. 37th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering.
2020 Chehade, M. J., Yadav, L., Jayatilaka, A., Gill, T. K., & Palmer, E. (2020). Personal digital health hubs for multiple conditions. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 98(8), 569-575.
DOI Scopus9 WoS9 Europe PMC4
2020 Chehade, M. J., Yadav, L., Kopansky-Giles, D., Merolli, M., Palmer, E., Jayatilaka, A., & Slater, H. (2020). Innovations to improve access to musculoskeletal care.. Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology, 34(5), 30 pages.
DOI Scopus20 WoS19 Europe PMC13
2020 Dissanayake, N., Jayatilaka, A., Zahedi, M., & Babar, M. A. (2020). Software Security Patch Management - A Systematic Literature Review of Challenges, Approaches, Tools and Practices.. CoRR, abs/2012.00544, 21 pages.
DOI Scopus16 WoS9
2017 Guerin, C., Jaytilaka, A., Ranasinghe, D., McCulloch, A., & Calder, P. (2017). Research degrees in Information and Communication Technology (ICT): why so few doctoral students?. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 41(5), 625-641.
2017 Jayatilaka, A., & Ranasinghe, D. (2017). Real-time fluid intake gesture recognition based on batteryless UHF RFID technology. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 34, 146-156.
DOI Scopus25 WoS21
2017 Jayatilaka, A., Ranasinghe, D. C., Falkner, K., Visvanathan, R., & Wilson, A. (2017). Care workers' voices in designing assistive technologies for preventing malnutrition in older people with dementia: innovative practice. Dementia, 19(2), 1-7.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1 Europe PMC1
2017 Guerin, C., McCulloch, A., Ranasinghe, D., Jayatilaka, A., & Calder, P. (2017). Choosing to study for a PhD: A framework for examining decisions to become a research student. Higher Education Review -London-, 49(2), 85-111. 2015 Guerin, C., Jayatilaka, A., & Ranasinghe, D. (2015). Why start a higher degree by research? An exploratory factor analysis of motivations to undertake doctoral studies. Higher Education Research and Development, 34(1), 89-104.
DOI Scopus54 WoS39
2012 Hewagamage, K. P., Wickramasinghe, W. M. A. S. B., & De S. Jayatilaka, A. (2012). "M-learning not an extension of e-learning:" based on a case study of moodle VLE. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 4(4), 21-33.
Based on approximatly three years of university-level, teaching experience in Australia and Sri Lanka, I see myself as a facilitator supporting students to actively pursue knowledge in the field of Information Technology.
Current teaching commitments:
Introduction to Software Engineering (ISE) (course coordinator)
Previous teaching commitments:
Networking systems and Applications (2013, 2014)
Software Engineering (Course coordinator, 2012)
Data Modelling (Course coordinator, 2012)
Databased Management Systems (Course coordinator 2012)
Computer Communications (Teaching team coordinator, 2011)
Software Architecture (2011)
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2022 Principal Supervisor Secure Message Transmission in Vehicular Ad-hoc Network Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Orvila Sarker
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2020 - 2023 Co-Supervisor Data Quality for Data-Driven Software Vulnerability Analysis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Roland Lloyd Croft 2019 - 2023 Co-Supervisor Understanding Socio-Technical Aspects of Software Security Patch Management Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Nishadi Nesara Munasinghe
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