My name is Jerome Dinal Herath. I'm a Security Data Scientist @ Obsidian Security.

I completed my PhD in Computer Science at State University of New York (SUNY)-Binghamton, USA and BS in Computational Physics at University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.


  • Security Data Scientist [Obsidian Security, USA. (2022-present)]
    1. PhD Research [SUNY Binghamton, USA. (2018-2022)]
      1. Explainable AI for Malware Classification: [DSN'22]
      2. Real-Time and Adversarial Anomaly Detection: [BIGDATA'19] [CODASPY'21]
      3. Blockchain based tamper proof storage of Scientific Workflows: [CIC'19]
    2. Graduate Research Assistant [SUNY Binghamton, USA. (2017-2018)]
      1. Deep Learning for Wireless Channel Quality Prediction: [ICC'19] [TVT'19]
      2. Modeling Wireless Cache Networks: [ICC'18] [TVT'18]

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    Awards and Scholarships

    • Award for Academic Excellence in PhD (State University of New York at Binghamton-2022).
    • Student travel grant to attend IEEE International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (CIC-2019).
    • Secure and Private AI scholarship Challenge Recipient by Udacity and Facebook (2019).
    • Student travel grant to attend ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications (ANCS-2018).
    • Student travel grant to attend International Conference on Communications (ICC-2018).
    • Recipient of Dr. Sarath Gunapala Gold Medal for Computational Physics (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka-2017).
    • MIND (Munasinghe Institute for Development, Sri Lanka) scholarship (2015-2016).