Dr K Dharini Amitha Peiris

PhD, MPhil (Hons) and BSc (Hons).

Biography

Special Interests: Classical Music, Drama, Landscape Architecture, Cricket, Learning Facilitation

Research | Current

Research Interests: Decision Support Systems, Recommender Systems; Big Data and Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Visualisation; Design Science Research; Online Learning; System Evaluation (ERP and SCM included);  

Teaching | Current

CURRENT TEACHING:

2016 INFOSYS 330 FC Databases and Business Intelligence
2016 INFOMGMT 393 SC Data Mining and Decision Support Systems
2016 INFOSYS 722 SC Data Mining and Big Data
TEACHING HISTORY:  
2015 INFOSYS 330 FC Databases and Business Intelligence
2015 INFOMGMT 393 SC Data Mining and Decision Support Systems
2015 INFOSYS 722 SC Data Mining and Big Data
2014 INFOSYS 330 FC Databases and Business Intelligence
2014 INFOMGMT 393 SC Data Mining and Decision Support Systems
2014 INFOSYS 222 SC Database Systems
2013 INFOSYS 330 FC Databases and Business Intelligence
2013 INFOMGMT 393 SC Data Mining and Decision Support Systems
2013 INFOSYS 222 SC Database Systems
2012 INFOMGMT 393 SC Decision Support Systems and Data Mining
2012 INFOSYS 222 SC Database Systems
2012 INFOSYS 330 FC Advanced Database Concepts & Business Intelligence
2011 INFOMGMT 292 FC Database Applications
2011 INFOMGMT 393 SC Data Mining and Decision Support Systems
2010 INFOMGMT 292 SC Database Applications
2010 INFOMGMT 393 FC Data Mining & Decision Support Systems
2010 INFOSYS 222 FC Database Systems
2009 INFOMGMT 292 SC Database Applications
2009 INFOMGMT 393 FC .Data Mining and Decision Support
2009 INFOSYS 222 SC Database Systems
2009 INFOSYS 327 FC Decision Systems
2008 INFOMGMT 292 SC Database Applications
2008 INFOSYS 222 FC Database Systems
2008 INFOSYS 327 SC Decision Systems
2008 INFOSYS 330 SC Advanced Database Systems
2007 INFOSYS 222 AC Database Systems
2007 INFOSYS 222 FC Database Systems
2007 INFOSYS 222 SC Database Systems
2006 INFORM 713 MC Information Systems Technology
2006 INFOSYS 110 SC Business Computing
2005 INFOMGMT 393 FT Data Mining and Decision Support Systems
2005 INFOMGMT 393 SC Data Mining and Decision Support Systems
2005 INFORM 713 MC Information Systems Technology
2005 INFOSYS 330 SC Advanced Database Systems
2004 INFOMGMT 393 FT/FS Data Mining & Decision Support Systems
2004 INFORM 713 MC Information Systems Technology
2003 INFOMGMT 292 FT Database Applications
2003 INFOMGMT 393 FT Data Mining & Decision Support Systems
2003 INFORM 613 MC Information Systems Technology
2003 INFOSYS 222 ST Database Systems
2002 INFOMGT 292 FT Database Applications
2002 INFORM 613 MC Information Systems Technology
2002 INFOSYS 222 SC Database Systems
2001 INFOSYS 222 FC Database Management Systems
2000 636.222FC, SC/ST Database Management Systems
1999 636.222FC, SC/ST Database Management Systems

 

Postgraduate supervision

COMPLETED:

2008 INFOSYS 732 Readings - Qian Ying Maria He - An Investigation of an Evolving Online Learning Recommender System Framework for Financial Risk Management.

2009 INFOSYS 732 Readings - Michelle Soakell-Ho IS for an Ageing Population: Addressing NH Issues

2009 Master's Thesis - Qiang Ying Maria He - Game Embedded Online Learning Recommender System2010

2009 Master's Thesis - Justin Soon - Intelligent Suggestion Enabled Human Resource System

2009 Master's Thesis - Xiang Ning Maggie Zhu - Collaboration in Supply Chain Management

2009 BCom Dissertation - Henry Weining Tan - Online Social Network for Business Collaboration

2009 BCom Dissertation - Lee Ho - Viualisation Strategies for Knowledge Management

2010 Master's Thesis - Jiaxiang Ivan Gan - Recommender-driven KMS for Career Pathways Development2010

2010 INFOSYS 732 - Jin Jumg - Impact of Enterprise Systems within SCM

2010 INFOSYS 732 -  Harshini Amidyala - Framework for Applying Green SCM in Oragnisations

2010 Master's Thesis - Benjamin Robins - Collection Re-use & Value Creation of Medical Data

2011 Master's Thesis - Henry Weining Tan - Exploring Issues of Trust in SCM Collaboration

2011 Master's Thesis - Jin Jung - A DSS to Ascertain Impact of ES in SCM

2012 Master's Thessis - Michael Christian Oberle -  A Mobile Clinical Decision Support System Generator

2013 -  INFOSYS 732 - Readings Paper - Michael Tay - Predicting Occupational Stress

2014 - BCOM (Hons) Dissertation - Michael Tay - A Decision Support System to Predict Occupational Stress

2014 - PhD (Co - supervisor) - Max Erik Rohde - The missing link : towards connected, flexible, open and productive systems for knowledge-driven organizations

2015 - Master's Thesis - Huijie Sun - Online buyer's perspectives on recommendations provided: an investigation of selected online markets

2015 - BCOM (Honours) Dissertation - Emily Goh - Guidance for SMEs to use state of the art technologies to compete in the market place

2016 - PhD (Advisor) - Leila Etati - Design and implementation of an adaptive tourist recommendation system

2016 - BCOM (Honours) Dissertation - Jordan Atkins - Designing, building and evaluating an E-learning application for agile software development

CURRENT SUPERVISION:

Johnnie Schubert - PhD (Main Supervisor) - ICT4D

Shahab Bayati - PhD (Co-supervisor) - Big Data & BI

Jiaxiang Ivan Gan - PhD (Main Supervisor) - Big Data & BI in Large Corporates

Qing Ying Maria He - PhD (Main Supervisor) - Big Data & BI in SME

Shohil Kishore - Master's (Co-Main supervior) - Big Data & BI

Abrar Alfarhan - Master's (Main Supervisor) - Mobile-Learning

Muchlis Polin - Master's (Main supervior) - Big Data & BI

Distinctions/Honours

2014 Business School Teaching Excellence Award;

2011 University Teaching Improvement Grant;

2004 Participant at the Decision Sciences Institute - Doctoral Consortium, Boston, USA

Responsibilities

Careers Development for ISOM

Areas of expertise

Data mining, Business Intelligence and Database Systems

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Research Seminar Organiser for ISOM

Editorial Review Board Member DSI Journal of Innovative Education from 2009 - 2015

Associate Editor International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (IJICTE)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Perera, M. U., Gardner, L., & Peiris, A. (2016). Investigating the interrelationship between undergraduates’ digital literacy and self-regulated learning skills. Proceedings of the Thirty seventh International Conference on Information Systems Dublin, Ireland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/41215
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Lesley Gardner, Udayangi Muthupoltotage
  • Peiris, K. D. A., Jung, J., & Gallupe, R. B. (2015). Building and evaluating ESET: A tool for assessing the support given by an enterprise system to supply chain management. Decision Support Systems, 77, 41-54. 10.1016/j.dss.2015.05.004
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/26395
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brent Gallupe
  • Peiris, K. D. (2014). Individual Learning Systems: Providing Managers with Learning that is Just-in-Time, Just-Enough, and Just-in-Case. The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) 2014 in progress.
  • Peiris, K. D. A., & Gan, I. (2013). A Recommender Systems Approach to Optimising Career Pathways Development Planning for Youth in Emerging Knowledge Economies. IEEE Xplore Digital Library: Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), 2013, 98-103. Colombo, Sri Lanka: IEEE Explorer Digital Library. 10.1109/ICTer.2013.6761162
  • Peiris, K. D. A., & Gallupe, R. B. (2012). A Conceptual Framework for Evolving, Recommender Online Learning Systems. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 10 (3), 389-412. 10.1111/j.1540-4609.2012.00347.x
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/26370
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brent Gallupe
  • Peiris, K. D., & Gan, J. (2011). A Recommender Systems Approach to Knowledge Management: A Case Study of Career Pathways Development for Young Adults. In B. A. Metri, J. N. D. Gupta, B. S. Sahay (Eds.) Managing Global Services - Emerging Trends, 148-160. New Delhi, India: Excel Books.
  • Peiris, K. D. A., & He, Q. (2009). Incorporating Game Simulation in a Cognitive Online Learning Recommender System to Facilitate Knowledge Acquisition. In M. Chandrashekhar, N. Bagchi (Eds.) Global Interdependence and Decision Sciences. New Delhi, India: Macmillan India Limited.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Qian Ying He
  • Peiris, K. D. A., & Ho, L. S. (2009). Design of a Visualisation Model for Use in a Recommender System to Select Visualisation Techniques for Effective Knowledge Management. In M. Chandrashekhar, N. Bagchi (Eds.) Global Interdependence and Decision Sciences. New Delhi, India: Macmillan India Limited.

Contact details

Primary office location

OWEN G GLENN BUILDING - Bldg 260
Level 4, Room 468
12 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand