Dr. Susantha Herath

Dr. Susantha Herath

Department Chair
Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Centennial Hall 444 – (320) 308-2189
sherath@stcloudstate.edu
http://web.stcloudstate.edu/sherath

 

 

Dr. Susantha Herath joined the Information Systems Department in the Fall of 2001.  Prior to that time, he was with the computer science faculty at University of Aizu from 1993-2001 and South West Texas State University from 1990-1993.  Dr. Herath’s primary teaching and research interests are in systems and security.  He is a senior member of IEEE.

Education:                 

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Keio University, Japan, 1991
  • M. Eng. in Industrial and Computer Engineering, Electro-Communications University, Japan, 1987
  • Bachelor of Science, Sri Jayawardhanapura University, 1978

Area of Teaching:

  • IS 340 Management Information System
  • IS 350 Systems Analysis and Design I
  • IS 459/559 Security and Management of Operating Systems
  • IA 672 Risk Management
  • MBA 632 Management Support System

Research Interests:

  • High performance dependable and secure systems, network security, natural language processing, neural and artificial intelligence.

Recent Publications:

Refereed Journal Articles

Herath, S. (in press). Kansei Engineering for Cross-language Vowel Perception. Journal of Japan Society of Kansei Engineering.

Herath, S. (2011). Statistical Quality Control Approaches to Network Intrusion Detection. International Journal of Network Security & Its Applications (IJNSA), 3(6), 115-124.

Gamage, T. T., Herath, S., Roy, A. G., & Bandara, V. (2009). Performance Comparison of Recent Random Number Generators. Journal of Global Information Technology, 3(1 and 2), 1-14.

Goonatilake, R., & Herath, S. (2009). E-Collaboration Issues in Global Trade, Transactions and Practices. International Journal of Soft Computing Applications (IJSCA).

Herath, S. (2008). An Interdisciplinary Accounting Forensics Course to Improve Computer Science Enrollments. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 74-81.

Herath, S. (2008). Cryptographic Algorithms to Spatial Circuit Transformation in An Active Learning Module to Enhance the Information Assurance and Security Curriculum. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 23-29.

Herath, S. (2007). Designing Computer Forensics Courses using  Case Studies to Enhance Computer Security Curricula. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 23(1), 264-272.

Herath, S. (2007). Intrusion Detection using the Chi-square Goodness-of-fit Test for Information Assurance, Network, Forensics and Software security. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 23(1), 255-263.

Herath, S. (2007). The Volatility of the Stock Market and News. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics(11), 53-65.

Chok, O.-S., Herath, J., & Herath, S. (2004). Computer Security Learning Laboratory: Implementation of DES and AES Algorithm Using Spreadsheets. International Journal of Effective Management, 1(2).

Herath, S. (2004). Relating to a Common Perceptual Space for American English Vowels to Multilingual Verbal Attributes. The Journal of Three Dimensional Images, 18(1), 144-149.

Marasinghe, C. A., Lambacher, L., Martens, W. L., Cohen, W. L., Molholt, G., & Herath, S. (2003). Universal perceptual attributes for perception of American English vowels by English and Japanese. Journal of Universal Languages, 4(2), 1-29.

Ravindra, P., DeSilva, S., Jin, Q., & Herath, S. (2003). Web Based Agricultural Information & On line Analysis Systems. The Journal of Three Dimensional Images, 17(4), 92-97.

Herath, S. (2002). Natural Language Generation Based on Desired Intention. International Journal of Information, 5(3).

Other

Herath, S., Chen, Q. J., Guster, D. C., & Schmidt, M. (2009). An Interdisciplinary Curriculum Model for a Graduate Program in Information Assurance (pp. 117-124). Freiburg, Germany: Proceedings of Informatics Education Europe IV.

Silva, R. S., Tadano, K., & Herath, S. (2009). Unsupervised Approach to Acquire Robot Joint Attention (pp. 601-606): 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents.

Guster, D. C., & Herath, S. (2008). Analysis of Vulnerabilities in a Global Authentication System in a University Based Distributed Processing Laboratory. Omaha, Nebraska: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information Warfare and Security.

Herath, S., Wanasinghe, D. R., Madurapperuma, A. P., & Giragama, C. N.W. (2006). Boundary Color Tones between Color Modifiers in Two Languages. Taipei, Taiwan: 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.

Herath, S., Madurapperuma, A. P., Marasinghe, C. A., & Giragama, C. N.W. (2006). Cross--Language Similarity between Perceptual and Semantic Structures of Color Tones. Taipei, Taiwan: 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.

Herath, S. (2006). Case Studies for Learning Software Security Engineering. Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan: 9th International Conference on Humans and Computers Proceedings.

Herath, S. (2005). Computer Forensics, Information Security and Law: A Case Study, Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering: Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering International Workshop.

Marasinghe, C., Lambacher, S., Cohen, M., Giragama, C., Molholt, G., & Herath, S. (2004). Structural Representation of Perceptual Similarity and Multilingual Verbal Attributes: The 18th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2004.

Herath, S. (2004). Application of Computer Forensics in Information Security and Law. Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan: 7th International Conference on Humans and Computers Proceedings.

Marasinghe, C. A., Lambacher, S., Martens, W., Molholt, G., Madurapperuma, A. P., & Herath, S. (2004). Semantic Characteristics for Perception of American English Vowels by English, Japanese and Sinhala Native Speakers: First International Workshop on Emergence and Evolution of Linguistic Communication.

Charith, N., Giragama, W., Martens, W., Wanasinghe, D. R., & Herath, S. (2003). A Multilingual Study of Adjectives Used to Describe Timbre in Japanese, English and Sinhala (4th ed., vol. 17, pp. 138-143): The Journal of Three Dimensional Images.

Marasinghe, C. A., Lambacher, S., Martens, S., Madurapperuama, A. P., Cohen, M., & Herath, S. (2003). KANSEI Information Processing for Perception of Vowel Sounds.: 5th The International Information Technology Conference (IITC) 2003.

Marasinghe, C., Martens, W., Lambacher, S., Cohen, M., Madurapperuma, A. P., & Herath, S. (2003). Relating to a Common Perceptual Space for American English Vowels to Multilingual Verbal Attributes (4th ed., vol. 17, pp. 144-149): 3D Forum Journal.

Marasinghe, C. A., Lambacher, S., Martens, W., Molholt, G., Madurapperuma, A. P., & Herath, S. (2003). Semantic Differential Analysis of Perception of American English Vowels by English Japanese and Sinh: International Workshop on Thought and Language, Tokyo, Japan.

Charith, N., Giragama, W., Martens, W. L., Wanasignhe, D. R., Sabbir, A., & Herath, S. (2003). Relating Multilingual Semantic Scales to a  Common Timbre Space: Part II: 115th Convention, Audio Engineering Society.

Herath, S., Giragama, C. N., Martens, W. L., Wanasignhe, D. R., & Madurapperuma, A. P. (2003). Relating to a Common Perceptual Space for American English Vowels to Multilingual Verbal Attributes: Sixth International Conference on Humans and Computers.

Herath, S., Ramnath, S., Herath, A., & Herath, J. (2003). Integration of Computer Security Laboratories into Computer Architecture Courses to Enhance Undergraduate Curriculum: Proceedings of Workshop on Computer Architecture Education.

Herath, S. (2002). Word-Sense Disambiguation of Sinhala Language with Unsupervised Learning: International conference on information technology and applications, (ICITA 2002).

Herath, S. (2002). Active Learning based Distance Education Environment for Teaching  Object Oriented Programming for I: International Workshop on Multimedia Distance Education Systems and Technologies (MDEST2002).

Herath, S., Ramnath, S., Herath, A., & Herath, J. (2002). Active Learning Based Distance Education Environment for Teaching Object Oriented Programming for Information Systems: Proceedings from the International Workshop on Multimedia Distance Education Systems and Technologies.

Herath, S. (2002). Web Based Agricultural Information & On line Analysis Systems: The Third International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT2002).

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