Dr Niroshinie Fernando



Senior Lecturer, Software Engineering


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Info Technology


Melbourne Burwood Campus


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A survey of energy concerns for software engineering

Sung Lee, Niroshinie Fernando, Kevin Lee, Jean-Guy Schneider

(2024), Vol. 210, pp. 1-25, Journal of Systems and Software, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Bluetooth Low Energy Mesh: Applications, Considerations and Current State-of-the-Art

Iynkaran Natgunanathan, Niroshinie Fernando, Seng Loke, Charitha Weerasuriya

(2023), Vol. 23, pp. 1-25, Sensors, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Software Engineering for Smart Things in Public Spaces: Initial Insights and Challenges

A Batool, S Loke, N Fernando, J Kua

(2023), Vol. 2023-May, pp. 164-168, ICSE-SEIS 2023 : Proceedings of the 45th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering: Software Engineering in Society, Melbourne, Vic., E1


Towards Human-Centred Crowd Computing: Software for Better Use of Computational Resources

Niroshinie Fernando, Chetan Arora, Seng Loke, Lubna Alam, Stephen La Macchia, Helen Graesser

(2023), pp. 90-94, ICSE-NIER 2023 : Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM 45th International Conference on Software Engineering: New Ideas and Emerging Results, Melbourne, Victoria, E1


Drones-as-a-service: a simulation-based analysis for on-drone decision-making

M Alwateer, S Loke, N Fernando

(2022), Vol. 26, pp. 1117-1136, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, C1

journal article

Towards a Policy Development Methodology for Human-Centred IoT Collectives

A Batool, S Loke, N Fernando, J Kua

(2022), Vol. 22, Sensors, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Opportunistic Mobile Crowd Computing: Task-dependency Based Work-Stealing

S Nagesh, N Fernando, S Loke, A Neiat, P Pathirana

(2022), pp. 775-777, MobiCom '22 : Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking 2022, Sydney, N.S.W., E1


Towards a Policy Management Framework for Managing Interaction Behaviors in IoT Collectives

Amna Batool, Seng Loke, Niroshinie Fernando, Jonathan Kua

(2021), Vol. 2, pp. 633-655, IoT, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Internet of things in space: A review of opportunities and challenges from satellite-aided computing to digitally-enhanced space living

J Kua, S Loke, C Arora, N Fernando, C Ranaweera

(2021), Vol. 21, Sensors, Switzerland, C1

journal article

A policy-based approach for managing socially appropriate interaction behaviours in IoT collectives

A Batool, S Loke, N Fernando, J Kua

(2021), pp. 539-544, PerCom 2021 : Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops and other Affiliated Events, Kassel, Germany, E1


Towards a taxonomy for annotation of data science experiment repositories

S Sivasothy, S Barnett, N Fernando, R Vasa, R Sinha, A Simmons

(2021), pp. 76-80, SCAM 2021 : Proceedings of the IEEE 21st International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation, Luxembourg, E1


A Methodology for Human-Centred IoT Collectives Based on Socio-Ethical Policies

A Batool, S Loke, N Fernando, J Kua

(2021), pp. 165-170, ASEW 2021 : Proceedings of the 36th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering Workshops, Melbourne, Vic., E1


Operationalizing Rule-Based Socio-Ethical Behaviour in IoT Collectives: a Policy Management Approach

A Batool, S Loke, N Fernando, J Kua

(2021), pp. 506-511, WI-IAT '21: Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, Melbourne, Vic., E1


Towards an edge-cloud platform for multirobot-multihuman cooperation in urban IoT ecosystems

Seng Loke, Amin Abkenar, Niroshinie Fernando

(2020), pp. 1-4, PerCom Workshops : Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, Austin, Texas, E1


Authentic Individual Assessment for Team-based Software Engineering Projects

Laura Tubino Larizbeascoa, Andrew Cain, Jean Schneider, Dhananjay Thiruvady, Thotage Fernando

(2020), pp. 1-11, ICSE 2020 : Proceedings of the 42nd International Conference on Software Engineering, Online from Seoul, South Korea, E1


Towards a system for aged care centres based on multiuser-multidevice interactions in IoT collectives

A Batool, S Loke, N Fernando, J Kua

(2020), pp. 470-475, MobiQuitous 2020 - 17th EAI International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, Darmstadt, Germany, E1


Computing with nearby mobile devices: A work sharing algorithm for mobile edge-clouds

N Fernando, S Loke, W Rahayu

(2019), Vol. 7, pp. 329-343, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, C1-1

journal article

Emotion-oriented requirements engineering: a case study in developing a smart home system for the elderly

M Curumsing, N Fernando, M Abdelrazek, R Vasa, K Mouzakis, J Grundy

(2019), Vol. 147, pp. 215-229, Journal of systems and software, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Opportunistic Fog for IoT: Challenges and Opportunities

N Fernando, S Loke, I Avazpour, F Chen, A Abkenar, A Ibrahim

(2019), Vol. 6, pp. 8897-8910, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, C1

journal article

Enabling drone services: drone crowdsourcing and drone scripting

Majed Alwateer, Seng Loke, Niroshinie Fernando

(2019), Vol. 7, pp. 110035-110049, IEEE access, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Supporting diverse challenges of ageing with digital enhanced living solutions

John Grundy, Kon Mouzakis, Rajesh Vasa, Andrew Cain, Maheswaree Curumsing, Mohamed Abdelrazek, Niroshine Fernando

(2018), Vol. 246, pp. 75-90, Telehealth for our ageing society : selected papers from Global Telehealth 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, E1


Fog and IoT: An Overview of Research Opportunities

Thotage Fernando, Seng Loke, Iman Avazpour, Feifei Chen, Amin Bakhshandehabkenar, A Ibrahim

(2016), Vol. 3, pp. 854-864, IEEE internet of things journal, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Examining digital assisted living: towards a case study of smart homes for the elderly

N Fernando, F Tan, R Vasa, K Mouzakis, I Aitken

(2016), pp. 1-11, ECIS 2016 : Information systems as a global gateway : Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Information Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, E1


Mobile computations with surrounding devices: proximity sensing and multilayered work stealing

S Loke, K Napier, A Alali, N Fernando, W Rahayu

(2015), Vol. 14, pp. 1-25, ACM transactions on embedded computing systems, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

Honeybee: a programming framework for mobile crowd computing

N Fernando, S Loke, W Rahayu

(2013), Vol. 120, pp. 224-236, Mobile and ubiquitous systems: computing, networking, and services, Berlin, Germany, B1-1

book chapter

Mobile cloud computing: a survey

N Fernando, S Loke, W Rahayu

(2013), Vol. 29, pp. 84-106, Future generation computer systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Mobile crowd computing with work stealing

N Fernando, S Loke, W Rahayu

(2012), pp. 660-665, NBiS 2012 : Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Netwok-Based Information Systems, Melbourne, Victoria, E1-1


Dynamic mobile cloud computing: ad hoc and opportunistic job sharing

N Fernando, S Loke, W Rahayu

(2011), pp. 281-286, UCC 2011 : Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing 2011, Melbourne, Victoria, E1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Unisono Smart Home TAC Trial

Dr Niroshinie Fernando, Prof Kon Mouzakis, Prof Rajesh Vasa

Transport Accident Commission

  • 2018: $30,000
  • 2017: $30,000

Interaction Patterns for Human-Device Interaction Behaviour in IoT Devices.

Prof Seng Loke, Dr Niroshinie Fernando, Dr Jonathan Kua, Mrs Amna Batool

International Education Resilience Fund

  • 2022: $15,000

Industry and Other Funding

Digital Enhanced Living Project

Prof Rajesh Vasa, Prof Kon Mouzakis, Dr Niroshinie Fernando, A/Prof Mohamed Abdelrazek, Prof Svetha Venkatesh, Prof Dinh Phung, Prof John Grundy

Unisono Pty Ltd

  • 2017: $680,000
  • 2016: $501,220

Resource-Efficient Opportunistic Stream Reasoning using Proactive Edge Computing for the Internet-of-Things.

Prof Seng Loke, Dr Niroshinie Fernando

Zhejiang Tmall Technology Co Ltd (Alibaba)

  • 2020: $45,357
  • 2019: $67,372


Associate Supervisor

Amna Batool

Thesis entitled: Policy-Based Socio-Ethical Behaviours for Smart Devices

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

Shangeetha Sivasothy

Thesis entitled: Context-Aware Information Search for Supporting Exploratory Programming

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), Applied Artificial Intel Ins


Rodney Pilgrim

Thesis entitled: Human Agent Interaction: Commanding by Mission Intent

Master of Science (Information Technology), Applied Artificial Intel Ins