Dr Gnana Bharathy ChairMember since: 06/06/2021 - 08:55
Gnana Bharathy is an affiliated faculty member (Behavioural & Systems Modeling) in the School of Information, Systems & Modeling at UTS, where he is also a member of Centre on Persuasive Systems for Wise Adaptive Living (PERSWADE). Outside academia, Gnana has extenstive experience as Design, Decisions and Data Science consulting. Gnana has over 15+ years of experience applying data science (and other advanced analytics approaches), in a powerful combination with design sciences such as design thinking, architecture (business, information, data, product) and diagnostics to add radical transformational value to clients. Gnana has been working in both pure industry consulting as well as university-based, external consulting in the capacities of modeller/ analyst and project manager in several countries (mostly in United States, Australia, New Zealand, and to a lesser extent in Canada, Jamaica, India and Malaysia). Despite being in non-academic roles, Gnana has continued to research on a part-time basis, and has published regularly. Some of his research work have been recognized with awards. Gnana has also developed several modelling (human behaviour modelling) and risk management products, including for the governments, health sectors in Australia and USA and has served a range of private sector clients. Gnana was trained at the University of Pennsylvania (PhD, MS), University of Canterbury (ME) and National Institute of Technology (Bachelors with distinction).