Gnana Bharathy is ARDC Research Data Specialist (AI/ML) (national expertise team), and Research Fellow (a) in the School of Information, Systems & Modeling, UTS. He is also a member of Centre on Persuasive Systems for Wise Adaptive Living (PERSWADE). Previously, he was a (b) lecturer at the same school at UTS.
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 most of his career, Gnana has maintained 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).
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence