Asanka is a postdoctoral researcher at UNSW Canberra. His research is focused on robotics, mechatronics, drones, machine learning, computer vision and signal processing. Prior to joining UNSW, Asanka was a postdoctoral researcher at Central Queensland University and University of South Australia. He has worked with several industry partners and government organizations as a research scientist. Asanka's research has attracted international media attention, including Scientific American, BBC and ABC Australia.
Asanka is currently working on multi-robot collaboration projects to address complex issues related to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) contaminated environments.
Co-organizer, Ubiquitous Robots 2023 workshop - Bio-Inspired Robot Navigation and Control in Unknown and Limited Visibility Environments
Topic editor, Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Bio-Inspired Robot Navigation and Control in Unknown and Limited Visibility Environments, 2023
Guest editor, Remote Sensing, Special Issue on Computer Vision and Image Processing in Remote Sensing, 2022-2023