The phenomenal growth of social media, mobile applications, sensor based technologies and Internet of things is generating a flood of “Big Data” and disrupting our world in many ways. Talk was examined the paradigm shift caused by Big Data and harness its power power to create smarter world for health care. It was focused on examples from developing predictive models using streaming sensor and social media data sets combined with healthcare records. The talk was highlighted research challenges and opportunities for extracting value from Big Data specifically for population and personalized health care.

Resource person was


Dr Sudha Ram

Anheuser – Busch Professor of MIS, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Director, INSITE Center for Business Intelligence & Analytics
Department of MIS, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona


Token of appreciation was given to Dr Sudha Ram by Prof Dissabandara, Acting Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies. This was held at Seminar Room 1, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura at 9.00 am to 10.00 am on 04.12.2017.