Kaushalya Kuruppu


Kash is a veterinarian and PhD student currently working on building machine learning models to predict health status, future disease outbreaks, identify disease risk factors for emerging diseases in human and animal populations.

Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Data Science and Statistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Research Projects

  • Predicting emerging outbreaks - Guelph, Ontario, 2019-2023, Department of Population Medicine
  • Streptococcus suis - Ontario, Canada, 2017-2019, Department of Population Medicine
  • Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea – Ontario, Canada 2016, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Influenza transmissibility - Guelph, Ontario, 2015, Department of Population Medicine
  • Salmonella in table eggs - Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Summer 2014 Veterinary Research Institute