Sujata Navaratnam


Sujata holds a Bachelor (Hons) in Computer Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM),  Masters in Software Engineering from Open University Malaysia and a PhD candidate with research interests in the areas of computer security and image processing from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). She is also a Certified Software Tester and Certified Hacking and Forensics Investigator. An academician at heart, Sujata began her career in lecturing where she has progressed through several positions in the last 18 years.

She has worked in various capacities which have developed her both as an individual and a professional where she is trained in developing market-driven programs in both postgraduate and undergraduate levels. Well-versed with the procedures and policies of faculty management and the operations within Institutes of Higher Learning. She is professionally trained in academic development and collaborates with researchers from various institutes on research grants.

Year Title


Sujata Navaratnam, Siti Fazilah, Valliappan Raman and Sundresan Perumal, Automated Kidney Stone Segmentation by Seed Pixel Region Growing Approach: Initial Implementation and Results,  International Journal of Engineering and Tehnology, 2018.


Sujata Navaratnam, Siti Fazilah ShamValliappan Raman Sundresan Perumal,Proposed Seed Pixel Region Growing Segmentation and Artificial Neural Network Classifier for Detecting the Renal Calculi in Ultrasound Images for Urologist Decisions,IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues,13,5,62-68, 2016.

Sundresan Perumal, Sujata Navaratnam, Cindy De Vosse, Siti Fazilah binti Shamsuddin, Ganthan Narayana Samy,Comparative Studies on Mobile Forensic Evidence Extraction Open Source Software for Android Phone,American Scientific Publishers Advanced Science Letters, 2016.

Valliappan Raman Sundresan Perumal Sujata Navaratnam,  Siti Fazilah Shamsudin,Computer Assisted Counter System for Larvae and Juvenile Fish in Malaysian Fishing Hatcheries by Machine Learning Approach,Journal of Computers,11,5,423-431, 2016.

2015 Valliappan Raman, Sundresan Perumal,Matlab Implementation Results: Detection and Counting of Young Larvae and Juvenile by Image Enhancement and Region Growing Segmentation Approach,International Journal of Soft Computing and Engineering(TM),5,Issue-2,57 – 65, 2015.


Semantic Extractor Tool: Matlab Results and Evaluation on Sematic Extraction in Sports Video, International conference on Intelligent Systems, Data Mining and Information Technology (ICIDIT 2014) , Bangkok.


Information Technology for Managers, Centre for Instructional Design and Technology, Open University Malaysia.

Research Grant

Title: Facio Cyber Forensic: Recognition and Extraction  of Good Quality Faces In Poor Resolution Videos From Video Surveillance By Intergrated Wavelet Technique. (2017)
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor/Grant: UOW Malaysia KDU University College (RM24900)

Title: One KDU Forensics Toolkit – To Develop a new Forensic Tool with the capability to extract deleted chat logs, images, documents and deleted brower history from the suspected computer. (2016)
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor/Grant: UOW Malaysia KDU University College (RM24900)

Title: Kidney Stone Detection System – Leveraging Seed Pixel Region Growing Segmentation and Artificial Neural Network Classifier for Detecting the Different Size of Renal Calculi in Ultrasound Images. (2016)
Role: Co-Researcher
Sponsor/Grant: UOW Malaysia KDU University College (RM24700)

Title: Automated Larvae and Fish Counter: Proposed Computer Assisted Prototype to Count the Larvae and Juveneile Fish by Enhanced Region Clustering Method in Malaysian Fishing Hatcheries. (2015)
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor/Grant: UOW Malaysia KDU University College (RM9600)



Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) Project under Islamic Science University of Malaysia (USIM).

ITEX Silver Award – Augmented Reality Location Based Service Framework.

ITEX Silver Award – Augmented Reality Motion Detection Game.