I received a Master’sDegree in Computer Science in 2002 from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. I was working under the supervision of Prof. Peter Haddawy.
Having graduated from the University of Colombo in early 1995 with an Honors Degree specializing in the area of Computer Science, I immediately joined the computer industry, as an Analyst Programmer.
In early 1996, I joined the Mathematics Division of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Open University of Sri Lanka as a Temporary Demonstrator. Starting as a Temporary Demonstrator, I have been working in the capacities of Temporary Lecturer, Probationary Lecturer, Senior Lecturer Gr II and now as a Senior Lecturer Gr I in the department of Mathematics, the department of Mathematics and Computer Science and in the department of Computer Science.
In the past 25 years, I served as the Head of the department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Director of the Operational & Technical Secretariat of the HETC project of the World Bank and also as the founder (June 2017) Head of the department of Computer Science.
Short Course in Computer Networks & Security – CCNS
Short Course in Professional Computer Applications – CPCA
Short Course in Professional Web Development Using Joomla & WordPress
Short Course in Computer Networks and Security
Short Course in Advance Web Development
Short Course in ICT for Beginners
Short Course in Enhancing Teacher Capacities in Teaching ICT
CSU3315 – Fundamentals of Computers
CSU3301 – Database Design and Implementation
COU6303 – Advanced Database Management Systems
CSE3213 – ICT Skills: StART@OUSL programme
H.E. the President’s Scholarship for University Lecturers in the year 2019, by the government of Sri Lanka.
Scholarship from the Asian Institute of Technology – 2018, Thailand.
“e-TimeTabler: An Automated Activity Scheduling System For the Faculty of Natural Sciences : A Challenge!”, with J.P.P. Tharanga. Research paper presented at OUSL Annual Academic Sessions – 2009. Abstract published in the conference proceedings.
“Paper Master – An Automated System to conduct the Selection test of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, with Chamaree Munasinghe. Research paper presented at OUSL Annual Academic Sessions – 2009. Abstract published in conference proceedings.
“A study on the usage of Short Message Service and its enhancement in learner support at the Faculty of Natural Sciences”, with J.P.P. Tharanga and H.T.R. Jayasooriya. Research paper presented at OUSL Annual Academic Sessions – 2012, held in February, 2013, at The Open University of Sri Lanka. Abstract published in conference proceedings.
“Degree of ICT Integration SMEs in Health Services: A Study of Mahara Divisional Secretariat, Sri Lanka”, with A. H. Dileep and V. Sivalogathasan. Research paper presented at 20th Conference on Postgraduate Research – 2019, University of Kelaniya. Abstract published in conference proceedings.