Academic and administrative position

  • present2015

    Coordinator: IT and Electronics stream

    Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present2015

    Level Coordinator: BSc in Electronics and Automation Technology

    Open and Distance Learning Centre, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present2015

    Coordinator: MSc in Applied Electronics

    Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present2015

    Senior Lecturer Grade II

    Department of Physics, University of Colombo

  • 20142007

    Probationary Lecturer

    Department of Physics, University of Colombo

  • 20072005

    Research Assistant

    Centre for Instrument Development, Department of Physics, University of Colombo

  • 20052005

    Assistant Lecturer

    Department of Physics, University of Colombo

  • 20052004

    Demonstrator

    Department of Physics, University of Colombo

  • present2016

    Coordinator: ITU 1

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present2017

    Webmaster

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present2009

    Country Coordinator and a founding member

    AFSIN network

  • 20192018

    Visiting Lecturer

    College of Chemical Science, Institute of Chemistry, Sri Lanka

  • 20192017

    Visiting Lecturer

    Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Kotelawala Defence University

  • 20172017

    Student Counselor

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • 20162009

    Assistant Webmaster (Technical)

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • 20102010

    ISP fellowship holder for conducting research

    Atomic Physics Division, Lund University, Sweden

  • 20092009

    EURECA mobility holder for conducting research

    Atomic Physics Division, Lund University, Sweden

  • 20092009

    IESTA internship holder for conducting research

    Itho group, Keio University, Japan

  • 20092009

    SEDA (UK) accreditation of teaching, learning and assessments

    SEDA (UK)

  • 20062006

    ISP fellowship holder for conducting research

    Atomic Physics Division, Lund University, Sweden

Positions held in professional bodies

  • Present2016

    Member

    Computer Society Sri Lanka

  • Present2006

    Member

    Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science

  • Present2010

    Member

    Swedish Optical Society

  • 20162016

    Secretary

    Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka

  • 20102006

    Graduate Member

    Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka

  • Present2007

    Member

    Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness

  • Present2010

    Member

    young scientist federation, Sri Lanka

  • Present2011

    Member

    Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka

  • 20152015

    Editor

    Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • present2018

    Technical expert: Development of Document Management System (DMS)

    AHEAD operation, Ministry of Higher Education

  • present 2010

    Founding member and Sri Lankan representative, electronics and computer programming resource personnel and webmaster of the African Spectral Imaging Network (AFSIN – afsinnet.net)

    Faculty of Science

  • 20162016

    Consultant: Development of a 3D printer

    Colombo Science and Technology Cell

  • 20122012

    Integration of the LMS with the SIS

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present2009

    Administrator of the Learning Management System (LMS) cmb.ac.lk/lms

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present

    Founder of the Embedded System Blog (fos.cmb.ac.lk/esl)

    Faculty of Science

  • 20192019

    Technical expert: Development of Connect AHEAD

    a software platform dedicated for linking academia and industry

  • 20172017

    Consultant: Development of fertilizer for tea industry

    Colombo Science and Technology Cell

Founder of the FOSmedia team (Faculty of Science, media) and team leader

  • present2009

    Founder of the FOSmedia team and team leader

    Faculty of Science, media

  • present2013

    FOS bloggers (fos.cmb.ac.lk/blog)

    Faculty of Science

  • present2011

    FOS tv (fos.cmb.ac.lk/tv)

    Faculty of Science, media

  • 20162015

    UoC Rhythm (2015,2016 – Web radio channel)

    Faculty of Science

Founder and team leader of the Software Development Team

  • present2014

    NFC ID card system

    University of Colombo

  • present2015

    Development of postgraduate student information system – pgSIS

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present-

    Development of the undergraduate student information system (SIS)

    Faculties of Arts, Education, Law, Management and Science

  • 20102010

    Implementation of Google Apps Education

    Faculty of Science

  • present2012

    Development of the undergraduate student information system (SIS)

    Faculty of Science (System is operational from April 2012 and will be decommissioned from 2017)

  • present2012

    Development of the postgraduate (MPhil & PhD) student tracking system

    Faculty of Science

  • present2009

    Founder and team leader of the Software Development Team

    Faculty of Science

  • present2013

    Development of mobile app (Sci-Mobile)

    Faculty of Science

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES/EXPERIENCES

  • 20192019

    Member

    organizing committee of the Asian University Alliance Executive Commitee meeting and Youth Forum

  • 20182018

    Development of the curriculum of ML 1122 – Basics Physics, Electronics and Instrumentation course of the BSc in Medical Laboratory Science program

    Kotelawala Defence University

  • 20172017

    Sri Lankan team leader

    International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad, Phuket, Thailand

  • present2016

    Colombo Centre coordinator

    Sri Lanka Junior Science Olympiad

  • 20172016

    Student counsellor

    Faculty of Science

  • 20162011

    Assistant webmaster (and technical support)

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • present2015

    Coordinator

    MSc in Applied Electronics program (2015, 2017, 2019 intakes)

  • present2015

    Level Coordinator

    the external degree course Electronics and automation technology offered by the University of Colombo (2015, 2017 intakes)

  • present2013

    Organizing committee member

    Annual Research Symposium of the University of Colombo (2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)

  • --

    Served as external examiner

    MPhil theses, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

  • 20182018

    Organizing committee member

    International Astronomy Olympiad

  • 20172017

    International organizing committee member

    International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (ICCMS)

  • present2016

    Coordinator of the BSc honours in IT and Electronics program

    Faculty of Science

  • present2016

    Coordinator of the Information Technology Unit 1

    Faculty of Science

  • 20172016

    Secretary

    Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka

  • 20162015

    Co-editor

    Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka

  • present2015

    Member

    study board of the external degree course Electronics and automation technology offered by the University of Colombo

  • 20152015

    Member

    Curriculum development team of the External degree program, BSc in Electronics and Automation Technologies (2015)

Served as a reviewer for following conferences

  • 20182018

    International Conference on Advances

    ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer)

  • 20172017

    4th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference

    4th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference -2017

  • 20162016

    Technical Sessions

    Institute of Physics, Sri Lankan

  • 20172017

    3rd biennial research symposium

    Industrial technology institute

  • 20172017

    International Conference on Computational Modelling & Simulation

    International Conference on Computational Modelling & Simulation

Coordinator of the following extension courses

  • 20172017

    Training course on Electronics

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • 20102009

    Workshop on scientific writing disciplines (2009 & 2010)

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • 20082008

    Workshop on computer Aided PCB designing for technical people

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • 20172017

    Electronic training program for the Technical staff of Department of Meteorology 2017

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

  • 20092008

    Certificate course Applied Electronics and Automation Technology course

    Faculty of Science, University of Colombo

WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING PROGRAMS

As a resource personnel

  • Resource personnel of the International workshop on using simple tools for advance research in optical Spectroscopy and multispectral imaging (2019 July – University of Cape Coast, Ghana)
  • Lecturer, AFSIN doctoral summer school (2018 – Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire, 2019 – Cape Coast, Ghana)
  • Resource personnel of AFSIN International workshop on optical system design, electronics and computerized acquisition (November 2013 – Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire)
  • Resource personnel of the International workshop on spectral Imaging in Remote Sensing (2012 September – University of Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Resource personnel of the International workshop Multivariate Analysis Techniques in Spectroscopy and Imaging (2011 April – University of Bamako, Mali)
  • Resource personnel of the International workshop Multispectral Imaging Microscopy application in environment, agriculture and biology (2010 September – University of Cape Coast, Ghana)

As a participant

  • 5th Workshop on Advanced Techniques for Scientific Programming and Management of Open Source Software held at the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran on 4 to 15, March 2017
  • Introductory School on Parallel Programming and Parallel Architecture for High-Performance Computing, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), in Trieste from 03 October 2016 to 14 October 2016
  • Hands-on research school in complex systems 2012, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China on 17 to 29 June 2012