Educational Qualifications:

Research Interests:

Intelligent Systems, Evolutionary Computation, Swarm Intelligence, Neural Networks, Nature Inspired Computing, Machine Learning, Multi-objective Combinatorial Optimization


  • B.Sc. – A Statistical Study of Various Factors Associated with Oral Cancer in Sri Lanka
  • M.Sc. (Industrial Mathematics) – Improved Newton’s Method for Solving Nonlinear Equations [Abstract][Google Docs][Scribd]
  • M.Sc. (Computer Science) – Designing Sinhala Characters using Bézier Curves and B-Spline Curves [Abstract]
  • Ph.D. – Ant Colony Optimization Based Simulation of 3D Automatic Hose/Pipe Routing [Abstract]


Supervision work:

Academic awards/Scholarships:

  • President’s Award – Sri Lanka, 2000 (For the appreciation of Authorship of “A Variant of Newton’s Methods with Accelerated Third-Order Convergence.”) [Scanned Copy of the Award Letter]
  • ADB (Asian Development Bank) Scholarship, 2000 – 2002 (financial support for M.Sc. in Computer Science, AIT, Thailand)
  • President’s Scholarship – Sri Lanka, 2004 (financial support for Ph.D. in Intelligent Systems,Brunel University, UK)
  • EPSRC Scholarship – UK, 2005-2008 (financial support for Ph.D. in Intelligent Systems, Brunel University, UK)
  • Best Poster – Science, 2009 (“MDL Salgado, S Weerakoon & TGI Fernando, Degree Reduction of Bezier Curves”, 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2009.)

Professional Services:

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