Awards

Academic Awards/Scholarships:

  • President’s Award for Scientific Publications, Sri Lanka (2017)
  • The award for the second highest number of citations in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (2016)
  • NVIDIA Corporation granted a Tesla K40 (Active) GPU processor (approximately US$ 4,000) to support the research in Deep Learning in January (2016)
  • An award for publishing a research paper in an indexed journal (Science Citations Index Expanded), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (2015)
  • The award for the third highest number of citations in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (2015)
  • Best Poster – Science, 2009 (“MDL Salgado, S Weerakoon and TGI Fernando, Degree Reduction of Bezier Curves,” 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (2009)
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) scholarship – UK, Financial support for PhD in Intelligent Systems, Brunel University, UK (2005)
  • President’s Scholarship – Sri Lanka, Financial support for PhD in Intelligent Systems, Brunel University, UK (2004)
  • President’s Award for Scientific Publications, Sri Lanka (2000)
  • ADB (Asian Development Bank) Scholarship, 2000 – 2002 (financial support for M.Sc. in Computer Science, AIT, Thailand)
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