Biography

I am a grounded nomad. I love a bit of art and science.

Interests
  • Information Security
  • Access Control
  • Networking
  • IoT
Education
  • PhD in Information Security, 2014

    Queensland University of Technology, Australia

  • BSc Eng in Computer Science and Engineering, 2009

    University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Teaching

Undergraduate & Postgraduate

Undergraduate Courses - Faculty of Technology, USJ

  • Operating Systems
  • Digital Control Systems Technology
  • Advanced Networking
  • Distributed Networks
  • Audio Production Techniques

Undergraduate Courses - Visiting

  • Computer Architecture
  • Platform Technologies
  • Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems
  • Microprocessors, Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems

Postgraduate Courses - Visiting

  • Fundamentals of Security Technology
  • Cyber Security Threats and Countermeasures

Research

Projects & Supervision

Masters/MPhil Research Supervision

  • Threat Prediction Based on DNS Traffic User Behaviour with Machine Learning Techniques
  • Crypto Ransomware Prevention, Detection and Mitigation Framework for a Personal Computing Environment
  • The Role of Cyber Security in National Identity Management with Special Focus on Forensic and Blockchain
  • Use of Machine Learning Techniques for EEG-Based Fatigue Risk Reduction Through Brain Computer Interface

Current Projects

  • Using GIS for Cultural Data Management: An Spatial Humanities Approach in the Sri Lankan Tamil Context
  • Prevention of DDoS Attacks Targeting Financial Services using Supervised Machine Learning and Stacked LSTM
  • Privacy Preserving National Electronic Identity Framework using Blockchain

Past Projects

  • Integrated access control for smart buildings using building information models
  • Versatile Privacy Preserving Electronic Identity Framework

Contact

Anonymous feedback welcome

  • nimal@sjp.ac.lk
  • +94 76 980 4524
  • Department of Information and Communication Technology, Faculty of Technology, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Pitipana, Homagama 10206
  • Academic Building, Floor 4
  • Monday 13:00 to 15:00
    Thursday 13:00 to 15:00
  • Book an appointment