Mr. Hevapathige Asela

Lecturer (Resigned)
BScEng (Hons) (Moratuwa)

Contact info



Mr. Hevapathige Asela is a lecturer attached to the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering since 2020. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa with First Class Honours in 2018. During the final year of his bachelor’s degree, he served as a visiting instructor in the same department. He is currently reading his Master of Business Administration degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

Before joining the department, he was employed as a Senior Software Engineer in CodeGen International (Pvt.) Ltd.

Research Interests and Collaborations

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining and Information Retrieval
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Agile Software Development
  • Business Computing


  • EE2201: Computer Programming II
  • EE4207: GUI Programming


  • Hevapathige, D. Wellappili, G. U. Kankanamge, N. Dewappriya and S. Ranathunga, “A Two-Phase Classifier for Automatic Answer Generation for Math Word Problems,” 2018 18th International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer)
  • Dewappriya, G. U. Kankanamge, D. Wellappili, A. Hevapathige and S. Ranathunga, “Unit Conflict Resolution for Automatic Math Word Problem Solving,” 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, 2018

Contributions and Awards

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