Mr. Nilmantha Wijesekara

Lecturer
BScEng (Hons) (Ruhuna), AMIE (SL)
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Contact info

+94710651856
nilmantha@eie.ruh.ac.lk
Room E214

About

Mr. Shehan Nilmantha Wijesekara is a Lecturer attached to the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering (DEIE), Faculty of Engineering (FoE), University of Ruhuna since 2018. He was a former instructor in the same department from December 2017- September 2018. He received his BScEng (Hons) Degree with first class distinction from FoE University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka in 2017. He has been awarded with Mallika De Mel memorial gold medal for highest OGPA of FoE and Dr. A.D.V. Premaratna memorial gold medal for highest OGPA of DEIE for his Bachelor’s degree from the university of Ruhuna in 2017. He won best student award for excelling in Electronic Engineering. He has also been awarded Migara Ranatunga award for industrial training and E.W. Karunaratna award for the undergraduate project from IESL. He has also received Chinese ambassador scholarship for academic excellence in 2017. He had gained both teaching and research experience for more than 3 years in DEIE in all Electronic, Software and Telecommunication domains.

Research Areas

  • Millimeter wave communication
  • Digital Electronics
  • FPGA programming
  • Data Fusion
  • Machine Learning
  • Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Channel Coding
  • Video Streaming
  • MIMO Systems
  • Computer Security
  • Deep Learning
  • Underwater Acoustics
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Gaming
  • Automation
  • Robotics
  • Biomedical Engineering

Teaching

  • EE5201 Computer Architecture
  • EE3302 Data Structures and Algorithms
  • EE3301 Analog Electronics
  • EE4202 Database Systems
  • EE6301 Communication Systems
  • EE6206 Operating Systems and Programming
  • EE5305 Sensors and Transducers

Publications

Peer Reviewed Indexed Journal Articles

Presentations

Contributions and Awards

Local Contributions

  • Instructor In charge for 7th semester laboratories of DEIE – 2018
  • Instructor In charge for 6th semester laboratories of DEIE – 2018
  • Instructor In charge for 8th semester laboratories of DEIE – 2018
  • Developed the laboratory manual for Optical Fibre Communication – 2019

Scholarships

  • Chinese Ambassador’s scholarship – 2017

Awards

  • Mallika De Mel Memorial Gold Medal from UoR – 2018
  • Dr. A.D.V. Premaratne Memorial Gold Medal from UoR – 2018
  • Best Student Award from UoR – 2018
  • Migara Ranatunga Trust Award from IESL -2018
  • Eng. E.W. Karunaratna Award from IESL- 2018

Projects