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Advisory Panel

We are fortunate to have a distinguished Advisory Panel to advise and guide the statistical, computational, linguistic and interpretive work here. They are also kind enough to contribute to the work already and shall continue to do so in the future.

Our advisors are of course not responsible for the content here.

 N. Asokan– Professor of Computer Science
Aalto University and University of Helsinki,Finland




Asokan researches and teaches on computer systems security systems particularly on security of mobile devices. He was a researcher at NOKIA and IBM previously. His education is from the University of Waterloo,Canada, Syracuse University, New York, USA and IIT, Kharagpur. He attended the University of Peradeniya for a year and had his secondary schooling at Trinity College Kandy.

 Ajith Gunaratne– Professor, Department of Mathematics
Florida, Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahasee Florida USA


Gunaratne is researches and teaches Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. He had his graduate education at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA and his undergraduate education at the University of Peradeniya. He was previously attached to the Institute of Fundamental Studies and the University of Peradeniya.

Neil Devadasan– IT Director, The Polis Center, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indiana, USA



Devadasan designs and develops computer applications for community information systems and for the social sciences. He has streamlined back office data processing for the social Assets and vulnerabilities Indicators project. Devadasan also developed an interactive community information system for citizens of Central Indiana SAVI (http://www.savi.org). He did his graduate work at IUPUI and his undergraduate degree from the University of Peradeniya in Production Engineering. He was one of fifteen international fellows in the 2005-2006 Reuters Digital Vision Fellowship Program at Stanford University.

 Sanjeeva Maithripala– Senior lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Peradeniya



Maithripala has expertise in aspects of nano-technology, robotics and applied mathematics. He did his graduate work at Texas Technological University and his undergraduate and masters from the University of Peradeniya in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics.


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