Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage

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nalin.jayakody@ut.ee
Dr. Nalin Jayakody received the B.Eng degree (with first class honors) from Pakistan in 2009 and was ranked the third merit position holder of the University (under SAARC scholarship). He was also ranked as the best foreign student in Pakistan in the year 2009. He received his MSc degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus in 2010 (under the University full graduate scholarship) and ranked as the second merit position holder of the department. He received the Ph.D degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering in 2014, from the University College Dublin, Ireland under the supervision of Dr. Mark Flanagan (under the Science Foundation Ireland Grant). Since Oct 2014, he holds a Postdoc position at the Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu, Estonia. Dr. Jayakody is a Member of IEEE and he has served as session chair or technical program committee member for various international conferences, such as IEEE PIMRC 2014, IEEE WCNC 2014.

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.10.2014–...    Tartu Ülikool, Matemaatika-informaatikateaduskond, Arvutiteaduse instituut, Krüptograafia õppetool, Järeldoktor (1,00)
15.06.2015–31.12.2015    Tartu Ülikool, Matemaatika-informaatikateaduskond, Arvutiteaduse instituut, kodeerimisteooria teadur (1,00)
01.02.2015–30.03.2015    University of Sydney, Australia, Visiting Research Scientist (1,00)
01.01.2010–31.12.2014    PhD Researcher
01.01.2010–31.12.2014    Teaching Assistant
01.01.2009–31.12.2010    Research Assistant
01.01.2009–31.12.2010    Teaching Assistant
 
 
Haridustee
2010–2014    PhD in Wireless Communication
2009–2010    Msc in Electronics and Communication Engineering
2005–2009    B. Eng (Hon's), First Class (silver medalist)
2004–2005    Bsc (Computer Science)
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2015−2015    Technical program committee member, International Conference on Computer Applications and Aided Diagnosis, Tunisia
2015−2015    Technical program committee member, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Analysis applications (ICCVIA’ 2015) , Tunisia
2014−2015    International Adviser, Malaysian Technical Scientist Congress (MTSC) - International Conference on Business, Management, Tourism and Hospitality 2015 (BIZMATOUR 2015). Malaysia, 2015.
2014−2015    Technical program committee member, International Conference on e-Quality & e-Service Sciences (eQeSS 2015), Dubai, 2015
2014−2014    Session Chair, PHY Performance Evaluation II, IEEE 25th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Washington DC, USA
2013−2013    Technical program committee member, 2013 IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology & Applications (ISWTA), Hong Kong

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2014, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Young Researchers Travel Grant from the Dora 8, Estonian Archimedes Foundation grant No. 30.1- .3/1357, to visit the Telecommunication Research Centre, University of Sydney, Australia, Nov 2014.
2014, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Postdoctoral research grant from the Norwegian-Estonian Research Cooperation Programme through the grant EMP133, 2014.
2013, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Travel and a workshop grant from the COST Action IC1004 to participate the 4th IC1004 Training School on "Tools for cooperative communications", 20-22 May, 2013 - Prague, Czech Republic.
2012, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, PhD scholarship, Telecommunications Graduate Initiative (TGI), which is funded by the Irish Higher Education Authority (HEA) under the Programme for Research in Third-Level Institutions (PRTLI) Cycle 5 and co-funded
2012, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Travel grant from the COST Action IC1004 to participate and disseminate my research at the 3rd IC1004 Training School on "Propagation Measurement, Modelling, and OTA-Emulation", 12-14 November, 2012 - Ilm
2011, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Travel grant from the COST Action IC0902 to participate and present a poster at the First Training Workshop in July 2011, Florence, Italy.
2010, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Science Foundation Ireland’s research scholarship for the Ph.D studies from Sept 2010- April 2012.
2010, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, The 2nd merit position holder of the MSc class of Electronics and Communications Engineering from Department Electrical & Electronics, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey in 2010 (first student to comp
2009, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Awarded the full Research Assistantship & Teaching Assistantship from Eastern Mediterranean University for MSc studies -2009.
2009, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Pakistan Technical Assistant Program scholarship for undergraduate studies offered by the Govt. of Pakistan & Sri Lanka.
2009, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, The best foreign student in Pakistan in the year 2009 (Presidential Award 2009).
2009, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, 3rd Merit Position holder of the B. Eng (Electronics Engineering)
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.7. Info- ja kommunikatsioonitehnoloogia; CERCS ERIALA: T121 Signaalitöötlus
VALDKOND: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.7. Info- ja kommunikatsioonitehnoloogia; CERCS ERIALA: T180 Telekommunikatsioonitehnoloogia
 
 
Lisainfo
* Cooperative Communications
* LDPC Codes
* OFDM
* Engineering Education

Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage

nalin.jayakody@ut.ee
Dr. Nalin Jayakody received the B.Eng degree (with first class honors) from Pakistan in 2009 and was ranked the third merit position holder of the University (under SAARC scholarship). He was also ranked as the best foreign student in Pakistan in the year 2009. He received his MSc degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus in 2010 (under the University full graduate scholarship) and ranked as the second merit position holder of the department. He received the Ph.D degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering in 2014, from the University College Dublin, Ireland under the supervision of Dr. Mark Flanagan (under the Science Foundation Ireland Grant). Since Oct 2014, he holds a Postdoc position at the Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu, Estonia. Dr. Jayakody is a Member of IEEE and he has served as session chair or technical program committee member for various international conferences, such as IEEE PIMRC 2014, IEEE WCNC 2014.

Career

Institution and occupation
01.10.2014–...    University of Tartu, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Computer Science, Chair of Cryptography, Post-Doc (1,00)
15.06.2015–31.12.2015    University of Tartu, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Computer Science, Research Fellow in Coding Theory (1,00)
01.02.2015–30.03.2015    University of Sydney, Australia, Visiting Research Scientist (1,00)
01.01.2010–31.12.2014    University College Dublin, School of Electronics, Electrical and Communication Engineering
01.01.2010–31.12.2014    University College Dublin, School of Electronics, Electrical and Communication Engineering
01.01.2009–31.12.2010    Eastern Mediterranean University, Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering
01.01.2009–31.12.2010    Eastern Mediterranean University, Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering
 
 
Education
2010–2014    University College Dublin, School of Electronics, Electrical and Communication Engineering, Ireland
2009–2010    Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
2005–2009    Department of Electronics Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering & Tech (Dawood College of Engineering & Technology), Pakistan
2004–2005    University of Colombo, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2014, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Young Researchers Travel Grant from the Dora 8, Estonian Archimedes Foundation grant No. 30.1- .3/1357, to visit the Telecommunication Research Centre, University of Sydney, Australia, Nov 2014.
2014, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Postdoctoral research grant from the Norwegian-Estonian Research Cooperation Programme through the grant EMP133, 2014.
2013, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Travel and a workshop grant from the COST Action IC1004 to participate the 4th IC1004 Training School on "Tools for cooperative communications", 20-22 May, 2013 - Prague, Czech Republic.
2012, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, PhD scholarship, Telecommunications Graduate Initiative (TGI), which is funded by the Irish Higher Education Authority (HEA) under the Programme for Research in Third-Level Institutions (PRTLI) Cycle 5 and co-funded
2012, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Travel grant from the COST Action IC1004 to participate and disseminate my research at the 3rd IC1004 Training School on "Propagation Measurement, Modelling, and OTA-Emulation", 12-14 November, 2012 - Ilm
2011, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Travel grant from the COST Action IC0902 to participate and present a poster at the First Training Workshop in July 2011, Florence, Italy.
2010, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Science Foundation Ireland’s research scholarship for the Ph.D studies from Sept 2010- April 2012.
2010, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, The 2nd merit position holder of the MSc class of Electronics and Communications Engineering from Department Electrical & Electronics, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey in 2010 (first student to comp
2009, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Awarded the full Research Assistantship & Teaching Assistantship from Eastern Mediterranean University for MSc studies -2009.
2009, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, Pakistan Technical Assistant Program scholarship for undergraduate studies offered by the Govt. of Pakistan & Sri Lanka.
2009, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, The best foreign student in Pakistan in the year 2009 (Presidential Award 2009).
2009, Dushantha Nalin Kumara Jayakody Arachchilage, 3rd Merit Position holder of the B. Eng (Electronics Engineering)
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.7. Telecommunications; CERCS SPECIALTY: T121 Signal processing
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.7. Telecommunications; CERCS SPECIALTY: T180 Telecommunication engineering
 
 
Additional information
* Cooperative Communications
* LDPC Codes
* OFDM
* Engineering Education