The IASTED International Conference on
Engineering and Applied Science
Engineering Applications for the 21st Century
December 27 – 29, 2012
Colombo, Sri Lanka
STUDENT ACTIVITIES CHAIR
Biography of the Student Activities Chair
Sisil Kumarawadu obtained his BSc in Electrical Engineering with Fisrt Class Honors in 1996 from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He obtained his MEng in Advanced Systems Control Engineering and PhD in Robotics and Intelligent Systems in 2000 and 2003, respectively, from Saga National University, Japan. From April 2003 to July 2005, he was with the Intelligent Transportation Systems Research Center, NCTU, Taiwan, as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. His involvement in the international conferences over the past years include serving in the International Program Committees of several leading international conferences such as IEEE Int Conf SMC, IEEE Int Conf ICNSC, Indian Int Conf AI, and ICIAfS. In 2008, he was biographized in Marquis Who's Who 25th Silver Anniversary Edition of Who's Who in the World®.
Prof. Kumarawadu is the recipient of Jaycees Top Outstanding Young Persons Award--Academic Leadership and Accomplishments, in 2009. He is also a consultant and resource person to the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Power and Energy of Sri Lanka, as well as the Arthur C Clerk Institute for Modern Technologies. He is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering and has also served as the Director of the Engineering Research Unit of University of Moratuwa.