Dr. K.S. Lasith Gunawardena

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Senior Lecturer – Grade I

 

Dr. K.S. Lasith Gunawardena

Academic Qualification

  • B.Sc. Physical Sciences (Honors) (SJP)
  • M.Sc. Advanced Computing (UCSC)
  • D. Eng. (Human-Computer Interaction) (Shimane University, Japan)

Professional Memberships

  • MBCS
  • MIET
  • MACM
  • MIEEE

Teaching Interests

  • Information & Communication Technologies
  • E-Learning
  • Information Systems
  • Information Security

Research Interests

  • Blended Learning
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Gesture Recognition
  • IoT (Internet of Things)

Research and Publications

Theses:

  1. Gunawardena, K. S. L. (2016). Foot-based static gesture interaction in water. Doctoral Thesis, Shimane University.
    http://ir.lib.shimane-u.ac.jp/en/37048

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Pitigala Liyanage, M. P., Gunawardena, K. S. L., & Hirakawa, M. (2013). A framework for adaptive learning management systems using learning styles. 2013 International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), (January 2016), 261–265.
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/6761188/
  2. Kimura, K., Gunawardena, K. S. L., & Hirakawa, M. (2013). A framework for detecting positions of objects in water. In 2013 International Joint Conference on Awareness Science and Technology and Ubi-Media Computing (iCAST-UMEDIA), (pp. 679–685).
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/6765524/

Peer Reviewed Articles:

  1. Pitigala Liyanage, M. P., Gunawardena, K. S. L., & Hirakawa, M. (2016). Detecting Learning Styles in Learning Management Systems Using Data Mining. IPSJ Transactions on Computers and Education, 2(1), 1–10.
    https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/ipsjjip/24/4/24_740/_article
  2. Gunawardena, K. S. L., & Hirakawa, M. (2015). GestureTank : A gesture detection water vessel for foot movements. International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions, 8(2), 1–11.
    http://journal.icter.org/index.php/ICTer/article/view/203
  3. Gunawardena, K. S. L., Kimura, K., & Hirakawa, M. (2014). SensorTank: An Interactive Water Vessel. Journal of Information Processing, 22(3), 547–555.
    https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/ipsjjip/22/3/22_547/_article/-char/ja/
  4. Pitigala Liyanage, M. P., Gunawardena, K. S. L., & Hirakawa, M. (2014). Using Learning Styles to Enhance Learning Management Systems. International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions, 07(02), 1–10.
    http://journal.icter.org/index.php/ICTer/article/view/179

Google Scholar Profile:

Important positions held

  • Coordinator, Information Technology Resource Centre (ITRC) 2003-2006
  • Chair, IEEE Computer Society Sri Lanka Chapter 2009-2010

Contact Details

    • lasith at sjp dot ac dot lk

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