Dr. Kalpana Galappaththi

Dr. Kalpana Galappaththi

Visiting Lecturer – Python for Finance


Academic Qualifications

  • 2016-2020: PhD University of Brunei Darusalam, Brunei
  • 2007-2009: Master of Computer Science, University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka.
  • 1999-2003: BSc (Special) Degree with 2ndclass Upper Division (honours), University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • 2013: Successfully completed CS191x: Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computation. A course of study offered by BerkeleyX , an online learning initiative of The University of California At Berkeley through edX.

Professional Qualifications

  • Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) and Staff and Educational Development Association for higher education in UK (SEDA) accreditation, Staff Development Center, University of Colombo. In 2009 October

Professional Experience

  • February 2014-present: Senior Lecturer in Information Technology in Institute of Technology University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  • February 2008- February 2014: Lecturer in Information Technology in Institute of Technology University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  • 2004-2008: Assistant Lecturer in Information Technology at the IT Department, Advanced Technological Institute, Labuduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka.

Teaching Interest

  • Database Management
  • Neural Network
  • Project Management
  • Web Technologies
  • Image Processing
  • AutoCAD
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer Pogramming
  • Software System Analysis and Design
  • Artificial Intelligent
  • Quantum Computation
  • Physics


Galappaththi K, Ekanayake P, Petra MI (2016) Computational study of modification of cyanidin as high efficient organic sensitizer for dye sensitized solar cells. Sci. Bruneiana 15: ISSN:1819-9550Volume:15,2016, Special Issue www.fos.ubd.edu.bn/fos_journal/SciBru-Vol15.pdf

Galappaththi K, Lim A, Ekanayake P, Petra MI (2017) Cyanidin-Based Novel Organic Sensitizer for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: DFT/TDDFT Study. Int J Photoenergy 2017:1–6. doi: 10.1155/2017/8564293

Galappaththi K, Ekanayake P, Petra MI (2018) A rational design of high efficient and lowcost dye sensitizer with exceptional absorptions: Computational study of cyanidin based organic sensitizer. Sol Energy. doi: 10.1016/j.solener.2017.12.027

N. F. P. Damit, K. Galappaththi, A. Lim, M. I. Petra, and P. Ekanayake, “Formulation of water to ethanol ratio as extraction solvents of Ixora coccinea and Bougainvillea glabra and their effect on dye aggregation in relation to DSSC performance,” Ionics (Kiel), vol. 23, pp. 485–495, 2017

Kalpana Galappaththi, Piyasiri Ekanayake, Mohammad Iskandar Petra, Dk Nur FhatihahPg Damit (2016) A Manuscript titled “Computational design and characterization of high performance cyanidin based sensitizer for dye sensitized solar cells” was accepted for publication in “6TH BRUNEI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY | (BICET) 2016, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI BRUNEI, BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 14 – 16 NOVEMBER 2016”, the manuscript was presented in BICET2016.

Galappaththi K, Kuruppu S, “A data mining approach to identify associations between job titles and skills in job vacancies” was published at the International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing(ICARC) -2021, University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka

Galappaththi K, Kuruppu S, “A text mining approach to analyze trends in the IT industry job market through text extraction from images” was published at the Online International Conference on Advances in Computing &Technology (ICACT)-2020, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka-ISSN 2756-9160