Dr. (Mrs.) W Gunathilake

Senior Lecturer Gr. II

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Qualifications :

  • Ph.D in Computer Science, Keele University, UK
  • M.Sc in (IT), University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC), Sri Lanka
  • M.Sc in Operations Research, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education, Staffordshire University, UK
  • B.Sc., University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Certificate in Research Degree Supervision, Staffordshire University, UK

E-mail :

wijendrapg@kdu.ac.lk

Working Experiences:

  • November 2017-To date: Senior Lecturer Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Computing, Gen. Sir John Kotelawala Defence University
  • March 2017-October 2017: Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science and Statistics, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya
  • September 2015-November 2016: Lecturer, School of Computing, Staffordshire University, SUK
  • May 2015- August 2016: Hourly paid Lecturer, Coventry University College, UK
  • November 2014-August 2015: Hourly Paid Lecturer, Business School, Staffordshire University, UK
  • July 2010-November 2010: Lecturer, University of Colombo School of Computing
  • May 2008-November 2010: Part Time Lecturer, Institute of Post Graduate Studies, Gen. Sir John Kotelawala Defence University
  • January 2007-June 2010: Lecturer College of Technology, Maradana
  • December 2005-December 2006: Management Consultant, National Institute of Business Management
  • July 2000-July 2005 Instructor, Technical College, Rathmalana

Publications:

  • Gunathilake W and Neligwa T, (2014) Evaluation of Quality Assessment Framework for a Knowledge Management Software, Proceedings of Post Graduate Research  Symposium, School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, UK
  • Gunathilake W and Neligwa T, (2013) A Quality Assessment Framework for a Knowledge Management Software, Poster Presentation for the 6th York Doctoral Symposium on Computer Science, York University, UK
  • Gunathilake W and Neligwa T, (2013) A Quality Assessment Framework for KMS Software: Reflections on Conducting a Systematic Literature Review, Proceedings of KIM2013 Knowledge and Information Management(ISBN 0 903440 53 9)
  • Gunathilake W and Neligwa T  (2013) Towards a Quality Assessment Framework for KMS Software: A Mapping Study, Proceedings ofKIM2013 Knowledge and Information Management(ISBN 0 903440 53 9)
  • Gunathilake W and Neligwa T (2013) Lessons Learned on Conducting a Systematic Literature Review in Software Engineering, Proceedings of Post Graduate Research  Conference, School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, UK
  • Gunathilake Wijendra,  (2009) ICT Enabled Customized Training Programs for Enhancing the TEVT Sector Partnership with Industry, Proceedings of International Vocational Education and Training Asia (IVETA) conference in Sri Lanka
  • Gunathilake Wijendra, Perera Chandana and Jayasena Sanath, (2009), Innovativeness in Higher Education through Knowledge Management, Proceedings of  National IT Conference, Computer Society of Sri Lanka
  • Gunathilake Wijendra, Jayalath J.G. (2009), Why Sri Lankan Customers are Reluctant to Use e-Commerce? Proceedings of  National IT Conference, Computer Society of Sri Lanka

Research Interests:

  • Knowledge Management
  •       Software Engineering
  •       E-learning
  •       Cloud Computing
  •       Health Informatics
  •       IT Strategy

Awards:

  • Graduate School partial scholarship for international doctoral students, Keele University, UK
  • Teaching Excellence Awards-2015, Member of Outstanding Teaching Team of the Year, Coventry University, UK
  • 25thAnniversary Professional Internship Program for International Experience, Colombo Plan Staff College, Manila, Philippine
  • Presidential Scholarship Award for Masters Degree in IT, President’s Fund Sri Lanka
  • Asian Development Bank Scholarship for a training program on Quality Assurance of Higher & Technical Education at TAFE NSW, Sydney, Australia