Academic Staff - Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering - USJ

Dr. Akila Subasinghe

BSc Eng Hons (Moratuwa), MESc (Western Ontario), PhD (Western Ontario)

Senior Lecturer (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

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Grants & Funding

Dr. Akila Subasinghe is a founding member of the Faculty of Engineering and is also the Founder Dean of the Faculty. He currently serves as a Senior Lecturer attached to the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He received the B.Sc. (First Class Honours) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He then secured the degrees of MESc and PhD from the Western University, Canada, working on cancer research and radiation biodosimetry.  

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Image Analysis, Biomedical Engineering 

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Patents and Book Chapters

US Patent on Centromere detector and method for determining radiation exposure from chromosome abnormalities United States 8,605,981. PCT No.:PCT/US2011/059257 

Book chapter Thrishantha Nanayakkara, Lasitha Piyathilaka, Akila Subasinghe., “Mechatronics in Landmine Detection and Removal”, Mechtronic Systems Devices, Design, Control, Operation, and Monitoring, Edited by Clarence De Silva, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL Chapter 28, 2007

Journal and Conference publications

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Research Group: 

  • Anomaly detection of vessel using radar and AIS for maritime surveillance systems – IMSTA
  • A combination of eye gaze detection and brain sensing to improve the accuracy of human computer interaction for handicapped people
  • Enhanced image pre-processing, segmentation and Compression for efficient Transmission of Fetal Ultrasound Images
  • Intelligent respiratory disease prediction system
  • Smart Water Metering system
  • Medical specimen delivery with AI based  integrated autonomous and mind controlled swarm of modular UAVs using  the wireless mobile communication network
  • Monitoring and Learning of Plant Growth and Health for Effective Supply of Water, Nutrients and Pesticides in Large Scale Plantations

Dr. Akila Subasinghe,
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura


+94  112 758000 ext 7373