MERCon 2016

COMMITTEE



General Chair Prof. W.P.S. Dias
Program Chair Dr. H.M.N. Dilum Bandara
Program Co-Chair Dr. T.S.S. Jayawardena
Registration/Financial Chair Dr. R.A.R.C. Gopura
Publications Chair Dr. A.G.B.P. Jayasekara
Dr. Y.W.R. Amarasinghe
Local Organizing Chair Dr. Mahinsasa Narayana
Dr. U.P. Nawagamuwa
Tutorials and Workshops Dr. L.W.P. Ruwan Udayanga
Track Chairs Big Data and Software Engineering
  • Chair: Prof. Gihan Dias, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Co Chair: Prof. Sanath Jayasena, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Chemical and Process Engineering
  • Chair: Prof. Britt Margrethe Halvorsen, Telemark University College, Norway
  • Co-Chair: Dr. Mahinsasa Narayana, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chair: Prof. Junichi Koseki University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Co-Chair: Dr. G.L.D.I. De Silva, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Energy and Mechanical Engineering Systems
  • Chair: Prof. Kazuo Kiguchi, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Co-Chair: Dr. R.A.R.C. Gopura, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Machine vision and Image Processing
  • Chair: Prof. David Grayden, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Co-Chair: Dr. Ranga Rodrigo, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Materials Science and Engineering
  • Chair: Prof. Nanda Munasinghe, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Co-Chair: Mr. Bandu Samarasekara, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Micro/Nano Electro Mechanical Systems, Mechatronics, and Micromechatronics
  • Chair: Dr. Dzung Viet Dao, Griffith School of Engineering, Australia
  • Co-Chair: Dr Y.W.R. Amarasinghe
Power Systems, Electrical Machines and High Voltage Engineering
  • Chair: Dr. Dharshana Muthumuni, Manitoba HVDC Research Centre, Canada
  • Co-Chair: Prof. Nalin Wickramarachchi, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Robotics and Control
  • Chair: Prof. Zhang Tao, Tsinghua University, China
    Prof. Satoru Goto, Saga University, Japan
    Dr. Thrishantha Nanayakkara, King's College, London UK
  • Co-Chair: Prof. Rohan Munasinghe, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Telecommunication Systems
  • Chair: Prof. Nandana Rajatheva, University of Oulu, Finland
  • Co-Chair: Dr. Ruwan Udayanga, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Textile and Apparel
  • Chair: Dr. Gamini Lanarolle, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Co-Chair: Dr. T.S.S. Jayawardena, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Transport, Logistics and Technology Management
  • Chair: Prof. Amal Kumarage, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Co-Chair: Ms. Amali Wijekoon, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Dr. S.U. Adikary, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. S.U. Amarasinghe, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. R. Attalage, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Singo Ashamota, Saitama University, Japan
Dr. Prabath J. Binduhewa, University of Peradeniya
Dr. Stephen Cahoon, Australian Maritime College, Australia
Prof. S.W.S.B. Dasanayake, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. P.G.R. Dharmarathne, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Nishantha Ekneligoda, Tuskegee University, USA
Dr. Shantha Fernando, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. M.F.M. Firdhouse, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Mr. Chulaka Gunasekara, Syracuse University, Syracuse
Dr. Lynne Hammond, London College of Fashion, UK
Prof. Sisil Kumarawadu, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Mr. Lalin Kothalawala, University of Manitoba, Canada
Mrs. Dilini Kulawansa, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. Amal Kumarage, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Kamal Laksiri, Ceylon Electricty Board, Sri Lanka
Dr. N.M.V.K. Liyanage, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. George Mann, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. U. P. Navagamuwa, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. Duminda Nishantha, Asia Pacific University, Japan
Prof. T.S.G. Peiris, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. H. Y. R. Perera, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. K. Perera, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. G. Ranatunga, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Dau Than Van, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd, Japan
DR. P.G. Rathnasiri, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Ranga Rodrigo, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Jayathu Samarawickrama, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Narishma k. Shashidhar, Sam Houston State University, USA
Dr. Indika Sigera, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Anjula De Silva, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Emeritus Prof. Nimal de Silva, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. T. Sivakumar, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. Thilak Siyabalapitiya, Resource Management Associates (pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka
Mr. Hiranya Suriyarachchi, University of Manitoba, Canada
Dr. S. Thayaparan, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Mr. Namal Thibbatuwawa, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Dr. C.D. Tilakaratne, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Ms. N. Tissera, SLINTEC, Sri Lanka
Mr. S. Uggalla, Peak Gold mine, Australia
Prof. Keerthi Walgama, University Of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Dr. S. Walpalage, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Mr. S. Weerawarnakula, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. Vathsala Wickramasinghe, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. N. K. Wickrarachchi, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Prof. P. Wijekoon, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Prof. W.A. Wimalaweera, Open University, Sri Lanka
Dr. Dilruk Yahathugoda, MAS holdings, Sri Lanka
Dr. Nihal Yatawara, Curtin University, Australia
Dr. Chitti Babu. B, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

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