Prof. Dushantha Nalin K. Jayakody

Prof Dush  Jayakody, IEEE Senior Member, Fellow IET,   received the Ph. D. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering, from the University College Dublin, Ireland. He received his MSc degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey.  From 2014 – 2016, he was a Postdoc Research Fellow at University of Tartu, Estonia and University of Bergen, Norway. Since 2016, he has been a Professor at the School of Computer Science     & Robotics, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU), Russia. Prof. Jayakody also serves as the Head of Research and Educational center on Automation and Information Technologies and Founder of Tomsk infocomm Lab at TPU, Russia. In addition, from 2019, he also serves as the Head/ School of Postgraduate & Research, Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC), Padukka Sri Lanka and Founding director of Centre of Telecommunication Research, SLTC, Sri Lanka. He supervises 10 PhD students and many master and undergraduate students. 

He held visiting and/or sabbatical positions at the Centre for Telecommunications Research, University of Sydney, Australia in 2015 and Texas A&M University in 2018. Prof. Jayakody has received the best paper award from the IEEE International Conference on Communication, Management and Information Technology (ICCMIT) in 2017 and International Conference on Emerging Technologies of Information and Communications, Bhutan, March 2019. In July 2019, Prof. Jayakody received the Education Leadership Award from the World Academic Congress in 2019. In 2017 and 2018, he received the outstanding faculty award by National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia. He also received Distinguished Researcher in Wireless Communications in Chennai, India 2019.  Prof.   Jayakody has   published   over 180     international   peer reviewed journals and conference papers and books. His research interests    include PHY and NET layer   prospective   of 5G communications technologies such as NOMA for 5G etc,   Cooperative wireless   communications,   device to   device communications,  LDPC  codes,   Unmanned    Aerial Vehicle  etc. In his career, so far, he has attracted nearly 6M $ research funding.  Prof.  Jayakody is a Senior Member of IEEE and he has organized or co-organized more than 20 workshops and special sessions of various IEEE conferences. He also served as  chair, session chair or technical program committee member for various international conferences, such as IEEE PIMRC  2013-2019, IEEE WCNC 2014-2018, IEEE  VTC 2015-2018 etc.  He currently serves as an Area Editor at the Elsevier Physical Communications Journal,    MDPI Information journal, MDPI Sensors    and Wiley Internet     of Technology Letters. Also, he serves on the Advisory Board of MDPI Multidisciplinary Journal Sci. In addition, he serves as a reviewer for various IEEE Transactions and other journals.

As part of scientific and pedagogical activity for 2016-2020 more than 20 students and undergraduates (including 12 foreign students from Italy, India, Sri Lanka, China and Pakistan) have been involved in scientific research by the members of the team working under the leadership of Prof. Jayakody. The results of their cooperative scientific work were presented at International reputable journals and All-Russian conferences.