Dr. Suneth Namal Karunarathna


Dr. Suneth Namal Karunarathna

Senior Lecturer


Suneth Namal Karunarathna received Ph.D. (2014) from Department of Communications Engineering, University of Oulu, Finland and M.Sc (2010) degrees in Communication Network and Services from Department of Networks and Multimedia Services, Telecom SudParis, France, and M. Eng. (2010) degree in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) from Department of Telecommunication Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand and B.Sc. (Eng.) in Computer Engineering from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He was appointed a Senior Lecturer at Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya. He worked as a project manager at Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland. He has co-authored more than 25 international peer-reviewed articles and conference papers on IEEE, ACM and Springer, including aspects on Wireless Communication, Network Security, Software Defined Networking (SDN), and Mobility.

Research interests:
  • Mobility Management
  • Fast Initial Authentication
  • Load Balancing
  • Network Virtualization
  • Wireless Communication
  • Software Defined Networking
Educational Qualifications:
  • Doctor of Science (Tech.)
Awards and Honours:
  1. 2014 University grant for scientific research, in recognition of the research excellence and scientific publications, University of Oulu, Finland
  2. 2013 NOKIA Foundation scholarship, in recognition for the excellence of the research and industrial need, Finland
  3. 2013 Technology Promotions (TES) Foundation grant, in recognition of the research excellence and academic qualifications, Finland
  4. 2009 Dual Master degree scholarship for M.Sc., Wireless Networks & Multimedia Services department, Telecom SudParis, France, A full scholarship for the excellence in the field of Information & Communication Technologies at Asian Institute of technology, Thailand
  5. 2008 Government of Finland scholarship program, A full scholarship for Master of Engineering in the field of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  6. 2002 Dialog GSM Technology Scholarship, A 48 month funding scholarship for the best first attempt results in Engineering stream of each district Dialog Axiata PLC,Sri Lanka
Available for Supervision:
  • Yes