Electrical and Computer Engineering grad student at UCLA. Former competitive programmer and physics olympian.
You can find out about my education, awards and also about my travel, poetry, sports interests and a little bit of everything else strewn across this page. Enjoy!
Take a look at my CV for a summary
My research interest is in the intersection of artificial intelligence, wireless networks and optimization algorithms.
Most of my work was done at an internship at Bell Labs, Antwerp under my supervisor Prof. Haris Gacanin (now at RWTH Aachen). Currently, I'm doing my research at the CORES lab at UCLA under Prof. Danijela Cabric.
I co-founded Fugex Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. during my final year of college to support my ventures, Jayamagul.lk and Eventscope.
After getting a gold medal at the Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad competition in 2013, I got the opportunity to represent Sri Lanka at the 15th Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO) in 2014.
There, I secured a silver medal, a first for my country in that competition's history. Then I went on to win another silver medal at the 45th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO), missing the gold by just 0.9 points. After that, I volunteered for a short time as an instructor at the Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad training program. Read more of my and Sri Lanka's story below.
I formed Team biteCode in 2015, and for close to two years, engaged in the arena of competitive programming as a pastime.
Our team won the ACES Coders v6.0 competition and the IEEEXtreme 10.0 (Sri Lanka section), very much becoming the best team in Sri Lanka, unbeaten to this date.
Although I have been retired for some time now, the team has continued it's dominance without me. You can follow our expoits below.
I have contributed to the Eclipse IDE and pdf.js by Mozilla.
I've also published a few of my own software and web projects including a Fractal Generator and a Cricket Scoreboard on Github.