Dr. Manjula Sandirigama
Dr. Manjula Sandirigama is a Senior Lecturer at Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Peradeniya. He is also an Attorney-at-Law (Sri Lanka) with an expertise in IPR (Intellectual Property Rights). He is involved in IPR awareness and policy drafting programs and consultancies for students, academic and industry sector., and he is a rare resource on IPR in Sri Lanka.
Dr. Sandirigama obtained his PhD in Computer Science from University of Ehime, Japan in 2001 after obtaining MSc in Computer Science from the same university in 1998. He obtained his BSc in Electrical Engineering from University of Peradeniya in 1991. From 1991 to 1996, he was working as an engineer in the national telecommunication provider Sri Lanka Telecom.
Secure Communication Protocols is the primary expertise of Dr. Sandirigama and he shows keen interest in Cryptography and legal aspects of technology due to his rare blend of expertise in technology and law.
Dr. Sandirigama has authored the book ‘Intellectual Property for Scientists and Technologists’ In addition to his regular contributions in research and development aspects of the computer science and engineering.