Dr. Koliya Nayanatha Pulasinghe obtained his BSc Eng. (Hons) degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in 1996 and obtained his PhD in Intelligent Systems from Saga University, Japan in 2003. He completed Professional Part I and Part II examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka.
He joined SLIIT in 2003 as a Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade), and held numerous positions including Head, Department of Information Technology, Postgraduate Course Coordinator, Dean/Academic Affairs, Dean/Postgraduate Studies & Research. He was the first Chairman of the Curriculum and Academic Quality Committee and currently holds the position of Chairman, Internal Quality Assurance Unit. He has been working as a member of the Board of Directors from 2007.
He edited the IT Subject benchmark document to be used in Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council (QAAC) of the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka, served as a member of the National Committee on Electronics and IT, National Science Foundation (NSF), and is currently working as a member of the NSF Working Committee on Technology.