Ms. Uthpala Samarakoon

Senior Lecturer


FACULTY : Computing

DEPARTMENT :

Department of Information Technology

Qualifications :

M.Sc. in Information Management (SLIIT,2006)

B.Sc Special (Honours) Degree  in Information Technology (SLIIT,2008)

Career Summary

 

Ms. Uthpala Samarakoon is a Senior Lecturer in Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Malabe, Sri Lanka. Also she is currently serving as the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) coordinator, Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Computing.

Ms. Samarakoon joined SLIIT in 2006 as an instructor and served as Accreditation Liaison/Faculty of Computing for year 2016.

Ms. Samarakoon has her research interest in ELearning, HCI and their applications, Social Science, IT Education and Knowledge Management.

 

  • 1st April 2017 to date – Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.
  • 2012 to 31st March 2017 – Lecturer, Department of Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.
  • 2009 to 2012 – Assistant Lecturer, Department of Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.
  • 2006 to 2009 – Instructor, Department of Information Technology, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.


Research Interests

    ELearning

    HCI and their applications

    Social Science

    IT Education

    Knowledge Management


Memberships

    Member of CSSL
     


Mphasis Award & Cash Prize for Outstanding Performance at M.Sc.in Information Management(SLIIT,2009)


    Article from Conference Proceedings (Published)

  • NDU Gamage, KLAD Udeshitha, KWC Jayadewa, SMNKB Senanayake, SMUP Samarakoon, TM Hennayake. "“Press Plus: Interactive Mobile Application for Effective News Reading”." in 12th International Conference on Computer Science and Education (ICCSE), Houston, USA, August 2017, pp. 380-385.

User Info

Ms. Uthpala Samarakoon
Email : uthpala.s@sliit.lk