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Dr. Janaka Wijekoon

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Computing | Computer Systems Engineering

Career Summary

To be a Researcher and a Lecturer in a reputed and well established University as a Fully Qualified Academic who faces challenges in the context of creating the avenue for a prospective future whilst providing the maximum contribution to the development of the world in the capacity of a hard working team member, with special attention to adapting to the policies, procedures, and rules and regulations of the Organization.


  • Ph.D. in Engineering, - Keio University, Japan
  • M.Sc. in Engineering, - Keio University, Japan
  • B.Sc. (Spec.) (Hons.) (First Class) in Information Technology - Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Sri Lanka


  • Two pending patents (Arts are been examined by the NIPO
  • Merit Award for the Project CropMedic+ at APICTA'19 (Technology Category)
  • Brons Award for the Project CropMedic+ at NBQSA'19 (Technology Category)
  • Gold award for project "iChair" at SLIoT challenge
  • 1st Runner-up for the Project "iChair" at SLIIT Codefest'18
  • Merit award for Project "iChair" at NBQSA'18
  • Journal of Information Processing specially selected paper award for the paper entitled Effectiveness of Service-oriented Router for ISP-CDN Collaboration.
  • Awarded the Keio University Ph.D. research grants for the doctoral student for the selected research proposals in the Graduate School of Computer Science.
  • Awarded a Research Grant from Keio Leading-edge Laboratory of Science and Technology
  • Government of Japan (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship
  • Bronze medal for “Advance Remote PC Management Suite” - Annual Research Symposium, SLIIT
  • Merit Awarded for “Advance Remote PC Management Suite” by being nominated as one of the eight best research projects of Sri Lanka - National Best Quality Software Awards, Sri Lanka

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Smart Community including Smart transportation, and Smart hospitals, Smart Agriculture, Smart Education.
  • Human and Nature sustainability
  • Network Function virtualization towards to the collaborative smart community
  • DNS for future networks
  • Network routing for collaborative network architecture
  • Network simulator design and implementations



Ongoing Research

1. Smart Agriculture System for disease prediction and forecasting.

2. IoT network for a foreseeable solution to avoid human-elephant conflict.

3. Complimentary ride sharing as a foreseeable solution for traffic congestion

4. Smart Water bottle.

5. Smart Detection of the COVID'19 patents

My Publications

Journal Publications

  • - Janaka Wijekoon, Divya Amunugama, Hiroaki Nishi  " On the effectiveness of using network device state information for network path selection "  Procedia Computer Science,  vol.130,    2018,  pp.134-141,      
  • - Janaka L. Wijekoon and Erwin H. Harahap and Rajitha L. Tennekoon and Hiroaki Nishi  " Effectiveness of Service-oriented Router for ISP-CDN Collaboration "  Special Issue of collaboration supports and network services for diverse and inclusive society Journal of Information Processing,  vol.25,    2017,  pp.45-55,      
  • - Janaka L. Wijekoon, Erwin H. Harahap, Rajitha L. Tennekoon, Hiroaki Nishi  " How can a Service-oriented Router Merge with CDN? "  IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information, and Systems (C),  vol.136,  Issue 8,  2016,  pp.1172-1179,      
  • - Janaka L. Wijekoon, Erwin H. Harahap, Shinichi Ishida, Rajitha L. Tennekoon, Hiroaki Nishi  " Router-based Content-aware Data Redirection for Future CDN Systems "  International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS),  vol.6,  Issue 7,  2015,  pp.1-10,      

Journal Publications Under Review

  • Rajitha Tennekoon, Janaka Wijekoon, and Hiroaki Nishi, Member, IEEE  " On the Effectiveness of IP-Routable Entire-Packet Encryption Service over Public Networks "  IEEE Access,        Under Review

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