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Dr. Nuwan Kodagoda

Head | Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Faculty of Computing | Computer Science & Software Engineering

Career Summary

  • Head/Department of Software Engineering (2017 January – to date)
  • Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade) (2006 December – to date)
  • Head/Department of Information Technology (2008 May – 2015 March)
  • Chairman/Curriculum and Academic Quality Committee (2010 – July 2013)
  • Senior Lecturer (2005 May – 2006 November)
  • Lecturer (2001 November – 2005 April)


  • PhD, Sheffield Hallam University, 2018
  • MPhil Degree, University of Moratuwa, 2005
  • BSc Eng. (Hons), University of Moratuwa, 1995


  • Merit Award for scientific research for the project the feasibility of using “Product Models for representing Building Information” awarded by the National Science Foundation on 7th November 2001.  This was the dissertation done for the MPhil degree.
  • Best Final Year Project on “Interactive Design Calculation of Prestressed Concrete using Spreadsheets” in 1995.  This was the dissertation done for the undergraduate degree.

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Algorithm Design and Optimization in Parallel Computing
  • High Performance Computing
  • Use and Development of Software Engineering Tools to improve the Software Development Processes
  • eLearning
  • Using Symantec Web Technologies to solve real world problems.


  • Member of the British Computer Society
  • Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Member of Computer Society of Sri Lanka

Ongoing Research

My Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • Kodagoda, N., Andrews, S., & Pulasinghe, K.   A parallel version of the in-close algorithm  in National onference on Technology and Management (NCTM),  year 2017,    pp.1-5,  IEEE,      
  • Pathirathna, P. P. W., Ayesha, V. A. I., Imihira, W. A. T., Wasala, W. M. J. C., Kodagoda, N., & Edirisinghe, E. A. T. D.   Security testing as a service with docker containerization  in Software Knowledge, Information Management and Applications (SKIMA), 2017 11th International Conference,  year 2017,    pp.1-7,  IEEE,      
  • Kulathunga, K. S. D. A., Radith, W. M. N., Kumari, B. R. K. S., Liyanaarachchi, I. H., Edirisinghe, E. A. T. D., Kodagoda, N., & Arachchilage, N. A. G.   Open source SOA based middleware framework for classified based web development  in Information Technology Conference (NITC),  year 2017,    pp.6-11,  IEEE,      
  • De Silva D.I. ,Kodagoda N. , Kodituwakku S. R. and Pinidiyaarachchi A. J.   Improvements to a complexity metric: CB measure  in 10th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS),  year 2015,  Peradeniya,  pp.401-406,  IEEE,      
  • De Silva D.I. ,Kodagoda N. , Kodituwakku S. R. and Pinidiyaarachchi A. J   Limitations of an object-oriented metric: Weighted complexity measure  in International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science (ICSESS),  year 2015,    pp.698-701,  IEEE ,      
  • Manamendra M.A.S.C, Manathunga K.N., Perera K.H.D., Kodagoda N.   Improvements for Agile Manifesto and Make Agile Applicable for Undergraduate Research Projects  in 8th International Conference on Computer Science & Education,  year 2013,    pp.539-544,        
  • De Silva, D. I., Kodagoda, N.   Applicability of Weyuker's Properties Using Three Comlexity Metrics  in 8th International Conference on Computer Science & Education,  year 2013,    pp.685-690,        
  • Wickramasinghe N.,Somadasa K.,Karundhipathi M.,Subasinghe S,Kodagoda N.,Suriyawansa K.   Online Learning Resources Finder Based on Computer Programming Domain,  in International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability,  year 2018,            
  • Aryal S.,Porawagama A.,Hasith S.,Thoradeniya S.,Kodagoda N.,Suriyawansa K.   Using Pre-trained Models as Feature Extractor to Classify Video Styles Used in MOOC Videos  in International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability,  year 2018,            

Journal Publications

  • De Silva, D. I., Kodituwakku, S. R., Pinidiyaarachchi, A. J., & Kodagoda, N.  " Enhancements to an OO Metric: CB Measure "  Journal of Software,      2018,  pp.72-82,      
  • Kodagoda, N, and Pulasinghe, K  " Comparision Between Features of CbO based Algorithms for Generating Formal Concepts "  International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications (IJCSSA),      2016,  pp.1-34,      

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