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Dr. Lakmini Malasinghe

Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade)

Faculty of Engineering | Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Career Summary

  • September 2020 to date: Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade) - Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, SLIIT
  • July 2015 - August 2020: Lecturer  - Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, SLIIT
  • February 2012 - June 2015: Assistant Lecturer - Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, SLIIT
  • September 2010 - January 2012: Lecturer (Contract) - Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa
  • July 2009 - August 2010: Temporary Instructor - Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa


  • Doctor of Philosophy - July 2020 - University of the West of Scotland
  • Master of Science - 2015 - University of Moratuwa
  • Master of Engineering - 2009 - University of Nottingham
  • CTHE (University of Colombo) and SEDA (UK)


Erasmus Mundus - Action 2: SmartLink Scholarship Recipient (2015) for doctoral studies.

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Contactless Bio-signal Detection and Monitoring
  • Technology for Healthcare
  • Digital Signal and Image Processing
  • Optical Fiber Communication and Lasers
  • Biophotonics
  • Biomedical Engineering


Associate Member - Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL)

Member - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


Ongoing Research

These days I am working with my research student(s) on remote heart rate detection and fall detection technologies. Students interested in these areas or any of my other research interests are welcome to email me for undergraduate or postgraduate research.

Ongoing topics (postgrad):

1. Contactless HR and HRV detection using feature extraction

2. Smart Grid Monitoing (co-supervision only)


Available topics (postgrad):

1. Non-invasive Blood Pressure Monitoring

2. ECG Patch for continuous monitoring

3. Alzheimer's/Parkinsons diseases monitoring

4. IOT for differently-abled persons

5. Remote monitoring of Neonatal/Infant/Post-accident/Post-surgery patients

6. Wound Management using image processing



My Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • Lakmini Malasinghe, Ruwan Weerasuriya   Modeling of Optical Carrier Recovery using Four Wave Mixing Technique for Binary Phase Shift Keying Systems  in MERCon 2015,  year 2015,      IEEE,    8th April 2015,  
  • L. Malasinghe, S. Katsigiannis, N. Ramzan, K. Dahal   Remote Heart Rate Extraction Using Microsoft KinectTM V2.0  in Proceedings of the 2018 10th International Conference in Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology,  year 2018,  Netherlands,          

Journal Publications

  • Lakmini P. Malasinghe, Naeem Ramzan, Keshav Dahal  " Remote Patient Monitoring: a comprehensive study "  Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Springer,  vol.10,    2018,  pp.57:76,      .,
  • L Malasinghe, S Katsigiannis, K Dahal, N Ramzan  " "A comparative study of common steps in video-based remote heart rate detection methods" "  Expert Systems with Applications - Elsevier,  vol.207,    2022,,

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