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Mr. Nishan Silva

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Engineering | Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Career Summary

October 2018 – Present

• Senior Lecturer at the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Malabe.

February 2017 – September 2018

•Senior Lecturer at Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), Ramakrishna Road, Wellawatte.

June 2014 – January 2017

•Senior Lecturer (On Contract) at Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Malabe.

2004 – Nov. 2013

•Director Engineering at Amsler Limited, a Weighing Machine and Factory Automation Solution provider Company, based in Sri Lanka.

2001 – Sept. 2003

•Principal Software Engineer at Lewtan Technologies Inc, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.

Nov. 1999 – Dec. 2000

•Worked as a Software Consultant to companies such as Sapient Corporation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, through a company called eBizlink Inc.

Jun. 1996 – Nov 1999

•Senior Software Engineer at BMC Software.


•Worked part-time at KeyFile Systems in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA, I was also doing my Masters Degree at this time.This job started as a Research Assistant-ship while doing my Masters Degree.

Mid 1993 to Dec.1994

•Software Engineer at John Keels Holdings, Sri Lanka. (Worked at a subsidiary called Keels Business Systems, and a another subsidiary called JK Software ).


Master of Science in Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA, USA.

concentration in Networking and Software Engineering.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.

Major: Computer Science, Minor: Mathematics and Significant course work in Electrical Engineering.


Golden Key National Honour Society, USA (as an Undergaduate)

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

Embedded Software Engineering, Autonomous Navigation, Walking, Gait and Robotics.



Ongoing Research

My Publications

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