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About Me

I am a second year PhD student in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering of University of Southern California (USC), and I am currently working with Professor Viktor Prasanna. I received my Bachelor of Science degree from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Peradeniya (UOP), Sri Lanka. 

Research Interests:
  • High-speed router architectures and algorithms
  • Power efficient hardware architectures for network processing
  • Router virtualization
  • Traffic Classification
  • Network Security and Intrusion Detection Systems
Research Group:
  • Weirong Jiang (Graduated) - @Juniper Networks
  • Qingbo Wang (Graduated) - @ Hitachi
  • Hoang Le
  • Edward Yang
  • Nam Ma
  • Lucia Sun
Research/Teaching Experience: 
  • Research Assistant @ USC (Fall 2009 ~ Present)
  • EE357 - Basic Organization of Computer Systems : Spring 2010/Fall 2011/Spring 2011 Teaching Assistant @ USC
  • EE101 - Introduction to Digital Logic : Fall 2009 Teaching Assistant @ USC
  • Assistant Lecturer @ UOP (January 2009 ~ August 2009)
    • EE224 - Signals and Systems 
    • EE283 - Linear Systems
  • Teaching Assistant @ UOP (July 2008 ~ December 2008)
    • EE307 - Automatic Control
    • EE534 - Estimation and Identification
    • EE535 - Nonlinear and Adaptive Systems
    • EE518 - Digital Communications
Education: 
  • Grad Student (PhD) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (08/26/2010 ~ Present)
Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Focusing on: Router Virtualization, High-speed network processing and Traffic Classification
  • B.S. (First Class Honors) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (01/11/2004 ~ 05/28/2008)
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Project Title: Wireless Distributed Mobile Control Network

Conference:
  • Invited reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS 2011)
Competitions:
  • ABU Robocon 2006

Activities:
  • Vice Chairman - Institute of Engineering and Technology, Younger Members’ Section (IET – YMS) (2008/2009)
  • Senior Editor - Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Society (EEES), University of Peradeniya (2007/2008)
  • Organizing Committee - EEES Annual School Program 2008, University of Peradeniya (2007/2008)
  • Organizing Committee - EEES All Island Quiz Program 2008, University of Peradeniya (2007/2008)
  • Chief organizer - IET–YMS Annual Technical Conference, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya (2007/2008)
  • Voluntary supporter - ICIIS2006 and ICIIS2007 
Affiliations:
  • IEEE Graduate Student Member, California Region
  • IEEE Communications Society Member, California Region
  • ACM Graduate Student Member
  • Peradeniya Engineering Faculty Alumni Association (PEFAA) Member