Dr. V.G. Tharinda Nishantha Vidanagama  

DrVGTNB.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science with First Class Honors (Peradeniya), M.Sc., D.Sc. In Global Information & Telecommunication Studies (Waseda University, Japan)                                                      

Senior Lecturer (Gr. II)

Department of Computing and Information Systems

Faculty of Applied Sciences

Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

Kuliyapitiya

Sri Lanka 


Contact Information: 

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Research interests

Wireless Ad hoc Networks, Sensor networks, Network communications, Communications systems simulation, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications, Internet of Things  


Supervision of Post Graduate Degrees

  • Prospective candidates for Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) or Doctor of Science (Ph.D.) in Computer Science are advised to directly contact me. Further information on procedures and by-laws can be found here.

Associations

  • Member of IEEE and IEEE ComSoc since 2008

Awards

  • Awarded the University Prize for Academic Excellence From University of Peradeniya in 2003. 
  • IEICE General Conference, English Session Award of NS Committee, 2015.

Publications

Refereed Journal Papers  

  1. Vidanagama, T.N.; Arai, D.; Ogishi, T., "Service Environment for Smart Wireless Devices: An M2M Gateway Selection Scheme," IEEE Access, vol.3, pp.666-677, 2015.
  2. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H.; “Message routing with counting bloom filter for name-based home ad hoc networks”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network, ISSN: 2277-5420, Vol.3, Issue-1, pp. 15-23, Feb. 2014.
  3. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H.; “Name-Based Message Forwarding for Home Ad hoc Networks”, Journal of Wireless Networking and Communications, Vol.3, No.4, pp. 51-62, Oct. 2013.
  4. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H.; “Mobility in Name-Based Home Ad Hoc Networks”, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT), ISSN: 2249-8958, Vol-2, Issue-6, pp. 87-95, Aug. 2013. 

Conference proceedings   

  1. Vidanagama, T.N.; "Impact of Obstacles on a Gateway Selection Scheme in an M2M Architecture for Short Range Wireless Devices", Proceedings of the 16th Conference of Science Counsil of Asia (SCA-16), ISBN: 978-955-590-123-9, Sri Lanka, May/June 2016.
  2. Vidanagama, T.N.; Arai, D.; Ogishi, T.; "M2M Gateway Selection Scheme for Smart Wireless Devices: An Energy Consumption Perspective", RS-4-1, Proceedings of the 10th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Information and Telecommunication Technologies (APSITT), Sri Lanka, August 2015.
  3. Vidanagama, T.N.; Arai, D.; Ogishi, T.; “Performance Under Varying Traffic Condition of an M2M Gateway Selection Scheme for Smart Wireless Devices”, Proceedings of the IEICE General Conference, ISSN: 1349-1377, BS-3-25, Japan, March 2015.
  4. Vidanagama, T.N.; Arai, D.; Ogishi, T., “M2M Gateway Selection Scheme for Smart Wireless Devices”, 18th International Conference on Intelligence in Next Generation Networks (ICIN), pp.176-183, Paris, Feb17-19. 2015.
  5. T.N. Vidanagama, D. Arai, T. Ogishi, “Study on Gateway Selection in an M2M Architecture”, Proceedings of the IEICE Society Conference, BS-6-31, pp. S-96-97, Japan, Sep. 2014.
  6. Vidanagama, T.N., “MESSAGE MULTICAST WITH COUNTING BLOOM FILTER FOR NAME-BASED HOME AD HOC NETWORKS”, Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference (WinC 2014), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, August 2014.
  7. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H.; “Message Routing with Bloom Filter for Name-Based Home Ad Hoc Networks”, IEICE Technical Report, Vol. 113(295), pp.75-80, Japan, Nov. 2013.
  8. Vidanagama, T. N.; Nakazato, H.; "Keyword-based Unicast and Multicast in a Cluster-based Ad hoc Network", IEICE technical report on Communication systems, Vol. 111(348), pp. 13-18, Japan, Dec. 2011.
  9. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H.; "Mobility in a description based clustered ad hoc network", IEEE GLOBECOM Workshops, pp.148-152, Miami, FL, 6-10 Dec. 2010.
  10. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H.; "Reduction of Message Misdirection in Description Based Clustered Ad Hoc Networks", Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 7th IEEE , pp.1-5, 9-12 Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 2010
  11. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H. “Description Based Routing and Addressing in Cluster Based Ad Hoc Network”, BS-4. System, control and design technologies for emerging network, Proc. of the IEICE General Conference, pp. S-67-68, 2009.

Workshop Presentations 

  1. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H., “Description based ad hoc network routing”, Proc. Of Joint workshop Waseda University, Japan and Hanyang University, South Korea, 2013.
  2. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H., “Mobility in Name-Based Home Ad Hoc Networks”, Proc. Of Joint workshop Waseda University, Japan and Taiwan National University, Taiwan, Nov. 2012.
  3. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H., “Description Based Routing and Addressing in Cluster Based Ad Hoc Network”, Proc. Of Joint workshop Waseda University, Japan and Tsinghua University, China, 2010.

Poster sessions

  1. Vidanagama, T.N., “HOME NETWORKS: A SURVEY OF ARCHITECTURES AND TECHNOLOGIES”, Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference (WinC 2014), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, August 2014.
  2. Vidanagama, T.N.; Nakazato, H., “Futuristic Home with Ad Hoc Networks”, 10th IEEE Tokyo Young Researchers Workshop, Japan, Dec. 2013. 

Reviewer

  • Applied Computing and Informatics, Elsevier
  • Wireless Sensor Networks, Scientific Research Publishing
  • Communications and Network, Scientific Research Publishing
  • International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences (IJCNS), Scientific Research Publishing

Organizing Committees of International / National Conferences

  • 10th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Information and Telecommunication Technologies (APSITT), Sri Lanka, August 2015. 

 Administrative Activities: 

  • Director, ICT Center – Kuliyapitiya premises
  • Member of the Senate Sub Committee, Senate Research and Higher Degrees
  • Member of the Senate Sub Committee, Academic Development & Planning, Scholarships & Ethics
  • Member of the Library committee, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences Board Representative to the Senate
  • Member of the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Student Coucillor, Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Course Director of Diploma in Information Technology, ICT Center, Kuliyapitiya-Premises