I am a Professor of Software Engineering in the School of Computing & Communications at the Open University, UK.  I started at the Open University in 2006, with an appointment as a lecturer in computing in Faculty of Maths & Computing.

I am a member of the Software Engineering & Design research group, where I am involved in projects that undertake interdisciplinary research to bridge software engineering with social psychology, business strategy, human computer interaction, healthcare and machine learning, ensured the success of these projects. As a result, I am able apply my research to application domains that include online social networks, enterprise systems, policing,  the internet of things, and mobile applications. Further details can by found on my Open University profile.

I completed my PhD in Sep 2005 under the supervision of Dr. Emil Lupu and Dr. Alessandra Russo at Imperial College London, where I was also a research associate (2001-2006). Between 1998 and 2001 I worked as a Software Engineer for Sapient Corporation having obtained an MEng in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College London in 1998.

Prior to that I was educated at Royton and Crompton School (Oldham, UK), Dharmaraja College (Kandy, Sri Lanka) and St. Thomas' College (Bandarawela, Sri Lanka)

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