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Ms. Dilanka De Silva

Dilanka de Silva has been working as a Lecturer in the Department of Telecommunications Engineering at SLTC Research University since October 2019. She graduated from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka with a First Class B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering. In 2013, she obtained her Project Management Professional credentials from the Project Management Institute (USA) and went on to complete her Master in Business Administration (MBA) with a Merit pass at Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK in 2015. Currently, she is pursuing her PhD at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, in the research area of Visible Light Communication.

Prior to her academic career at SLTC Research University, Dilanka worked in the Sri Lankan telecommunications industry for 12 years in the 3G and 4G Access Network Planning and Optimization field. She held various roles ranging from Engineer up to Senior Manager level.

Academic/Professional Qualifications

B.Sc. (Honours) in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
MBA in Project Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
Ph.D. (Reading), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Chartered Engineer CEng.,MIE(SL), IESL, Sri Lanka
Project Management Professional, PMI, USA

Ms. Dilanka De Silva
Ms. Dilanka De Silva
Joint Department Head Lecturer
Electronics and Telecommunication


Visible Light Communication (VLC)
Light Fidelity (Li-Fi)
Wireless Communications