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Dr. Lasith Yasakethu

Dr. Lasith Yasakethu is a Senior Lecturer in Department of Applied Electronics, Sri Lanka Technological Campus. He is currently serving as the Dean of Faculty of Technology. Dr. Yasakethu received his BSc. Engineering degree (First Class Hons.) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, in 2007. He was awarded the prize for best performance in Electronic Communication Engineering by the University of Peradeniya for his achievements in undergraduate studies. After graduation, he joined Dialog Telecom (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka as a Core-Network Engineer (2007). In October 2007 he was awarded the Overseas Research Scholarships Award by the Higher Education Funding Council of England to pursue PhD at the University of Surrey, UK. After completing his PhD he worked as a Research Engineer for Technicolor Research & Innovations (formerly known as THOMSON R&D), in Rennes, France (2010-2012). Dr. Yasakethu worked as a Research Fellow and a Senior Research Fellow at University of Surrey, UK and Kingston University, London, UK respectively (2012-2014). Afterwards, he worked as a Senior Lecturer at Department of Mechatronics, Faculty of Engineering, SAITM (2014-2016) and Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya (2016-2018). His area of expertise is 3D Video Communication, Perception and Cyber Security. Dr. Yasakethu has worked for several European Commission Framework Program-6 (FP6) and Framework Program-7 (FP7) projects. He is a member of IEEE & an author/reviewer of several IEEE/IET journal/conference publications.

Academic/Professional Qualifications

PhD, University of Surrey, UK.
BSc (Hons) in Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Dr. Lasith Yasakethu
Dr. Lasith Yasakethu
Dean of Faculty of Technology
Electronics and Communication Engineering


Quality of Experience (QoE) in multimedia communications
2D/3D video coding and transmission
Qideo quality evaluation