SLTC’s Prof. Dushantha Jayakody elevated to grade of Fellow at IET | Daily News

SLTC’s Prof. Dushantha Jayakody elevated to grade of Fellow at IET

Head of School of Postgraduate Studies and  Research at Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) Professor Dushantha Jayakody
Head of School of Postgraduate Studies and Research at Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) Professor Dushantha Jayakody

Head of School of Postgraduate Studies and Research at Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) Professor Dushantha Jayakody was recently felicitated as a Fellow of the UK Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET) which is the highest grade of Institution of Engineering Technology (IET) membership.

This title was awarded to the distinguished academic to honor his yeoman service to the field of engineering spanning decades; he had demonstrated excellence in all categories under which Fellows are assessed prior to being bestowed with the title. The criteria for qualification include leadership, responsibility, insight & experience, creativity, innovation, enterprise, service, reputation and influence & contribution. IET is the largest multidisciplinary professional engineering institution in the world.

Prof. Jayakody is also the Head of Center for Telecommunications Research of SLTC. He currently supervises & mentors 6 PhD candidates, two post-doctorates and many undergraduates.

“We are proud & happy for our colleague Prof Jayakody – a well deservedaccolade in recognition of his contribution to the field of engineering which I also happen to be part of. We consider this a great honor for SLTC as well because the value& insight he adds to the institution is immense; our students are privileged to be guided & mentored by him and likes at SLTC where we are highly conscious about quality of education to ensure value for money for the students,” said Founder President/CEO of SLTC Eng Ranjith Rubasinghe.

Prof. Jayakody obtained a PhD in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University College Dublin, Ireland following successful the completion of a Master of Science degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey. He has served as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at University of Tartu, Estonia and University of Bergen, Norway.

-NM