Date of Birth March 27, 1956
|B.Sc.||(Electrical Engineering) University of Peradeniya,|
|SRI LANKA 5/74-9/78|
|M.Sc.||(Electrical Engineering) Clarkson University,|
|Potsdam, NY 9/80-9/82|
|D.Sc.||(System Science and Mathematics) Washington University,|
|St. Louis, MO 9/82-8/86|
|Assistant Lecturer, University of Peradeniya,|
|Assistant Professor of Mathematics,|
|Texas Tech University||9/86-9/89|
|Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering|
|and Systems Research Center|
|University of Maryland at College Park,||9/89-9/92|
|Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering|
|and Institute for Systems Research|
|University of Maryland at College Park,||9/92-8/96|
|Professor of Mathematics & Statistics|
|Texas Tech University||9/96-|
HONOR, AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
Professional Service, Memberships
Vice Chair (contributed papers), American Control Conference, June 2005.
Co-Organizer of the Conference on New Directions in Control and Applications, (Conference in Celebration of the 60th Birthday of Clyde Martin), Texas Tech University, Nov 14,15, 2003.
Organizer of a special invited session at the Fifteenth International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Notre Dame University, August, 2002.
Co-organizer of three invited sessions at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Pheonix, Dec 1999.
Co-Organizer. Texas Systems Day Symposium, Texas Tech University, Nov 1998.
Corresponding Editor. Journal of Mathematical Systems, Estimation and Control (1990 -1998).
Associate Editor. Journal of Control, Optimization and Calculus of Variations. (1995-2001)
Associate Editor. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1993 -1996).
Associate Editor. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (1991- 1993).
Representative. SIAM Activity Group on Control and Optimization to SIAM News (1990 - 1992).
Secretary/Treasurer. SIAM Activity Group on Control and Optimization (1990 - 1992).
Member. Program Committee of the Nonlinear Control System Design Symposium, 1995.
Member. Program Committee of the 32nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Antonio, 1993.
Member. Program Committee of the 29th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 1990.
Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Honors and Awards
Elected as Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, in February 2003.
1998-1999 Graduate Professor of the Year in the Department of Mathematics - Awarded by Texas Tech University Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award - 94-95 (for contributions to the research and educational programs of the Institute for Systems Research) - Awarded by the Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland at College Park.
Outstanding Electrical Engineering Professor of the Semester Award - Spring 1995 (for undergraduate education) - Awarded by the College Park Chapter of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
George Corcoran Memorial Award - 1993 (for significant contributions to the Electrical Engineering Education) - Awarded by the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park.
Plaque from the College Park Association of Parents - 1993 (for contributions to undergraduate education)
RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY
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