Madhusanka Liyanage

Dr. Madhusanka Liyanage

Adjunct Professor - Docent

Madhusanka Liyanage


Adjunct Professor - Docent

86 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 1434 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 151 citations. The author has a h-index of 18.00. (Google Scholar)


Madhusanka Liyanage received his B.Sc. degree (First Class Honours) in electronics and telecommunication engineering from the University of Moratuwa,  Sri Lanka, in 2009, the M.Eng. degree from the Asian Institute of Technology,  Thailand, in 2011, the M.Sc. degree from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, in 2011, and the Doctor of Technology degree in communication engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland, in 2016.  He is currently an Assistant Professor/Ad Astra Fellow at School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Ireland. He is also acting as an Adjunct Processor/Docent at the Center for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland. He is also a recipient of prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship during 2018-2020. From 2011 to 2012, he worked a Research Scientist at the I3S Laboratory and Inria, France. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Data61, CSIRO, Sydney, Australia, the Infolabs21, Lancaster University, U.K., and Computer Science and Engineering, The University of New South Wales, School of IT, University of Sydney, LIP6, Sorbonne University during 2015-2018. 

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    • Visiting Researcher at University of Oxford, UK
      15.12.2017 to 15.1.2018

      Visited Computer Science Department as a postdoctoral researcher and worked on usecases of blockchain for securing smartgrids with Prof. Andrew Martin and Dr. Pardeep Kumar.

    • Visiting Researcher at CSIRO, Australia
      1.2.2017 to 15.4.2017

      Visited Data61 at CSIRO, Sydney, Australia as a part time researcher and working on blockchain and SDN security research with Prof. Aruna Seneviratne.

    • Visiting Research Fellow Jr at University of New South Wales, Australia
      15.1.2017 to 15.4.2017

      Visited Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department at University of New South Wales, Australia as Junior Research Fellow and workied on blockchain and IoT security research with Prof. Salil Kanhere

    • Visiting Researcher at University of Lancaster, United Kingdom
      6.12.2016 to 15.12.2017

      Visited Infolabs21 at University of Lancaster, United Kingdom as postdoctoral researcher and working on 5G security and resilience with Prof. David Hutchison

    • Visiting Researcher at Aalto University, Finland
      1.1.2014 to 31.1.2014

      Visited Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT) Aalto University as a doctoral researcher and worked on secure VPLS solutions with Prof. Andrei Gurtov.