Madhusanka Liyanage

Dr. Madhusanka Liyanage

Adjunct Professor - Docent

Madhusanka Liyanage


Adjunct Professor - Docent

58 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 820 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 74 citations. The author has a h-index of 15.00. (Google Scholar)


Researcher with eight years of experience in various domains including Network Security, 5G, SDN, NFV, Mobile networks, IoT, Blockchain, MEC and Virtual Private Network (VPN) domains. Three years of experience in research project management, research group leadership, project proposal preparation, project progress documentation and graduate student supervision. Responsible roles in international, EU and national research projects. Experience in teaching and conducting lab work for both postgraduate and undergraduate students. He is also recipient of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) - Individual Fellowship (IF).

Short Resume 

    List of Publications, CVs and Awards


    Research Projects

    Scientific merits

    Research visits

    • 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.