Sumudu Samarakoon

Sumudu Samarakoon


Dosentti (Adjunct Professor)
Communication Engineering

40 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 1172 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 206 citations. The author has a h-index of 18.00. (Google Scholar)


Sumudu Samarakoon received his B. Sc. degree in Electronic 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, and Ph. D. degree in Communication Engineering from University of Oulu, Finland in 2017. He is currently working in Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland as a post doctoral researcher.

Research interests

  • Small cell networks
  • Game theory
  • Machine learning
  • Radio resource management

Role of advisor:

Master students: Vishaka Chandrachapa Basnayake, Dinesh Madhusanka

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Scientific merits

Research groups

  • Dosentti (Adjunct Professor), CWC Radio Technologies (CWC-RT)
  • Member, Intelligent Connectivity (ICON)

Selected publications

  • Samarakoon, Sumudu; Bennis, Mehdi; Saad, Walid; Debbah, Merouane; Latva-Aho, Matti (2016) Ultra Dense Small Cell Networks: Turning Density Into Energy Efficiency. - IEEE Journal on selected Areas in Communications 34 (5), 1267-1280 . [Original]
  • Park, Jihong; Samarakoon, Sumudu; Bennis, Mehdi; Debbah, Mérouane (2019) Wireless Network Intelligence at the Edge. - Proceedings of the IEEE 107 (11), 2204-2239 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Samarakoon, Sumudu; Bennis, Mehdi; Saad, Walid; Debbah, Mérouane (2019) Distributed Federated Learning for Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Vehicular Communications. - IEEE transactions on communications 68 (2), 1146-1159 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Samarakoon, Sumudu; Bennis, Mehdi; Saad, Walid; Latva-aho, Matti (2013) Backhaul-aware interference management in the uplink of wireless small cell networks. - IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 12 (11), 5813-5825
  • Manimel Wadu, Madhusanka; Samarakoon, Sumudu; Bennis, Mehdi (2020) Federated Learning under Channel Uncertainty: Joint Client Scheduling and Resource Allocation. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - 2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference. 1-6. [Original]
  • Peltonen, Ella; Bennis, Mehdi; Capobianco, Michele; Debbah, Merouane; Ding, Aaron; Gil-Castiñeira, Felipe; Jurmu, Marko; Karvonen, Teemu; Kelanti, Markus; Kliks, Adrian; Leppänen, Teemu; Lovén, Lauri; Mikkonen, Tommi; Rao, Ashwin; Samarakoon, Sumudu; Seppänen, Kari; Sroka, Paweł; Tarkoma, Sasu; Yang, Tingting (2020) 6G white paper on edge intelligence. - 6G research visions 8. Oulu. [Original]