Course Modules

Semester 1: Business Applications in Information Technology (IT1102)

Semester 2: Web Technologies (IT1208)

Semester 3: Software Project Management (IT2309)

                             Project I (IT2308)

Semester 4: Cloud Computing (IT2402)

                              Project II (IT2407)

Feilds of Spcializations

Renewable Energy

Solar Energy

Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Artificial Intelligence

Image Processing

Pattern Recognition

Data Mining

Scientific Computing

Quantum Computation

Research Publications


1.  Galappaththi K, Ekanayake P, Petra MI (2016) Computational study of modification of cyanidin as high efficient organic sensitizer for dye sensitized solar cells. Sci. Bruneiana 15: 

ISSN:1819-9550Volume:15,2016, Special Issue


2.  Galappaththi K, Kuruppu S, “A text mining approach to analyze trends in the IT industry job market through text extraction from images” was published at the Online International Conference on Advances in Computing &Technology(ICACT)-2020, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka-ISSN 2756-9160

3.  Galappaththi K, Kuruppu S, “A data mining approach to identify associations between job titles and skills in job vacancies” was published at the International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing(ICARC) -2021, University of Sabaragamuwa

4.  Galappaththi K, Lim A, Ekanayake P, Petra MI (2017) Cyanidin-Based Novel Organic Sensitizer for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: DFT/TDDFT Study. Int J Photoenergy 2017:1–6. doi: 10.1155/2017/8564293

5.  Galappaththi K, Ekanayake P, Petra MI (2018) A rational design of high efficient and low-cost dye sensitizer with exceptional absorptions: Computational study of cyanidin based organic sensitizer. Sol Energy. doi: 10.1016/j.solener.2017.12.027

6.  D. N. F. P. Damit, K. Galappaththi, A. Lim, M. I. Petra, and P. Ekanayake, “Formulation of water to ethanol ratio as extraction solvents of Ixora coccinea and Bougainvillea glabra and their effect on dye aggregation in relation to DSSC performance,” Ionics (Kiel), vol. 23, pp. 485–495, 2017

7.  Kalpana Galappaththi, Piyasiri Ekanayake, Mohammad Iskandar Petra, Dk Nur FhatihahPg Damit (2016) A Manuscript titled “Computational design and characterization of high performance cyanidin based sensitizer for dye sensitized solar cells” was accepted for publication in “6TH BRUNEI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY | (BICET) 2016, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI BRUNEI, BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 14 - 16 NOVEMBER 2016”, the manuscript was presented in BICET-2016.



B. Sc. (Hons), University of Ruhuna

MCS. University of Colombo School of Computing 

Ph.D. (Brunei)



Sri Lankan Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE)



Special Awards

Pesident's Award for Scientific Research in 2021 for highly rated scientific researchas evaluated by peer and published in the year 2018. (A rational design of high effecient and low-cost dye sensitizer with exceptional absorptions: Computational study cyanidin based organic sensitizer SOLAR ENERGY, Vol 161, pp 83-89)

SEDA (Staff and Educational Development Association) award for successfully completing the course of study leading to the Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education, University of Colombo