Biography of

Sumudu Samarakoon

Sumudu Samarakoon is an Assistant Professor in intelligent connectivity and networks/systems (ICON) group at the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC)-Radio Technologies Unit since late 2021. He was a Postdoctoral Researcher at CWC and held Adjunct Professor title under Communication efficient machine learning. He 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. His research focus is on the confluence of wireless communication and machine learning technologies in terms of enabling edge intelligence for various control and communication applications. He received the Best Paper Award at the European Wireless Conference and the Excellence Award for Innovators and the Outstanding Doctoral Student in the Radio Technology Unit, CWC, University of Oulu, in 2016. He is a Guest Editor of Telecom (MDPI) Special Issue on Millimeter Wave Communications and Networking in 5G and Beyond.