Mr. Yashas Mallawarachchi

Mr. Yashas Mallawarachchi

Chief Academic Affairs Officer / Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade)


  • Director, Academic Affairs / Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade) – SLIIT (April 2018 todate)
  • Head, Academic Affairs / Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade) – SLIIT (April 2017 – March 2018)
  • Head, Computing Services / Senior Lecturer  – SLIIT (Aug 2006 – March 2017)
  • Head, Computing Services / Visiting Lecturer  – SLIIT (Jan 2001 – July 2006)
  • Senior Systems Analyst / Visiting Lecturer – SLIIT (Dec 1999 – Dec 2000)
  • Systems Engineer – University of Moratuwa (July1997 – Dec 1999)
Academic Qualifications
  • MBA (IT) University of Moratuwa,
  • BSc Engineering Hons, University of Moratuwa
Honors and Awards
  • Award for the best final year project in the BSc Engineering Hons Degreee Program in the year 1996.
  • Placed 3rd in the batch 2 of the Staff Development Program conducted by the StaffDeveloment Centre of SLIIT
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Professional Member – British Computer Scoiety
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Member – Project Management Institute, USA
My Publications


  • Kithmi Ashangani, KU Wickramasinghe, DWN De Silva, VM Gamwara, Anupiya Nugaliyadde, Yashas Mallawarachchi   Semantic video search by automatic video annotation using TensorFlow  in 2016 Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering Symposium (MIES),  year 2016,  Colombo, Sri Lanka,    IEEE,    22-22 Oct. 2016,
  • J. A. T. K. JayakodyT. S. K. GamlathW. A. N. LasanthaEmail authorK. M. K. P. PremachandraA. NugaliyaddeY. Mallawarachchi   Mahoshadha, the Sinhala Tagged Corpus Based Question Answering System  in Proceedings of First International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for Intelligent Systems,  year 2016,  Ahmedabad, India,  pp.pp 313-322,  Springer,    28th and 29th November, 2015,  01 July 2016
  • WH Rankothge, SV Sendanayake, RGP Sudarshana, BGGH Balasooriya, DR Alahapperuma, Y Mallawarachchi   Technology assisted tool for learning skills development in early childhood  in International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer2012),  year 2012,  Colombo, Sri Lanka,  pp.165-168,  IEEE,    12-15 Dec. 2012,  18 Dec 2018
  • RGN Ruwanthika, PADBM Amarasekera, RUIB Chandrasiri, DMAI Rangana, A Nugaliyadde, Y Mallawarachchi   Dynamic 3D model construction using architectural house plans  in National Conference on Technology and Management (NCTM),  year 2017,  Colombo, Sri Lanka,  pp.181-184,  IEEE,    27 Jan 2017,  19 Dec 2018