Prof. D. N. Uduwawala received his B.Sc.Eng. degree with first class honours from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1999. He received his Technical Licentiate and Ph.D. degrees in electromagnetic theory from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden in 2004 and 2006 respectively. At present he is a professor attached to the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Peradeniya.
Prof. Uduwawala is a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA. He has served the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-s), Sri Lanka Chapter and IEEE Sri Lanka Central Region Subsection in various capacities and chaired MTT-s, Sri Lanka Chapter in 2014. He was the coordinator of the postgraduate program in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Peradeniya during 2007-2013. He served as the Director of Electrical and Electronics workshop, University of Peradeniya during 2013-2016.
Prof. Uduwawala’s research areas include antennas and computational electrodynamics. He has been the co-author of numerous peer reviewed international journal and conference papers. He was a recipient of the Presidential awards for scientific research publications in 2010. He is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Practical Electronics (IJPE) since 2013. Further he is a reviewer of several international journals and conferences including IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications (JEMWA) and Progress in Electromagnetic Research (PIER).