+94 24 222 0269 | headphy@vau.ac.lk

Mr. S. S. Suthaharan

B.Sc. (Computer Science) (Madras, India), M.Sc. in Computer Science (Madras, India), M.Phil (Peradeniya, SL)

Senior Lecturer Gr.II

+94 24 222 0269

suthaharan@vau.jfn.ac.lk

Optical Transmission, Signal Processing, Network Security, Wireless Communication

  

Academic Records
  • M.Phil. (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science (Madras, India)
  • B.Sc. (Computer Science) (Madras, India)
Admin Roles
  • Dean of the Faculty of Technological Studies, July 2020 to date
  • Acting Dean of the Faculty of Technological Studies, May 2020 – July 2020
  • Head of the Department of Information and Communication Technology, March 2020 – May 2020
  • Acting Head of the Department of Information and Communication Technology, February 2020 – March 2020
  • Coordinator, Technology Stream, Faculty of Applied Science – March 2017 – February 2020
  • Member of the Senate of the University of Vavuniya, August 2021 to date
  • Member of the Council of the University of Vavuniya, August 2021 to date
  • Member of the Senate of the University of Jaffna, March 2020 to July 2021
  • Member of the Council of the University of Jaffna, May 2020 to July 2021
  • Faculty  Representative to the Senate, Faculty of Applied Science, University of Jaffna, 2012 – 2013
  • Member of the Standing Committee on Technology Stream, University Grants Commission, June 2017 to date
  • Member, Faculty Research Committee, Faculty of Applied Science, 2018 – to date
  • Senior Treasurer, Vavuniya Campus Students’ Union, 2017 to date
  • Member, Board of Faculty of Applied Science, Vavuniya Campus, 2016 to date.
  • Representative, Lanka Education And Research Network, Vavuniya Region
  • Chairman, Curriculum Development Committee, Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology, 2016
  • Member of the Faculty level Curriculum Evaluation Committee, Faculty of Applied Science, 2017 to date
  • Member of the Technical Evaluation Committee of the World Bank funded AHEAD Project Round 2 and Round 3 at the Faculty of Technological Studies, 2019 – 2021
  • Coordinator of the World Bank funded AHEAD Project – Round – 3 for the Faculty of Technological Studies, 2019 – 2021
  • Member, Committee to Vavuniya Campus Teachers’ Association, 2010 – 2011
  • Academic Sub-Warden, Male Hostel, Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna, 2010 – 2011
  • Students’ Counselor, Faculty of Applied Science, 2009 – 2010.
  • Chairperson, Annual Board of Survey, Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2016
  • Academic Tutor, Department of Physical Science, 2010 – 2011
  • Chairperson – Institutional Review Committee for Postgraduate Studies, Research, Innovation and Commercialization, Faculty of Applied Science, 2016 – 2018
  • Chairperson, Programme Review Committee for Innovative and Healthy Practices, Faculty of Applied Science, 2017 to date
  • Chairperson, Network Infrastructure Monitoring Committee, Faculty of Applied Science, 2018 – 2020
  • Chairperson, Web Development Committee, Faculty of Technological Studies, 2020 to date.
  • Member, Committee to Activate Staff Students Interaction, 2014.
  • Convener SSC (Academic counseling and staff student relationship), 2009 to date
  • Chairman of the Technical Evaluation Committee for the purchase of IT Equipment at the Faculty of Technological Studies, 2019 – 2020.
  • Coordinator AHEAD Project – Results area 2, 2018 to date
  • Chairman, Programme Review Committee for Innovative and Healthy Practices, Faculty of Applied Science, 2017 to date
Activities

Resource Person

  • Visiting Lecturer for Short course in Information Communication Technology for the Public Sector Staff of Northern Province, 2009.
  • Visiting Lecturer for Intensive Training Course on MS Office Applications for the Public Sector Staff, 2017.
  • Visiting Lecturer for Information Technology for final year students in Medicine, Arts, Management & Commerce under IRQUE project, 2007 – 2008.

Institutional Development

  • Contributed to develop a new curriculum for the IT degree programme, Department of Physical Science, Vavuniya Campus, 2014
  • Contributed to develop a new curriculum for the BICT degree programme, Technology Stream, Department of Physical Science, Faculty of Applied Science, Vavuniya Campus, 2015
  • Contributed to develop a proposal for the Faculty of Technological Studies, Vavuniya Campus, 2016
  • Contributed to develop a new curriculum for the BICT degree programme, Department of Inter-disciplinary Studies, Faculty of Technology, University of Jaffna, 2020
Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

  • ICT1132–Introduction to Program Design and Programming (2009–2013)
  • IT1134–Fundamentals of Programming (2019)
  • TICT1144–Basics for Computer Programming (2017–2019)
  • TICT1134–Fundamentals of Computer Programming (2019 to date)
  • COS1132–Introduction to Programming Using C++ (2009–2011)
  • ICT1213–Data Structures (2009–2013)
  • ICT2142–Visual Computing (Rapid Application Development) (2015–2017)
  • ICT2232–Computer Networks (2009–2013, 2015–2019)
  • IT1242–Principles of Computer Networks (2019 to date)
  • ICT4142–Advanced Computer Networks (2010–2013,2015 to date)
  • ICT4222–Advanced Networking Technologies-I (2010–2013, 2015–2019)
  • ICT4232–Advanced Networking Technologies-II (2010–2013, 2015–2019)
  • TICT2222–Computer Networks (2017 to date)
  • TICT3214–Advanced Computer Networks and Administration (2018 to date)
  • SCOS4133–Networking Basics (2009–2013, 2016 to date)
  • ICT2113–Mathematics for Computing (2009–2012)
  • ICT3152–Server Management (2015–2018)
  • ICT3242–Internet Computing (2016–2018)
  • ICT2252–Management Information Systems (2009–2011)
  • ICT3232–Multimedia and Web Development (2016–2017)
  • Research Seminar (2016 to date)
  • Supervision: Group and Individual research projects (2008–2013, 2015 to date)
Publications

Research and Publications

Research Interests

  • Communication Networks
  • Optical Transmission
  • Wireless Communication
  • Propagation Mechanisms in Satellite Communication
  • Machine Learning

Reviewer

  • 10th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS2021), 2021.
  • 9th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS2018), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2018.
  • 11th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2016), IIT Roorkee, India, 2016.
  • 2nd Faculty Annual Research Session (FARS2021) at Faculty of Applied Science, University of Vavuniya.
  • Vavuniya University International Research Conference 2021 (VUIRS2021), University of Vavuniya, 2021.

Journal

 International Conferences

  • Vigneshwaran and S. Suthaharan, “Dynamic Sectorized Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Using Reconfigurable Directional Antenna,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEEE 2021) Springer, 2021, [Accepted].
  • Vigneshwaran and S. Suthaharan, “Evaluation of Sector-based Routing Approach in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEEE 2020) Springer, 2020.
  • Rukshani, K. Sujatha, and S. Suthaharan, “Enhancement of Information Security Using Music Theory and Attributes”, In Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Session (iPURSE), 2019.
  • Suthaharan, P. Rukshani, and C. Vanuja, “Single and Mixed Line Rate Variation for Dedicated Protection in Elastic Optical Networks”, EdHat International Conference on Information Communication Technology (ICT), Nov. 2018.
  • Lojenaa, Ruwan D. Nawarathna, and S. Suthaharan, “A Digital Green Banking Framework: A Background Analysis for Fingerprint Approaches”, EdHat International Conference on Information Communication Technology (ICT), Nov. 2018.
  • Suthaharan, A. Fathima Sharfana, and T. Shagitha, “Evaluation of Blocking Constraints for Survivable WDM Optical Networks”, In Proceedings of 12th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2017), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2017.
  • Suthaharan, R. Niruthya, and A. Fathima Sharfana, “Wavelength Conversion Scheme for Dedicated Protection in WDM Optical Networks”, In Proceedings of 12th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2017), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2017.
  • Suthaharan, D. Samarakkody, and W. A. S. C. Perera, “Comparison of Single-Line Rate for Dedicated Protection on WDM Optical Network Topologies”, In Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS 2016), University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2016.
  • Suthaharan, “Resource Assignment Schemes for Pre-configured Backup Protection in Elastic Optical Networks”, In Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2016), IIT Roorkee, India, Dec. 2016.
  • Suthaharan, D. Samarakkody, and W.A.S.C. Perera, “Resource Efficiency for Dedicated Protection in WDM Optical Networks”, In Proceedings of the Keleniya International Conference on Advances in Computing and Technology, University of Keleniya, Sri Lanka, Nov. 2016.
  • Suthaharan, R. Krishanthmohan, and R. G. Ragel, “Pre-configured Backup Protection with Limited Resource Sharing in Elastic Optical Networks,” in Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2015), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2015.
  • Suthaharan, R. Krishanthmohan, and R. G. Ragel, “Efficient Switch Architectures for Pre-configured Backup Protection with Sharing in Elastic Optical Networks,” in Proceedings of 7th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS 2014), Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2014.

 Local Conference

  • Suthaharan, P. Rukshani, and C. Vanuja, “Frequency Spectrum Analysis of Mixed-Line Rate in Flexible Optical Networks”, In Proceedings of the Vavuniya Campus International Research Symposium (VCIRS), 2019.
  • S. Suthaharan, “Current network augmentation in mobile adhoc networks connectivity”, Annual Science Research Session (ASRS-12), South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Dec. 2012.
  • S. Suthaharan, “Mobile Communications And Their Challenges In The Future Networks”, Annual Science Research Session (ASRS-12), South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Dec. 2012.

 Conference Chair

  • Co-chair, Session III, 8th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS 2016), University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 2016.
Awards