Dr Jayawan Wijekoon

Lecturer in Microelectronic Design

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Dr Jayawan Wijekoon is a lecturer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Manchester. He received the PhD and MPhil degrees from the University of Manchester in 2011 and 2007 respectively, where he worked as a postdoctoral researcher before becoming a lecturer in 2015. He received his MSc and BSc degrees from the University of Nottingham, UK and University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, in 2005 and 2002.  

Dr Wijekoon’s research interests include brain-inspired computing architecture for cognitive systems and bio-inspired sensors, low power wearable electronic solutions for medical applications and development of novel neural elements in plastic electronic technology. One of his publications awarded the Best Paper award from the IEEE and INNS at IJCNN conference, USA. His past and present research collaborations include multi-disciplinary research groups from various academic institutions, hospitals, and companies from wearable and biomedical industries. 


  • 2011 - Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester, 
  • 2007 - Master of Philosophy in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester,
  • 2005 - Master of Science in Electronic Communications & Computer Engineering, University of Nottingham,
  • 2002 - Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

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