Dr Sachini Jayasooriya

Dr Sachini Jayasooriya

Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Career Summary

Biography

Sachini Jayasooriya received the B.Sc. degree (1st honors) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, in 2011 and  the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering  from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in 2017. From 2011 to 2012, she was  with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at University of Peradeniya  as a Research and  Teaching Assistant, and from 2012 to 2013 she was with Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies, Sri Lanka as a Research Engineer. She is  currently  a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her research interests include information and coding theory, error correction codes, wireless communication, and machine-to-machine communications. 




Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of the Science of Engineering, University of Peradeniya - Sri Lanka

Keywords

  • Coding and Information Theory
  • Wireless Communications

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • Sinhalese (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
080401 Coding and Information Theory 75
100510 Wireless Communications 25

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Postdoctoral Fellow University of Newcastle
School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2017 Jayasooriya S, Shirvanimoghaddam M, Ong L, Johnson SJ, 'Joint optimisation technique for multi-edge type low-density parity-check codes', IET COMMUNICATIONS, 11 61-68 (2017) [C1]
DOI 10.1049/iet-com.2016.0287
Co-authors Mahyar Shirvanimoghaddam, Sarah Johnson, Lawrence Ong
2017 Jayasooriya S, Shirvanimoghaddam M, Ong L, Johnson SJ, 'Analysis and design of Raptor codes using a multi-edge framework', IEEE Transactions on Communications, 1-1 (2017)
DOI 10.1109/TCOMM.2017.2750179
2017 Jayasooriya, Shirvanimoghaddam, Ong L, Johnson SJ, 'Raptor Codes for Higher-Order Modulation Using a Multi-Edge Framework', IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, (2017)
DOI 10.1109/LWC.2017.2757482
Co-authors Mahyar Shirvanimoghaddam, Sarah Johnson, Lawrence Ong
2016 Jayasooriya S, Shirvanimoghaddam M, Ong L, Lechner G, Johnson S, 'New Density Evolution Approximation for LDPC and Multi-Edge Type LDPC Codes', IEEE Transactions on Communications, 64 4044-4056 (2016) [C1]
DOI 10.1109/TCOMM.2016.2600660
Co-authors Lawrence Ong, Sarah Johnson, Mahyar Shirvanimoghaddam
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Conference (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Jayasooriya S, Johnson SJ, Ong L, Berretta R, 'Optimization of graph based codes for belief propagation decoding', Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2014 IEEE, Hobart, Tas (2014) [E1]
DOI 10.1109/ITW.2014.6970873
Citations Scopus - 2
Co-authors Regina Berretta, Sarah Johnson, Lawrence Ong
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Dr Sachini Jayasooriya

Position

Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details

Email sachini.jayasooriya@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5291
Mobile 0452355515

Office

Room ES 214
Building Engineering S
Location School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia,

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