Contact Info

Email: lasithy@sltc.ac.lk

Phone: 0712361490

Dr. Lasith Yasaketu

  • Designation:
    Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
  • Faculty/Office:
    Faculty of Engineering

Dr. Lasith Yasakethu is a Senior Lecturer in Faculty of Engineering SLTC Sri Lanka. He received his BSc. Engineering degree (First Class Hons.) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, in 2007. Dr. Yasakethu was awarded the prize for best performance in Electronic Communication Engineering by the University of Peradeniya for his achievements in undergraduate studies. After graduation, he joined Dialog Telecom (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka as a Core-Network Engineer (2007). In Oct. 2007 he was awarded the Overseas Research Scholarships Award by the Higher Education Funding Council of England to pursue PhD at the University of Surrey, UK. After completing his PhD he worked as a Research Engineer for Technicolor Research & Innovations (formerly known as THOMSON R&D), in Rennes, France (2010-2012). Afterwards, Dr. Yasakethu worked as a Research Fellow and a Senior Research Fellow at University of Surrey, UK and Kingston University, London, UK respectively (2012-2015). Then, he worked as a Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Engineering SAITM (2014-2016) and at Faculty of Engineering University of Peradeniya (2016-2018). His area of expertise is 3D Video Communication & Perception. Dr. Yasakethu has worked for several European Commission Framework Program-6 (FP6) and Framework Program-7 (FP7) projects. He is a member of IEEE & an author/reviewer of several IEEE/IET journal/conference publications.