Dr. M. K. Jayananda

Dr. M. K. Jayananda

Senior Lecturer

Department of Physics,
University of Colombo,
Colombo 03,
Sri Lanka
Room: PH 310
Work Phone: +94 11 215 8361
Home Phone: +94 11 280 1121
Work Fax: +94 11 2584 777

Academic Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Colombo), 1984
  • M.Sc. (Pittsburgh), 1989
  • Ph.D. (Pittsburgh), 1991

Teaching Areas

  • Optics
  • Computational Physics
  • Electronics
  • Robotics
  • Digital Signal Processing

Fields of Specialization & Research Interests

  • High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation
  • Computational Physics
  • Chaos

Books

  • The text for the level 5 course module Data acquisition and signal processing, for the Department of Physics, Open University of Sri Lanka (1994).

Journal Articles

  1. Simulation of diffusion limited aggregation in field programmable gate arrays, W. A. S. Wijesinghe, M. K. Jayananda and D. U. J. Sonnadara, J. Natn.Sci.Foundation Sri Lanka, 2010 38(4):213-218
  2. Performance evaluation of multipliers in reconfigurable hardware, W. A. S. Wijesinghe, M. K. Jayananda and D. U. J. Sonnadara, J. Natn.Sci.Foundation Sri Lanka, 2008 36(3):235-237
  3. Development of Client-Server Based Network Centric Remote Data Acquisition Systems, C. T. Obadage, D. N. Ranasingha, M. K. Jayananda and D. U. J. Sonnadara, Ceylon Journal of Science, 6 (1999), 29-37.

Publications in high energy physics:

Technical Reports

  • ATLAS Level 1 Calorimeter Trigger – Simulation of the backplane for Common Merger Module, M. K. Jayananda, ATLAS Internal Communication ATL-DAQ-2000-004, ATLAS Experiment, CERN, Geneva (Feb. 2000).

Conference papers

  1. Detection and extraction of road traffic signs, W. K. I. L. Wanniarachchi, D. U. J. Sonnadara and M. K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 24th Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2008).
  2. Analysis of human voice using non-linear techniques, H.P. Mahabaduge and M.K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 24th Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2008).
  3. Construction of a proton magnetometer, W. D. S. Ruhunusiri and M. K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 24th Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2008).
  4. Detection of License Plates of Vehicles, W. K. I. L Wanniarachchi, D. U. J. Sonnadara and M. K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 23rd Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2007).
  5. Hardware implementation of random number generation, W. A. S. Wijesinghe, M. K. Jayananda and D. U. J. Sonnadara, Proceedings of the 22nd Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2006)
  6. Text-to-speech conversion – Tamil language, N. Philips, D. U. J. Sonnadara and M. K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 21st Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2005)
  7. CPLD based simple microprocessor for data acquisition W. A. S. Wijesingha, M. K. Jayananda and D. U. J. Sonnadara, Proceedings of the 21st Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2005)
  8. An extensible data acquisition and controlling system, H. B. Ariyaratne and M. K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 21st Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2005)
  9. Analysis of voice signals using non-linear techniques, M. K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 58th Annual Session of SLAAS (Dec. 2002).
  10. Sinhala Voice Recognition with LPC method, T. T. Wijeratne, M. K. Jayananda, A. Nanayakkara, Proceedings of the 17th Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 2001)
  11. The Electron/Photon and Tau/Hadron Cluster Processor for the ATLAS First-Level Trigger – a Flexible Test System, V. Perera et. al, LBL Workshop, Snowmass, USA (1999).
  12. Sinhala voice recognition with LPC method, T.T. Wijeratne, Asiri Nanayakkara and M. K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 15th Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 1999).
  13. Human voice and speech: creating a simple speech recognizer of the Sinhala language, M. P. Warusawithana, D. U. J. Sonnadara, M. K. Jayananda and Asiri Nanayakkara, Proceedings of the 54th Annual Session of SLAAS (1998).
  14. Comparison of Fast Fourier Transform and Maximum Entropy method in Sinhala speech recognition, M. K. Jayananda, Asiri Nanayakkara and D. U. J. Sonnadara, Proceedings of the 54th Annual Session of SLAAS (1998).
  15. Text to speech conversion in Sinhala language, A. Nanayakkara and M. K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 17th National IT Conference of the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (June 1998).
  16. Characterization of Sinhala Sounds in Electronic Speech Recognition, W. M. N. S. Malagalage Kithsiri Jayananda Wanasundara, M. K. Jayananda and Asiri Nanayakkara, Proceedings of the 14th Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 1998).
  17. Text to Speech Conversion in Sinhala Language, Asiri Nanayakkara and M.K. Jayananda, Proceedings of the 14th Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 1998).
  18. Low Cost Data Acquisition and Control System of Personal Computers, M. K. Jayananda and D. U. J. Sonnadara, Proceedings of the 14th Technical Session of Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (March 1998).
  19. An experimental study of synchronization of chaos in Chua’s circuit, M. K. Jayananda and C. L. Ranatunga, Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Session of SLAAS held at University of Kelaniya (1996).

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