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Abhaya Induruwa Internet Hall of Fame Awarded In 2014

Abhaya Induruwa

Abhaya Induruwa

Award Name : Internet Hall of Fame

Year of Award : 2014

Award for : Computers and Internet

Location : Dalugama, Western, Sri Lanka


Abhaya Induruwa is the inaugural Professor V K Samaranayake Endowed Professor of Computing, University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka. Currently he also serves as the Program Director for PhD research and post graduate teaching in the School of Law, Criminal Justice and Computing at Canterbury Christ Church University in the United Kingdom where he leads research into security and forensic investigation of Internet of Things (IoT).

In 1989 he pioneered and served as the Principal Investigator of project LEARN (Lanka Experimental Academic and Research Network), which he developed into the academic Internet in Sri Lanka .He obtained funds from the Sri Lankan government and other well wishers, commissioned staff and resources, provided technical and managerial leadership, and led the project LEARN to completion in 1995. He also administered the .LK domain since its first registration in 1990 until 1998.Professor Induruwa is a founding member of the Internet Society (ISOC - Kobe, 1992) and a member of the Internet Society Sri Lanka Chapter.He is a contributing author to the Asia Internet History project.Professor Induruwa was inducted to the Internet Hall of Fame 2014, an honorary lifetime achievement award administered by the Internet Society.


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