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  NISHANTHA Giguruwa
   Department   College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Professor
■ Education
1. Graduate School Division of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Completed
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2017/04 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Japan Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
■ Message
Together with my undergraduate students, I have been developing ICT industry applications in the fields of food-safety, precision agriculture, e-tourism, and e-business. Join our group and enjoy ICT with us! 
■ Books and theses
1. 2000/01 Article Low Cost Bell and Light System for unprotected railway level crossings’ Engineering Journal of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka 1(1),pp.10-19 (Collaboration) 
2. 2002/03 Article Multimedia medical collaboration over the Internet between Sri Lanka and Japan Journal of Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education (JSiSE) 1(1),pp.98-108 (Collaboration) 
3. 2003/09 Article Internet-based Communication for Transferring Technology to Developing Countries JICA International Cooperation Research – Special edition of thesis contest of University Students 6,pp.40-52 (Single) 
4. 2006/01 Article A System for International Telemedicine through Integrated Synchronous/Asynchronous Collaboration IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems E89-D(1),pp.271-280 (Collaboration) 
5. 2009/04 Article TAIMD: A TCP-Friendly Rate Controlling Algorithm Using Two-Step AIMD Far East Journal of Electronics and Communications 3(1),pp.1-16 (Collaboration) 
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2006/04~2009/03 IEICE
2. 1998/08 IEEE
3. 2017/11 ∟ Senior Member
■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2011~2015  Digital Technologies Innovation Center  (Key Word : )
2. 2011~2012  Design of a user centric cloud-based mobile learning system and understanding of its pedagogic innovations  (Key Word : )
3. 2009~2011  Ajimu-Project  (Key Word : )
4. 2009~2009  Development of a multimedia enhanced e-learning framework  (Key Word : )
5. 2009~2009  Design of a u-Collaboration system for customized ubiquitous learning  (Key Word : )
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■ Awards and honors
1. 2003 Presidential award (2003), Saga University
2. 2003/09 *
3. 2005/09 *
4. 2008/09 *
5. 2010/04 Performance award for University Service, By Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
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■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2014/04/01~2015/03/31 Development of a Prototype Systems for Didactic Content Management and Group Sharing
2. 2014/04/01~2016/03/31 Conducting of Student Surveys
3. 2015/04/01~2016/03/31 UCMLS: User Centered Multimedia Learning Space
4. 2015/04/01~2017/03/31 Conducting of System Evaluation Surveys
5. 2016/04/01~2018/03/31 Deployment of MyLTSpace System and Evaluation
● Made textbook and teaching material
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■ Committee and society
1. 2016~ Food Roads Organic Network, Japan Director
2. 2016~ J-SLIP: Japan Sri Lanka Innovation Platform Core Steering Member
3. 2015~ J-SLIP: Japan Sri Lanka Innovation Platform Core Steering Member
4. 2015~ J-SLIP: Japan Sri Lanka Innovation Platform Core Steering Member
5. 2014~ Food Roads Organic Network, Japan Founder Director
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■ Exhibitions, concerts, and competitions
1. 2011/04~2012/02 Tourist Information System Framework for Sri Lanka, JICA Funded Tourism Resources Improvement Project, "JICA SL-86" (*)
■ Homepage
   http://nish.ict.apu.ac.jp/home.php