A/Professor Kumudu Munasinghe

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Wireless and Cellular Networks, IoT, 5G, Cyber-Physical Security, Smart Grid Comms, Smart Cities


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Personal profile


Kumudu Munasinghe holds a PhD in Telecommunications Engineering from University of Sydney. He is currently the Associate Professor in Network Engineering, leader of the IoT Research Group, and the Head of School - IT and Systems at the University of Canberra.

His research focuses on Next Generation Mobile and Wireless Networks, Internet-of-Things, Green Communication, Smart Grid Communications, and Cyber-Physical-Systems and Security. Professor Munasinghe has over 100 refereed publications with over 1000 citations (H-index 17, FWCI 1.36) in highly prestigious journals, conference proceedings and two books to his credit.

He has secured over $ 2.8 Million dollars in competitive research funding by winning grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), the Commonwealth and State Governments, Department of Defence, and industry. He has also won the highly prestigious ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, served as a co-chair for many international conferences, served as an editorial board member for a number of journals. Professor Munasinghe's research has been highly commended through many research awards including two VC's Research Awards and three IEEE Best Paper Awards.

He is currently a Member of the IEEE, a Charted Professional Engineer, an Engineering Executive and a Companion/Fellow of Engineers Australia. 


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Sydney

Award Date: 15 May 2009


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