Nalin Ranasinghe is a Senior Lecturer attached to the UCSC. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in ElectricalEngineering and Masters Degree in Communications Engineering from Imperial College, London. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Wales, Cardiff, specializing in Network Modelling.
He served as the Deputy Director (2009-2011) and Head of CIS (2004-09). He is a member of the Board of Management of the UCSC (2004-11; 2011-todate).
His research interests are in distributed and high performance computing, information theory and cryptography.