Nuwan Jaliyagoda

198/8, Kesselwatta Road, Sinhapitiya, Gampola, Sri Lanka,
(+94) 77 889 1312


2017 - 2021

BSc. Computer Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
GPA: 3.8/4.0

2013 - 2015

G.C.E. A/L (Physical Science) Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Physics(A), Combined Maths(B), Chemistry(A) | Z-Score: 2.0031 | Country Rank: 779

Certificate Courses

  • Control of Mobile Robots  by Georgia Institute of Technology [Certificate]
  • Industrial IoT on Google Cloud Platform  by Google Cloud [Certificate]
  • Google Cloud Platform  Qwiklab Quests [Profile]
  • Introduction to Augmented Reality and ARCore  by Google AR & VR [Certificate]
  • 3D Printing Hardware  by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [Certificate]
  • Design a mobile app interface with Moqups  by Coursera Project Network [Certificate]
  • Digital Manufacturing & Design  by University at Buffalo and The State University of New York [Certificate]

Extra-Curricular Activities

2022 Member, Web Consultation Team, University of Peradeniya
2019-2020 Member, ACES Web Team, University of Peradeniya
2019 Mentor (Technical), Dialog App Challenge 2018-19
2018 Committee Member, Hackers’ Club, University of Peradeniya
2018 Agent of Influence, Global Ambassador Network Program, Dialog Ideamart
2014-2015 President, Society of Information and Communication Technology, Dharmaraja College, Kandy
2008-2009 Member, Young Inventors Club, Dharmaraja College, Kandy

Work Experience

  • Senior Software Engineer
    Software Engineer
    I'm currently working as a Software Engineer at Rhino Partners, a Singapore-based tech company focused on Full-Service Provider of Custom Software Development and Data Science for Fintech
  • Temporary Instructor,
    I worked as a Temporary Instructor (Teaching Assistant) in the Department of Computer Engineering, University of Peradeniya. During that time I conducted laboratory classes, tutorial classes, and sessions for the undergraduate students, was a mentor for several student projects as well as contributed to the Department Development projects.
  • Trainee Software Engineer,
    I got the opportunity to work on developing an IoT based smart GreenHouse Automation system This included building both back-end and front-end systems as well as implementing firmware for Hardware Units.
  • Freelancer,
    I worked as a freelance Telco App developer in Dialog Ideamart and Mobitel mSpace Telco platforms. There I was able to develop 300+ Telco Applications for 60+ service providers.
  • Technical Blog Writer,
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  • System Engineering
  • Web and Hybrid Mobile Application Developing
  • Industrial Automation
  • Mobile Robotics
  • Embedded Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Computer-Aided Designing and Manufacturing

Selected Projects

  • All
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Research
  • Web
  • Networking
  • Database
  • IoT
Smart Inventory Management System
for Department of Computer Engineering (Ongoing)
2022 | Open Source
Technologies: PHP, Laravel, Bootstrap, MySQL, GitHub
Contribution: Designing, Developing, Project Manager
Web Systems
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Open API Portal for Department of Computer Engineering, University of Peradeniya
2022 | Open Source
Technologies: Jekyll, Python, REST, GitHub
Contribution: Designing, Developing, Team Leader
Web Systems
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Mixed Reality based Simulation Platform
Final Year Research Project
2020 | Open Source
Technologies: NodeJS, MQTT, three.js
Contribution: Hardware and communication protocol designing, Implementation of the Nodes, Team Leader
Research Hardware Networking
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CNC based pick and place arm
for remote automated PLC Labs
2020 | Open Source
Technologies: AVR, Marlin, MQTT, Numerical Code, CNC, CAD
Contribution: Hardware and CAD model design, Designing numerical instruction, Team Leader
Hardware IoT
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Greenhouse Automation System with IoT Sensor Network
For Agricultural Biotechnology Center, University of Peradeniya - Ongoing
Technologies: ESP32, MQTT, C++, NodeJS, Industrial Automation
Contribution: Design and develop the whole system under guidance from the domain experts
IoT Networking
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Smart Trash Collection System
Software level solution for Urban Areas
Technologies: PHP, JavaScript with React, MySQL, Bootstrap, Agile Methodology
Contribution: Developing and designing the backend API, Team Leader
Software Database Web
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A GUI for Controlling and Supervising Multiple Robots Remotely
3rd Year Embedded Systems Project
2019 | Open Source
Technologies: REST APIs, Web Sockets, C++, NodeJS
Contribution: Hardware design of the robot, developing the WebSocket interface, Team Leader
Hardware Networking Web
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Pera Knowledge Hub
Web Portal for University Student Projects with full-text search
Technologies: Java, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JS, ElasticStack, SpringBoot
Contribution: Design and develop database and frontend web interface, Team Leader
Software Web
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SAP-I, 8-bit Bus Organized Computer
A basic programmable computer by only using simple logic ICs
2018 | Open Source
Technologies: Digital Logic Design, PCB Designing and Fabrication
Contribution: Designing RAM, Instruction Register, Control Unit and Output Display, Fabricating the PCBs
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Student Attendance Portal
Database Project for updating student attendance of the university
Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JQuery
Contribution: Designing the Database, Frontend development, Team Leader
Software Database Web
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Multi-purpose CNC Milling Machine
3-axis Computer Numerically controlled machine
Technologies: Computer Numerical Control, Electronic Design
Contribution: Designing and manufacturing - Individual project
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DDMS - Database Management System
For School Science Section - A/L Group Project
Technologies: C#, MS-SQL
Contribution: Requirement analysis, Designing the database, System designing
Database Software
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Selected Awards and Honors

2018 Emerging Innovator of the Year, 2018
Google IO Extended - Sri Lanka
2018 Winner, IEEE R10 HTC Products Competition
For Non-intrusive Infant Sleep Apnea Detection System More
2017 1st Place, Undergraduate Category, Dialog App Challenge
Undergraduate Category More
2019 Winner, ACES Hackathon, UoP
Environment and Sustainability Category More
2018 Top 14 Innovators, HackADev
United Nations Development Program, Sri Lanka More
2018 1st Place, Emerging Innovator - Team biteCode
SLIIT Codefest 2018 More
2019 Winner, Pre-Xtreme - Coding Competition
Hackers' Club, UoP More
2019 Country Rank 21st, IEEEXtreme 13.0
Team HashInclude (Global Rank 433th) More
2018 1st Runners-up, Dialog NB-IoT Hackathon
Sri Lanka’s first NB-IoT Hackathon organized by Dialog Axiata More
2018 Finalist Team, TADHack 2018
Telco App Development Hackathon More
2017 2nd Place, Network & Systems Category
ACES Hackathon, UoP More
2017 2nd Place, Self Balancing Robot Category
Innovators Competition - UoP More
2018 4th Place, Sri Lankan Robotics Challenge
University category More
2020 4th Place, LetMeHack v2.0
University of Sabaragamuwa More
2018 6th place, XbotiX 2018 - Robotics Competition
Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna More
2018 Country Rank 92th, IEEEXtreme 12.0
2015 1st Place, Sri Lanka Robotics Challenge
All-island - School category More
2015 2nd Place, IESL RoboGames
All-island - School category More
2015 Rajans' Blues, Colors Nite
Dharmaraja College, Kandy
2014 1st Place-School & Overall Best Telco App, Dialog App Challenge
2014 4th Place, International Schools' Software Competition
Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai, India More
2014 Merit Award, National Schools' Software Competition
2014 Dr. Sarath Amunugama Memorial Price , for Information and Communication Technology
2013 2nd Place, Innovation Competition
ICBT Campus, Kandy
2012 1st Place, Science Quiz Competition
Dharmaraja College, Kandy
2008 3rd Place, Inventors Competition
Young Inventors' Society, Dharmaraja College

Computer Skills

  • Programming Languages (Fluent)

    C, Java, C#, PHP, JavaScript, Python, MATLAB

  • Programming Languages (Familiar)

    Visual Basic, C++, Verilog HDL

  • Web Developing

    HTML5, CSS, JQuery, Bootstrap, React, Laravel, Express, VueJS

  • Hardware Oriented Programming

    Arduino, NodeMCU, PIC, Raspberry Pi, STM32, PLC

  • Mobile Development

    Apache Cordova, Framework7

  • PCB Designing

    Proteus, EagleCAD, Fritzing

  • Version Control/Management

    Git, GitHub

  • Computer-Aided Designing

    SolidWorks, AutoCAD, 3D Max, Inventor HSM

  • Graphics / Video Editing

    Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier Pro, Adobe After Effects

  • Office Packages

    Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access

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