Tharindu Weerasinghe (also known as T.D.B Weerasinghe, D for Darshana and B for Bandara, which are rarely used) received his primary and secondary education at Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka and he received his first degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2007. He received his masters degree in Information & Communication Engineering from the same university in 2012. Tharindu has an Executive Masters in Information Security from Asia e University, Malaysia, which was awarded in 2017.
He currently serves as the Operations Manager of the Austal Technology Team which is a project owned by Austal Limited, Western Australia. Tharindu started working with them from 13th October 2020.
Prior to that he served as the Team Lead of the Technical Support Team of BlackSwan Technologies, from 6th April 2020 to 29th October 2020. Tharindu worked from Perth, WA remotely for Sri Lankan working hours.
Up to December 27th, 2019 he served as the General Manager at Seebo Networks Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and he was one of the pioneering employees of the company. He joined the Seebo project initiative in Sri Lanka, which was an Australian offshore operation on June 9th, 2014; at that time the company was not registered in Sri Lanka.
Prior to Seebo, he worked at IFS R&D International (Pvt) Ltd. as a Software Engineer. Tharindu joined IFS on November 3rd, 2008. Prior to IFS, he worked at Interblocks (Pvt) Ltd as a Junior Software Engineer and at the Department of Computer Engineering, University of Peradeniya, as a temporary academic staff member.
Tharindu became a chartered (computer) engineer in 2015 and he is one of the very few chartered computer engineers in Sri Lanka. The engineering charter is offered by the Institute of Engineers - Sri Lanka and Tharindu received the charter after successfully completing two written exams; viva and a technical presentation of experience and project reports.
Tharindu is the eldest son of the 'Weerasinghe' family headed by Dr. Ariyadasa Weerasinghe (father) and Mrs. Shirani Weerasinghe (mother). His hometown is Kurunegala, a city surrounded by rocks in the North Western part of Sri Lanka. Tharindu is married to Sunimali Jayaweera, who serves as a Fellow in Radiology attached to the Royal Perth Hospital.
Tharindu and Sunimali are proud parents of daughter Senulya.
Tharindu is not only a computer engineer, but also an independent researcher in the areas of Cryptography and Network Security, a freelance journalist(for Vidusara - the oldest science magazine in Sri Lanka, Daily News - the National English Newspaper and Daily Mirror - a Local English Newspaper), a compeer, poet and lyricist.
Tharindu has published several books up to now. (Samaharak Kavi in 2020, Mata Penena Hati, Life as I see it in 2018, Rainbow in 2011, Liyawunu Sithuvili in 2008 & Candlelight in 2007)
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Last updated: 04, May 2021