Professor - University of Moratuwa

Professor Rohan Munasignhe is the Head of the Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering of University of Moratuwa. He is involved in unmanned aerial vehicle research mainly on fixed wing small airframes and quadrotors, trying to develop autonomous functions required for optimal mission accomplishment. His main areas of teaching are robotics and control systems. He enjoys night sky observations using telescopes, which makes him appreciate the specialty of the Earth and the life it fosters. He is a nature-lover, and a nature-photographer too. He is keen on applying his expertise in areas such as human-elephant conflict, energy-saving, and disaster management (using aerial vehicles).