Prof. V. K . Samaranayake (Source: UCSC)
Prof. V. K. Samaranayake Passes Away
(NIDAHASA News) Prof. V. K . Samaranayake had died while participate a conference in Sweden.
Prof. Samaranayake was a pioneer in introducing Infornation Technology to Sri Lanka.
He was 68 years old when dead.
Prof. Samaranayake was the Chairman of the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka and was the founder Director, University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) of the University of Colombo.
The Government of Sri Lanka has also awarded the national honour Vidya Jyothi to Samaranayake in 1998.