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Lokukaluge Prasad Channa Perera

Senior Research Scientist

Lokukaluge Prasad Perera is a Professor in Maritime Technology at UiT The Arctic University of Norway and also a Senior Research Scientist in Smart Data at SINTEF Digital. His academic, research & industrial experience includes SINTEF Ocean – Norway (2014-2017), Center for Marine Technology and Engineering - Portugal (2008-2012), Advanced Technology Research Center – USA (1998-2001), Naval & Maritime Academy & Ocean University - Sri Lanka (2003-2008) and Wartsila Finland - Finland (2012-2014).


Lokukaluge Prasad Perera received BSc (1999) in Mechanical Engineering and MSc (2001) in Systems & Controls from Oklahoma State University, USA and PhD (2012) in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Competence and research areas

Research interests in Maritime and Offshore Systems/Technologies, Instrumentation, Extreme Data, Advanced-Data Analytics & Life Cycle Cost Analysis, Digital Twin & Blockchains, Energy Efficiency, Emission Reduction, & Renewable Energy, Autonomous Navigation, Safety, Risk, and Trustworthiness.




Contact info

Visiting address:
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