Srinath Perera

I am a scientist, software architect, and a programmer that works on distributed systems.

Education: Ph.D. (Indiana 2009), M.Sc. (Indiana 2007), B.Sc.(Moratuwa 2004)

Director, Research, WSO2 Inc.
Visiting Lecturer, University of Moratuwa
Member Apache Software Foundation, Apache Web Service PMC
Committer Axis2, Axis, Geronimo

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Research Intersets

  • Large scale data processing (a.k.a. Big Data)
  • Scalability
  • Distributed Systems Architectures
  • System performance.

also Cloud and SOA, when it matches above

I received my Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2009 " (my advisor Dennis Gannon). My thesis topic is "large scale system management".

I contributed to Apache open source projects for more than 10 year was invited for Apache Membership in 2005. I am also a co-founder of Apache Axis2. My opensource work involve (Axis, Axis2, Geronimo), E-science ( Apache Airavatha, LEAD Project), and Grid (GFac).

Big Data

I am a lead architect for WSO2 Big data platform (WSO2 CEP, WSO2 BAM, WSO2 Machine Learner).

Focus:Realtime Processing, interactions with batch processing, and Machine Learning.

Some highlights

Scalability & Performance

SOA, Services, Cloud


Following is timeline of my projects


I am teach following classes at University of Moratuwa

  1. Distributed Systems

  2. Concurrent and Parallel Programming

Awards and Grants

  1. U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Sub award "SDCI NMI Improvement: Open Grid Computing Environments Software for Science Gateways", 2009-10
  2. Sri Lanka NSF Grant "Ninithi Nano Studio Modeling and Simulation Software", RG/2011/ CSIT/01, 2011-2012


I am a Sri Lankan. Currently, I live in Sri Lanka with my wife Miyuru. I also teach and guide student projects part-time in the Computer Science & Engineering department of the University of Moratuwa, and closely involved with research efforts in Lanka Software Foundation. I enjoy reading books, watching movies, and photography ( Flickr), when I can find time.