Mahanama received his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of New South Wales, Australia and BSc Eng. in Computer Engineering from University of Peradeniya. He has post-doctoral industry experience as an Embedded Software Engineer and a Product Owner in the professional AV networking industry. Mahanama is also a certified SAFe 4 Agile Product and Solution Manager. His research interests include memory system optimisation, micro-architectural improvements in processor systems and energy efficient computing.