• Pre-approved Candidate, Industrial Research & Development Fellowship (IRDF), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), 2012-2014.

  • The Faculty of Applied Science Graduate Award, University of British Columbia, 2010.

  • The Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Scholarship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), (CGS - MSFSS), Visiting Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University, May 2010-Sep. 2010.

  • The Faculty of Applied Science Grant Supplement Award, University of British Columbia, 2009.

  • Four Year Fellowships (FYF), University of British Columbia, 2009-2011.

  • Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, (NSERC), 2009-2011.

  • The Faculty of Applied Science Graduate Award, University of British Columbia, 2008.

  • Innovation Scholarship in Intelligent Systems, British Columbia Innovation Council (BCIC), 2007-2010.

  • Graduate Student Travel Grant, University of British Columbia, to attend IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) in New Orleans, USA, 2007.

  • Ph. D. Tuition Fee Award, University of British Columbia, 2007-2011.

  • Best session presentation award, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, 2006.

  • IEEE Travel Grant, IEEE computational intelligent society, to attend IEEE  World Congress on Computational Intelligence in Vancouver, Canada, 2006.

  • Masters Fellowship award, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2004-2006.

  • Her Majesty the Queen’s Scholarship, Royal Thai Government, 2004, declined.

  • First Class Honors in Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2003.