University of Miami
Kamal Premaratne received the B.Sc. degree (with First-Class Honors) in electronics and telecommunication engineering (1982) from the
University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, and the M.S. (1984) and Ph.D. (1988) degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA, under the supervision of Prof. E. I. Jury. He is currently the Victor P. Clarke Professor with the University of Miami. His research interests
include uncertainty modeling, machine learning and knowledge discovery from imperfect data, opinion and consensus dynamics in social networks, and network science and graph theory. Dr. Premaratne was a recipient of the 1992/1993 Mather Premium; the 1999/2000 Heaviside Premium from the Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, U.K. He has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING (1994-1996) and the Journal of the Franklin Institute (1993-2005). He is a Fellow of IET (formerly, IEE).