Dr. K. Pirapaharan has been serving as the Dean Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna since June 2021. He joined the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Jaffna as Senior Lecturer in October 2019 moving from the College of Engineering, Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL). Previously, during 2014-2017, he was a Professor in Electrical and Communications Engineering at the University of Technology, Papua New Guinea. He was also a Senior Lecturer at Taylor’s University in Malaysia (2012-2013). From 2001 to 2003, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the Centre for Computational Electromagnetics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA. From 2004 to 2011, he was a Senior Lecturer in the Electrical and Information Engineering Department at University of Ruhuna. Dr. Pirapaharan’s research interests include wave propagation in inhomogeneous media, adaptive antenna techniques and computational electromagnetics.