Hi! I’m Jerome Dinal Herath(everyone calls me Dinal). I’m a computer science PHD candidate at State University of New York (SUNY) Binghamton. I completed my bachelors degree in science from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka specializing in computational physics. Click to follow my blog updates , talk to me or check out my recent work in [google scholar], RG or .

[Curriculum Vitae]


Currently I’m part of the SVR Lab @ SUNY Binghamton under the supervision of Professor Ping Yang where my current research focuses on utilizing blockchain technology and machine learning for building secure systems. In terms of research experience, before my PhD-I have worked on research projects spanning the areas of wireless communications and robotics. During which, I gained experience in Markovian modeling, Optimizations, Deep Learning and Robotic simulations.




  • PhD. Computer Science, State University of New York(SUNY) Binghamton.(Fall 2017-Present)[link]
  • Bsc. Special Degree in Computational Physics(First Class Hons), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.(2017)[link]
  • Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing(CIM),United Kingdom(UK).(2015)[link]
  • St. Joseph’s College, Colombo-10, Sri Lanka.(2011)[link]

Awards and Scholarships

  • Student travel grant to attend ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications (ANCS-2018).
  • NSF Student travel grant to attend International Conference on Communications (ICC-2018).
  • Dr. Sarath Gunapala Gold Medal for Computational Physics (2017).
  • MIND (Munasinghe Institute for Development) scholarship (2015-2016).{www.mindlanka.org}


  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Watson School of Engineering & Applied Science, SUNY Binghamton.(Fall-2018, Spring-2019)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Watson School of Engineering & Applied Science, SUNY Binghamton.(Fall-2017, Spring-2018, Summer-2018)
  • Temporary Lecturer, Department of Physics, University of Colombo.(2017)
  • Assistant Head Prefect, St. Joseph’s college, Colombo-10, Sri Lanka. (2011-2012)