Sr. Principal Research Scientist
Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Kosala Bandara is a Senior Principal Research Scientist based in London, United Kingdom. He has a BSc(Hons) in Civil Engineering from University of Moratuwa and a PhD in Engineering from Cambridge University on shape optimization of shell and solids. He was part of a tech start-up on design optimization of lattices for additive manufacturing that was acquired by Autodesk in 2014.
Since joining Autodesk Research in 2014, he’s been at the forefront of advances made in Generative Design for Manufacturing where he has developed multiple technologies that have advanced the ability to solve highly complex Generative Design problems. For the past three years, he’s been focused on developing similar technologies in view of creating more sustainable building structures.
In his spare time, Kosala likes to pursue non-technical hobbies such as playing cricket, cycling, and gardening.
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