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Dinal Jayasekera

4050 West Pine Blvd, 4317B, St Louis, MO 63108
dinal.jayasekera@wustl.edu, 817-901-6008, linkedin.com/in/dinaljay, dinaljay.weebly.com

EDUCATION
Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO Anticipated May 2022
Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering

The George Washington University, Washington, DC May 2017
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Minor in Biophysics and Electrical Engineering
GPA: 3.91, Presidential International Scholarship Recipient, Benjamin C Cruickshanks Award Recipient

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Languages: C, C++, MATLAB
Applications: Verilog
Operating Systems: Windows, UNIX, Linux, Mac OS
Software: Multisim, S-Edit, Labview, Microsoft Office Suite

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Talis Clinical, LLC, Ohio, United States May 2017 – July 2017
Software Engineering Intern
• Aided in the preparation and testing of the MDIs prior to being commercially dispatched
• Programmed a commercial plugin for the Terumo CDI 500 monitor
Accomplishment: Designed a protocol to remotely monitor and inspect traffic between medical devices and a
local terminal thus eliminating the need to manually access device data

The George Washington University Micro-propulsion and Nanotechnology Lab August 2014 – May 2017
Undergraduate Research Assistant
• Investigated the use of cold plasma as a form of cancer therapy with Professor Michael Keidar
• Conducted and analyzed the data gathered from experiments using software such as MATLAB and Excel
• Compared the efficiency of plasma probes used in cutting high density tissues to existing methods and
research new approaches to optimizing such plasma probes
Accomplishment: Presented findings at weekly conference meetings for graduate students

GWU Center for Student Engagement August 2016 – May 2017
Resident Assistant
• Promoted, developed, and implemented a minimum of 6 programs per semester that support the academic
mission, foster social responsibility, cultivate safe environments, and encourage personal growth
• Served on-call for emergency and crisis response in a community for 250 residents
• Qualitatively analyzed behavioral changes in living habits, social interactions, and substance abuse in
college students to ensure mental and physical safety

LEADERSHIP ROLES
Resident Adviser July 2016 – May 2017
Tau Beta Pi, GW Chapter, Vice President May 2016 – May 2017
School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network, Mentor August 2015 – May 2017
Residence Hall Association, Hall Council Advisor August 2015 – May 2016