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economics professor

Kumaraswamy Vela Velupillai, Sri Lankan, Italian economics professor. Achievements include research in the field of computable economics. Recipient Excellence award, Anbar, 1997; Mombusho scholarship, Ministry Education, Government Japan, 1965-1970, fellowship, Peterhouse, Cambridge, 2001. Member of Clare Hall.

Background

Velupillai, Kumaraswamy Vela was born on September 25, 1947 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Velupillai and Indranie Kumaraswamy.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Kyoto University, 1970. Master of Science, University Lund, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, England, 1976.

Career

Professor European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy, 1981—1985. Research professor University Trento, CIFREM, Italy, since 2001. John E. Cairnes professor department economics National University Ireland, Galway, 2001—2008.

Official fellow to lecturer Girton College, Cambridge, 2006—2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the field of computable economics.

Membership

Member of Clare Hall.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cricket, opera.

Connections

Married Anna Maria Johansson, February 21, 2003. Children: Alva Indranie, Viveka Lalitha, Petra Kalyani. Married Aina Margareta Warner (divorced).

Children: Sumithra Ulrika, Aruna Carmina.

father:
Velupillai Kumaraswamy

mother:
Indranie Kumaraswamy

spouses:
Anna Maria Johansson

Aina Margareta Warner

children:
Alva Indranie Velupillai

Viveka Lalitha Velupillai

Petra Kalyani Velupillai

Sumithra Ulrika Velupillai

Aruna Carmina Velupillai