With expertise in safety critical software and control systems certification, Anura has participated in projects for Fortune 500 companies and Federal agencies including DoD, DoE, DHS, FDA, FCC, ONC, and NASA.
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Anura Fernando has over 17 years of experience at UL with safety critical software and control systems certification and has also conducted research across multiple application domains – industrial automation, alternative energy, medical, hazardous locations, appliances, optical radiation, nanotechnology, battery technologies, etc. He has been involved in the development of Safety Science and generated publications in Predictive Modeling and Risk Analysis, Cybersecurity, Systems of Systems, Software, Health IT, Apps, and Medical Device safety. Anura has been engaged in projects with numerous Fortune 500 companies, DoD, DoE, DHS, FDA, FCC, ONC, NASA, and several U.S. National Laboratories. He has contributed to the development of several standards involving software and Functional Safety as a member in IEC, ISO, ASME committees and served as an IECEE Expert Task Force member. He has also served as a member of the Federal Advisory Committee FDA Safety and Innovation Act WG, FDA Medical Device Interoperability Coordinating Council, Medical Device Interoperability Safety Working Group, NIH QMDI Program Advisory Committee, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, and the International Council on Systems Engineering, along with IEC and ISO where he is involved with a number of interoperability-related committees.
Anura’s expertise includes:
• Medical Device Software
• Software Development Lifecycle Process
• eHealth, mHealth, and Connected Medical Device regulations
• Integrated Clinical Environments
• Risk Management for Software and IT Networks
• Cybersecurity for Medical Devices
• Health Informatics
Anura Fernando holds a B.A. in Biology, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Software Engineering.
My Published Resources
MHRA issues Guidance on Medical Device Stand alone Software