News & Events

Best Final Year Undergraduate Project 2018 - 13 Batch

The project titled “Development of a laboratory setup to teach Controller Area Network (CAN) protocol” has been selected by the Department as the best final year undergraduate project of 13 batch. The group members are S.K. Akmeemana, T.H. Indiketiya, P.K.P.G. Kumarasinghe, J.T.W.E. Liyanage and the project is supervised by Dr. Buddhika Jayasekara and Prof. Nalin Wickramarachchi.

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:42

The Best Paper Award at MERCon 2018

The research paper “Modelling Transfer Function of Power Transformers Using Sweep Frequency Response Analysis” authored by KLIMPB Jayarathna, WEPS Ediriweera, R Samarasinghe and JR Lucas of the Department of Electrical Engineering was awarded the best paper award of “Power Systems, Electrical Machines and High Voltage Track” at the 4th International Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) 2018 held in May – June 2018 at the University of Moratuwa.

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:44

Completion of PhD by Viraj Muthugala

Department of Electrical Engineering congratulates, Dr. Viraj Muthugala, for successful completion of the PhD degree under the supervision of Dr. Buddhika Jayasekara. This is the first PhD of the intelligent service robotics group, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa. It is commendable that you have achieved more than typical international level of research outcome in Robotics field with an exceptional list of publications including flagship conferences like IEEE ICRA and IROS.

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:48

EESoc Guest Lecture - Recent Developments in Power Grid Transformations by Dr. Lasantha Meegahapola

Dr. Lasantha Meegahapola, currently a Senior Lecturer in the Electrical & Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, paid a courtesy to visit the Department recently. During the visit, he delivered a guest lecture on “Recent Developments in Power Grid Transformations" at the Electrical Engineering Seminar Room which was organized by the Electrical Engineering Society. The guest lecture was attended by the students and the academic staff.

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:45

Prof. H Y Ranjit Perera Participates IESES2018 in Hamilton, New Zealand

Mr. Punsara Colambage, Research student in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, and Prof. H Y R Perera visited Hamilton, New Zealand to attend the IEEE International Conference on "Industrial Electronics for Sustainable Energy Systems (IESES) -2018" held from 31st January to 4thFebruary 2018. A joint paper on "Assessment of Cost of Unserved Energy for Sri Lankan Industrial Sector" was presented in the conference.

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:25

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo Served as a Resource Person to the Training Program on “Green Project Manager (Master )”

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo served as a resource person to the training workshop on “Green Project Management (Master ) at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo on 12th November 2017, which was organized by the Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB-SL) together with Building Construction Authority (Singapore). The seminar gathered few eminent speakers and industry professionals engaged in the energy management and construction field. Dr.

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:13

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo participates the IEEE PES Chapter Chair’s Meeting

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo, as the Deputy Chair (Prescient-Elect) of the IEEE PES Sri Lanka Chapter, participated for the IEEE PES Asia Pacific (Region 10) Chapter Chairs’ meeting held in Bangalore, India from 7th November to 8th November 2017. This meeting was held alone with the 9th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2017.

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo participates the IEEE PES Chapter Chair’s Meeting

Dr. Buddhika Jayasekara served as a panelist in Sri Lanka Robotics Meetup 2017

Sri Lanka Robotics Meetup 2017 is an IEEE event organized by Robotics and Automation  Society Sri Lanka Section Chapter in partnership with IEEE Sri Lanka Section. The focus of the forum is on status of robotics and automation applications and possible future directions. Dr. Buddhika Jayasekara served as a panelist in Sri Lanka Robotics Meetup 2017 which was held on 28th September 2017 at Virtusa Auditorium.