Sarath Kumara received the B.Sc. Eng. (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2004 and M.Phil. degree in 2007, both from the University of Peradeniya (UOP) Sri Lanka. He obtained his PhD in 2012 from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. Currently he is a senior lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Peradeniya. He is a member of IEEE and Associate member of IESL. His research interest includes polymeric insulations, gas discharge simulations, high voltage testing and power system modelling.