Dr. Lilantha Samaranayake

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
lilantha AT ee.pdn.ac.lk
+94-81-2393426

Books

Chapter on “ICT Infrastructure and Cyber-Security” in the Smart Electricity Distribution Networks book authored by Chengshan Wang, Jianzhong Wu, Janaka Ekanayake, Nick Jenkinsand published by CRC Press. ISBN 9781482230550 - CAT# K22671

“Advances in Continuum Mechanics, Materials Science, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology”, K.R.B. Herath, H. Abeyruwan, S. Maithripala, R. M. G. Rajapaksha, K. Premaratne, S. R. Herath, B. G. L. T. Samaranayake ISBN 955-95796-1-8

“Distributed Control of Electric Drive Systems via Ethernet” by Lilantha Samaranayake, PhD Thesis, KTH publications, ISBN 91-7178-245-1, Feb 2006.

JOURNALS

Indexed Journal Papers

“Degradation Control for Electric Vehicle Machines using Nonlinear Model Predictive Control”, Lilantha Samaranayake, Stefano Longo, Accepted to IEEE Transaction on Control Systems Technology, Manuscript ID: TCST-2016-0367

“DC Motor Torque Control using State Estimation”, ZanahulFarnaz, H.S. Sajith, A. Abeysekara, S. Welikala, P.J. Binduhewa, M.P.B. Ekanayake, B.G.L.T Samaranayake; ACTA Press Journal of Intelligent Control, ACTA Press Journal of Control and Intelligent Systems, Vol. 44, pp 130-138, No. 3, 2016, DOI: 10.2316/Journal.201.2016.3.201-2762

“Simplified Controller for Three Wheeled Omni Directional Mobile Robot”, Isurugalgamuwa, Lilantha Samaranayake, ParakramaEkanayake, KaveenLiyanage; ACTA Press Journal of Intelligent Control, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2016, DOI: 10.2316/Journal.201.2016.3.201-2759

“Incorporating semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes as efficient charge extractors in organic solar cells”, Waranatha L. Abeygunasekara, PriteshHiralal, Lilantha Samaranayake, Chih-Tao Chien, Abhishek Kumar, Andrew J. Flewitt, VeranjaKarunaratne, and Gehan A. J. Amaratunga, Journal of Applied Physics Letters 106, 123305 (2015); doi: 10.1063/1.4916512etc

“Self-Assembled Multilayer Graphene Oxide Membrane and Carbon Nanotubes Synthesized using a Rare Form of Natural Graphite”, A. R. Kumarasinghe, Lilantha Samaranayake, Federica Bondino, ElanaMagnano, NilwalaKottegoda, ElvioCarlino, U. N. Ratnayake, A. A. P. de Alwis, VeranjaKarunaratne, and Gehan A. J. Amaratunga J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (18), pp 9507–9519 Publication Date (Web): April 4, 2013 (Article) DOI: 10.1021/jp402428j

“Dynamic Modeling of Ionic Polymer Metal Composite using Equivalent Passive Electric Network Components”, Lilantha Samaranayake, GamagePreethichandra, SanathAlahakoon, Keiichi Kanto, Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Chapter 9: Mechanical Science and Materials, Online since: January 2012

“Biologically Realistic Walking Pattern Emulator Using Linear Electro-Mechanical Actuators with Augmented Nonlinear Control”, SanathAlahakoon, Lilantha Samaranayake, Proc. International Conference on Brain Monitoring with Information Technology (BrainIT), Japan, September 2006 and International Congress Series Published by Elsevier, Inc., October 2006.

“Speed Synchronized Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drive Systems with Field-Weakening Capability”, L. Samaranayake, Y. K. Chin, Journal of International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), August 2004.

Other Journal Papers

“Range Extension of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles using Nonlinear Model Predictive Control”, B. G. L. T. Samaranayake, Transactions of Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka, Oct. 2015

“Parameter Estimation of a Low-Power High-Efficiency Loosely Coupled Planar Wireless Power Transfer System”, ChamilaYapa, DimuthuWijesinghe, Janaka Ekanayake and Lilantha Samaranayake, Transactions of Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka, Oct. 2015

“Cost Estimation of Solid State Transformers”, ChathurangaJayarathna, PrabathBinduhewa, LidulaWidanagamaArachchige, Lilantha Samaranayake and Janaka Ekanayake, Transactions of Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka, Oct. 2015

“Production of Carbon Nanotubes Using Vein Graphite”, Lilantha Samaranayake, NilwalaKottegoda, A.R. Kumarasinghe, VeranjaKarunaratne, International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology, Volume No.3 Issue No.5, pp : 454-457, May 2014

“Technological feasibility and patient satisfaction with wireless ECG monitor for arrhythmia detection”, P. S. A. Wijewickrama, V. A. Jeewagan, A. D. Abeygunasekara, B. D. A. K. Fernando, L. Samaranayake, S. N. Wijesundara, G. R. Constantine, Ceylon Medical Journal, Vol. 57, Segment 1, pp 87, June 2012.

“Sensors and Actuators using Ionic Polymer Metal Composites for Micro Robot Applications”, L. Samaranayake, Journal of Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, Vol. 40, pp 134-142, October 2007

Conference Papers

International Conference Papers

"Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Traction Motor Degradation Minimization”, Lilantha Samaranayake, Stefano Longo, Accepted to IEEE Conference on Decision Control (CDC), Dec. 2015, Yokohama, Japan.

“Simplified Controller for Three Wheeled Omni Directional Mobile Robot”, G. I. R. K. Galgamuwa, L. K. G. Liyanage, M. P. B. Ekanayake, B.G.L.T. Samaranayake, Accepted to IEEE 10th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Dec. 2015

“Optimising Electric Vehicle Powertrain Components for Enhanced Performance”, A.Jeevithan, M.M.M Ahamed, M.P.B. Ekanayake, B.G.L.T. Samaranayake, Accepted to IEEE 10th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Dec. 2015

“Low Cost Torque Estimator for DC Servo Motors”, A.H. Z Farnaz, H. S. Sajith, P. J. Binduhewa, M. P. B. Ekanayake, B.G.L.T. Samaranayake, Accepted to IEEE 10th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Dec. 2015

“Generation Profile Shape Dependent Performance ofMobility Imbalanced Organic Solar Cells”, WaranathaAbeygunasekara, Lilantha Samaranayake, VeranjaKarunaratne, GehanAmaratunga, Accepted to IEEE 10th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Dec. 2015

“Numerical Modelling of Zinc Oxide Nanowire Anti Reflective Coatings”,WaranathaAbeygunasekara, Lilantha Samaranayake, VeranjaKarunaratne, GehanAmaratunga, Accepted to IEEE 10th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Dec. 2015

“Cost Functions for Degradation Control of Electric Motors in Electric Vehicles”, Lilantha Samaranayake and Stefano Longo, Proc. European Control Conference (ECC), July 2015, Linz, Austria.

“Fuzzy Logic Control for Energy Saving in Autonomous Electric Vehicles”, A. O. Al-Jazaeri, L. Samaranayake, S. Longo, D. J. Auger, Proc. IEEE International Electric Vehicles Conference, Dec. 2014, Florence, Italy.

“Development of a Wearable Remote HealthConditions Monitoring System”, SameeraNanayakkara, Lilantha Samaranayake, Proc. IEEE 8th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, 2013.

“Nanotechnology in mobile e-health – A Sri Lankan perspective”, Key Note Addresses & Proceedings of International Conference on Communication Computation Control & Nanotechnology (ICN2010), October 29 –30, 2010 Rural Engineering College Bhalki-585328, Karnataka, India

“IPv6 Multi-homing with Structured CIDR”, Kosala Senaviratne, Lilantha Samaranayake, Proc. of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems 2011, 16th to 19st August 2011, Kandy, Sri Lanka

“Real-Time Dynamic Traffic Light Timing Adaptation Algorithm and Simulation Software” D.T Dissanayake, S.M.R Senanayake, H.K.D.W.M.M.R Divarathne, B.G.L.T. Samaranayake Proc. of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems 2009, 29th to 31st December 2009

“Development of a Novel Drive Topology for a Five Phase Stepper Motor” T.S. Weerakoon, L. Samaranayake, Proc. Third IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Karagpur India, December 2008.

“Implementation of a low cost Wireless Distributed Control System using GSM Network”, K.M.T.N. Ganegedara, B.G.L.T. Samaranayake, Proc. Third IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Karagpur India, December 2008.

“Modeling Simulation and Design of Ionic Polymer Metal Composite Soft Actuators”, Lilantha Samaranayake, Gamage Preethichandra, Sanath Alahakoon, Keiichi Kanto, Proc. Second IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2007), Sri Lanka, August 2007.

“Bending Curve Modeling of Ionic Polymer Metal Composites in Soft Actuator Applications”, Lilantha Samaranayake, Gamage Preethichandra, Sanath Alahakoon, Keiichi Kanto, Proc. IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC2007), Poland, May 2007.

“Delay Compensation, Design and Simulation of Controllers for Distributed Control Systems”Lilantha Samaranayake, Proc. First IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2006), Sri Lanka, August 2006.

“Relating Sampling Period and Control Delay in Distributed Control Systems”, Lilantha Samaranayake, Mats Leksell, Sanath Alahakoon, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EuroCON2005), Serbia, November 2005.

“Ethernet Ready Sensor Actuator Module for Distributed Control Applications”, Lilantha Samaranayake, Mats Leksell, Sanath Alahakoon, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EuroCON2005), Serbia, November 2005.

“Distributed Control of an XY Board via Ethernet”, Lilantha Samaranayake, Mats Leksell, Sanath Alahakoon, Proc. 7th IASTED International Conference on Intelligent Systems & Control (ISC), Cambridge MA, USA, October 2005.

“Output Feedback Predictor Compensating Time-Delays in Distributed Real-Time Systems” Lilantha Samaranayake, Mats Leksell, Sanath Alahakoon, Proc. 6th International IASTED Conference on Intelligent Systems & Control, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2004.

“Control & Scheduling Co-design of Real-Time Systems Distributed over Switched Ethernet” Lilantha Samaranayake, Mats Leksell, Sanath Alahakoon, Proc. 1st IEE Regional Conference on ICT and E-Paradigms, Colombo Sri Lanka, July 2004.

“Distributed Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drive Systems”, L. Samaranayake, Y. K. Chin, S. Alahakoon, Proc. IEEE Power Electronics and Drive Systems Conference (PEDS), Singapore, November 2003.

“State-Feedback Controller for Distributed Systems with Non-Deterministic Time Delays”
L. Samaranayake, M. Leksell, S. Alahakoon, Proc. 18th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC’03), Texas Houston, USA, October 2003.

“Speed Controller Strategies for Distributed Motion Control via Ethernet”
L. Samaranayake, S. Alahakoon, K. S. Walgama, Proc. 18th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC’03), Texas Houston, USA, October 2003.

“Speed Synchronized Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine Drive Systems with Field Weakening”, L. Samaranayake, Y. K. Chin, Proc. IASTED International Conference Power and Energy Systems EuroPES, Marbella, Spain, September 2003.

“Real-Time Speed Control of a Brushless DC Motor via Ethernet”, L. Samaranayake, M. Leksell, S. Alahakoon, Proc. IEEE Nordic Workshop on Power and Industrial Electronics (NORPIE), Stockholm, Sweden, August 2002.

Local conferences Papers

“Analysis of single walled carbon nanotube enhanced organic bulk heterojunction solar cells using single diode model”, WaranathaAbeygunasekara, Lilantha Samaranayake, VeranjaKarunaratne, GehanAmaratunga, Proc. National Energy Symposium organized by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Sri Lanka.

“Thickness optimization of P3HT:PC60BM organic bulk heterojunction solar cells based on optical performance using numerical modelling”, WaranathaAbeygunasekara, Lilantha Samaranayake, VeranjaKarunaratne, GehanAmaratunga, Proc. International Symposium on Energy Challenges in the Knowledge Economy: June 26-27, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka

“Loss Comparison between the Conventional ac Distribution System and Hybrid ac-dc Distribution System”, W. B. D. K. Fernando, C. U. Jayarathna, P. J. Binduhewa, J. Wijayakulasooriya, span style="color:#44dbff;">L. Samaranayake, J. B. Ekanayake, Proc. International Symposium on Energy Challenges in the Knowledge Economy: June 26-27, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka

“Significant efficiency gain in organic solar cells using very small concentrations of semiconducting single wall carbon nanotubes”, WaranathaAbeygunasekara, Lilantha Samaranayake, VeranjaKarunaratne, GehanAmaratunga, Proc. Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE) 2015.

“From: Ceylon Vein Graphite To: Organic Photovoltaic Cells”, Lilantha Samaranayake, APCTT, UNESCAP National Consultative Workshop on Strengthening and Roadmapping of Emerging Technology Innovation Systems of Sri Lanka, November 2015 organized by COSTi.

“Torque Estimation of a DC Motor”, A.H.ZFarnaz, H.S. Sajith, P.J. Binduhewa, B.G.L.T.Samaranayake, Proc. of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE) 2015, pp-89

“Optimising Electric Vehicle Powertrain Components for Enhanced Performance.”, A.Jeevithan, M.M.M Ahamed, M.P.B. Ekanayake, B.G.L.T. Samaranayake, Proc. of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE) 2015, pp-99

“Significant efficiency gain in organic solar cells using very small concentrations of semiconducting single wall carbon nanotubes”, WaranathaAbeygunasekara, Lilantha Samaranayake, VeranjaKarunaratne and GehanAmaratunga, Proc. of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE) 2015, pp-119

“Modeling of a Driving Mechanism for a Spherical Robot”, T. W. U. Madhushani, R. N. Ranaweera, J. V. Wijayakulasooriya, S. A. H. A. Suraweera, M. P. B. Ekanayake, B. G. L. T. Samaranayake, D. H. S. Maithripala, Proc. of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE) 2015, pp-133

“Sri Lankan graphite making the space elevator possible”, B. G. L. T. Samaranayake, S. Gunasekera, A. K. R. Kumarasinghe, and N. S. Kottegoda, Proc. Of the International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, 13 – 15th December 2010, Kandy, Sri Lanka

“Motion Sensor Applications in Smart Buildings”, S. D. Nanayakkara, B. G. L. T. Samaranayake, Proc. Of the International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, 13 – 15th December 2010, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Patents

International Patents

A process for preparation of Carbon Nanotubes from Vein Graphite: US 20130062195 A1 United States Patent Office Publication Date: 14.03.2013

A Cellulose based sustained release macronutrient composition for fertilizer application: US 20110296887 A1 United States Patent Office Publication Date: 08.12.2011

Nanotechnology based sensor unit: National Patent Office filing date: 16.05.2011