Dr. Prabath J. Binduhewa

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
prabathb AT ee.pdn.ac.lk
+94-81-2393405

Research Publications


Journals and Transactions

C. U. Jayarathna, P. J. Binduhewa, L. N. WidanagamaArachchige, L. Samaranayake and J. B. Ekanayaka, “Solid State Transformer Technologies and Cost Estimation”, 109th Annual conference session of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), IESL Transactions 2015, Vol. 1 - Part B, Technical Paper65, page(s) 503-511

Binduhewa P. J. and Barnes, M., "Dynamic Stiffness-Based Control for a MicroGrid Microsource Interface," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.62, no.10, pp.6296-6305, Oct. 2015

R. R. L. L. Wijayaratne, Binduhewa P. J. , S. G. Abeyratne and Prof. J. B. Ekanayke, “Investigating the use of an intelligent transformer for a volt-var Control”, 108th Annual conference session of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), IESL Transactions 2014, Vol. 1 - Part B, Technical Papers 35, page(s) 263-271

G. I. Konthawardana, J. B. Subashiny, A. A. S. K. Amarasinghe, P. J. Binduhewa, M. P. B. Ekanayake, and G. M. R. I. Godaliyadda, “Photovoltaic Panel Curve Tracer and Parameter Estimation”, 107th Annual conference session of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), IESL Transactions 2013, Vol. 1 - Part B, Technical Papers 34, page(s) 247-254

Nalika Ulapane, Sunil Abeyratne, Prabath Binduhewa, Chamari Dhanapala, Shyama Wickramasinghe, Nimal Rathnayake, “A Simple Software Application for Simulating Commercially Available Solar Panels”, International Journal of Soft Computing and Software Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 5, May 25, 2012, pages: 48-68

Nalika N. B. Ulapane, Chamari H. Dhanapala, Shyama M. Wickramasinghe, Sunil G. Abeyratne, Nimal Rathnayake and Prabath J. Binduhewa, “Solar Panel Emulator based on a Switch Mode Power Supply”, 105th Annual conference session of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), Vol. 1, Part B, IESL Transactions, Oct, 2011, pp. [522–529]

Jayasundara Bandara, Keerthi Tennakone and Prabath Binduhewa, “Probing the tunneling of electrons from SnO2 to ZnO in dye sensitization of composite SnO2/ZnO by use of generated H2O2 via reduction of O2”, New Journal Chemistry, 2001, 25, 1302-1305

International Conferences

R. R. L. L. Wijayaratne, P. J. Binduhewa, S. G. Abeyratne, and J. B. Ekanayake, “Design and Implementation of a Control strategy for a Transformer with Series Compensation,” in 10th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2015, (accepted).

J. V. D. Jayasooriya, M. M. H. C. N. Mahalaksha, P. J. Binduhewa, J. R. S. S. Kumara, “Investigation of a Smart Transformer”, Presented atTENCON 2015, Macau – China, 1st – 4th Nov. 2015

Shankanee Illangarathna, Jayani Karunarathna, Dharshani Kariyawasam, J. B. Ekanayake and P. J. Binduhewa, “An Application of Multi Level DC‐DC Converters to Mitigate Dynamic Shading on PV Cells”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 19, page 112, 5th & 6th Nov, 2015

G. P. M. Godakumara, E. H. Senevirathne, P. J. Binduhewa and J. B. Ekanayake, “Design of the Buck Converter for a Current Controlled Photovoltaic Emulator”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 19, page 106, 5th & 6th Nov, 2015

U.M.T.D. Udagedara, M.R.I.D. Senevirathne, A.F.M. Shameel, P. J. Binduhewa and J.B. Ekanayake, “PV Inverters to Enhance the Utilization of AC Networks”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 19, page 107, 5th & 6th Nov, 2015

A.H.Z. Farnaz, H.S. Sajith, M.P.B. Ekanayake, P. J. Binduhewa and B.G.L.T. Samaranayake, “Torque Estimation of a DC Motor”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 19, page 89, 5th& 6th Nov, 2015

R. R. L. L. Wijayaratne, P. J. Binduhewa, S. G. Abeyratne, and J. B. Ekanayake “Distribution System Voltage regulation using a Series Compensator”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 19, page 96, 5th & 6th Nov, 2015

Wijayaratne, R.R.L.L.; Binduhewa P.J.; Abeyratne, S.G.; Ekanayake, J.B., "Investigation the feasibility of distribution system voltage regulation with a three winding transformer," 9th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), pp.1-6, 15-17 Dec. 2014

Jayarathna, C.; Binduhewa P.; Ekanayake, J.; Jianzhong Wu, "Load flow analysis of low voltage dc networks with photovoltaic," 9th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), pp.1-6, 15-17 Dec. 2014

A.I.M.H. Bandara, R.W.M.C.M. Rathnayake, E.K.K.M. Karunadhipathi, J.B. Ekanayake, P. J. Binduhewa and K.M. Liyanage, “Wind Turbine Emulator for Smart Grid Test Facility”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya Univ. International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 18, page 148, 4th& 5thJuly, 2014

Y. Amirthagunaraj, F. M. Fazil, M. M. A. Sawsan, P. J. Binduhewa, J. B. Ekanayake, K. M. Liyanage, A. Atputharajah and K. Samarakoon, “Photovoltaic Emulator for Smart Grid TestFacility”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya Univ. International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 18, page 156, 4th& 5th July, 2014

Chathuranga Jayarathna, Prabath Binduhewa and Janaka Ekanayake, “EVALUATION OF THE HARMONIC PERFORMANCE IN CELL LEVEL PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTER UNDER PARTIAL SHADING”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya Univ. International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 18, page 141, 4th& 5th July, 2014

Binduhewa P.J.; Barnes, M., "Photovoltaic emulator," 8th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), pp.519-524, 17-20 Dec. 2013

Jayarathna, C.U.; Ihalagama, S.S.; Rodrigo, C.; Ekanayake, J.B.; Binduhewa P.J.; Liyanage, K.M., "Economic analysis on domestic photovoltaic arrays," 8th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), pp.513-518, 17-20 Dec. 2013

P. J. Binduhewa and M. Barnes, “Photovoltaic Emulator”, 8th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS) 2013, 17th-20th December 2013, 6 pages

P. D. C. U. Jayarathna, I. R. S. S. Ihalagama, D. R. K A. J. C. Rodrigo, J. B. Ekanayake, P. J. Binduhewa and K. M. Liyanage, "Economic Analysis on Domestic Photovoltaic Arrays”, 8th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS) 2013, 17th-20th December 2013, 6 pages

S. Arunprasanth, A. Arulampalam, P. J. Binduhewa, M. A .R. M. Fernando and S. G. Abeyrathne, “Dynamic Reactive Power Compensator (DRPC) for Unbalance Load Reactive Power Compensation”, 8th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS) 2013, 17th-20th December 2013, 6 pages

P. J. Binduhewa, “Alternative Operation Methods to Reduce the Energy Demand of a Traffic Light Controlled Pedestrian crossing”, 6th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems 2011, 16th – 19th August 2011, page(s): 533-538

P. J. Binduhewa , “Uninterruptible Power Supply for Short-Term Power back-up using Ultracapacitors”, 6th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems 2011, 16th – 19th August 2011, page(s): 551-556

Nalika N. B. Ulapane, Chamari H. Dhanapala, Shyama M. Wickramasinghe, Sunil G. Abeyratne, Nimal Rathnayake and Prabath J. Binduhewa, “Extraction of Parameters for Simulating Photovoltaic Panels”, 6th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems 2011, 16th – 19th August 2011, , page(s): 539-544

P.J. Binduhewa , A.C. Renfrew, M. Barnes, “Standard microsource interface for a MicroGrid”, IET CIRED Seminar on SmartGrids for Distribution, 23-24 June 2008, page(s): 1-4

M. Barnes, P.J. Binduhewa, “Asynchronous interconnection of a microgrid”, IET CIRED Seminar on SmartGrids for Distribution, 23-24 June 2008, page(s): 1-4

P.J. Binduhewa , A.C. Renfrew, M. Barnes, “MicroGrid Power Electronic Interface for Photovoltaics”, 4th IET conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, 2-4 April 2008, page(s): 260-264

P.J. Binduhewa, A.C. Renfrew, M. Barnes, “Ultracapacitor Energy Storage for MicroGrid micro-generation”, 4th IET conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, 2-4 April 2008, page(s): 270-274

P.J. Binduhewa , C.H. Dharmakeerthi, R.P.S. Chandrasena, A. Atputharajah, J. B. Ekanayake, “Design and Implementation of a Novel Controller for Autonomous 2.5 kW Wind Power Plant”, First International conference on Industrial and Information Systems, 8-11 August 2006, page(s): 179-184

P.J. Binduhewa , J.R.S.S. Kumara, A. Atputharajah, J.B. Ekanayake, “Feasibility Study of an Application of a Saturated Magnetic Core as a Fault Current Limiter”, Power Transmission Research Interests and Challenges – International Seminar and Tutorial, Central Power Research Institute, India, 2005

Local Conferences

J. B. Ekanayake, P.J. Binduhewa, U. I. Dayaratne, “New Starting and Speed Control Concept for Single Phase Capacitor Start Induction Motor”, IEE Younger Members’ Section Annual Technical Conference 2004, Sri Lanka, Page 57

Poster Presentations

Standard Microsource Interface for a MicroGrid, Institute of Engineering and Technology seminar at Manchester Conference Centre, January 2009.

Standard Microsource interface for a MicroGrid, EEE Postgraduate Research Poster Conference at University of Manchester, November 2008.