Dr. R.D. Ranaweera

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
rdbranaweera AT ee.pdn.ac.lk
+94-81-2393442

Research Publications


Books

Ruwan D. Ranaweera, “Nonlinear effects in hemodynamic response in primary auditory cortex associated with temporal patterns of acoustic history”, UMI Dissertations Publishing 2010, ISBN 9781124613536, http://search.proquest.com/docview/867529431 (re print: BiblioBazaar, 2012, ISBN: 9781249043362 http://books.google.lk/books?id=RNJ7MAEACAAJ)

International Journals

Evie Malaia, Ruwan Ranaweera, Ronnie B. Wilbur, Thomas M. Talavage, “Event segmentation in a visual language: Neural bases of processing American Sign Language predicates”, NeuroImage, Volume 59, Issue 4, 15 February 2012, Pages 4094–4101, ISSN 1053-8119, 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.10.034
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Ranaweera, R.D., Kwon, M., Hu, S., Tamer, G. G., Luh, W. M., & Talavage, T. M. (2015). Temporal pattern of acoustic imaging noise asymmetrically modulates activation in the auditory cortex. Hearing Research.
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Gunathilake, P. M. P. C., Yapa, Y. P. R. D., Pinidiyaarachchi, A. J., Wijayakulasooriya, J. V., & Ranaweera, R., Computerized 3D Modeling for Rapid Artificial Bone Substitute Manufacturing.

International Conferenes

Ruwan D. Ranaweera, P.H.Ariyawansa, “Software application to detect the level of iron overload in Thalassemia patients using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)”, One Health International Conference, Sept. 5th-6th 2014, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, pp.48

Chandrasiri, M.E.; Dhanapala, R.M.T.M.; Kumari, W.G.K.G.; Ranaweera, R., "PC based Electroencephalogram system," Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2013 8th IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.116,121, 17-20 Dec. 2013 (doi: 10.1109/ICIInfS.2013.6731966 URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6731966&isnumber=6731935 )

P.M.P.C. Gunathilake, Y.P.R.D. Yapa, A.J. Pinidiyaarachchi, J.V. Wijayakulasooriya, R. Ranaweera and K. Oka, “Advancing Composite Optical Fiberscope Vision”, conference on Japan-Sri Lanka Collaberative Research 2013, Kandy, Sri Lanka, March 29th to 31st, 2013 (paper number 54).

Ranaweera, R.D., Minseok Kwon, Shuowen Hu, Tamer, G.G., Talavage, T.M., "Measurement of auditory hemodynamic response function due to different temporal patterns of imaging acoustic noise using functional magnetic resonance imaging," Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2011 6th IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.239-243, 16-19 Aug. 2011. doi: 10.1109/ICIINFS.2011.6038073, ISBN: 978-1-4577-0032-3.

E Malaia, R Ranaweera, T Talavage, R Wilbur, “Default Network in Deaf,” 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, June 2011.

TM Talavage, EL Breedlove, KE Morigaki, ME Robinson, RD Ranaweera, EA Nauman, LJ Leverenz, “fMRI Assessment of Effects of Technique on Neurological Impairment in High School Football Players,” 19th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2011. (Invited E-Poster)
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Ruwan D. Ranaweera, Minseok Kwon, Shouwen Hu, Thomas M. Talavage., “Auditory cortex activation dependence on temporal pattern of Imaging Acoustic Noise”, 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping , Barcelona, Spain, June 2010. (Invited for E-Poster)

Minseok Kwon, Ruwan D. Ranaweera, Shuowen Hu, Thomas M. Talavage, “ Temporal and spatial response patterns to intensity and duration of imaging acoustic noise at 3.0T”, 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping , Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

Alexander L. Francis, Ruwan D. Ranaweera, Olumide Olulade, Thomas M. Talavage , "Differential effects of perceptual and working memory load on neural correlates of selective attention to speech in competing speech", 15th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping , San Francisco, CA, June 2009. AL Francis, RD Ranaweera, O Olulade, TM Talavage, “Differential effects of perceptual and working memory load on neural correlates of selective attention to speech in competing speech”, NeuroImage, Volume 47, Supplement 1, July 2009, Page S65, ISSN 1053-8119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1053-8119(09)70340-4. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053811909703404)

Malaia, E., Ranaweera, R., Tamer, G., Wilbur, R.B., Talavage, T.M. "Cortical representation of predicate processing in American Sign Language." 15th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping , San Francisco, CA, June 2009. (E Malaia, R Ranaweera, G Tamer, RB Wilbur, TM Talavage, “Cortical representation of predicate processing in American Sign Language.”, NeuroImage, Volume 47, Supplement 1, July 2009, Page S164, ISSN 1053-8119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1053-8119(09)71736-7. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053811909717367)

Malaia, E., Ranaweera, R., Tamer, G., Wilbur, R.B., Talavage, T.M. "Events in ASL - from perception to production through linguistic representation: kinematic and fMRI evidence" Neurobiology of Language Conference, Chicago, 2009.

Malaia, E., Ranaweera, R., Talavage, T., Wilbur, R.B " fMRI study of event structure effects on predicate processing in ASL." Poster, Indiana Neuroimaging Symposium 2008.

R.D. Ranaweera, T.M. Talavage, A. Krishnan, “Time-frequency features differentiate direction of finger movement in cued and self-paced tasks,” 11th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Toronto, Canada, June 2005, #491.

Ranaweera, R.D.; Talavage, Thomas M.; Krishnan, A., "Time-frequency Features Differentiate Direction of Finger Movement in Cued and Self-paced Tasks," Neural Engineering, 2005. Conference Proceedings. 2nd International IEEE EMBS Conference on , vol., no., pp.551,554, 16-19 March 2005. doi: 10.1109/CNE.2005.1419682

R.D. Ranaweera, T.M. Talavage, A. Krishnan, “Activation and deactivation patterns in joint time-frequency analysis differentiate direction of finger movement in cued and self-paced tasks,” National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes Neural Interfaces Workshop, Bethesda, Maryland, November 15-17, 2004.

National Conferences

G.A.I. Mihindukulasuriya, J.M.M. Mendis, R.M.U.K Wijeratne, and Dr.Ruwan Ranaweera, “Low Cost PC-Based Wireless ECG Monitor”, 107th IESL Annual Sessions, Colombo, Sri Lanka, October 2013.

P.M.P.C. Gunathilake, Y.P.R.D. Yapa, A.J. Pinidiyaarachchi, J.V. Wijayakulasooriya and R. Ranaweera, Computerized “3D modeling for rapid artificial bone substitute manufacturing” (ID 53, p 78) PGIS Research Congress, Peradeniya, October 2014