Dr. S.G. Abeyratne

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
sunil AT ee.pdn.ac.lk
+94-81-2393415

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD : (1997 March) Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Eng., Gifu-University, Japan.

  • MSc : (1992 March) Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Eng. , Gifu-University, Japan.

  • BSc Eng. : (1987 May) Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Eng., University of Peradeniya, Sri-Lanka.

APPOINTMENTS (Selected)

  • 1999-03-22 to Present

  • Senior Lecturer, Dept.of Electrical and Electronics Eng., University of Peradeniya, Sri-Lanka.

MEMBERS & AWARDS

  • Memberships: SMIEEE

  • Recipient of the National Science and Technology Awards-2007 from the ministry of Science and technology of government of Sri-Lanka in the category, Development and Adaptation of Technologies for SMEs, under the title,” Single Micro-controller Based 3D Controller for Automated Drilling and Cutting Applications.”

RESOURCE PERSON-WORKSHOPS

  • “Synchronous Generator, AVR, and Governor Modeling”, under the theme “Power Systems Modeling and Simulation”, organized by the Power, High Voltage, and Energy Systems Club (PHES) of University of Peradeniya, Sri-Lanka, 2008.

  • “Electrical Motors and Drives in Energy Saving”, under the theme “Electrical Energy Auditing & Saving Techniques”, organized by the Engineering Design Center, University of Peradeniya, Sri-Lanka, 28-29 March 2008.

  • “Electrical Energy Auditing & Saving Techniques”, organized by the Engineering Design Center, University of Peradeniya, Sri-Lanka, Sep 12-13 2008.

  • “Course on Industrial Wiring Basics”, CPD program for Technicians-sponsored by Kelani Cables Ltd., 6th March 2009, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

RESEARCH

INTERESTS


  • Power Electronics Circuits
    Resonant Power Converters, Unity Power Factor Converters,DC/DC & DC/AC Power Converters , Smart Grid Applications ,Harmonic Mitigation.

  • Power Electronics Applications
    Solar Power Conversion and Grid Integration,Wind Energy Conversion and Grid Integration,Battery Chargers for Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy Applications, Electrical Machines and Drives for Energy Saving.

  • Industrial Electronics
    Digital Controllers for Elevators, Electronics for Intelligent Battery Charging,Electronics for Energy Saving Applications.