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Dr. Prabath J. Binduhewa

Senior Lecturer

 
 Email: 
prabathb@ee.pdn.ac.lk
Telephone: 
+94-81-2393405
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Biography :

  • Dr. Prabath J. Binduhewa received B.Sc. Eng. specialised in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with First Class Honours from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2005. He earned the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from University of Manchester, UK in June 2010. Thesis title of his research is ‘Microsource Interface for a MicroGrid’.He is currently attached to the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya as a senior lecturer. He was working on MicroGrids and HVDC systemswith the Power Conversion Group of the University of Manchester from October 2013 to December 2013.
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Educational Qualifications :

  • Phd : University of Manchester, UK (June 2010)
  • Bsc:: University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (February 2005)

Professional Qualifications :

  • Member of IEEE
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Awards :

  • Hudswell International Research Scholarship was awarded by the Institution of Engineering Technology (IET) in year 2006 to undertake PhD research degree.
  • Scholarship to obtain degree of Doctor of Philosophy from University of Manchester, UK.
  • Prof. R.H. Paul prize for the best performance in Electrical Power and Machines was awarded from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2005.
  • President Research Awards for the research undertook at the Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka 2001

Research Intersests :

  • MicroGrids, Photovoltaic systems, Power electronic

Research Grants :

  • Co-investigator of the project on “The effect of shading on a fixed PV panel and possible remedies to minimise these effects” – University Research Grants 2013, University of Peradeniya
  • Co-investigator of the project on “Investigation of the use of smart transformer for a dynamic Volt-Var Control (VVC)”–Research grant from International Research Centre, University of Peradeniya and Lanka Transformers Ltd.
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