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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya

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Nanotechnology in Photovoltaic

In this research Carbon NanoTubes (CNT) used in the active layer of the cell to improve the efficiency of organic thin film solar cells. This Project is funded by the National Research Council.

Use of Smart Transformer for a Dynamic Volt-VAR Control

In this research project a novel concept is developed for the Volt-var control of distribution networks. International Research Centre of University of Peradeniya and Lanka Transformers Ltd. support this research activity.

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Well equipped High Voltage Laboratory

The high voltage laboratory is well-equipped with the modern test facilities. These test facilities are now used for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research, consultancy services (mainly for industries such as CEB, LTL and PLC). School children and Navy officers are regular visitor to this lab.

RF and Microwave Laboratory

  • Ansoft Designer and HFSS CAD tools.

  • Fabricating equipment and PCB CAD tools to fabricate MMIC microwave circuits.

  • Microwave measuring equipment
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Collaboration with Kelani Cables PLC

Kelani Saviya is a unique Corporate Social Responsibility project initiated by the University of Peradeniya & Kelani Cables PLC. The aim of the program is to promote school leavers & self-employed electricians as skilled technicians in the field of domestic & industrial wiring. (More...)

DIMO – Peradeniya

A MOU was signed between the University and Diesel Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) to expand Research and Development activities in DEEE.

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  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Undergraduate Projects Receive National Awards(More.... )
  • Condolence for Prof. Gunawardena(More.... )
  • Calling PG applications for 2020/2021 January intake. Deadline is 3rd November 2019(More....)
  • Department Received the Award for the Best Undergraduate Project in Electrical Engineering 2018/2019 from the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL)(More....)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Represented in the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2019 (More....)
  • Undergraduate Research of University of Peradeniya Acknowledged in the International Arena. (More.... )
  • Students Shine at an International Design Competition.(More.... )
  • A new book titled “Basics of Network Engineering” which has been authored by DR K. D. R. Jagath Kumara has been published.(More.... )


  • Prof Janaka Bandara Ekanayake, from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Peradeniya has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to education in renewable energy integration and smart grid. More....  
  • DEEE students are the winners of the ENG. EWKARUNARATNA AWARD-2014 awarded by the IESL.
  • University Of Peradeniya Students Win ICIIS Award For Unique Coupler Design Using National Instrument AWR Software
  • Dr. H.A. Suraweera was awarded the CVCD Award of the most outstanding Junior Researcher in the field of Technology and related Sciences including Engineering, Architecture, Quantity Surveying and Information Technology


  • J.R.S.S. Kumara, M.A.R.M. Fernando, and A.U.A.W.Gunawardna, “Determination of Moisture in Solid Insulations by Means of Dielectric Frequency Response Measurement at High Frequencies”, Sri Lankan Patent, No. 18680, April 2019.
  • K D R Jagath Kumara, D D Dias, R L Nawagamuwa, W M A R Weerasingha, “Wave Energy Enhancement for Nearshore Electricity Generation”, ENGINEER, The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Vol. LI, No. 2, pp. 43-52, April 2018.
  • Nick Jenkins, and Janaka Ekanayake, Renewable Energy Engineering, Cambridge University Press, ISBN No: 978-1-107-02848-7, 2017
  • W.M.S.C Samarasinghe, J.R.S.S Kumara, M.A.R.M Fernando, and Aruna U.A.W. Gunawardena, “Aging Assessment of Transformer Pressboard Insulation by Micro-strip Ring Resonator at GHz Frequencies”, IEEE Trans. on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Vol . 23, No. 3, June 2017. (DOI: 10.1109/TDEI.2017.006322)
  • A.H.A.D. Abeysekara, J.R.S.S. Kumara, M.A.R.M. Fernando, M.P.B.Eakanayake, G.M.R.I. Godaliyadda and J.V. Wijayakulasooriya, “Remote Leakage Current Detector for Identification of Insulators Discharges”, IEEE Trans. on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Vol . 23, No. 4, August 2017 (DOI: 10.1109/TDEI.2017.006300).
  • H. G. C. P. Dinesh, D. B. W. Nettasinghe, G. M. R. I. Godaliyadda, M. P. B. Ekanayake, Janaka Ekanayake and J. V. Wijayakulasooriya, "Residential Appliance Identification based on Spectral Information of Low Frequency Smart Meter Measurements", DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2015.2484258, IEEE Smart Grid (Accepted).
  • Lasanthika Dissawa, Nirmana Perera, Kapila Bandara, Prabath Binduhewa, Janaka Ekanayake, "Thirteen-level inverter for photovoltaic applications", AIMS Energy, 2016, 4(2): 397-413. doi: 10.3934/energy.2016.2.397
  • Waranatha L. Abeygunasekara, Pritesh Hiralal, Lilantha Samaranayake, Chih-Tao Chien, Abhishek Kumar, Andrew J. Flewitt, Veranja Karunaratne, Gehan A. J. Amaratunga "Incorporating Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Efficient Charge Extractors in Organic Solar Cells", Applied Physics Letters, 106(12):123305-1:5, March 2015.



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