Professional

ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, 1 April 2014 - todate
  • Senior Professor, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Telecmmunication Engineering, General Sir John Kotelawala Defenc University, 19 May 2014 - todate
  • Visiting Lecturer,  General Sir John Kotelawala Defenc University (formerly Sir John Kotlawala Defence Academy),  (~1980 - April 2014)
  • Senior Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa (from10 October 1999 to 31 March 2014)
  • Visiting Professor/Researcher, University of Manitoba/HVDC Research Centre, Manitoba, Canada, (September 2006 - August 2007)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand (January 1998 – May 1998)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (May 1997 – December 1997)
  • Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa (10 October 1994 – 9 October 1999)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa (10 October 1989 – 9 October 1994)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Manitoba, Canada (Sep 89 – Aug 90)
  • Visiting Commonwealth Research Fellow, UMIST, Manchester, England (October 1981 – September 1982)
  • Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa (13 March 1970 – 9 October 1989)

ENGINEERING ACTIVITIES

Colombo Lotus Tower

Electrical Review Consultant, Colombo Lotus Tower

At 350 m Colombo Lotus Tower will be the second tallest structure in South Asia. Two banquet halls will accommodate 450 people each, at 220 metres and 225 metres. At 235 metres there will be a revolving restaurant , while higher up are provided for telecommunication purposes. There will be eight elevators in the Tower, three of them elevators will be high speed elevators which will enable to reach the observation deck from the tower base in less than a minute.


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Independent Director, RENEWGEN (Pvt) Ltd. (formerly Esna Power (Pvt) Ltd) from January 2014

Major shareholders of Esna Power are Akbar Brothers Limited, Hirdaramani Group, Debug Group and Esna Holdings.  RENEWGEN (Pvt) Ltd. invests in state-of-the-art hydro power plants that are guaranteed to provide an uninterrupted flow of electricity.


IESL logo Member, Education Committee (earlier Education & Training), Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka
Reviewer - Technical Publications and Moderator - Examination papers, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka
Past Council Member, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (1998-2000)
Professional Review Panelist, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka
Past Member, Membership Committee and Curriculum Revision Committee, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (till 2013)


IET logo1Committee Member, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sri Lanka Network
Past International Membership Advisor, Institution of Electrical Engineers, Sri Lanka Branch
Past Chairman, Institution of Electrical Engineers, Sri Lanka Centre (2000-2002)


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Member (Past Chairman), Sectoral Committee on Electrical Cables & Conductors, Sri Lanka Standards Institute
Past Member of the Council, Sri Lanka Standards Institute
Past Member, Working Group on Lightning Protection Systems, Sri Lanka Standards Institution (2012-2014)
Past Member, Product Inspection & Certification Committee, Sri Lanka Standards Institute


KDU Logo Professor on assignment, Sir John Kotalawela Defence University
Curriculum Review Consultant, Sir John Kotalawela Defence University
Past Co-ordinator, Electrical Engineering, Sir John Kotalawela Defence Academy



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Receiving-IESL-Fellowship from HE President Ranasinghe Premadasa

Receiving the IESL Fellowship from His Excellency President Ranasinghe Premadasa

Founder Member CSSL
CSSL Founder Member Certificate
IESL Fellow Certificate Sinhala
IESL Fellow Certificate Sinhala
Fellow IESL Certificate
IESL Fellow Certificate English
Fellow IEE
IEE Fellow Certificate


International Professional Engineer
IESL PEng Certificate

CSSL logo1Founder Member, Computer Society of Sri Lanka (MCSSL)
  IESL logoFellow - Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (FIESL), Chartered Engineer (CEng), International Professional Engineer (IntPE)

IET logo1Fellow - Institution of Electrical Engineers, UK (FIEE), Chartered Electrical Engineer IEE

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Member - Organisation of Professional Assoications (OPA)

 

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Member - Sri Lanka Energy Managers Association (SLEMA)

 

SLAAS logoMember - Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)


 

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION

Council Photograph
University of Moratuwa Council 2011
Signing of MOU
Signing of an Memorandum of Understanding
Senate-2012
University of Moratuwa Senate 2012


  • Council Member, of the University of Moratuwa (Elected Representative of Senate) (till 2014)
  • Member, Board of Management of the Institute of Technology of the University Moratuwa (ITUM) (Elected Representative of Senate till 2014, UGC appointed member till 2019)
  • Member, Higher Degrees Committee, University Senate (till 2014)
  • Member, Library Committee, University Senate (till 2014)
  • Head, Department of Electrical Engineering, from May 1998 to May 2004.
  • Head, Division of Power System and High Voltage Engineering, from March 1981 to 2014.
  • Head, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, December 1988 to July 1989.
  • Head, Department of Electrical Engineering, July 1983 to June 1984.
  • Chairman, By-Laws Committee, University Senate (till 2014)
  • Chairman/Co-ordinator, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa from 1994 to 1997
  • Member, Senate Research Committee, University of Moratuwa (earlier)
  • Member, Curriculum & Evaluation Committee, University Senate (earlier)
  • Member, Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Engineering (till 2014)
  • Member, Board of Studies for Postgraduate Courses (till 2014)
  • Member, Academic Committee, Faculty of Engineering (till 2014)
  • Chairman, Industrial Training Advisory Board, Sub-Committee of University Senate (2008-2010)
  • Chairman, Calendar Committee, Faculty of Engineering (till 1997)