Graduate Students

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Candidates

Gajanayake S.P Gajanayake SP
Topic: Development of Driving Cycles and a Mathematical Model for Fuel Economy Characterization of Light Duty Vehicles in Sri Lanka
Supervisor(s): Dr. Sugathapala AGT / Prof. Bandara JMSJ
Guruge P.A Guruge PA
Topic: Development of a Multimodal Sensor Node and Intelligent Data Analysis Technique for Fire Prediction in a Forest Area
Supervisor(s): Dr. Chathuranga KDVS / Dr. Lalitharatne SWHMTD / Prof. Gopura RARC
Henadeera P.B. Henadeera PB
Topic: Development of Novel Thermo-Electric Materials for Waste Heat Recovery Applications
Supervisor(s): Dr. Samaraweera KKMNP / Dr. Ranasinghe RACP / Dr. (Mrs.) Wijewardane MA
Iroshan K.A Iroshan KA
Topic: Characterisation of Biodegradable Biomaterials Using High Resolution Image Processing
Supervisor(s): Dr. Lalitharatne SWHMTD / Dr. Dayananda NWN / Dr. Karunaratne MPA
Kulasekera A.L Kulasekera AL
Topic: Design and Development of a Soft Orthotic Device for Lower Limb and Spinal Assistance
Supervisor(s): Dr. Chathuranga KDVS / Prof. Gopura RARC / Dr. Lalitharatne SWHMTD
Kumara E.A.D Kumara EAD
Topic: Development of an External Bone Fracture Fixator with Adjustable and Self-Locking Pins
Supervisor(s): Dr. Lalitharatne SWHMTD / Prof. Gopura RARC
Nimarshana PHV Nimarshana PHV
Topic: Performance Based Approach for Building Indoor Thermal Comfort of Naturally Ventilated Buildings in Sri Lanka
Supervisor(s): Prof. Attalage RA / Prof. Perera KKCK
Ranaweera R.K.P.S Ranaweera RKPS
Topic: Development of a lower-limb Exoskeleton Robot and Adaptive Control Methodology to Nullify Enviornmental Disturbances
Supervisor(s): Prof. Gopura RARC / Dr. Jayawardane TSS / Prof. Mann GK

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Candidates

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Topic: Develop a Model to Identify the Standard Sky Classification and Distribution of Sky Luminance
Supervisor(s): Prof. Attalage RA
De Silva G.G.L De Silva GGL
Topic: Investigation of Flapping Wing Aerodynamics by Flow Singularity Methods
Supervisor(s): Dr. Samaraweera KKMNP / Dr. Sugathapala AGT / Prof. Jayaweera ND
Kankeyan T Kankeyan T
Topic: Modelling, Experimental Investigation and Economic Analysis of Organic Rankine Cycle for Electricity Generation
Supervisor(s): Dr. (Mrs.) Wijewardane MA / Dr. Jayasekara JGAS / Dr. Ranasinghe RACP
Premarathna A.K.C.P Premarathna AKCP
Topic: Design and Development of a Tactile Feedback System, and Its Application to Prosthetics and Tele-operated Robots
Supervisor(s): Dr. Chathuranga KDVS / Dr. Lalitharatne SWHMTD
Rathnayake R.K.A Rathnayake RKA
Topic: Evaluation of a Thermo-Acoustic Generator for Low-Grade Heat Recovery and Its Thermo-Economic Implications
Supervisor(s): Dr. (Mrs.) Wijewardane MA / Dr. (Mrs.) Manthilake MMID / Dr. Ranasinghe RACP
Roshan T.A.U Roshan TAU
Topic: Multiphysics Modelling Simulation of Shape Memory Alloy Based Novel Actuators for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Supervisor(s): Dr. Amarasinghe YWR / Dr. Dayananda NWN
Image Wickramasinghe HK
Topic: Energy demand forecasting: An Adaptive Model Based on Multivariate Analysis
Supervisor(s): Prof. Attalage RA / Dr. Siyambalapitiya T
Wijerathna W.H.A.C Wijerathna WHAC
Topic: Development of a Cricket Helmet with Improved Features for Safety and Usability
Supervisor(s): Dr. Punchihewa HKG / Dr. (Mrs.) Manthilake MMID

Master of Science by Research (MSc) Candidates

Arumathanthri R.B Arumathanthri RB
Topic: Development of a Soft Muscle Actuator Embedded with Sensors
Supervisor(s): Dr. Chathuranga KDVS
Basnayake B.A.D.J.C.K Basnayake BADJCK
Topic: Development of Intelligent Home Automation System (IHAS) for Enhanced Energy Performance
Supervisor(s): Prof. Attalage RA / Dr. Amarasinghe YWR / Dr. Jayasekara AGBP
Casseer. D. R Casseer DR
Topic: Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of Ceiling Fan Performance
Supervisor(s): Dr. Ranasinghe RACP / Dr. Kumarage P
Image Chandrasiri MDSD
Topic: Investigation of Effect of Human Robot Interaction with Lower Limb Exoskeletons
Supervisor(s): Prof. Gopura RARC
Fernando W.L.R Fernando WLR
Topic: Ascertaining Life Cycle Inventory Data of Turning Operations for Environmental Performance Analysis
Supervisor(s): Dr. Gamage JR / Dr. Karunathilake HP
Gunasekara H.N.W Gunasekara HNW
Topic: Remanufacture for Sustainability: Assessing the Barriers and Developing Solutions to Promote the Local/Regional Automotive Remanufacturing
Supervisor(s): Dr. Gamage JR / Dr. Punchihewa HKG
Mathotaarachchi M.A.D.C Mathotaarachchi MADC
Topic: Aerodynamic Analysis of Auto-rotating Plant Seeds in Derivation of Optimum Biomimetic Parameters for Artificial Flying Devices
Supervisor(s): Dr. Sugathapala AGT
Perera G.D.M Perera GDM
Topic: Development of a Vision Aided EMG Based Grasping Pattern Classification System for Hand Prostheses
Supervisor(s): Dr. Madusanka DGK
Pieris T.P.D Pieris TPD
Topic: Development of a Multi-Modal Sensor Node with Data Recovery Ability to Monitor Environmental Factors Which Could be Used for Forest Fires Detection
Supervisor(s): Dr. Chathuranga KDVS
Priyankara K.P.M Priyankara KPM
Topic: Assessment of Environmental Performance of Milling Machining
Supervisor(s): Dr. Gamage JR
Ruhunage I.U Ruhunage IU
Topic: Control of an upper limb active prosthetic arm using EEG and EMG signals
Supervisor(s): Dr. Lalitharatne SWHMTD
Sampath P.K.N Sampath PKN
Topic: Optimization of Scrubber of Diesel Boiler
Supervisor(s): Prof. Perera KKCK
Sampath W.H.P Sampath WHP
Topic: Development of Conductive Polymer Based Tactile Sensors for Wearable Bio- Medical Devices
Supervisor(s): Dr. Amarasinghe YWR / Dr. Dao D / Prof. Mitani A
Tennakoon T.M.C.L Tennakoon TMCL
Topic: Development of a Soft Robotic Gripper with Multiple Grasping Patterns
Supervisor(s): Prof. Gopura RARC / Dr. Chathuranga KDVS
Weerakkody T.H Weerakkody TH
Topic: Development of a transfemoral robotic prosthetic device with an adaptive foot mechanism
Supervisor(s): Dr. Lalitharatne SWHMTD / Prof. Gopura RARC
Weerasingha A.H Weerasingha AH
Topic: Biomechanical Study of a Multi - DOF Robotic Ankle Exoskeleton
Supervisor(s): Prof. Gopura RARC
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Topic: Tactile Sensor Array Based Visual Servoing for Object Manipulation by Articulated Robots
Supervisor(s): Dr. Chathuranga KDVS
Wijayathunga L.M.N.D Wijayathunga LMND
Topic: Design and Development of a Multi-Rotor Aerial Vehicle (MAV) with top Mounted Robotic Manipulator
Supervisor(s): Dr. Lalitharatne SWHMTD / Dr. Chathuranga KDVS / Dr. Jayasekara AGBP