Dr. (Ms.) U. S. Premaratne

Senior Lecturer II

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology

Select, Department of Electrical anc Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology, OUSL, Nawala, Nugegoda.

Office: 112881000, Ext: 272

E-mail: uspre@ou.ac.lk

Dr. Uthpala S Premarathne obtained her B.Tech(Hons) degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering with a First class division Honors in July 2008 from the NIT Warangal, India. After finishing her undergraduate studies in 2008, she was recruited as a telecommunication engineer affiliated to Sri Lanka Telecom. She completed her MSc in Telecommunication Egineering from University of Moratuwa in 2011. She was awarded an RMIT PhD Scholarship in 2012 to pursue doctoral studies at the School of Computer Science and IT in RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. She completed her PhD in May 2018. Since January 2019, she has been working in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as a Senior Lecturer (Grade II).

Areas of Specialization:

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

Research interests:

Scale invariance in network traffic, Network reliability and resilience, Information security, Cloud computing and applications



Programme Coordination:


Course Coordination:

EEX6539, EEX4351, EEX3336


RMIT CSIT Publication Award 2015.

Presidential Award for Scientifi Publications was awarded in 2017.

NSF Merit award for Scientific Publications was awarded in 2019.


Google scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=en&user=kEEPPIAAAAAJ

Ongoing Research:

Design and implementation of reliable multi-agent systems for distributed data managment applications

Research Supervisions:

Supervision: Undergraduate projects

S. Panangala, “Analysis of accumulated network traffic distributions” (Completed)

S. Meegahapola, “Development of a Novel Resilience Assessment Mechanism for Wi-Fi Systems” (On-going)

T. Nujithra, “Design an efficient heat management mechanism for constant current source topology” (On-going)

P. Jayasundara, “Automated feedback controlled Ku band dish antenna alignment system design” (On-going)

N. Muthtarachchi, “Design an efficient dehumidifier and preheater for solar dryers” (Collaboration with dr U K Premarathne from University of Moratuwa, On-going)

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