Eng. G.M.K.B. Karunasena

Lecturer (Probationary)

BTech(Eng)(Hons)(OUSL), AMIE(SL), AEng EC(SL)

Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology
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Central Campus, Faculty of Engineering Technology, The Open University of Sri Lanka

Office: 0112881477, Ext: 477 Mobile: (+94)713124474

E-mail: gmkar@ou.ac.lk

Web: https://sites.google.com/view/gmkbkarunasena/home


G.M.K.B. Karunasena is graduated from The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) in 2019 with Bachelor of Technology Honors degree in the field of specialization of Mechatronics Engineering. He is awarded the Dean’s Award for the best academic performance in the Mechatronics Engineering stream in 2019. After graduation, he joined The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) attached to the Department of Mechanical Engineering as a demonstrator in 2019. Presently he is serving as a lecturer (probationary) attached to the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Furthermore, he is working as a development member of the Solar Remote Laboratory development in the EUSL-Energy project, conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Areas of Specialization:

Intelligent Systems, Machine Vision, Remote Sensing and Controlling, Smart Energy Systems

Research interests:

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Control Systems, Power Electronics, Internet of Things (IoT)

Affiliations:

EUSL-Energy Project,
Europe Sri Lanka Capacity Building in Energy Circular Economy,
Project IT Coordinator

Engineering Council Sri Lanka – ECSL
Associate Engineer ECSL (211876)

Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka
Associate Member AMIE (SL) (AM-25382)

Contributions:

Development member of the Solar Remote Laboratory development in the EUSL-Energy project, conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Course Coordination:

DMX6573 Advanced Control Engineering
DMX4142 Applied Automotive Electronics

Awards:

Dean’s Award 2019, Faculty of Engineering Technology, OUSL

Researches:

Research Page

Ongoing Research:
  1. H. M. K. K. M. B. Herath, G. M. K. B. Karunasena, Mamta Mittal. “Monitoring the Impact of Stress on Facial Skin Using Affective Computing”.
Publications:

Conference Papers

  1. G.M.K.B. Karunasena, H.D.N.S. Priyankara & B.G.D.A. Madhusanka, “Design and Development of Fuzzy Logic Controller for Magnetic Levitation System”, 3rd SLAAI-International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Sabaragamuwa University, 2019.
  2. H.M.K.K.M.B. Herath , G.M.K.B. Karunasena , S.V.A.S.H. Ariyathunge, H.D.N.S. Priyankara, B.G.D.A. Madhusanka, H.M.W.T. Herath, and  U.D.C. Nimanthi, “Deep Learning Approach to Recognition of Novel COVID-19 Using CT Scans and Digital Image Processing”, 4th  SLAAI – International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, The Open University of Sri Lanka, 2020.
  3. H.M.K.K.M.B. Herath, S.V.A.S.H. Ariyathunge and G.M.K.B. Karunasena, “Development of a Mathematical Model to Forecast Solar Radiation and Validating Results Using Machine Learning Techniques”, 76th  Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, University of Kelaniya – Sri Lanka, 2020.

Journal Publications

  1. G.M.K.B. Karunasena, H.D.N.S. Priyankara, “Tea Bud Leaf Identification by Using Machine Learning and Image Processing Techniques”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 11, Issue 8, August-2020, DOI: 10.14299/ijser.2020.08.02
  2. G.M.K.B. Karunasena, H.D.N.S. Priyankara & B.G.D.A. Madhusanka, “Artificial Neural Network vs PID Controller for Magnetic Levitation System”, International Journal of  Innovative Science and Research Technology, Volume 5,  July-2020, DOI: 10.38124/IJISRT20JUL432
  3. G.M.K.B. Karunasena, H.D.N.S. Priyankara & B.G.D.A. Madhusanka, “Machine Vision Techniques for Improve Rice Grain Quality Analyzing Process”, International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology, Volume 5, Issue 6, June-2020, DOI: 10.38124/IJISRT20JUN691
  4. A. Satheesh, G.M.K.B. Karunasena, M. Warushawithana, “Power Aware Ant Colony Optimized Routing In Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Network”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Volume 11, Issue 7, July-2021, DOI: 10.9790/9622-1107030111

Book Chapters

  1. H.M.K.K.M.B. Herath, G.M.K.B. Karunasena, B.G.D.A. Madhusanka, Chapter 10 – Early detection of COVID-19 pneumonia based on ground-glass opacity (GGO) features of computerized tomography (CT) angiography, Editor(s): Akash Kumar Bhoi, Victor Hugo Costa de Albuquerque, Samarendra Nath Sur, Paolo Barsocchi, In Intelligent Data-Centric Systems, 5G IoT and Edge Computing for Smart Healthcare, Academic Press, 2022, Pages 257-277, ISBN 9780323905480, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-90548-0.00013-9.
  2. Herath H.M.K.K.M.B., Karunasena G.M.K.B., Herath H.M.W.T. (2021) Development of an IoT Based Systems to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic in Smart Cities. In: Ghosh U., Maleh Y., Alazab M., Pathan AS.K. (eds) Machine Intelligence and Data Analytics for Sustainable Future Smart Cities. Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol 971. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72065-0_16
  3. Herath H.M.K.K.M.B., Karunasena G.M.K.B., Herath H.M.W.T., Priyankara H.D.N.S., Madushanka B.G.D.A., De Mel W.R. (2022) Integration of IoT and Fog Computing for the Development of COVID-19 Cluster Tracking System in Urban Cities. In: Kose U., Watada J., Deperlioglu O., Marmolejo Saucedo J.A. (eds) Computational Intelligence for COVID-19 and Future Pandemics. Disruptive Technologies and Digital Transformations for Society 5.0. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-3783-4_7
  4. Herath H.M.K.K.M.B., Karunasena G.M.K.B., Madhusanka B.G.D.A., Priyankara H.D.N.S. (2021) Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) Enabled TeleCOVID System for Diagnosis of COVID-19 Patients. In: Agrawal R., Mittal M., Goyal L.M. (eds) Sustainability Measures for COVID-19 Pandemic. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-3227-3_14
  5. Herath H.M.K.K.M.B., Karunasena G.M.K.B., Prematilake R.D.D. (2022) Computer Vision for Agro-Foods: Investigating a Method for Grading Rice Grain Quality in Sri Lanka. In: Kumar N., Shahnaz C., Kumar K., Abed Mohammed M., Raw R.S. (eds) Advance Concepts of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition. Transactions on Computer Systems and Networks. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9324-3_2
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