Mr. I. A. Premaratne

Lecturer (Probationary)

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology
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Contact:

Colombo Regional Center, Room 143, 1st Floor, S&T Building, OUSL, Nawala, Nugegoda

Office: +94112881272, Ext: 272 Mobile: +94776115604

Email: iapre@ou.ac.lk isuru109@outlook.com


Bachelor of Technology (Hons) (Engineering) in Electronic and Communications, Open University of Sri Lanka 2012. Worked for Ceylon Electricity Board as an Electrical Superintendent in year 2012. Joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as a Demonstrator in 2013. Started working as a Temporary Lecturer in 2014. After serving for more than 4 years in the capacity of Temporary lecturer, Re-joined the same department as a Lecturer (Probationary) in July 2018.

Reading for Master of Philosophy in Engineering at University of Peradeniya.

Area of Specification:

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Research Intrests:

HV Battery modeling, Energy storage systems, Micro Grids, Power Electronics, Transient Analysis in higher order systems, Artificial Intelligence

Affiliations:

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Course Coordination:
  • EEX3331 – Electrical measurements and instrumentation
  • EEX4331 – Circuit theory and design
  • EEX5531 – Network theory
Researches:

Journal papers

  1. A Method to Determine the Required Storage Capacity to Create Virtual Inertia for Solar PV Generation. BBMP Gunarathna, IA Premaratne, LA Samaliarachchi, Journal of Engineering and Technology of the Open University of Sri Lanka, Vol 6. No. 1. 2018. http://digital.lib.ou.ac.lk/docs/bitstream/701300122/1550/1/Paper%203-%20V6N1-%20Print%20version.pdf
  2. Wheel Speed Control Algorithm for Rear Wheel Motor Driven Vehicle. URI: http://digital.lib.ou.ac.lk/docs/handle/701300122/1406, D.C. Hewage, I.A. Premaratne, Journal of Engineering and Technology of the Open University of Sri Lanka, Vol 4. No. 2. 2016

Conference papers

  1. Intelligent Time of Use Deciding System for a Melody to Provide a Better Listening Experience, M. W. Sohan Janaka, H.U.W Ratnayake, I. A. Premaratne, SLAAI-International Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2018, 20th December 2018, Sri Lanka
  2. New Techniques for Observing Slow Transients on Cathode Ray Oscilloscope, M.H.L.C. Hettiarachchi and I.A. Premaratne, Open University International Research Sessions (iOURS 2018), http://www.ou.ac.lk/home/images/Research/publications/Book%20of%20Abstracts-%20iOURS%202018-%20final.pdf
  3. Reflections on the Design and Development of Scenario-Based Videos in MOOCs. I.A. Premaratne, T.C. Sandanayake, Samanthika R. Hettiarachchi, S.A.S. Kaushalya Perera, Shironica P. Karunanayaka, Som Naidu, Open University International Research Sessions (iOURS 2018), http://www.ou.ac.lk/home/images/Research/publications/Book%20of%20Abstracts-%20iOURS%202018-%20final.pdf
  4. Proposal of a Novel Method to Determine the Required Storage for Photovoltaic Systems to Create Virtual Inertia. B. Mayanthi Wathsala P. Gunarathna, I.A. Premaratne, 19th – 20th November 2017, National Energy Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  5. Using Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation Factors to Encourage Student Discussions in Online Classrooms: Integrating Facebook. W.A.S.N. Perera, B.K. Werapitiya, S. Rajasingham, I.A. Premaratne, September 2017, pages 154, 31st Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities, Yogyakarta, Indonesia http://aaou2017.ut.ac.id/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Program-Book-AAOU-2017.pdf
  6. An Expert System to Generate Chords for Melodies Composed in Eastern Music Format. E.A.D. Yasith Chathuranga, H.U.W. Ratnayake, I.A. Premaratne, July 2017, pages 501-504, IEEE International Conference on Computer, Communications and Electronics 2017, Manipal University Jaipur, Jaipur India. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8004003/
  7. Vehicle Service Date Prediction System Using Lubricant Viscosity Degradation Pattern. A.J.M. Dayawantha, I.A. Premaratne, July 2017, pages 403-407, IEEE International Conference on Computer, Communications and Electronics 2017, Manipal University Jaipur, Jaipur India. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8004003/
  8. Energy Storage Battery Bank System to Reduce Peak Demand for Domestic Consumers. A.G.N. Madhuranga, I.A. Premaratne, July 2017, pages 648-653, IEEE International Conference on Computer, Communications and Electronics 2017, Manipal University Jaipur, Jaipur India. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8004049/
  9. Optimum Charging Algorithm for Electric Vehicles to Reduce the Peak Demand in Consumer Premise, Dhanushka S. Lokunarangoda, I.A. Premaratne, July 2017, 654-658, IEEE International Conference on Computer, Communications and Electronics 2017, Manipal University Jaipur, Jaipur India. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8004050/
  10. Development of an E-Learning Architecture Based on Numerical Computing Software for Electrical Engineering Education in Open and Distance Mode. URI: http://oasis.col.org/handle/11599/2524, Isuru Premaratne November, 2016. 8th Pan Commonwealth Forum, At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  11. A Mathematical Model to Calculate the Safe Distance Between Progressive Vehicles to Avoid Rear End Collisions. Isuru Premaratne, T.S. Ravindra November, 2016. Open University Research Sessions 2016. Open University of Sri Lanka http://www.ou.ac.lk/ours/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/A-MATHEMATICAL-MODEL-TO-CALCULATE-THE-SAFE-DISTANCE-BETWEEN-PROGRESSIVE-VEHICLES-TO-AVOID-REAR-END-COLLISIONS.pdf
  12. New Concept for Angular Position Measurements. Isuru Premaratne, D.S. Wickramasinghe, S.A.D.A.N. Dissanayake November 2013, Annual Academic Sessions, Open University of Sri Lanka http://www.ou.ac.lk/ours/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ENG-28-Formatted-C.pdf
Research Supervisions:

Underdraduate project supervision since 2014 in the areas of Electronic Instrumentation, Electrical measurements, Energy storage systems

Publications:

Poster: Using Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation factors to encourage student discussions in online classrooms integrating Facebook: Learner Perspective. Isuru Premaratne, Nadeera Meedin. November 2016. 8th Pan Commonwealth Forum, At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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