Mrs. R.H. Gayathri Sasikala

Lecturer ( probationary)

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology

Colombo Regional Center, 2nd intermediate floor, Science and Technology building, Room No : E206

Office: 112881272, Ext: 272


I’m a Graduate from Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna in 2011 with BSc. Eng(hons) specialisation in Electrical and Information Engineering  . I obtained my Postgraduate Diploma in Energy Technology from Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa in 2019.

Areas of Specialization:

Electrical and Information Engineering

Research interests:

BLDC motor controlling techniques and drive systems , Internet security based on IDPS, Wind resources prediction with climate changes, Renewable energy integration into Smart grid



Course Coordination:

EEX4548 EEX3532 EEX3510

  • Microcontroller based brushless DC motor Controller- “Present Around the World-Annual Technical Conference in UOM organized by Young professional section-IET”
  • Capacity Enhancement of Micro Hydro Power Plant at Demodara Tea Estate for Net Metering-Journal of Engineering and Technology of The Open University of Sri Lanka (JET-OUSL), Vol. 5, No.1
  • Feasibility study of Pumped Storage Power Plant in Sri Lanka-Journal of Engineering and Technology of The Open University of Sri Lanka (JET-OUSL), Vol. 6, No.1, March 2018
Ongoing Research:


  • Renewable enrgy intergration into smart grids
  • Effect of climate change on wind energy nresources in Sri Lanka
Research Supervisions:

Undergraduate research Projects

Academic year 2015/2016

  • Capacity enhansment and netmetering study for the micro hydro power plant at demodara tea estate (U.S. Dissanayake and R.A.A Madushani) academic year 2015/2016

Academic year 2016/2017

  • Pre-feasibility study of pumped storage power plant in sri lanka (K. A. D. G. P. Dilrukshi)
  • Solar panel based 12v dc bus with voltage tracking mppt system (P.W.D.M.Fernando)
  • Live line inspection robort for 33kv tower lines (K.T.P. Uditha kalansuriya)
  • Design a drive system for three phase induction motor to operate under a phase loss condition (l. S. S. Kaushal)
  • Energy saving methods for on going hotel building project (M.P. Madurika)
  • Evaporative cooling with solar battery hybrid system for large scale factory (M.D.P Wathsala)

Academic year 2017/2018

  • Capacity enhancement study of 33kv grid connected solar power at hambanthota 132/33kv substation (C.P.Munasinghe)
  • Design a solar piezoelectric hybrid street lighting system (M.A.D.J. Marasinghe)
  • Trash burning electricity generation plant in hill country (M.P.D.Ekanayaka)
  • Feasibility study of capacity enhancement of keselwatta mini hydro power plant at keselwatta(K. G. N. Gayathrie)
  • Feasibility study of convert synchronous generator to condenser mode in kelenitissa power station (H.A.T.S.Karunasena)
  • Microcontroller based closed loop controller for bldc motor (M.A.M.S.Balasooriya)
  • Optimum design improvements for live line inspection robot for 33kv tower lines(S.R. Dewanarayana)
  • Pre-feasibility analysis of ocean thermal energy conversion (otec) power generation in sri lanka (D.L.S. Hansanie)
  • Energy audit for ceylon steel corporation limited (W.M.U. Wijeratne)
  • Dry run and over load protection relay for both ac/dc motor pumps using hall current sensor(H. A.Y. P. S. Perera)
  • Feasibility study of offshore wind power plant in sri lanka (W.N. Dilanjalee)


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