1. Power system transient and dynamic studies 2. Power generator and transformer modeling 3. Renewable power grid integration
. “Battery Energy Storage System to Improve Reliability due to Under Frequency Load Shedding” ICCCA 2020 (5th IEEE International Conference on Computing, Communication and Automation) pages 571-576 | Pre-print IEEE Conference, October 30-31, 2020 (Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania & Galgotias University, India) (Authors: C. Devin Aluthge, K. T. M. Udayanga Hemapala, J. Rohan Lucas) https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/9250743/proceeding
“Using BESS to Achieve Power System Dynamic Stability when High Solar Penetration is present: Case study Sri Lanka” SPIES 2020 (2nd International Conference on Smart Power & Internet Energy Systems), pages 252-257 | Pre-print 2 – 4 June 2020, Bangkok, Thailand (Authors: C. Devin Aluthge, K. T. M. Udayanga Hemapala, J. Rohan Lucas)
“Determining the Magnetization Characteristic of a Three-Phase Star-Star Transformer using Inrush Current Waveforms”, KDU International Research Conference 2019 (IRC 2019), Ratmalana, Sri Lanka, 11-12 September 2019 (Authors: I.U. Jalthotage, C. D. Aluthge, K.D.O.V. Dharmawardene, K.A.L. Wijeratne and J.R. Lucas)http://ir.kdu.ac.lk/handle/345/2244
“Obtaining the Magnetization Characteristic of a Transformer using Inrush Current Waveforms”, ERU Poster Presentation, MERCon 2019, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, July 2019 (Authors: Devin Aluthge, Ishanthi Upamalika Jalthotage, C D Aluthge, K D O V Dharmawardana, K A L Wijeratne, Rohan Lucas) http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/14898
Projects and Research
No load loss reduction in distribution transformers
Determining No Load characteristics of transformers using the inrush current
Fast active power injection for low inertia power systems to achieve transient stability.
Modeling grid tied inverters.
Generator modeling using FEM
Awards and Grants
Vice Chancellor’s List 2016, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University.
Dean’s List 2015, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University.
Dean’s List 2018, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University.
Best Poster Presentation for the paper titled Determining the Magnetization Characteristic of a Three-Phase Star-Star Transformer using Inrush Current Waveforms presented at the 12th International Research Conference 2019, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University
Electrical Engineer: Testing, Research and Development Department, LTL Transformers (Pvt.) Limited.
Engineering Demonstrator to the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
Visiting Instructor to the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University.
Associate Member Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka
Member Institution of Engineering and Technology
Registered Associate Engineer in The Engineers Council Sri Lanka
Department of Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering,
General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University,
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