Chandima Dedduwa Pathirana

BSc(Eng) (Moratuwa), MEng (Japan), PhD (Japan), MIEEE

Senior Lecturer Grade I
Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University of Moratuwa
Moratuwa 10400, Sri Lanka

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Email: chandima@elect.mrt.ac.lk,
             dpchandima@ieee.org
Tel: +94-112650301 Ext:3221,
         +94-112640408
Fax: +94-112650625

Research Interests

Recently completed projects

Undergraduate:
  1. Stochastic Localization and Mapping of Mobile Robots, 2011
  2. Object Detection, Tracking and Modeling in 3D, 2013
  3. Fuzzy Control of Three Phase Voltage Source Inverters, 2013
  4. A Solution to the Human-Elephant Conflict Through Wireless Sensor Network, 2013
  5. Smart Metering for Energy Utilities, 2011
  6. Design and implementation of a power conditioner with Active Front End technology, 2014
  7. Design and development of a field monitoring control system for green roofs/crops, 2013
  8. Design and implementation of a multilevel active front end rectifier, 2015
  9. Wireless agricultural sensor network, 2012

Postgraduate:

MSc by Coursework:

  1. A gap calculation method to minimize inductance drop during reflow on low cost high current helical wound planer power inductor. (Mr. T. Mahalingam, 108867C, May 2015)
  2. Acoustic design optimization of close-fitting enclosure using Genetic Algorithm tool for diesel power generator soundproofing application. (Mrs. I. Ehelepola, 108854J, May 2015)
  3. Continuous turbidity monitoring system. (Mr. KAKG Kuruppu, 09/8710, April 2014)
  4. Implementation of automatic frequency control system at Samanalawewa power station. (Mr. EGU Subhashana,  119141M, May 2015)
  5. Design and analysis on an assistive surgical manipulator for Cochlear implant surgery. (Mr. BA mendis, 108859E, June 2015)
  6. Humidity control system for a rolling and fermenting room of tea factory. (Mr. UGS Senaratne, 108864N, June 2015)

MSc by Research:

  1. Smart Metering for Demand Management and Energy Conservation (Mr. KSK Weranga, 118007C, July 2012) {Joint supervision with Prof. SP Kumarawadu}

Publications

Monograph

  1. K.S.K. Weranga, Sisil Kumarawadu, D.P. ChandimaSmart Metering: Design and Applications, Springer Briefs in Applied Sciences and Technology, Springer-Singapore, 2013. ISBN: 978-981-4451-81-9 (Print) 978-981-4451-82-6 (Online).

Refereed International Journals

  1. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “T-S fuzzy model adopted SLAM algorithm with linear programming based data association for mobile robots,’’ Soft Computing, A Fusion of Foundations, Methodologies and Applications, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 345-364, Feb. 2010.
  2. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Pseudolinear model based solution to the SLAM problem of nonholonomic mobile robots,” Journal of System Design and Dynamics, The Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 962-978, Sep. 2008
  3. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “A fuzzy logic based approach to the SLAM problem using pseudolinear models with multiframe data association,” Artificial Life and Robotics, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 155-161, Dec. 2008.
  4. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Fuzzy Kalman filtering of the SLAM problem using pseudolinear models with two-sensor data association,” International Journal of Systems Signal Control and Engineering Application, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 89-100, May 2008.
  5. Chandima Pathirana, Keigo Watanabe, Kiyotaka Izumi, H. Y. Aruna Hewawasam and Lanka Udawatta, "Intelligent vision system for dynamic environments," Artificial Life and Robotics, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 59-63, Jul. 2006

Refereed International Conference Proceedings

  1. H.P.A.P.W Amarajeewa, L.H.P.N .Gunawardena, B.C.Harshani and M.A.S.N.Madurawala and D.P Chandima, “Effective Current Harmonics Mitigation at Point of Common Coupling Using Multilevel Active Front End Converter”, in Proc. of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFS 2014), Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 22-24, 2014.
  2. M.S. Nakandala, S. S. Namasivayam, D. P. Chandima and Lanka Udawatta, “Detecting Wild Elephants Via WSN For Early Warning System”, in Proc. of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFS 2014), Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 22-24, 2014.
  3. B.A. Mendis, D.P Chandima and A.D.K.S.N Yasawardene, “Assitive Surgical Manipulator for Cochlear Implant Surgery”, in Proc. of the 2013 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII 2013), Kobe, Japan, Dec. 15-17, 2013. pp. 784-789.
  4. W. A. I. S. Kasthurirathne, K. H. A. Kaushalya, M. A. T. M. Kumara, S. G. M. P. V. Karunarathna and D. P. Chandima, “Mitigation of Total Harmonic Distortion of Line Currents at Point of Common Coupling Using Active Front End Converter”, Proc. of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2013), Kandy, Sri Lanka, Dec. 17-20, 2013.
  5. Polpitiya, M.L.G., Raban, G.R., Prasanna, W.K.S.S., Perera, D.T.S., Chandima, D.P., Udawatta, U.K.D.L., “Wireless agricultural sensor network,” in Proc. of the TENCON 2012 - 2012 IEEE Region 10 Conference , 19-22 Nov. 2012, pp.1-6.
  6. KSK Weranga, DP Chandima, SP Kumarawadu, SR Munasinghe and AMHS Abeykoon, “Short-Term Electricity Demand Forecasting Method for Smart Meters”, in Proc. of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFS 2012), Beijing, China, Sep. 27-29, 2012, pp. 266-272.
  7. KSK Weranga, DP Chandima and SP Kumarawadu, “Smart Metering for Next Generation Energy Efficiency and Conservation”, in Proc. of the IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) 2012 Conference, Tianjin, China, May 21-24, 2012, pp.1-8.
  8. Keigo Watanabe, Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage and Kiyotaka Izumi, “T-S fuzzy model adopted SLAM algorithm with linear programming based data association for mobile robots,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium of Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2009), Seoul, Korea, July 5-8, 2009, pp. 244-249.
  9. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe, Buddhika Jayasekara and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Simultaneous localization and mapping: A pseudolinear Kalman filter (PLKF) approach,” in Proc. of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFS 2008), Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 12-14, 2008, pp. 61-66.
  10. Keigo Watanabe, Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage and Kiyotaka Izumi, “A fuzzy Kalman filter approach to the SLAM problem of nonholonomic mobile robots,” in Proc. of the 17th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 2008), Seoul, Korea, July 6-11, 2008, pp. 4600-4605.
  11. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “A fuzzy logic based approach to the SLAM problem using pseudolinear models with multiframe data association,” in Proc. of the 13th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB 2008), Oita, Japan, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2008, pp. 767-770.
  12. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “A solution to the SLAM problem based on fuzzy Kalman filter using pseudolinear measurement model,” in Proc. of the International Conference on Instrumentation, Control and Information technology (SICE 2007), Kagawa, Japan, Sep. 17-20, 2007, pp. 2364-2371.
  13. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) based on pseudolinear measurement model with a bias reduction approach,” in Proc. of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2007), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Aug. 9-11, 2007, pp. 73-78.
  14. Sajal Chandra Banik, Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Behavior generation through interaction in an emotionally intelligent robot system,” in Proc. of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2007), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Aug. 9-11, 2007, pp. 517-522.
  15. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe, Maki k. Habib and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Mobile robot localization and map building based on pseudolinear measurement model,” in Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2007), Jeju, Korea, Aug. 21-24, 2007, pp. 906-911.
  16. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Feature based estimation for mapping robot environments using fuzzy Kalman filter,” in Proc. of the 12th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB 2007), Oita, Japan, Jan. 25-27, 2007, pp. 748-751.
  17. Chandima Dedduwa Pathiranage, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Mobile robot navigation by visual perception with vision decision agent in an unstructured environment,” in Proc. of the 11th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB 2006), Oita, Japan, Jan. 23-25, 2006, pp. 671-674.
  18. Chandima Pathirana, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “A view-based navigation system for autonomous robots,” in Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB 2005), Oita, Japan, Feb. 4-6, 2005, pp. 127-130.
  19. Chandima Pathirana, Keigo Watanabe, Kiyotaka Izumi, Aruna Hewawasam and Lanka Udawatta, “Intelligent vision system for dynamic environments,” in Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB 2005), Oita, Japan, Feb. 4-6, 2005, pp. 131-134.
  20. Chandima Pathirana, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi, “Image processing based robotic navigation system in a changing environment,” in Proc. of the 6th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (ISIS 2005), Yeosu, Korea, Sep. 28-Oct. 1, 2005, pp. 35-40.

    Refereed Domestic Conference Proceedings

  1. N.C. Illangarathne, K.L.J. Jayaranga, J.K.D.G.M. Jayasooriya, C.V. Kannangara and DP Chandima, “Object Detection, Tracking and Reconstruction Using Extended Kalman Filter Algorithm”, in Proc. Of the IET Annual Technical Conference, Sri Lanka Network, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, Jun. 1, 2013, pp. 33-36.
  2. D. Mudalige, M.S Nakandala, K.G.D Nanayakkara, G.V. Nilanka, S.S Namasivayam, D.P Chandima and UKLDP Udawatta, “A Sensor Network as a Solution for Human Elephant Conflict”, in Proc. Of the IET Annual Technical Conference, Sri Lanka Network, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, Jun. 1, 2013, pp. 61-64.
  3. S.J Paranavithana, D.K Pathirana, C.M.C Peiris, M.K.D Peiris and D.P Chandima, “Analysis and Performance Evaluation of A Fuzzy PD Controller for an Induction Motor Speed controlling”, in Proc. Of the IET Annual Technical Conference, Sri Lanka Network, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, Jun. 1, 2013, pp. 69-72.
  4. C. Dayananda, P. T. De Silva, H. M. Gunasekara, H. L. R. Gunawardana and C. D. Pathirana, “Three Phase Data Acquisition Module with Remote Monitoring”, in Proc. Of the IET Annual Technical Conference, Sri Lanka Network, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Dec. 17, 2011.
  5. U.S.S. Dharmapriya, R. Dileepa, H.I. Dharmawardena, Y.C. Dharmadasa and C. D. Pathirana, “Stochastic Self Localization of a Mobile Robot”, in Proc. Of the 16th Engineering Research Unit (ERU) Symposium, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Nov. 2, 2010, pp. 128-130.
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