H.Y Ranjith Perera

BSc Eng(S.Lanka), Dip.Ing(Aachen), Dr.Ing(Aachen), CEng, MIE(Sri Lanka)

Senior Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University of Moratuwa
Moratuwa 10400, Sri Lanka

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Email: hyrp@elect.mrt.ac.lk
Tel: +94-112824294
         +94-112650301 Ext:3215
Fax: +94-112650625

Professor H Y Ranjit Perera is a Senior Professor in Electrical Engineering who obtained his first Degree from the University of Moratuwa and postgraduate degrees from the prestigious Rheinische Westfaelische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen in Germany. After graduating in 1978 he joined Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) as an Electrical Engineer. After a year &a half spell at CEB he returned to the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa as an Assistant Lecturer. Having concluded his doctoral studies in Germany with high accolades he returned to the Department as a Senior lecturer and was promoted to Professor and Senior Professor positions in 2004 and 2012 respectively.

He spent his first sabbatical at University of Bremen, Germany working in EU funded research project from September 2001 to August 2003. He was appointed Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering in April 2004. After serving for 4 years he resigned from the headship in April 2008 to accept the position of Director General/CEO of Public Utilities Commission, Sri Lanka (PUCSL) seconded from the University. After serving there for nearly two years he returned to the Department .

He spent his second sabbatical leave to serve as the founder Dean at the Faculty of Engineering in General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. He held this position for three years, second part of which was on secondment from the University of Moratuwa. In the meantime he was appointed the Chairman, Arthur C Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies (ACCIMT) in October 2013, a position he holds currently.

He is an award winning researcher having over 30 local and international publications to his credit.His research interests span over power system reliability analysis, renewable energy development and performance evaluation & modelling of communication systems. He is a chartered Engineer and a cooperate member of IESL

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