Sisil Kumarawadu

BSc Eng(Moratuwa), MEng(Saga), PhD(Saga), SMIEEE

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

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Email: sisil@elect.mrt.ac.lk
              sisilkuma@ieee.org
Tel: +94-112650301 Ext:3214
Fax: +94-112650625

Research Interests

Recent Publications

Books

  1. Sisil Kumarawadu, Control Systems: Theory and Implementation, Alpha Science International, Oxford/Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2009
  2. Sisil Kumarawadu, Modeling and Control of Vehicular and Robotic Systems, Alpha Science International, Oxford/Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2008
  3. Tharangika Bambarawanage, Asanka Rodrigo, and Sisil Kumarawadu, Modeling, Simulation, and Control of a Medium Scale Power System, Springer-Singapore, 2017

Monographs

  1. K.S.K. Weranga, Sisil Kumarawadu, D.P. Chandima, Smart Metering: Design and Applications, Springer Briefs in Applied Sciences and Technology, Springer-Singapore, 2013

Refereed International Journals

  1. Nuwantha Fernando and Sisil Kumarawadu, "Discrete-Time Neuroadaptive Control Using Dynamic State Feedback with Application to Vehicle Motion Control for IVHS,'' Control Theory & Applications, IET, Vol. 4, No. 8, pp. 1465--1477, Aug. 2010.
  2. Sisil Kumarawadu and Tsu-Tian Lee, "Neuroadaptive Output Tracking of Fully Autonomous Road Vehicles with an Observer,'' IEEE Trans. Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 335--346, June, 2009.
  3. S R Ranatunga and Sisil Kumarawadu, "Cooperatively Controlled Collision Evasive Emergency Maneuvers," Control and Intelligent Systems, ACTA Press/IASTED, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 330--339, 2008.
  4. Sisil Kumarawadu, Keigo Watanabe, and Tsu-Tian Lee, "High-Performance Object Tracking and Fixation with an Online Neural Estimator,'' IEEE Trans. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 213--223, Feb. 2007.
  5. Sisil Kumarawadu and Tsu-Tian Lee, "Neuroadaptive Combined Lateral and Longitudinal Control of Highway Vehicles Using RBF Networks,'' IEEE Trans. Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 500--512, Dec. 2006.
  6. Sisil Kumarawadu, Keigo Watanabe, Kazuo Kiguchi and Kiyotaka Izumi, "Neural Network-Based Optimal Adaptive Tracking Using Genetic Algorithms,'' Asian Journal of Control, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 372--384, Dec. 2006.
  7. Sisil Kumarawadu, Keigo Watanabe, Kazuo Kiguchi and Kiyotaka Izumi, "Self-daptive Output Tracking with Applications to Active Binocular Tracking,''International Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 36, pp. 129--147, 2003.
  8. Sisil Kumarawadu, Keigo Watanabe, Kazuo Kiguchi and Kiyotaka Izumi, "An Active Binocular Robotic Head, Derivation of its Kinematics and Equations of Motion,'' Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers International Journal--Series C, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp.754--765, 2003.
  9. Nuwantha Fernando and Sisil Kumarawadu, "Miltirate Controller-Observer Schemes for Fully Automatic Vehicle Control," in review IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.

Fully Refereed International Proceedings

  1. Sisil Kumarawadu et al., "A Portable Remote Medical Consultation System for the Use of Distant Rural Communities," Proc of Int Conf on Materials, Electronics, and Information Engineering (ICMEIE'15), Rajshahi, B'Desh, June, 2015.
  2. T. Bambaravanage, A. Rodrigo, Sisil Kumarawadu, and L. N. Widanagama Arachchige, "Under-frequency Load Shedding for Power Systems with High Variability and Uncertainty," Proc of IEEE Int Conf on Signal Processing, Computing, and Control (IEEE ISPCC'13), Waknaghat, HP, India, Sep., 2013.
  3. R. Senanayake and Sisil Kumarawadu, "Vision-based Hand Gesture Recognition System for Appliance Control in Smart Homes", Proc. of IEEE Int Conf Signal Processing, Communications, and Computing, Hong Kong, Aug., 2012.
  4. K. S. K. Weranga, D. P. Chandima, and Sisil Kumarawadu, "A Short-term Electricity Demand Forcasting Method for Smart Meters," Proc. of IEEE Int Conf Information and Automation for Sustainability, Beijing, China, Aug., 2012.
  5. K. S. K. Weranga, D. P. Chandima, and Sisil Kumarawadu, "Smart Metering for Next Generation Energy Efficiency and Conservation," Proc. of Asia Conference of Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (IEEE PES ISGT 2012), Tianjin, China, May, 2012.
  6. G Jayendra, Sisil Kumarawadu, and L Meegahapola, ``A GA-based Approach to LV Radial Distribution Feeder Load Configuration,” Proc. 6th IEEE Int. Conf. Industrial and Information Systems, Aug., 2011.
  7. L Samarakoon, Sisil Kumarawadu, and K Pulasinghe, ``Automated Question Answering for Customer Helpdesk Applications,” Proc. 6th IEEE Int. Conf. Industrial and Information Systems, Aug., 2011.
  8. Sisil Kumarawadu and K.J.C Kumara, ``Intelligent Control of Vehicles for 'ITS for the Sea' Applications,'' Proc. of 3rd Int. Conf. Information and Automation for Sustainability, Melbourne, Dec. 2007.
  9. Sisil Kumarawadu and K.J.C Kumara, ``On the Speed Control for Automated Surface Vessel Operation,'' Proc. of 3rd Int. Conf. Information and Automation for Sustainability, Melbourne, Dec. 2007.
  10. G Jayendra, J R Lucas, Sisil Kumarawadu, L Neelawala, C Jeewantha, P Dharmapriya, ``Intelligent Lightning Warning System,'' Proc. of 3rd Int. Conf. Information and Automation for Sustainability, Melbourne, Dec. 2007.
  11. Geeth Jayendra, Sisil Kumarawadu, Ravi Ranatunge, and Samitha Ransara, ``Interactive Intelligent Collision Avoidance Control: Theory and Experiments,'' Proc. of Int. Conf. Information and Industrial Systems, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Aug. 2007.
  12. Geeth Jayendra, Sisil Kumarawadu, and Lasantha Meegahapola,``RFID-Based Anti-Theft Auto Security System with an Immobilizer,'' Proc. of Int. Conf. Information and Industrial Systems, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Aug. 2007.
  13. Sisil Kumarawadu et al.,``Intelligent Controller (Adaptive Fuzzy) for High Performance Power Electronic Converters,'' Proc. of Int. Conf. Information and Automation, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2006.
  14. Sisil Kumarawadu et al.,``Practical Design Considerations of a Low Cost Variable Speed Drive,'' Proc. of Int. Conf. Information and Automation, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2006.
  15. Ravi Ranatunge, Sisil Kumarawadu, Pawan Lingras, and Tsu-Tian Lee, ''A New Paradigm for Intelligent Collision Avoidance via Interactive and Interdependent Generic Maneuvers,'' Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 2006.
  16. Sisil Kumarawadu, Jau-Woei Perng, and Tsu-Tian Lee, "Exponentially Stabilizing Output Tracking of Fully Autonomous Passenger Cars with an Observer,'' Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. Networking, Sensing, and Control, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA, Apr. 2006, pp. 562-566.
  17. Tsu-Tian Lee, Sisil Kumarawadu, and Jau-Woei Perng,"Direct-Adaptive Neurocontrol of Robots with Unknown Nonlinearities and Velocity Feedback,'' in Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, The Big Island, Hawaii, Oct. 2005, pp2073-2077.
  18. Sisil Kumarawadu and Tsu-Tian Lee, "Combined Controller-Observer Design with Guaranteed Closed-Loop Stability for Automated Vehicle Operation,'' in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Networking, Sensing and Control, Tucson, AZ, USA, Mar. 2005, pp. 294--298.
  19. Sisil Kumarawadu and Tsu-Tian Lee, "On the Speed Control for Automated Vehicle Operation,'' in Proc. of the 5th IEEE World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Hangzhou, China, June 2004, pp. 2443--2448.
  20. Sisil Kumarawadu and Tsu-Tian Lee, "A Model-Based Neurocontrol Approach for Car-Following Collision Prevention,'' in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Networking, Sensing and Control, Taipei, Mar. 2004, pp. 152--157.
  21. Sisil Kumarawadu, Keigo Watanabe, Kazuo Kiguchi and Kiyotaka Izumi, "A Neural-Net Switching Controller for Partly Known Robot Systems with Guaranteed Tracking Performance,'' in Proc. of 8th Int. Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB'03), Oita, Japan, Jan. 2003, pp. 613-616.
  22. Sisil Kumarawadu, K. Watanabe, K Kiguchi and K Izumi, "Neural Network-Based Optimal Adaptive Tracking Using Genetic Algorithms,'' in Proc. of the 4th Asian Control Conference (ASCC'02), Singapore, Sep. 2002, pp. 105-110.
  23. Sisil Kumarawadu, K Watanabe, K Kiguchi and K Izumi, "Partitioned NN-Based Control with Guaranteed Tracking Performance'', in Proc. of International Symposium on Advanced Control of Industrial Processes (AdCONIP'02)}, Kumamoto, Japan, June 2002, pp. 507-512.
  24. Sisil Kumarawadu, K Watanabe, K Kiguchi and K Izumi, "Adaptive Output Tracking of Partly Known Robotic Systems Using SoftMax Function Networks'', in Proc. of IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2002. pp. 483-488 (IJCNN'02).
  25. Sisil Kumarawadu, K Watanabe, K Kiguchi and K Izumi, "Growing Neural Networks for Compensating Dynamic Uncertainties in Visual Tracking Problem'', in Proc. of 7th Int. Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB'02), Oita, Japan, Jan. 2002, pp. 409-412.
  26. Sisil Kumarawadu, K Watanabe, K Kiguchi and K Izumi, "An application of Active Vision Head Control Using Model-based Compensating Neural Networks Controller'', in Proc. of Int. Conf. on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), Cheju, Korea, Oct. 2001, pp. 879-882.
  27. Sisil Kumarawadu, K Watanabe, K Kiguchi and K Izumi, "Resolved Velocity Controller with an Online RBF-NNs Compensator for Controlling a Binocular Active Vision Head'', in Proc. of 40th SICE Annual Conference, Nagoya, Japan, July 2001, Int. Session Papers, Paper ID. 114 A-2 (CD-R).
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