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Dr. Sujeewa Hettiwatte

Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade)

Faculty of Engineering | Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Career Summary

  • January 2016 – to date: Adjunct Lecturer, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
  • January 2016 – October 2018: Senior Lecturer in Engineering, National School of Business Management (NSBM), Homagama
  • January 2018 – October 2018: Head of Department, School of Engineering, NSBM
  • January 2016 – January 2017: Head of Department, School of Engineering, NSBM
  • July 2011 – January 2016: Lecturer in Engineering, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
  • 2008 – 2011: Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2007: Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2004 – 2006: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2000 - 2003: PhD student, Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, England
  • 1995 – 2000: Lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Open University
  • 1994 – 1995: Instructor, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certificate in Staff Development Programme (2018): NSBM Green University Town, Pitipana, Homagama
  •  Certificate in Enhancing Postgraduate Supervision (2015): Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Educational Design for Applied eLearning (2010): Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Certificate of Achievement in Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (2010), Electrical Workers Registration Board, New Zealand
  • Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (2009): Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
  • PhD (2003): Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Manchester (formerly UMIST), Manchester, England
  • MEng (2000): Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa
  • BSc (Eng) 1st class honours (1994): Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa

HONOURS AND AWARDS

  • Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, School of Engineering and Information Technology research grant of $2,000 for Category 1 research proposal write up.
  • Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT), Auckland, New Zealand, Research, Development and Technology Transfer Fund (RDTTF) Award, “Investigation of Condition Monitoring in Power Transformers,” $34,000 (approximately), July 2009 to August 2010.
  • Top Achiever Award (100% mark) in the Electrical Appliance Serviceperson examination held by Electrical Workers Registration Board, New Zealand on 19th June 2010.
  • Dean’s Commendation for Learning and Teaching in ENG125 Circuits and Systems I based on Overall Student Satisfaction, School of Engineering and Information Technology, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Travel Grant for attending the Medical Sciences Congress in Queenstown, New Zealand, National Heart Foundation, New Zealand, December 2004.
  • PhD Studentship, Department of Electrical Engineering & Electronics, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), Manchester, England, 2000 – 2003.
  • Industry Sponsorship, PhD, Electrical Engineering & Electronics, UMIST, Manchester, England, 2000 – 2003, National Grid Transco (NGT), UK, Alstom Transformers (AREVA), UK, and Edison Mission Energy, UK.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) award for postgraduate study at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), England, 2000.

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Renewable energy
  • Electrical power engineering
  • Image processing
  • Mathematical modelling and simulation

Memberships

  • Member of IEEE Power and Energy Society

Ongoing Research

My Publications

Journal Publications

  • Islam, M., Lee, G., and Hettiwatte, S. N.,  " Calculating a Health Index for Power Transformers Using a Subsystem-based GRNN Approach "  IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery,  vol.33,  Issue 4,  2018,  pp.1903 1912,      
  • Islam, M., Lee, G., and Hettiwatte, S. N.,  " Application of Parzen Window Estimation for Incipient Fault Diagnosis in Power Transformers "  High Voltage,  vol.3,  Issue 4,  2018,  pp.303-309,      
  • Rahman, M. M., Arefi, A., Shafiullah, G. M. and Hettiwatte, S. N.,  " A New Approach to Voltage Management in Unbalanced Low Voltage Networks Using Demand Response and OLTC Considering Consumer Preference "  International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems,  vol.99,    2018,  pp.11 27,      
  • Islam, M., Lee, G., and Hettiwatte, S. N.,  " Application of a General Regression Neural Network for Health Index Calculation of Power Transformers "  International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems,  vol.93,    2017,  pp.308 315,      
  • Rahman, M. M., Hettiwatte, S. N., Shafiullah, G. M., and Arefi, A.,  " An Analysis of Time of Use Electricity Price in the Residential Sector of Bangladesh "  Energy Strategy Reviews,  vol.18,    2017,  pp.183 - 198,      
  • Islam, M., Lee, G., and Hettiwatte, S. N.,  " A Review of Condition Monitoring Techniques and Diagnostic Tests for Lifetime Estimation of Power Transformers "  Electrical Engineering,  vol.100,  Issue 2,  2018,  pp.581 - 605,      
  • Islam, M., Lee, G., and Hettiwatte, S. N.,  " A Nearest Neighbour Clustering Approach for Incipient Fault Diagnosis of Power Transformers "  Electrical Engineering,  vol.99,  Issue 3,  2018,  pp.1109 1119,      
  • Hettiwatte, S. N., Kirton, R. S., Kuijer, J. P. A., Epstein, F. H., Cowan, B. R., and Young, A. A.,  " Comparison of SPAMM, HARP and DENSE in a Deformable Phantom, "  Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance,  vol.9,  Issue 2,  2007,  pp.351 - 352,      
  • Hettiwatte, S. N., Cowan, B. R., and Young, A. A.,  " Generalized Analysis Framework for SPAMM, HARP and DENSE, "  Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance,  vol.9,  Issue 2,  2007,  pp.354 - 355,      
  • Wang, Z., Hettiwatte, S. N., and Crossley, P. A.,  " A Measurements-based Discharge Location Algorithm for Plain Disc Winding Power Transformers, "  IEEE Transactions on Dielectric and Electrical Insulation,  vol.12,  Issue 3,  2005,  pp.416 422,      
  • Hettiwatte, S. N., Wang, Z. D., and Crossley, P. A.,  " Investigation of Propagation of Partial Discharges in Power Transformers and Techniques for Locating the Discharge, "  IEE Proceedings in Science, Technology and Measurement,,  vol.152,  Issue 1,  2005,  pp.25 - 30,      
  • Hettiwatte, S. N.,  " Signature Analyser, "  Engineer,  vol.XXIX,  Issue 1,  1999,        

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