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Athula Rajapakse
Professor

Athula D. Rajapakse (M’99–SM’08) received the B.Sc (Eng.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Sri Lanka, in 1990, the M. Eng. degree in energy (Energy Technology) from the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1993, and the Ph.D degree in quantum engineering and systems science from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1998.,He is currently a Professor with the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the province of Manitoba, Canada. His research interests include power system protection, grid integration of distributed and renewable energy systems, and protection of future DC grids. 

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Jagannath Wijekoon
Research Assistant

Jagannath Wijekoon received the B.Sc (Eng.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Sri Lanka, in 2015, Currently a Ph.D candidate working as a research assistant at IPGL.

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Amila Pathirana
Research Assistant

Amila Pathirana received the B.Sc (Eng.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Sri Lanka, in 2009, the M. Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada, in 2013. Currently a Ph.D candidate working as a research assistant at IPGL.

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Anand Mp
Research Assistant

Anand Mp currently works at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba. Anand does research in Electrical Engineering. Their current project is 'Probabilistic Evaluation of Distribution Networks Containing Distributed Energy Sources, Energy Storage and Electric Vehicles'.

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Roshani Kaluthanthrige
Research Assistant

Roshani Kaluthanthrige, received the B.Sc (Eng.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Sri Lanka, in 2015, Currently a Ph.D candidate working as a research assistant at IPGL.

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Naushath Haleem
Research Assistant

Naushath M. Haleem (S’16) received the B.Tech. (Eng.) degree in electronic and communication from the Open University of Sri Lanka, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, in 2005 and the M.Sc degree in electrical engineering from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, in 2013. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering with the University of Manitoba. His main research interests include protection of VSC based future multi-terminal HVDC grids, and protection and controlling hybrid LCC-VSC multi-terminal HVdc Systems.

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Kalana Dharmapala
Research Assitant

Kalana Dharmapala received the B.Sc (Eng.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Sri Lanka, in 2015, Currently a Ph.D candidate working as a research assistant at IPGL.

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