Mr. D. S. De Silva

Senior Lecturer
MSc in Mobile Communication (Adger, Norway), PDBA (Ruhuna), BScEng (Hons) (Ruhuna)

Contact info

+94710100888
saman@eie.ruh.ac.lk,
Room E211

About

Mr. Samansiri De Silva is working as a Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, since 2012. He has presented several papers at national and international conferences. He graduated from University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, in 2005. He received his Masters Degree (Mobile Communication) from University of Agder, Grimstad, Norway. He obtained Diploma in Business Administration from University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, in 2009.

Research Areas

  • Mobile Communication
  • Microwave Communication
  • Energy Harvesting

Teaching

  • EE4306 Engineering Electromagnetism
  • EE4302 Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • EE5305 Sensors, Transducers and Measurement Techniques
  • EE7208 Advanced Data Communication
  • EE8209 Microwave Communication

Publications

Thesis

  • Master thesis was published on AURA open research archive and BIBSYS data base: http://brage.bibsys.no/hia/handle/URN:NBN:no-bibsys_brage_20641

Publications in indexed peer reviewed full length conference papers

  • D. S. De Silva, “Development of a MATLAB Toolbox for Mobile Radio Channel Simulators, Journal of University of Ruhuna, ISSN2345-9387,Volume 2 Number 1, pp.39-44, March.2014.
  • De Silva D.S., Pirapaharan K., Gunawickrama S.H.K.K., De Silva M.S.S.R., Dharmawardhana T.L.K.C., Indunil W.G.D.C., Wickramasinghe C.B., Aravind C.V,John Wiselin “Switching of band selection for Micro Scale RF Energy Harvesting”, Asian Journal of Electrical Sciences, ISSN 2249 – 6297, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp.29-35, January-June 2013. (http://trp.org.in/ajes-vol-2-abstract-Switching-of-Band-Selection.html)

Papers in Local Research Forums

  • Study on Different Feeding Techniques for Textile Microstrip Patch Antenna, Jayathunga E.H., De Silva D.S., Amunugama C.S.B.M.R.N.L.K., Helapita L. and Nagahawaththa T.H., Proceedings of the 7th Annual Research Symposium, ARS 2020
  • Wirless energy transmission for accesses limited underground sensors, D.S. De Silva, Poster presented in 17th academic session of university of Ruhuna,4th March,2020.
  • R.M. Kudahetti, W.R. Eranda, A.W.A.V. Madusanka, K.M.I.U. Ranaweera,D.S. De Silva, ‘Real-Time Power Quality Monitoring System for Distribution Grid’, Transactions – 2019 PART B Technical Papers,THE institution of engineers Sri lanka,Page 207-213, 2019
  • D. S. De Silva,(Ms.) R.M. Kudahetti, W.R. Eranda, A.W.A.V. Madusanka, and K.M.I.U. Ranaweera, ‘Real-Time Power Quality Monitoring System for Distribution Grid’, present around the world 2019, IET annual Technical Conference papers page 37-42
  • Pirapaharan K., Gunawickrama S.H.K.K., De Silva D.S., De Silva M.S.S.R., Dharmawardhana T.L.K.C., Indunil W.G.D.C., Wickramasinghe C.B., “Energy harvesting through the radio frequency wireless power transfer”, RF and Microwave conference (RFM), 2013 IEEE International,Penag, Malayasia, ISBN 978-1-4799-2213-0, pp.376-381, Dec. 2013.
  • Pirapaharan K., S.H.K.K. Gunawickrama, D. S. De Silva, M.S.S.R., Dharmawardhana T.L.K.C., Indunil W.G.D.C., Wickramasinghe C., “Design of micro scale RF energy harvesting device (phase-ii)”, Annual technical conference 2013, IET younger section-Sri Lanka, ISSN 2279-3143, Page 37-40, , June 2013.
  • Gunarathne G.T.C, Jayarathne P.V.M, Sandamini S.S.P, De Silva D.S., “Wirless AD-hoc Architecture For Disaster Relies”, Annual technical conference 2015, IET younger section-Sri Lanka, ISSN 2279-3143, Page 23-27 , June 2015.
  • G. K, M. K. Gawansi, Somirathne P. Wijewickrama W. S. V. M. D., Gunawickrama S.H. K. K., D. S. De Silva. “Wireless Energy Transmission for a Sensor Node in an Elephant Tracking System” paper is under rewiring process. 12th Academic sessions-University of Ruhuna, University of Ruhuna, Wallamadama, Sri Lanka, 2015.
  • D. S. De Silva., S.H.K.K. Gunawickrama, K. Pirapaharan, , “Design of Investigation of RF based wirless energy transmission for micro scale electronic devices” in proceedings of the 11th Academic Session, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, March 19th , 2014
  • D. S. De Silva, “Development of a MATLAB Toolbox for Mobile Radio Cannel Simulators”, “9th Academic sessions-University of Ruhuna, PC-02, Page.89, University of Ruhuna, Wallamadama, Sri Lanka, February 2012.
  • D. S. De Silva, S.H.K.K. Gunawickrama, Frank Y. Li, “Investigation of Femtocell and deployment possibilities in Sri Lanka”, “10th Academic sessions-University of Ruhuna, BI-04, Page.29-30, University of Ruhuna, Wallamadama, Sri Lanka, March 2013.
  • Pirapaharan K., S.H.K.K. Gunawickrama, D. S. De Silva, M.S.S.R., Dharmawardhana T.L.K.C., Indunil W.G.D.C., Wickramasinghe C., “Design of hybrid RF energy harvester with spiral antenna technology” “9th Academic sessions-University of Ruhuna, PC-22, Page.89-90, University of Ruhuna, Wallamadama, Sri Lanka, March 2013.
  • D. S. De Silva a, Mufthi. M. A b, Kiruthiga. R c, Zainul Haq. M. R. M d, “Smart Monitoring and Distribution of Power in Distribution Grid”, Abstract was accepted for 14th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, 2016.
  • D. S. De Silva(1), Mufthi.M.A(2), Zainul Haq.M.R.M(2), Kiruthiga.R(2) , “Smart Monitoring and Distribution of Power in Distribution grids and End users of Smart Grid, Paper was accepted for annual research symposium conducted by Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna,2017.
  • Paper was presented titled as “Intelligent watering system in agriculture” in annual technical conference organized by IEE younger member section-Sri Lanka on 28th August 2004 at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • D. S. De Silva, “Development of a MATLAB Toolbox for Mobile Radio Channel Simulators, Journal of University of Ruhuna, ISSN2345-9387,Volume 2 Number 1, pp.39-44, March.2014.

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