A. Atputharajah

BSc Eng(Hons), PhD, CEng, MIE(SL)

Council Member (Ex-officio)

Prof. A. Atputharajah is serving as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna, where his team, worked at most to establish the Faculty. Prior to this at University of Peradeniya, he served as the Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from October 2010. He served in several capacities including Chairman IEEE Power and Energy Society Sri Lanka Chapter, etc.. Further he served in national level study committees including “Power System Blackout Study”, “Capacity Building for Clean Power Development in Sri Lanka” and “Identify strategies and devise the way forward to achieve Renewable Energy targets”. He had international R&D experiences at Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) Malaysia, at University of Queensland Australia, at University of Manchester in United Kingdom. His achievement includes, Outstanding Engineer Award of IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Sri Lanka Chapter in 2014, best project awards in conferences and three Presidential awards, where two of them are for research publications in 2014 and in 2010. He also published his research findings in more than 100 full papers in the Journals and Conferences.