Researcher

Dr Harith Wickramasinghe

My Expertise

  • Power System Operation & Control
  • Power Electronics
  • Modular Power Electronics Converters 
  • HVDC Transmission
  • Renewable Energy
  • Real-Time Simulations of Hardware-in-Loop Testing

Keywords

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Harith R. Wickramasinghe received his bachelor's degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2013 and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2018. He was with Energy Research Institute @ NTU-Singapore where he worked in Performance enhancement of electric machines applicable to marine systems, attached to a Rolls-Royce funded project. He is...view more

Harith R. Wickramasinghe received his bachelor's degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2013 and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2018. He was with Energy Research Institute @ NTU-Singapore where he worked in Performance enhancement of electric machines applicable to marine systems, attached to a Rolls-Royce funded project. He is currently a Research Associate at School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications, University of New South Wales, Sydney. His research interests are power system operation & control, multilevel power electronics converters, HVDC systems & transmission, multiterminal DC grids, and renewable energy.


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

  • Multilevel Power Electronics Converters
  • HVDC Transmission Systems
  • Modular Multilevel Converters.
  • Inertia Emulation from Power Electronics Converters
  • Real-time Digital Simulations
  • Hardware in the Loop testing

Currently supervising

  • Hybrid multiterminal HVDC systems
  • Virtual synchronous machine applications in inverter-based generation

 


My Teaching

  • ELEC 9719 - Real-time Digital Simulations
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Location

Office 311WS25,
Bldg H6, Tyree Energy Technologies Building (TETB),
UNSW Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia

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Contact

9385 7454