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Gimara Rajapakse

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Gimara Rajapakse

Casual Academic Staff
  • National Centre for Ports and Shipping
  • National Centre for Maritime Engineering & Hydrodynamics

Room 41, Ground Floor , Connell Building

+61 (0)478 886 822 (phone)

Gimara.Rajapakse@utas.edu.au

  • Casual Lecturer, AMC UTAS
  • Electrical Engineer (SOLEX Engineering PVT ltd, Sri Lanka)
  • Marine Electrical Engineer (Officer) at Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Hong Kong
  • Visiting Lecturer ( CINEC Maritime Campus, Sri Lanka)

Career summary

Qualifications

Marine Electrical Engineer Officer

Languages (other than English)

Sinhalese

Memberships

Professional practice

  • IEEE
  • Advance Higher Education Academy (UK)

Other

Srilankan Society (UTAS)

Teaching

Teaching expertise

  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Automation
  • Bridge Electronics
  • GMDSS, LROCP and SROCP

Teaching responsibility

  • Preparing and delivering lectures for students.
  • Supervising laboratory or practical sessions in the Electrical, Electronic, automation labs and engine simulator.
  • Conducting tutorial sessions when required.
  • Guiding class discussions, whilst encouraging debate and feedback amongst students.
  • Preparing and marking student assignments, essays, exams and providing one-on-one feedback on academic performance where necessary.

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Expertise

Grid Integration of Wave and Tidal Energy

Research Themes

Wave Energy

Current projects

Model Predictive Control for Grid Integration of an Oscillating Water Column (OWC) and a Common Power Management System for Arrays of OWC with Energy Storage Systems

Fields of Research

  • Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics) (400803)

Research Objectives

  • Wave energy (170807)
  • Expanding knowledge in engineering (280110)

Publications

Total publications

6

Journal Article

(3 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2020Rajapakse G, Jayasinghe S, Fleming A, 'Power smoothing and energy storage sizing of vented oscillating water column wave energy converter arrays', Energies, 13, (5) Article 1278. ISSN 1996-1073 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/en13051278 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Jayasinghe S; Fleming A

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2018Rajapakse G, Jayasinghe S, Fleming A, Negnevitsky M, 'Grid integration and power smoothing of an oscillating water column wave energy converter', Energies, 11, (7) Article 1871. ISSN 1996-1073 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/en11071871 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Jayasinghe S; Fleming A; Negnevitsky M

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2017Rajapakse G, Jayasinghe S, Fleming A, Negnevitsky M, 'A model predictive control-based power converter system for oscillating water column wave energy converters', Energies, 10, (10) Article 1631. ISSN 1996-1073 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/en10101631 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Jayasinghe S; Fleming A; Negnevitsky M

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Conference Publication

(3 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Rajapakse G, Jayasinghe S, Fleming A, 'Power Management of an Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converter with Battery/Supercapacitor Hybrid Energy Storage', Proceedings of 2018 8th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems (ICPES), 21-22 December 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 1-6. ISBN 978-1-5386-6029-4 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1109/ICPESYS.2018.8626942 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Jayasinghe S; Fleming A

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2017Rajapakse G, Fleming AN, Jayasinghe SG, 'predictive control for the grid integration of an oscillating water column air turbine-generator system', Proceedings of the University of Tasmania Graduate Research Conference 2017, 7-8 Spetember 2017, Hobart, tasmania, pp. 400468 1-1. (2017) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Fleming AN; Jayasinghe SG

2017Rajapakse G, Jayasinghe SG, Fleming A, Shania F, 'Model predictive control-based power take-off control of an oscillating water column wave energy conversion system', IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 12-14 June 2017, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-11. ISSN 1755-1307 (2017) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/73/1/012010 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3

Co-authors: Jayasinghe SG; Fleming A

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Ms Minyung Cha – Master of Engineering (Completed)