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Department of Electronics,
Faculty of Applied Sciences,
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka,
Kuliyapitiya,
Sri Lanka.

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+(94) 37 2283622

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+(94) 37 2283622

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eltn@wyb.ac.lk

Dr. M.A.A. Karunarathna
B.Sc. (Hons.) (Ruhuna), M.Phil. (Moratuwa), Ph.D
Head of the Department and Senior Lecturer (Grade I)
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Email
+(94) 71 4493037
+(94) 37 2283165
asanka_eltn@wyb.ac.lk

Physics, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Advanced Communication Theory & Systems, Analog Electronics, Analogue Electronics (Laboratory), Fundamentals of Physics

Research interests are generally in areas of Wireless communication, Electromagnetic wave propagation, Numerical Techniques in EM waves, Antennas.   

International – Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. MAA Karunarathna, CAN Fernando and P Samarasekara, ” Human Exposure Levels Due to Mobile Base Station Antennas in Sri Lanka”, International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research and Management (IJASRM), Vol.5, Issue 1, January 2020, pp. 26 – 31.
  2. MAA Karunarathna, CAN Fernando, P Samarasekara ” Effect of shape size and electrical properties on specific absorption rate (SAR)”, International Journal of Research and Engineering (IJRE), Vol.6, No.03, June 2019, pp. 607 – 611.
  3. MAA Karunarathna, CAN Fernando, P Samarasekara and T Arudchelvam ” Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Distribution by the Human Eye Due to Mobile Base Station Antennas in Sri Lanka ”, International Journal of Advanced in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJARSET), Vol.6, Issue 5, May 2019, pp. 9383 – 9391.
  4. MAA Karunarathna, CAN Fernando and P Samarasekara, ” RF Radiation Distribution & Corresponding Exposure Levels Due to Mobile Base Stations in Sri Lanka ”, International Journal of Advanced in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJARSET), Vol.6, Issue 1, January 2019, pp. 7909 – 7916.
  5. MAA Karunarathna, CAN Fernando and P Samarasekara, ” Experimental Observations & Comparison on RF Emissions Due to Mobile Base Station Antennas in Sri Lanka”, International Journal of Advanced in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJARSET), Vol.5, Issue 4, 18th April 2018, pp. 5526 – 5533.
  6. MAA Karunarathna, CAN Fernando and P Samarasekara, ” Assessment of RF Exposure Levels Occur Due to Mobile Base Station Antennas in Sri Lanka”, International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research and Management (IJASRM), Vol.2 number 12, 20th December 2017, pp. 11 – 17.

Conference Papers

  1. Karunarathna MAA, Fernando CAN and Samarasekara P, ”Eye Exposure Levels at Main Cities in Sri Lanka Due to Mobile Base Station Antennas”, Proceedings of 4th Wayamba University Research Congress 2019, 11th July 2019,  89- 90
  2. Karunarathna MAA, Fernando CAN and Samarasekara P, ”Radio Frequency Radiation Measurements and Safety Issues Due to Mobile Base Station Antennas in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference 2018 (Winc 2018) – Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 24th & 25th August 2018, Abstract: page 39.
  3. Dharmarathna BAMPC and Karunarathna MAA,”PCB Based Log Periodic Antenna For Mobile Communication”, Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference 2018 (Winc 2018) – Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 24th & 25th August 2018, Abstract: page 56.
  4. Karunarathna MAA, Fernando CAN and Samarasekara P, ”RF Exposure Levels at Different Parts of Sri Lanka Due to Mobile Base Station Antennas”, Proceedings of 2nd Wayamba University Research Congress 2017, 24th March 2017, 19- 20.
  5. Madhusanka HTDS and Karunarathna MAA, 2016,” Smart Bracelet based Real – Time Gesture Recognition Interface “,  Proceedings of the second Wayamba International Conference (Winc 2016) – Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 19th – 20th August 2016, Abstract: page 134.
  6. Perera ULSL and Karunarathna MAA, 2016,” Analysis of Behaviours of Adaptive Modulation Radio with Rain Intensities”,  Proceedings of the second Wayamba International Conference (Winc 2016) – Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 19th – 20th August 2016, Abstract: page 141.
  7. Ranasinghe RANC, Karunarathna MAA, Mahakumara PD and Rathnaweera PNG, 2016,” Adjustable Low Power High Voltage Power Supply Controlled by Pulse Modulation for Electronic Instrumentation”,  Proceedings of the second Wayamba International Conference (Winc 2016) – Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 19th – 20th August 2016, Abstract: page 144.
  8. RANC Ranasinghe, MAA Karunarathna, PD Mahakumara and PNG Rathnaweera, 2016,” Digitalized, Economical Geiger – Muller Counter to Enhance the Public Awareness on Nuclear Technology”,  Proceedings of International Conference of Japanese Graduates’ Alumni Association of Sri Lanka (IC-JAGAAS 2016), 19th & 20th February 2016 – Center for banking studies, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, page 124 – 128.
  9. Dhanuranga KAM and Karunarathna MAA, 2014,” Measurement Of Effects Of Standard Tubing Sizes Of a Log-Periodic Dipole Array”,  First Wayamba International Conference (Winc 2014) – Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 29th – 30th August 2014, Abstract: page 10.
  10. S. Liyanaarachchi and M.A.A. Karunarathna,”Exploration of Main Effects of the Radiosonde System used in Civilian Weather Balloon Systems”,  Third International Symposium – Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 26th – 28th August 2010, Abstract: page 164.

Journal Papers – Local

  1. BMS Madusanka and MAA Karunarathna, 2018,”Safety Vehicle Door locking system with moving vehicle approach detection”, 5th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 09th March, 2018, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 99 -104.
  2. ULIC Perera, MAA Karunarathna and Sheron Wickramasinghe, 2018,”Solar PV installation Project”, 5th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 09th March, 2018, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 135 – 140.
  3. S Joyance and MAA Karunarathna, 2018,”Portable Vehicle Security System”, 5th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 09th March, 2018, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 159 – 164.
  4. WGCC Jayasekara and MAA Karunarathna, 2018,”Modified Voltage Regulator Based HP 6200 Power supply”, 5th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 09th March, 2018, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 171 – 176.
  5. Alahakoon SE and Karunarathna MAA, 2017,”Radio Frequency Exposure Levels Due to Mobile Base Station Antennas and Indicator Device”, 4th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 03rd March, 2017, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 289- 298.
  6. Manathunga MCN and Karunarathna MAA, 2017,”Low cost Wireless Automatic Fire Alarm System”, 4th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 03rd March, 2017, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 233- 236.
  7. Wijethunga WADPC and Karunarathna MAA, 2017,”GSM Based Telecommunication Sector Antenna Bracket”, 4th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 03rd March, 2017, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 179- 184.
  8. Edirisinghe EKSM and Karunarathna MAA, 2017,” GSM GPS Based Motorbike Tracking System”, 4th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 03rd March, 2017, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 127- 132.
  9. Harshani SJ and Karunarathna MAA, 2017,”Low cost Device to Measure Environmental Factor Using the Microprocessor”, 4th Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 03rd March, 2017, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 121- 126.
  10. Dissanayaka HASGS and Karunarathna MAA, 2016,”Low cost Patient Condition Indicator System for Hospital Using RF Communication”, 3rd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 24th March, 2016, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 19-24.
  11. Madhusanka HTDS and Karunarathna MAA, 2016,”Gesture Recognition Based Low Cost Smart Bracelet for Seamless Computer Interaction”, 3rd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 24th March, 2016, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 57-62.
  12. De Silva SSS and Karunarathna MAA, 2016,”Power Line Data Communication and GSM Based Home Appliance Control System”, 3rd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 24th March, 2016, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 155-160.
  13. Hasan ATW and Karunarathna MAA, 2016,”Under Water Communication Channel”, 3rd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 24th March, 2016, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 191-198.
  14. Perera ULSL and Karunarathna MAA, 2016,”Analysis of Behaviours of Adaptive Modulation Radio With Rain Intensities”, 3rd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 24th March, 2016, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 229 – 234.
  15. Senarathna WADPB, Karunarathna MAA and Rupasinghe RAPP, 2016,”Load Cell Pre-Amplifier and Data Viewer for a Gantry Cane at SLPA”, 3rd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 24th March, 2016, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 235-240.
  16. Chandrathilaka MH, Karunarathna MAA and Rathnayaka KB, 2016,”Auto Transfer Switch to Protect Uninterrupted Power Supply from Phase Unbalancing”, 3rd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 24th March, 2016, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp.273 – 278.
  17. Ranasinghe RANC, Karunarathna MAA and Mahakumara PD, 2016,”A Fully Digitalized Lab-View Interfaced Geiger – Muller Scalar Unit for Educational Nuclear Instrumentation”, 3rd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 24th March, 2016, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 265 – 272.
  18. Mishangi AKPD and Karunarathna MAA, 2015,”An Anroid Application to Communicate with OBD-II GPS Tracker via SMS”, 2nd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 30th April, 2015, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 13-16.
  19. Rajapaksha RML and Karunarathna MAA, 2015,”Identification Of the Exact Underground Fiber Routes”, 2nd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 30th April, 2015, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 35-38.
  20. Thilakarathna BASA and Karunarathna MAA, 2015,”Harness Testing and Live Data Updating System”, 2nd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 30th April, 2015, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 79-84.
  21. Wijesinghe DPL and Karunarathna MAA, 2015,”Low Cost Input/Output Module for Transmit Boiler Status”, 2nd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 30th April, 2015, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 97-102.
  22. Ekanayaka SU and Karunarathna MAA, 2015,”Interference Cancellation By a Modified Precorder for Multiple Users”, 2nd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 30th April, 2015, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 165-170.
  23. Edirisinghe EAKK and Karunarathna MAA, 2015,”Digital Power Monitoring System with Power Line Communication”, 2nd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 30th April, 2015, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 183-188.
  24. Gunawardana DMRR and Karunarathna MAA, 2015,”Low Cost Speed Detector”, 2nd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 30th April, 2015, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 221-226.
  25. Rajapaksha RML and Karunarathna MAA, 2015,”Intelligent White Cane”, 2nd Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 30th April, 2015, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 259-262.
  26. Prabhashini KADC and Karunarathna MAA, 2014,”Exposure Levels Due to RF Radiation At 900 MHz and 1800 MHz Bands In Highly Populated Areas”, 1st Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 07th April, 2014, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 49-54.
  27. Priyadharshini KAN and Karunarathna MAA, 2014,” Low Cost Higher Strength FM Frequency Detector”, 1st Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 07th April, 2014, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 37-42.
  28. Prabhashini KADC and Karunarathna MAA, 2014,” Passward Secured Access Controlling System For BTS To a Mobile Service Provider In Sri Lanka”, 1st Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 07th April, 2014, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 139-144.
  29. Karunarathna PGDCK and Karunarathna MAA, 2014,” Portable Multitask, Subscriber Line Test Board For Public Switching Telephone Network”, 1st Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 07th April, 2014, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 151-156.
  30. Nissanka LNNA and Karunarathna MAA, 2014,” Server Room Temperature Detecting And Alerting System”, 1st Annual Symposium On Research and Industrial Training of Department Of Electronics (ASRITE), 07th April, 2014, Wayamba University Of Sri Lanka, pp. 161-166.
  31. Dhanuranga KAM and Karunarathna MAA, 2013,”Generating Electricity from Mechanical Vibrations, Optimization of Linear Generator”, 5th Symposium on faculty of Applied Science, Business and Industrial Research Symposium (ASBIRES), 07th August 2013, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, pp. 15 – 20.
  32. Gajanayaka LGRD and Karunarathna MAA, 2013,”Automatic Maximum Signal Strength Detecting Antenna System for Television Reception”, 5th Symposium on faculty of Applied Science, Business and Industrial Research Symposium (ASBIRES), 07th August 2013, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, pp. 01 – 04.
  33. Weerasinghe TWMDC and Karunarathna MAA, 2013,”Implementation of RFID Technology in Library Automation System”, 5th Symposium on faculty of Applied Science, Business and Industrial Research Symposium (ASBIRES), 07th August 2013, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, pp. 29 – 31.
  34. Weerasinghe WADSS and Karunarathna MAA, 2013,”Investigation of Key Performance Indicators and Optimization of the Radio Network in Mobile Telecommunications”, 5th Symposium on faculty of Applied Science, Business and Industrial Research Symposium (ASBIRES), 07th August 2013, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, pp. 37 – 40.
  35. Kodagoda IR and Karunarathna MAA, 2012,”Investigation of problems in Microwave link Installation and Alignment”, 4th Symposium on faculty of Applied Science, Business and Industrial Research Symposium (ASBIRES), 10th May 2012, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, pp. 33 – 36
  36. Rathnayaka DML and Karunarathna MAA, 2011,”Minimize the Work In Progress in Production Lines end to Enhance the Efficiency for Benificial Production Outcome in Apparel Industries”, 3rd Symposium on faculty of Applied Science, Business and Industrial Research Symposium (ASBIRES) , 06th April 2011,Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, pp. 17 – 21.