Panelists & Speakers

Duleepa Thrimiwithana

Duleepa Thrimiwithana

Professional Title:

Organization: University of Auckland

Sessions: Session 6

Biography

"Duleepa J. Thrimawithana, received his BE in Electrical Engineering (with First Class Honors) in 2005 and his Ph.D. in power electronics in 2009 from The University of Auckland, New Zealand. From 2005 to 2008, he worked at Tru-Test Ltd. as a Research Engineer and was involved in designing and developing highvoltage pulse generators. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Auckland in 2009 where he currently works as a Senior Lecturer. He also serves as the Chairman of the Joint Chapter of IEEE IES and IAS, New Zealand (North). He has co-authored over 100 journal and conference publications, and holds 15 patents on wireless power transfer technologies. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to engineering as an early carrier researcher, Dr. Thrimawithana received the Jim and Hazel D. Lord Fellowship in 2014. His main research areas include wireless power transfer and power electronics. "