Welcome to the News, Events and Achivements Portal !!!

Here you will find Events organized by the DEEE and Achievements of DEEE members including students, notable alumni, etc.

15 May, 2024

Are We in Control? A Mathematical Perspective

A discussion about the historical development of feedback control over the last century, focusing on stabilizing dynamical systems using mathematics, especially Algebra and Complex Variables by Prof. B. Ghosh from Texas Tech University, USA.

Texas Tech University

26 April, 2024

E18 Field Visit to Dialog Data Center and Media Hub

A group of DEEE undergraduates from E18 Batch, who are passionate about Communication and Information Engineering, seized the opportunity to visit the Dialog Data Center and Dialog Media Hub for comprehensive industrial exposure.

Dialog Data Center/Media Hub

20 March, 2024

AI and EEE Job Market

A discussion about the foundations of machine learning and Artificial Intelligence with Prof. Mahesan Niranjan.


05 February, 2024

Collaborative Leap: Sri Lanka's Ambitious Move to Establish IIT Madras Branch Campus Unveiled During a Delegation's Visit

Prof. Lilantha Samaranayake represented the University of Peradeniya in the delegation to IIT Madras, India. The delegation aimed to establish an IIT branch campus in Sri Lanka, which would be a significant step towards providing world-class education opportunities to the local students.

IIT Madras, India

02 February, 2024

Certificate Award Ceremony of Kelani Saviya Program 2024

The 11th batch of the Kelani Saviya Program successfully completed and the certificate award ceremony was held on February 2, 2024, at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Kelani Saviya Program

18 December, 2023

Porf. Lilantha Samaranayake represented UOP in the US tech Transfer Tour

Prof. Lilantha Samaranayake represented the University of Peradeniya in the US Tech Transfer Tour organized by the United States Department of Commerce together with the AHEAD project and sponsored by the US Department of State.

United States Tech Transfer

28 November, 2023

ELECTROLIZER- Welcoming E20 EEE Cohorts to the DEEE Family

DEEE welcomed the new cohort of undergraduates, from E20 Batch, pursuing a specialization in Electrical and Electronic Engineering to the DEEE Family.


27 November, 2023

Winners of the Inter-University Drone Competition - Sky of ICARUS23

We are excited to announce that two of Our Students have won the FIRST place in the Inter-University Drone Competition named "SKY of ICARUS 2023".

IEEE Young Members Section

13 November, 2023

Honorary Mention in the 2023 ComSoc Student Competition

We are excited to announce that the project titled "A 2-bit RIS Design with Vision-Based Localization for Wireless Communications" ranked among "The Best 16 Projects Worldwide" in the 2023 IEEE ComSoc Student Competition.

IEEE Communications Soceity

12 November, 2023

Best Paper Award At MERcon2023

We are thrilled to announce that the paper, titled "Enhancing Automatic Modulation Classification through Federated Learning: Addressing Data Heterogeneity and Low SNR Accuracy," has been honored with the Best Paper Award at the MERCon 2023 Conference.

MERCon2023, University of Moratuwa

09 November, 2023

EEERaPS & Career Fair 2023

DEEE at the University of Peradeniya successfully organized the 6th edition of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research and Project Symposium (EEERaPS23), fostering a collaborative environment for researchers and engineers to share their knowledge and insights toward advancing the field.


05 November, 2023

Winners of the Undergrad Thesis Project Competition 2023

Final-year undergraduates from the DEEE secured both the First and Second places in the "Undergrad Thesis Project Competition 2023" organized by IEEE SPS Sri Lanka.

IEEE Signal Processing Society-SL Chapter

31 October, 2023

Top Spot among the Sri Lankan contestants in the Global Coding Challenge IEEEXtreme 17.0

One of the teams from the University of Peradeniya has secured the top spot among the Sri Lankan contestants in the global coding challenge IEEEXtreme 17.0 while securing the 69th position globally.

IEEEXtreme Programming Competition

25 October, 2023

DEEE Stall among the TOP attractions at TECHNO 2023

The stall of DEEE at TECHNO2023 proudly showcased groundbreaking innovations and breakthroughs created by the brilliant minds of DEEE. With attractive presentations of innovative projects, it drew many visitors and became the center of attention among industry stalls.


22 October, 2023

Prof. Vijitha Herath has been elevated to the Senior Member category of the Optica.

Congratulations to Prof. Vijitha Herath for his Senior Membership at Optica, formerly OSA.

OPTICA (Formerly OSA)

25 August, 2023

IEEE 17th ICIIS-2023

IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS) was hosted for the 17th time from 25th to 26th August, 2023 at Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

IEEE-International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems

15 August, 2023

Ishara from DEEE represented UOP in WUG2023

Talented swimmer, Ishara Abeyratne from DEEE participated in the 31st World University Games, 2021 in Chengdu, China.

World University Games-2023

10 August, 2023

AAIA Fellowship has been awarded to Prof. Janaka Ekanayake

Congratulations to Prof. Janaka Ekanayake for his Fellowship at the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association.

Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA)

20 July, 2023

Educational Seminar: Medical Device Development

An educational seminar on Introduction to medical device development process in the USA and Europe which account for approximately 65% of the global market was successfully completed at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

BME Group at DEEE and CE

01 July, 2023

Peradeniya Open Day 2023

The University of Peradeniya was opened for public on July 01, 2023, to mark the 80th anniversary of the university. Thus DEEE together with EEES showcased the department facilities, research and also conducted interactive sessions for the public.

University of Peradeniya

23 June, 2023

Prof. Manjula Fernando, new PUCSL Chairman

Congratulations to Prof. Manjula Fernando for his new appointment as the Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL).

Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka

22 June, 2023

Dr. Dhammika Elkaduwa received the ACM Software System Award for the year 2022

Dr. Dhammika Elkaduwe, a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya has been awarded the Prestigious ACM Software System Award for 2022.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

20 June, 2023

Brainstorm 2023- Health Care Innovation Competition

A team of undergraduates from the department came as the 1st Runners Up of the 4th Edition of the Brainstorm Competition.

IEEE EMBS Student Branch University of Moratuwa

07 June, 2023

Unveiling the Extravaganza 'ධාරාව' - a Night of Pure Enchantment

The first edition of the "Dharawa", an Evening of Aesthetic Celebration, organized by the EEES was succesfully completed at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Society

29 May, 2023

Empowering Trainees on Electrical Safety

An impactful Electrical Safety Program was conducted by the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Student Branch Affinity Group, in collaboration with the IEEE Student Branch of the University of Peradeniya.

IEEE WIE Student Branch Affinity Group

23 May, 2023

IdeaPro Workshop Series

The first workshop of the IdeaPro workshop series organized by the EEES in collaboration with Dialog Axiata was succesfully completed at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

IdeaMart by Dialog Axiata

10 May, 2023

SYNOPSYS Tech Talk Series

An introductory session for the Tech Talk Series by Synopsys in collaboration with the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Society (EEES) and Association of Computer Engineering Students (ACES)- University of Peradeniya was held at the EOE Pereira Theatre.

Tech Talk Series by SYNOPSYS

01 May, 2023

Lady Davis Visiting Professor Fellowship to Prof. Vijitha Herath

Prof. Vijitha Herath visited the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology as a visiting professor as he was awarded the Lady Davis visiting professor fellowship by the Lady Davis foundation of Canada.

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

07 February, 2023

IEEE Electronic Design Competition 2022

A team of final year undergraduates from the Department won the first place of the competition.

IEEE Sri Lanka Section

20 November, 2022

IEEE MGA Leadership Award 2022

This award is to recognize those individuals who have exhibited exemplary and substantive leadership of an extraordinary nature in implementing activities that support the goals of Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) at the local, regional, national, and/or international level. The MGA Leadership Award is presented annually.

IEEE Sri Lanka Section

14 October, 2022

Extension of the Kelani Saviya Program

The Cooperative Agreement between the University of Peradeniya and Kelani Cables PLC was signed on the 14th of October 2022 at the Senate Room, University of Peradeniya. Prof. MD Lamawansa, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya and Mr Mahinda Saranapala, Director/CEO of Kelani Cables PLC signed extending the collaborations by another five years. Ms M. Dharmasiri, Acting Registrar of the University of Peradeniya and Dr Anil Munasinghe, General Manager (Marketing), were the witnesses in the agreement.

University of Peradeniya

10 October, 2022

Top 2 % Researchers in the World

Prof. J.B. Ekanayake and Dr. H.A.S.A. Suraweera from DEEE are among the top 2 % researchers in the world in 2020, 2021 and 2022. Scientists in different fileds have been recognized under (1) career long citation impact and (2) the citation impact in the year 2021 by the Stanford University, USA.

Elsevier BV

08 October, 2022


The team "Green Knights" from the department was able to secure the second place in GENESIZ-2022 organized by General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University and received a cash prize of Rs.60,000 as prize money.

Kotelawala Defence University

08 October, 2022

IEEE Region 10 Awards

IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award 2022 was presented to the IEEE Student Branch of the University of Peradeniya. The purpose of this award is to provide public recognition of exemplary IEEE Student Branch operations.

IEEE Sri Lanka Section

22 September, 2022

IEEE SL Awards 2022

Lakshan Madhushanka Bandara, IEEE Student Branch of University of Peradeniya, currently working as a temporary instructor in the department (a DEEE member) has won the "IEEE Sri Lanka Section Outstanding Volunteer Award (Student Category)".

IEEE Sri Lanka Section

Research Highlights

Here, we report on the latest research findings of DEEE members in a variety of fields related to Electrical and Electronic Engineering. You can also find recent research/industry collaborative visits by the DEEE members and important news about our research excellence.





IEEE MGA Awards 2022
Kelani Saviya MOU Extension
BEST IEEE Student Brach
Techfest Micromouse 2021
EWKarunarathne Award20_21
COVID Ventilator
HV LAB Opening
CVCD and Presidents Awards 2018
Oulu DD Program
WA Accreditation upto 2022
International Award
IEEE Fellow




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