Dr Hansika Rathnayake

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
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Hansika Rathnayake received her Bachelor of the Science of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with first class honours) from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2012. She worked as a laboratory instructor in the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the same university until 2013. She received her PhD degree in Electrical Machines and Drives, Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 2017.

Currently, she is a postdoctoral research fellow in the school of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering of the University of Queensland, Australia. Her research interests are control of active front end systems in renewable energy systems, electric machine drives, electromagnetic Interfaces (EMI) and power quality research.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales


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