Hettige Yasasiri Ranjith Perera

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Hettige Yasasiri Ranjith Perera
BornPadukka, Sri Lanka
🏳️ NationalitySri Lankan
🏫 EducationNalanda College Colombo, Sri Lanka

University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

RWTH Aachen University, West Germany
💼 Occupation
👔 EmployerUniversity of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Director General, Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka

Hettige Yasasiri Ranjith Perera is a Sri Lankan academic and the founding dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University.[1] He was also a former head of Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka.[2] Between 2013 and 2015 he served as the chairman of the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies.[citation needed]

Born in a remote village in the eastern edge of Colombo district, he completed his school education at Nalanda College Colombo and graduated from University of Moratuwa with a B.Sc. in electrical engineering, whereafter he worked for the Ceylon Electricity Board as an engineer.[citation needed]

He later earned a Doctor of Engineering degree from RWTH Aachen University in Germany, where he enjoyed a distinguished academic career.[according to whom?] He is a Chartered Engineer, Member of Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka and served in regulating the energy sector as director general, Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka from 2008 to 2010.[3]

General sources[edit]

  • "Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Launches its Official Website". Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka. 1 January 2010. Retrieved 23 April 2011.[dead link]
  • "Sri Lanka LNG power plant push is outside the law: officials". Lanka Business Online. 7 October 2009. Archived from the original on 28 December 2010. Retrieved 23 April 2011. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)


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  2. "Prof. H.Y Ranjith Perera". Elect.mrt.ac.lk. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
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