Mr. Saranga Premarathna

Biography

Mr. Premarathna obtained his Bachelorā€™s degree from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand in 2016. After his graduation, he continued his postgraduate studies in Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and year 2021, he obtained his degree of Master of Philosophy in Engineering. During the period of 2018 - 2021, he worked as a research assistant as well as an instructor in the same university. Since April 2022, he has been working in the Section of Pavement Engineering as a PhD researcher.

Academic Background

  • University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2018 - 2021, MPhil. in Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
  • Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, 2012 - 2016, BSc. (Hons) in Engineering, Industrial Engineering

Professional Experience

  • Instructor, Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Aug. 2021 - Jan. 2022
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Aug. 2018 - Aug. 2021
  • Instructor, Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Feb. 2018 - Aug. 2018

Research Interests

  • Finite Element Modelling
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Tire Dynamics
  • Tire-Pavement Interaction: Modelling and Analysis

Representative Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  • Premarathna, W. A. A. S., Jayasinghe, J. A. S. C., Gamage, P., Senanayake, C. D., Wijesundara, K. K., and Ranatunga, R. R. M. S. K. (2022). Analysis of Factors Influencing on Performance of Solid Tires: Combined Approach of Design of Experiments and Thermo-Mechanical Numerical Simulation. European Journal of Mechanics-A/Solids, 96. [In Press - Article No: 104680] DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechsol.2022.104680
  • Premarathna, W. A. A. S., Jayasinghe, J. A. S. C., Wijesundara, K. K., Gamage, P., Ranathunga, R. R. M. S. K., and Senanayake, C. D. (2021). Investigation of Design and Performance Improvements on Solid Resilient Tires Through Numerical Simulation. Journal of Engineering Failure Analysis, 128. [In Press - Article No: 105618] DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2021.105618
  • Lin, T., Premarathna, W. A. A. S., and Bohez, E. L. J. (2017). Integrated Approach for Milling Impeller Parts. Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 15(2), 180-187. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/16864360.2017.1375667

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers 

  • Premarathna, W. A. A. S., Jayasinghe, J. A. S. C., Wijesundara, K. K., Gamage, P., and Ranathunga, R. R. M. S. K. (2020). High-Fidelity Finite Element Modelling and Simulation of Solid Resilient Tire: Application to Forklift Solid Resilient Tire. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Singapore, 1199-1203. Available at: ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9309818
  • Premarathna, W. A. A. S., Jayasinghe, J. A. S. C., Wijesundara, K. K., Ranathunga, R. R. M. S. K., and Senanayake, C. D. (2020). Performance Comparison of Solid Tires and Non-Pneumatic Tires Using Finite Element Method: Application to Military Vehicles. Proceedings of the 13th International Research Conference at Kothalawala Defense University (IRC 2020), Sri Lanka, 120-128. Available at: ir.kdu.ac.lk/handle/345/2955

Mr. Saranga Premarathna

  • +31 6 84849181
  • s.wagasing@tudelft.nl
  • Section of Pavement Engineering

    Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

    Delft University of Technology

    Stevinweg 1

    2628 CN Delft

    The Netherlands

    Room: S2 2.36