Senadeera, Dr. Praharshin M.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
School of Arts and Sciences
School of Computing, Applied Science, and Engineering
PhD in Electrical Engineering, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, NC, 2014
MS in Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, OH, 2005
BS in Computer Science, Wright State University, OH, 2001
BS in Physics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1998

About

Dr. Praharshin Melaka Senadeera’s research interests include Analog and Digital Electronics, Radio Frequency and Microwave Design, and CMOS Analog IC design. He has extensive experience in developing passive RFID tags. Dr. Senadeera has over six years of experience in teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students in areas such as Digital/Analog electronics, Semiconductor devices, VLSI design, FPGA based system design and Microwave engineering. He has worked as an Integrated Circuit design engineer for M2Micro Inc.,USA in 2011 and as a Java/XML/XSL developer at Perot Systems, USA from 2008 to 2009.

Dr. Praharshin has been a recipient of the Wadaran L. Kennedy 4.0 Scholars award granted by the School of Graduate Studies in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He has published number of peer reviewed publications in IEEE and other journals. He has been a reviewer for several journals in IEEE, USA. Praharshin is also a member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEEE) and Phi Kappa Phi honour Society.

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. “A compact Energy Harvesting RFID Tag for Smart Traffic Law Enforcement Systems, Shyama Wickramasinghe, Jeevani Jayasinghe, Gulam Nabi Alsath Mohammed, Melaka Senadera, Malathi Kanagasabai, Journal of Progress in Electromagnetic Research (PIER), Volume 135, 2023, pg.181-123
  2. “Two stage on off keying class A RF power amplifier in 0.18µm CMOS Technology”, P.M. Senadeera, Zhijian Xie, and Numan S. Dogan, International Journal of Research - Granthaalayah, Nov. 2020, Volume 8(11), pg.15-21
  3. “Emerging applications in RFID technology”, P.M. Senadeera and Numan S. Dogan, International Journal of Computer Science and Electronics Engineering (IJCSEE), Pattaya (Thailand), June 21- 22 2016, Volume 4, Issue 2, pg.75-79
  4. “Integrated Antenna Design for Passive X-band RFID Transponder”, Praharshin M. Senadeera, Huseyin, Savci, Zhijian Xie and Numan S. Dogan, 28th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics Journal, Columbus, Ohio. April 2012. pg.686-689.

Conference Papers

  1.  “Compact Battery-Free UHF RFID Tag for Temperature Measurement in Poultry Egg Incubators,” S. Wickramasinghe, J. Jayasinghe and M. Senadeera, IEEE 17th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2023, pp.1-6
  2. "A Miniaturized Printed Dipole with Non- Uniform Meander Lines for Ultra High Frequency – Radio Frequency Identification Passive Tags," S. Wickramasinghe, J. Jayasinghe and M. Senadeera, International Research Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering (SCSE), 2022, pp. 262-267
  3. "Design of a Passive RFID Tag Antenna with a Modified T-match Structure,” S. Wickramasinghe, J. Jayasinghe and M. Senadeera, IEEE 16th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2021, pp. 46-51
  4. "Design and Implementation of an X-band Passive RFID Tag," P. M. Senadeera, N. S. Dogan, Z. Xie and H. S. Savci, SoutheastCon, Raleigh, NC, USA, 2020, pp. 1-5
  5. "Design of a Novel Passive Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting System," P. M. Senadeera and W. D. D. N. Jayasundara, 2020 SoutheastCon, Raleigh, NC, USA, 2020, pp. 1-5
  6. “Customer Experience Management Platform (CEMP),” M.P.M. Dias, R.L. Weragama, U.K.A. Udunuwara, P.M. Senadeera, 11th Annual IEEE Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON 2020), Vancouver, Canada, Nov.2020, pg.0677-0680
  7. “4G LTE Signal Strength and RJ45 Cable Tester”, M.P.M. Dias, R. Weragama, P.M. Senadeera, 7th Annual Symposium on Research and Industrial Training, Department of Electronics, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, July 2020, pg.39-45
  8. “Stepper Motor Wire Breaks Diagnose and Redundant Control System for Factory Automation”,K.L.A.N. Perera, C. Premachandra, P.M. Senadeera, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing and Robotics (ICIP), Negombo, Sri Lanka, March 2020
  9. “High Gain Half Wave Dipole Antenna Design for a Passive RFID Tag”, P.M. Senadeera and W.D.D.N. Jayasundara, IEEE Southeastern Conference, Huntsville, AL, April 2019, pg.1-6.
  10. “Automated Safe Locker Based on face recognition”, H.G.N.K. Gajanayake and P.M. Senadeera, 6th Annual Symposium on Research and Industrial Training, Department of Electronics, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, May 2019
  11. “Design of Digital PID controller using FPGA for a DC motor”, B.W.T.R. Jayathunge and P.M. Senadeera, 6th Annual Symposium on Research and Industrial Training, Department of Electronics, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, May 2019
  12. “Stepper Motor wire breaks diagnose and redundant control system for factory automation”,K.L.A.N. Perera and P.M. Senadeera, 6th Annual Symposium on Research and Industrial Training, Department of Electronics, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, May 2019
  13. “Low power X-band passive RFID tag design in 0.18µm CMOS”, P.M. Senadeera, N.S. Dogan, Zhijian Xie, and I. Kateeb. IEEE Southeastern Conference,Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2015, pg.1- 5
  14. “A Dual Band Passive RFID Design in 0.18µm RF CMOS Technology”, P.M. Senadeera, N.S. Dogan, Zhijian Xie, H.S. Havci, and I. Kateeb. IEEE Southeastern Conference, Lexington, KY, March 2014, pg.1-6.
  15. “Recent trends in RFID transponders”, P.M. Senadeera, N.S. Dogan, Zhijian Xie, H.S. Savci, I. Kateeb, and M. Ketel, IEEE Southeastcon conference, Jacksonville, Florida, April 2013, pg.1-5.
  16. “X-Band Energy Harvestor with miniaturized on-chip Slot Antenna Implemented in 0.18-µm RF CMOS”, P.M. Senadeera, J. Griggs, M.Li, N. Behdad, H. Savci, Z. Xie, and N.S. Dogan, IEEE International Conference on Ultra Wide Band, Syracuse, New York, September 17-19, 2012. pg.448-452
  17. “Linearization techniques in power amplifiers for 1.9GHz wireless transmitters”, K.H. Abed, M.K. Kazimierczuk, S.B. Nerukar, and M.P. Senadeera, IEEE International 48th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Cincinnati, OH, August 2005 pg. 1103-1106.

Abstracts

  1. “A Novel Architecture Embedded with a Temperature Sensor for an Energy Harvesting Circuit”, G.C.W. Thilakarathne, P.M. Senadeera, J.M.J.W. Jayasinghe, W.A.S. Wijesinghe and M.A.A. Karunarathna, 6th Wayamba University Research Congress (WURC2022), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Dec. 2022, pg.45
  2. “A Miniaturized Uniform Meander Line UHF Antenna for a Passive RFID Tag”, W.M.S.M. Wickramasinghea, J.M.J.W. Jayasinghe, and P.M. Senadeera, 6th Wayamba University Research Congress (WURC2022), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Dec. 2022, pg.153
  3. “Design and Simulation of a Printed Dipole Antenna with double T-match structure for Passive UHF RFID Tags”, W.M.S.M. Wickramasinghe, P.M. Senadeera, J.M.J.W. Jayasinghe, 5th Wayamba University Research Congress (WURC2021),Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Feb. 2021, pg.61
  4. “Design of a Low Power and High Efficient Rectifier Circuit for Microcontroller Based RFID Application”, P.M. Senadeera, J.M.J.W. Jayasinghe, and W.A.S. Wijesinghe, 5th Wayamba University Research Congress (WURC2021),Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Feb. 2021, pg.63
  5. “Low Power ASK Demodulator for Passive UHF RFID Tags”, Shyama Wickramasinghe, Melaka Senadeera, Jeevani Jayasinghe, International women in Engineering Symposium (WIESymp2020), Nov.2020,
  6. “Novel architecture for passive RFID tags embedded with sensors”, M.G.K. Karunarathna, and P.M Senadeera, 4th Wayamba University Research Congress (WURC2019), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, July 2019, pg.31
  7. “Design and Implementation of Passive Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tag”, W.D.D.N. Jayasundara and P.M. Senadeera, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research and Project Symposium (EEERaPS 2017), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Peradeniya, August 2017, pg.56
  8. “CMOS Rectifier for Passive X-band RFID Transponder”, P.M. Senadeera, Zhijian Xie, N.S. Dogan, Ronald E. McNair Research Symposium, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, January 2011
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