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I am Anton Hettiarachchige Don, a Lecturer in the School of Energy & Electronic Engineering at University of Portsmouth in UK.

I am a Ph.D. graduate of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Wichita State University, Kansas, USA.

My primary avenue of research is on Advanced Transmission Level Monitoring of the Electric Power Grid with an emphasis on SynchroPhasor Measurement Unit Data.

In addition, my research also includes other areas within the cyber-physical power grid including integration of renewable sources, system reliability, integration of electric vehicles, power system economics, and aspects of cyber-security. 

I previously served as a Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade) at the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Malabe, Sri Lanka, and as Graduate Instructor at Wichita State University, Kansas, USA.

My professional memberships include the IET, IEEE and the IEEE – Eta Kappa Nu Engineering Honor Society. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Wichita State University

Aug 2016May 2021

MSc, Wichita State University

Aug 2014May 2016

BSc (Hons), Southeast Missouri State University

Aug 2009May 2014

External positions

University Associate, Curtin University

Jun 2021Nov 2022

Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade), Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology

Jun 2021Nov 2022

Direct Graduate Instructor, Wichita State University

Aug 2018May 2020

Visiting Lecturer, University of Jaffna

May 2018Aug 2018


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Smart Grids
  • Smart homes
  • Solar Energy
  • monitoring
  • TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering

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