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Experience

2015 – : Researcher / Lecturer – School of Engineering, University of South Wales, Pontypridd
2011 – 2015: Researcher / Part-time Lecturer – School of Engineering, University of South Wales, Pontypridd
2015 – 2016: Lecturer – Department of Engineering, College Gwent, Cross keys campus
2014 – 2016: Lecturer – Division of Science and Engineering, Merthyr Tydfil College, Merthyr
2012 – 2012: Technical & Production Personal – Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) – London 2012 Olympic & Paralympics games
2007 – 2009: Technical Officer (Switching Department) – Lanka Bell PVT Ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2005 – 2007: Senior Technical Executive (Engineering Division-Main Control Room) – Asset Radio Broadcasting PVT Ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2005 – 2005: Technical Officer (Engineering Division-Main Control Room) – Colombo Communication PVT Ltd (CCL), Colombo, Sri Lanka

Responsibilities

Industrial link officer for the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Module Leader for Industrial Singleton Project
Module Leader for Analogue and Digital Communications
Module Leader for Analogue and Digital Electronics 2
Module Leader for Analogue and Digital Electronics 1
Module Leader for Electrical Science
Module Leader for Understanding Signals

Publications

Yongkang Gong, Zuobin Wang, Kang Li, Leshan Uggalla, Jungang Huang, Nigel Copner, Yang Zhou, Dun Qiao, and Jiuyuan Zhu, “Highly efficient and broadband mid-infrared metamaterial thermal emitter for optical gas sensing,” OSA Publishing, Opt. Lett. 42, 4537-4540. 2017

Uggalla, L., J. Eastment, and I.E. Otung, 2016 Mitigating the effects of rain induced fading in satellite communications systems using Time diversity in concert with Maximal ratio combining. The IET Journal of Engineering, 2016.

Uggalla L.C., Eastment J. and Otung I.E. 2015, Mitigating the effects of rain-induced fading in Ka-band satellite video broadcast system using Time Diversity in concert with Maximal Ratio Combining. Invited talk at the International Conference and Exhibition on Satellite Communication, Houston, Texas, USA, 17th to 19th August 2015

Uggalla L.C., Eastment J. and Otung I.E. 2014, A resilient Ka-band satellite video broadcast system incorporating time diversity and maximal ratio combining. Invited talk and Conference Proceedings of the IET Satcom Security and Efficiency Conference, IET Birmingham, Austin Court, United Kingdom, 26th November 2014

Uggalla L., Eastment J., and Otung I., “Event-based analysis of time diversity at Ka-band with maximal ratio combining”, 20th Ka and Broadband communications, Navigation and Earth Observation Conference, Salerno/ Vietri, Italy, 1-3 October 2014

Uggalla L., Eastment J., and Otung I., “Evaluation of DVB-S2 Performance on an Experimental Ka-band Satellite Link in the UK”, 31st AIAA International Communication Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC), Florence, Italy, 14-17 October 2013

Uggalla L., Eastment J., and Otung I., 2013, “Design and performance evaluation of next generation Ka band satellite communication system using real satellite beacon experimental data from England and Wales”, Postgraduate Researchers Presentation Day, University of Glamorgan Postgraduate Centre, Ty Crawshay, 17 May 2013

Uggalla L, Eastment J., and Otung I. E. 2012, “Satellite Link Availability Enhancement by Integration of Time Diversity in DVB-S2”, APSL Research Symposium, Sheffield, UK, 17th November 2012

Uggalla L., Eastment J., and Otung I., 2012, “DVB-S2 link availability enhancement by integration with time diversity”, Postgraduate Researchers Presentation Day, University of Glamorgan Postgraduate Centre, Ty Crawshay, 27 April 2012

Otung I. E., Uggalla L., Eastment J., and Willis M., 2012, “EUTELSAT 20 GHz Beacon Measurements in the UK”, COST IC0802, Propagation tools and data for integrated telecommunication, navigation and earth observation systems, MCM 7, Portsmouth, 16-18 April 2012

Uggalla L., Eastment J., and Otung I.E., 2011, “The Glamorgan satellite beacon monitoring station”, 6th Faculty of Advanced Technology Research Student Workshop, Glamorgan, 17th March 2011

Memberships

Higher Education Academy (HEA) – Fellow
The Institution of Engineering and Technology ( IET ) – Member
IET Wales South East Local Network – Committee Member
Wales Academic Space Partnership (WASP) – Member
Wales Space Group (WSG) – Member
The Association Of Professional Sri Lankans In The UK ( APSL) -Executive Committee Member

Research

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