IEEE/RSJ IROS Conference Paper Presentation - 2022
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) is one of the most impacting robotic research conferences, and it is annually organized by the Robotics and Automation Society of IEEE and the Robotic Society of Japan (RSJ). According to the core conference ranking, this conference has an "A" rating. The conference has the second highest h5-index in the category 'Robotics'. I have presented two papers in this conference,
Samarakoon, S. B. P., Muthugala, M. V. J., & Elara, M. R. Online Complete Coverage Path Planning of a Reconfigurable Robot using Glasius Bio-inspired Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm.
Samarakoon, S. B. P., Muthugala, M. V. J., Kalimuthu, M., Chandrasekaran, S. K., & Elara, M. R. Design of a Reconfigurable Robot with Size-Adaptive Path Planner.
IEEE WCCI 2022: Paper Presentation
SUTD 3MT Competition 2021
Bhagya Samarakoon secured 3rd place in SUTD 3MT competition held on 23th June 2021. Her presentation was about "Reconfigurable Robots for Improving Cleaning Coverage".
IEEE WIE Singapore Team Field Visit to Schneider Electric 2020
Moderator: IEEE Singapore Festival 2020 in the event "Identifying Carrier Crossroads"
Moderator of the event "Identifying Career Crossroads " held on 7th Oct 2020 under IEEE Singapore Festival organized by IEEE WIE SG and IEEE Young Professionals SG. The speaker of the event is Mr. Ivan Choong an Engineer turned management consultant turned career coach.
IEEE R10 WIE web panel on “Technology Innovation, Disruption and COVID 19”
Speaker in R10 (APAC) IEEE Women in Engineering web panel series which discussed how tech innovation has transformed to tackled the pandemic and what we gained from this pandemic and how to adapt for a sustainable new normal.
IEEE RO-MAN Conference Paper Presentation - 2019
A research paper titled “An Exploratory Study on Proxemics Preferences of Humans in Accordance with Attributes of Service Robots ’’ was presented at the 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) held from Oct 14 - 18 in New Delhi, India.
SUTD Matriculation Day - Sept 2019
Postgraduate matriculation day held on 11th of Sept 2019 at Singapore university of Technology and Design. Started PhD in Engineering Product Development Pillar (EPD).
MSc Convocation 2019
Graduated M.Sc. (by research) from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka with effect from 01 st of November 2018.
Thesis title: Replicating Human-like Proxemics Behavior in Approaching Mechanisms of a Domestic Service Robot (Link)
IEEE SMC Conference Paper - 2018
IEEE/RSJ IROS Conference Paper Presentation - 2018
A research paper titled ‘Proxemics and Approach Evaluation by Service Robot Based on User Behavior in Domestic Environment’’ was presented at the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) held from Oct 01 - 05 in Madrid, Spain by myself and Dr. M. A. Viraj J. Muthugala in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa.
MathWorks Mini Drone Competition - 2018
Team 'Bathkoora' secured the 2nd place at the MathWorks Mini Drone Competition held on 3rd and 4th October 2018 in Madrid, Spain as a part of IEEE/RSJ IROS 2018 conference. Viraj Muthugala, Chamika Perera, Bhagya Samarakoon and Isuru Ruhunage are the winning team members of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
IEEE RO-MAN Conference Paper Presentation - 2018
Presenting a paper entitled, “Replicating Natural Approaching Behavior of Humans for Improving Robot's Approach toward Two Persons During a Conversation” in 27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) held from Aug 27-31 in Nanjing, China. The paper won the Nanjing city prize for its originality, usefulness, and scientific and technical soundness of the contribution.
General Convocation - 2017
Graduates from the department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa with second class upper division. Vice chancellor Prof. Ananda Jayawardane congratulate by offering the garland.