Dr. Sanath Alahakoon received B.Sc. Eng (Honours) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He received his Ph.D. in Digital Motion Control from The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. Till 2009, he worked as a senior lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Currently, he is a senior lecturer and the discipline leader in Electrical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology in CQUniversity Gladstone campus. His research interests are digital control, estimation and identification, electrical machines and drives, instrumentation, and hybrid electric systems.