Dr. Sanath Alahakoon received his B.Sc. Eng. (Honours) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1994. He received his Ph.D. in Digital Motion Control from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden in 2000. From 2000 till the middle of 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 in Electrical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology in Central Queensland University, Gladstone campus. Dr. Alahakoon is also the Discipline Leader - Electrical Engineering. His research interests are digital control, estimation and identification, non-linear control, electrical machines and drives, instrumentation, automation and hybrid electric systems.