Media Centre


Dr Ishara Dharmasena

Doctoral Prize Fellow

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Energy harvesting, smart textiles, nanogenerators, wearable electronics, self-powered electronics.


Ishara has an academic background in electronics engineering, textile engineering and nanotechnology. He has been involved in academic and industrial research activities covering areas of smart textiles and wearable electronic applications for healthcare, sports, personal electronics etc.

He has appeared in BBC South Today, BBC Surrey, Sri Lanka Rupavahini, and, his work has been featured in online outlets such as Yahoo, MSN and Physics World.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Ishara Dharmasena. Bookings can also be made online at

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