Wageesha Nilmini Manamperi


  • 11/2019 - Now | Doctor of Philosophy (Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing) (Reading) | The Australian National University, Australia

  • 10/2016 - 11/2017 | Master of Science (Major Component of Research) (Wireless Communication) | University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

  • 11/2011 - 4/2016 | Bachelor of the Science of Engineering (Electronics and Telecommunication) | University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka







  • 06/2020 - Now | Tutor | The Australian National University

  • 06/2020 - 02/2021 | Honours Student Supervision | The Australian National University

  • 12/2017 - 10/2019 | Lecturer on Contract Basis | University of Moratuwa

  • 01/2017 - 03/2017 | Visiting Instructor | University of Moratuwa

  • 04/2016 - 09/2016 | Instructor | University of Moratuwa


  • Spatial sound recordings

  • Sound source localization

  • Signal enhancement


  • W. N. Manamperi, T. D. Abhayapala, P. N. Samarasinghe, and J. Zhang, “Drone Audition: Multi-microphone Signal Enhancement by dual-stage Wiener Filtering,” Aug. 2022, submitted. Techrxiv. [Preprint.] DOI: 10.36227/techrxiv.20576823.v1.

  • W. Manamperi, P. N. Samarasinghe, T. D. Abhayapala, and J. Zhang, ”GMM based multi-stage Wiener filtering for low SNR speech enhancement”, in Proc. IEEE Int. Workshop on Acoust. Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), Sept. 2022.

  • W. Manamperi, T. D. Abhayapala, J. Zhang and P. N. Samarasinghe, ”Drone audition: Sound source localization using on-board microphones”, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, vol. 30, pp. 508-519, Jan 2022.

  • W. Manamperi, T. D. Abhayapala, J. Zhang and P. N. Samarasinghe, ”Estimating Drone Motor Related Acoustic Transfer Function: A Preliminary Investigation”, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association, Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA), Dec 2020.

  • W. Manamperi, T. Samarasinghe and D. Dias, ”Enhancing the Wi-Fi Direct Protocol for Data Communication in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks”, 21st IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Nov 2018.

  • W. Manamperi, D. Karunathilake, T. Madhushani, N. Galagedara, and D. Dias, “Sinhala Speech Recognition for Interactive Voice Response Systems Accessed Through Mobile Phones”, Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Sri Lanka, May 2018.

  • W. Manamperi, A. De Silva,“An optimised stimulus for hearing screening of infants using auditory brainstem response”, 110th Annual Sessions of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), Sri Lanka, Oct 2016.

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