Dr. Kulatunga collaborates with Prof. Dr. Eng. Dieter Metz in power systems operational engineers training. RESY NES real time grid simulator used in Germany is installed in SMIL and its features ar expanded for hardware in loop testing. Ph. D. candidate Sudheera Navaratna from SMIL visited University of Dramstsdt (h-da) for further training in RESY-NES. Ph. D. Candidate Darlus France for h-da conducts research under Dr. Kulatunga's supervision.
Dr. Kulatunga spent a semester long sabbatical in Darmstadt collaborating in smart grid research and power electronics teaching in 2011.
A research scholar and undergraduate research conducted research at SMIL and PEDAL facilities.