Completion of Research Degrees 

 

Following Research Degrees were completed successfully from year 2000 -  to date. Our congratulations to the students and their Supervisors. 

YEAR 2000

 Name

Degree

    Research Title
Department of Civil Engineering

  SP Pooliyadda (Ms)

MPhil.

Energy Content and Carbon Emission Audit of Building Materials

 

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

  MSD Fernando

MPhil.

Requirement based policies for Electronic Message Distribution

 

Department of Electronics & Telecom Engineering

  H Kodikara Arachchi

MPhil.

Genetic Algorithm Based Adaptive control of Traffic Light Systems

in Multiprocessor Architectures.

 

Department of Mathematics

  S Kanthasamy (Ms)

PhD.

Application of random field liner model for quality improved product design

 

 

Department of Textile & Clothing Technologies

  GS Wijepala (Ms)

MPhil.

Positive Environmental Management via waste minimisation

in a textile washing facility

 

 

YEAR 2001

 

Name

Degree

     Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process Engineering

  S Maduwage (Ms)

PhD.

Ultrasonic Devulcanization of Sulfur Vulcanized Natural Rubber

 

 

Department of Civil Engineering

  PD Mirihagalle (Ms)

MEng.

Investigations on statically stable sloping, rubble mound coastal structures

  WWMRK Wijesundara

MEng.

Development and testing of a set of mathematical models for travel demand

  KM  Weerasinghe (Ms)

MEng.

Application of fuzzy sets and other statistical techniques in landslide

hazard zonation mapping

  WKCN Dayanthi (Ms)

MEng.

Prediction of dissolved oxygen in harbours using artificial neural networks;

An application to the port of Colombo

  T Rathnajothy (Ms)

MEng.

Matric  suction characteristics of unsaturated residual soils of Sri Lanka

  VASP Nanayakkara (Ms)

MEng.

Low cost underground water Tanks

 

 

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

  R Amarasiri

MSc.

Web based domain registration and payment system for the

LK domain registry

 

 

Department of Earth Resources Engineering

  K Thaverlingam

MSc.

Communicating data quality in a GIS environment

 

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

  JB Nishantha

MEng.

 

 

 

Department of Materials Engineering

  DS Liyanage (Ms)

MSc.

Natural rubber to filler interaction study by determining creep

rupture strength

 

 

YEAR 2002

 

Name

Degree

     Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process Engineering

  ARMWWK Ranasinghe (Ms)

MSc.

Effect of additives on flow properties of polymeric materials

  NC Gangodavilage

MSc.

Extraction of industrial grade rice bran oil using hexane as the solvent.

 

 

Department of Civil Engineering

  TN Wickramarachchi (Ms)

MPhil.

Study of irrigation water management for Paddy cultivation in the

dry zone of Sri Lanka.

  AI Jayawardana

MPhil.

Passive Techniques for energy efficiency of building in Sri Lanka.

  AD Nawagamuwa

MPhil.

Applications of Eurocode 5 Recommendations to Bolted Joints

of Sri Lankan Timber Species.

  TC Ekneligoda

MPhil.

Application of roller compacted concrete for road pavements

  DCA Mettananda

MSc.

Assesment of slope stability and stailization techiniques through

probabitistic approach

  HMLC  Jayawardana (Ms)

MSc.

Use of ICT for Integrated Solid Waste Management

  RPKS Ranaweera (Ms)

MEng.

Black spot identification and improvement Accident Analysis.

  WMJASB Manipura

MEng.

Analysis & development of downsized high rate Biomethanation

& composting System in Sri Lanka.

 

 

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

  AHTP Pushapakumara

MSc.

Design and Implementation of a Network Traffic Analyzing Utility.

  GC De Silva

MEng.

Automation of Traffic flow measurement using Video Images.

 

 

Department of Electronics & Telecom Engineering

  GGD Nishantha

MPhil.

CCTV Based Sensing Techniques for Adaptive Control of

Traffic Signals in Multiprocessor Architectures.

  JC Balasuriya

MSc.

Simplified Biomedical System for Artificial Defibrillation

  HMSB Senevirathna

MSc.

Design of Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas.

  DG Weerasinghe

MEng.

DSP Based speech training of hearing impaired children

 

Department of Mathematics

  BNS Lankasena

MSc.

Development of Decision Support System for Long Sea Outfall

Designing & Operations

  SC Wickramasinghe

MPhil.

The Rationale and Validity of Field Selection Procedure in

Technical and Engineering Education

 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  GG Jayarathna

MPhil.

Vibration Diagnostic of Rotor Mechanism of Ships.

  M Narayana

MPhil.

Improved Rotor Design for a Small Scale Horizontal Axis Wind

Turbine Suitable for Local Wind Potential.

 

 

Department of Management of Technology

  HSS Ranasinghe (Ms)

MSc.

Application of ISO9000 management systems in Sri Lanka:

Benefits, problems and scope for development.

  S Assiskumar

MSc.

Methodologies for technology evaluation at project level by

developments, commercial venture capital firms

 

 

YEAR 2003

 

Name

Degree

     Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process Engineering

  JWN De Silva (Ms)

MSc.

A study of Allergic Reactions to Natural Rubber Latex Gloves

Among Healthcare workers in Sri Lankan

  IMBM De Silva

MSc.

Reverse Flow Cyclone for the collection of Tea dust.

 

Department of Civil Engineering

  HLDMA  Judith (Ms)

PhD.

Highway & Traffic Engineering improvements in design & construction

standards of surface dressings in national roads Sri Lanka.

  K Imriyas

MPhil.

Integrated DSS for construction cost management using relational

DBMS and fuzzy logic

  WMVPK Jayasena (Ms)

MSc.

Effect of axial shortening of columns in tall buildings.

  GP De Silva (Ms)

MSc.

Determination of definitions for accident black spots in Sri Lanka.

  PA Siriwardana (Ms)

MSc.

Development of safety performance functions for pedestrians and cyclists

  TMD Fernando

MSc.

Effect of Non-symmetrical cores of behavior of buildings.

  MMP Wickramarachchi (Ms)

MSc.

A study on costs of quality in building projects

  GLDI De Silva

MSc.

Study of the Feasibility of Water Transport for Colombo Metropolitan

Area in Sri Lanka.

  AKM Priyanvada (Ms)

MSc.

Thermally comfortable passive houses for topical uplands of Sri Lanka.

 AN Weerathunga (Ms)

MSc.

Optium Design of Plate Griders.

  PTRS Sugathadasa

MSc.

Development of nominal mixes suitable for small Construction sites

in Sri Lanka.

 

Department of Earth Resources Engineering

  MDPL Francis

PhD.

Determination of origin of Corundum and Spinel in Sri Lanka by

investigating the reaction textures, fluid and solid inclusions

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

  K Gamage (Ms)

MPhil.

Remote meter reading over power Distribution Lines

 

 

Department of Mathematics

  TMJA Cooray

MPhil.

Recursive Estimation of Time Series and Forecasting

  SC  Mathugama (Ms)

MSc.

Efficiency improvement in service counters.

 

Department of Management of Technology

  BAMDST  Jayarathne (Ms)

MSc.

Study of present & future situation of CPI in Sri Lanka.

The impact of current import-export business.

 

 

Department of Textile & ClothingTechnologies

  NS Nawaratne

MSc.

Strength and durability testing of geotextiles made of

coir fibre and comparison of properties with available synthetic geotextiles.

  K Paranavidanage (Ms)

MSc.

The Physical properties of sewing threads and their behaviour in seams.

 

 

YEAR 2004

 

Name

Degree

     Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process Engineering

  GPS Premarathne (Ms)

MSc.

Prevention of microbial growth in paints using herbal biocides in Sri Lanka.

  RM Rathnasiri

MSc.

Application of unsaturated soil strength properties in slope stability analysis.

  IS Thambawita (Ms)

MSc.

Modification of Mineral Fillers with Aminofunctional Derivatives

  GMGD Dias (Ms)

MSc.

Preparation and characterization of Environmentally Friendly polymeric blends using synthetic and Natural Polymers

 

 

Department of Civil Engineering

  GRN Karunathilaka (Ms)

MPhil.

Field Validation of Erosion Hazard Zoning for Effective Management

of Wartersheds

  HMM Herath (Ms)

MPhil.

Development of an efficient biodegradable system for solid waste

management using natural microorganisms.

  GN Kodagoda

MPhil.

Multidisciplinary Products Model for Buildings

  GRP Thalagala (Ms)

MSc.

Integrated water balance study for optimum utilization of water resources

of the Walawe Ganga.

  UGT Thilakarathne (Ms)

MSc.

Hydraulic performance of coastal & harbour structures.

  RATN Ranawaka (Ms)

MSc.

Design & Construction of Reinforced Masonry Water Tanks.

  PSS De Silva

MSc.

Modelling of shear bound behavior in Composite Frames.

  RN Malawaraaratchi (Ms)

MSc.

A Study of the Negambo Lagoon with respect to the Salinity variation

and pollution of the lagoon water and effects of proposed dredging activities

  R Kugan

MSc.

Soft Clay improvement with vertical drains.

  RM Abeysinghe

MSc.

PDA Test as a method of pile testing for bored and cast in-situ

RC piles end bearing on rock

  PUD Fernando (Ms)

MSc.

Modelling of growth cycle of water hyacinths an application to Bolgoda Lake

  DH Bulathsinhala

MSc.

Seasonal climate forecasts for water and environmental management.

  WGMMLY De Silva (Ms)

MSc.

Project cost information system.

  RH Dias

MSc.

Environmental Management System (EMS) for Sri Lankan Asbestos Industry

  CD Karunaratne

MSc.

Impact of documented procedures on project management maturity.

  S Shanmuhananthan

MSc.

Study of the development of ground water resources by introducing a

subsurface Dam in North-Eastern Province.

  LWG Liyanage

MSc.

Micro simulation model to analyze turning movement delays

at road intersections.

  A Muhunthan

MSc.

Use of light weight fill materials in Construction of Road Embankments

on Soft Peaty Clays

  DKNS Sagarika (Ms)

MSc.

Modelling the Field Application of Electro-Osmotic Consolidation to

Improve Engineering Properties of Soft Peaty Clays

  DI Fernando

MSc.

Investigation of Longitudinal Splitting of composite Slabs/ Beams

  RM Nismy

MSc.

Impact of contract documents on quality management aspects

In Building Construction Industry of Sri Lanka

  JC Kasturiarachchi

MSc.

Removel of nutrients (N and P) and heavy metals (Fe, Al Mn and Ni)

from wastewaters by phytoremediation using water hyacinth

(Eichhornia crassipes) grown in different Nutritional Conditions

  ASPR Harischandra (Ms)

MSc.

Identification of Road Defects, Causes of Road Deterioration and

 Relationship among them for Bitumen Penetration Macadam Roads in Sri Lanka

  RCR Perera (Ms)

MSc.

A Fuzzy Approach to Handle Uncertainty and Vagueness in

Life Cycle Costing of Air Conditioning Systems

  T Welhena

MSc.

Impact of Marine Oil Spills to Sri Lanka and It's Numerical Modelling

 

 

Department of Computer Science & Engineering 

  MTAP Wickramarathna (Ms)

MSc.

Application of Artificial Intelligence to Transmission Network Planning

  RP Dasanayake

MSc.

A Tool to Measure HTTP Performance

 

 

Department of Earth Resources Engineerig

  JAS Jayakody (Ms)

MPhil.

Development of  a monitering system for landuse, landcover

using satellite images

 

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

  KKW Siriwardane

MPhil.

Economic and Environmental Impactal impacts of Carbon and

Energy Taxes in the Power Sector

  LNW Arachchige (Ms)

MSc.

Effect of Embedded Generators on Sri Lankan Power System

Frequency Fluctuations

  WDAS Rodrigo

MSc.

Pricing for embedded Generation

 

 

Department of Electronics & Telecom Engineering

  T Kukajini (Ms)

MSc.

Pilot Sequence Aided Channel Estimation for Spacetime Codes

for High Data Rate Wireless Communications

  KPCS Patabandi

MSc.

Blind Frequency-Offset Estimation for OFDM Systems Operating

in Frequency Selective Fading Channels

  KDP Dharmawansa

MSc.

Analysis of Pairwise Error Probability Bounds for Space-time

Coded MIMO System

  CM Vithanage

MSc.

Investigation of channel coding for OFDM modulation in a mobile environment.

 

 

Department of Materials Engineering

  APT Sagarika (Ms)

MSc

Extraction and Modification of Lignin Resin for Rubber Compounds

  S Rajasingham (Ms)

MSc.

Investigation on sintering behavior of Waste Alumina Roller

Material in Presence of MgO and ZrO2

 

 

Department of Mathematics

  HKCLK Kodippili (Ms)

MSc.

Numerical techniques in micro strip antenna design for the

mobile telephone unit to prevent health hazard.

 

 

Department of Management of Technology

  OC  Madanayake (Ms)

MSc.

Critical factors for the adoption and use of groupware technologies in Organizations in Sri Lanka

 

 

Department of Textile & Clothing Technologies

  SN Niles

MPhil.

The Design of a Computer System for objective defect assessment

and grading of woven fabrics.

  DSK Pathirana (Ms)

MSc.

Investigation of tensile properties and durabillty of Coir fibres Geo textiles.

  KPN Gunaratne (Ms)

MSc.

A Study of Indeginous Dye Producing Plants and Traditional Natural

Dye Application Techniques.

 

 

YEAR 2005

Name

Degree

     Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process Engineering

  SS Dodampegamage (Ms)

MSc.

Preparation & Characterization of Low Density Polyethylene Based

Composite Materials Containing Rice-Straw as a Filler

VISCK Fernando

MSc.

In vessel composting of urban solid waste.

  

 

Department of Civil Engineering

  SJ Widanapathiranage

PhD.

Bus and Rail Travel Modelling for Colombo Metropolitan Region:

A Theoretical Approach to Mode Choice Modelling

  JAT Dilhani (Ms.)

MSc.

Optimization of Biogas Production with Water Hyacinth

  WDDH Gunawardana (Ms)

MSc.

Treatment of Industrial Wastewater containing Heavy Metals by electrodialysis

  AP Kasige (Ms)

MSc.

Role of eichorniae and N. bruchi in biological control of water hyacinth in Sri Lanka

  JDAI Piyadasa

MSc.

Optimization of Bus  dispatching from any given Terminal

  HH Leelananda

MSc.

Application of Geographic Information System for Land Clearances in

 the City of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  BGN Tharanganie (Ms)

MSc.

Engineering Characteristics of some unsaturated residual soils of Sri Lanka.

  LU Preethika (Ms)

MSc.

Vehicle Emission Inventory

  BHDY Madunoraj

MSc.

Study on the use of Tapered Section in Steel Portal Framed Structures.

  PDC Botheju

MSc.

Effects of Operating Conditions on Electrodialytic Concentration of Silver from Photo-processing Effluents

  MAKM Madurapperuma

MSc.

Numerical Implementation of a Constitutive Model for Soil Creep

  R Shiyamasuntharan

MSc.

Fuzzy Expert System for Estimating Usage Rates for Labour, Equipment and Material

 

Department of Electronic & Telecom Engineering

  MGS Sriyananda

MSc.

Investigation of Multi-user Detection Algorithm/ Scheme for a Space Time  Coded MC-CDMA

 

Department of Earth Resources Engineering

  MN Hettiarachchi

MSc.

Applicability of Phyto-Remediation Methods to Treat Chromium

Contaminated Water

  LPS Rohitha

MSc.

Recovery of Silver (Ag) from Photo Processing Effluent by Chemical and Electrowining Methods

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

  V Kumarathasan

MSc.

Intelligent Collaboration among Robotic Agents for Landmine Detection

  A Aravinthan

MSc.

A Novel Behaviour Based Mobile Robotic Platform for Landmine Detection

  V Aravinthan

MSc.

Intelligent Sensor System for Humanitarian Demining

  NC Ekneligoda

MSc.

Strategies to overcome barriers in accelerating rural electrification in Sri Lanka

 

Department of Materials Engineering

  WUS Mirihanage

MPhil.

Enhancement of Mechanical Properties in the Heat Affected

Zone of AA 5083 Weld Joints

 

Department of Mathematics

  AN Ekanayake (Ms)

MSc.

Statistical Analysis and Modeling of Factors Influencing Lung Cancer

 

Department of Management of Technology

  KB Manage (Ms)

MSc.

Study on Applications of IT to Enhance Undergraduate Teaching 

in Universities in Sri Lanka

 

YEAR 2006

Name

Degree

Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process  Engineering

PA Jayasinghe  (Ms)

MSc.

Colour Removal from Textile Effluent Using Agricultural Waste as Adsorbents

 

Department of Civil Engineering

   SH Damith

MSc.

Safe and efficient pedestrian control mechanisms.

   GN Wijesekara

MSc.

Application of mathematical modeling in investigating coastal phenomena

   R Thivakar

MSc.

Development of self Compacting Concrete using Limestone Powder

   KGA Samarajeewa (Ms)

MSc.

A Study on Customer Satisfaction and Application of QFD for Quality Improvement in Residential Apartments

   SRMSR Chandrathilaka

MSc.

Vulnerability of Buildings to Bomb Blast

   SDRS Gunasekara (Ms)

MSc.

Service Quality of Contractors: An Investigation into Client Satisfcation

   R Ketheeswaravenayagan

MSc.

Finite Element Modeling of Highway Embankments Over Soft Sub-Soil Conditions

PIA Gomes

MSc.

Removal of Heavy Metals from Textile Effluents in an Anaerobic Reactor

  AMTIS Kumara MSc. Cost Effective method to Develop National Road Inventory Database

HMI Thilakerathna

MSc.

Serviceability Analysis of Continuous Box-Girder Bridges Constructed Using Different Techniques

 

Department of Computer Science &  Engineering

  WGS Bandula

MSc.

Dynamic Bandwidth Negotiation System for LAN/WAN

                           DABC Dissanayaka

MSc.

A Market Based Web Bandwidth Management System

  PSK Gurusinghe (Ms)

MSc.

On the Fly Inter-Proxy Data Compression for Web Access

  IJP Wijesena

MSc.

Vision Enabled Computer Games: Implementation of a Virtual Badminton Trainer

 

Department of Earth Resources Engineering

  HMR Premasiri

MPhil.

Development of Conceptual Geological Model for the Formation of Hot Water Springs in Sri Lanka

 GVI Samaradivakara

MPhil.

Durability of Rocks Under Tropical Conditions

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

  AGBP Jayasekara

MSc.

Signature Recognition Using Fuzzy - Genetic Algorithm Based Reasoning

  DDAS Jayasiri

MSc.

Development of a Sensory Fusion Algorithm for 3D Object Identification in Uncertain Environments

 

Department of Electronics & Telecomm. Engineering

KADAV Kariyapperuma

MSc.

Smart Antenna with an Adaptive Array

  DNR Rodrigo (Ms)

MSc.

Analysis of B2B E_Commerce in Sri Lanka.

 

Department of Materials Engineering

VSC We               VSC Weragoda

MPhil.

Simulated Vulcanization of Thick-Walled Natural Rubber Components using Oscillating Disk Rheometer Data

  GIP De Silva

MPhil.

Quality Enhancement of Foundry Products by Using Synthetically Unmodified Sand

 

Department of Mathematics

UC Jayathilaka

MSc.

Calculations on Face and Vertex Regular Polyhedra and Application to Finite Element Analysis

 

Department of Management of Technology

KDSA Padmasiri (Ms)

MSc.

Financial viability of commercial property development in Sri Lanka.

 

 

 

YEAR 2007

Name

Degree

Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process Engineering

WAR Manamperi

MSc.

Development of a Decision Support System for Landfilling Application in Sri Lanka

Department of Civil  Engineering

RMNT Sirisoma (Ms)

PhD.

Development of Bus Routing Plan for the Western Province

   HM Weerasekara

MSc.

Cleaner Production in palm oil Industry

GAPSN Senevirathna

MSc.

Properties of Concrete and Plaster made Using Alternatives for River Sand

  EK Champika (Ms)

MSc.

Development of Design Criteria for Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket Reactor Applicable to High Strength Industrial Wastewater

  HAC Perera

MSc.

Method for Demand Based Scheduling of Buses under Typical Supply Constraints in Sri Lanka

Department of Computer Science  Engineering

  NY Wickramage

MSc.

 Benchmark for Web Services.

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

  SR Ranatunga

MSc.

Interactive Control for Intelligent Collision Avoidance of Autonomous Vehicular Systems via Interdependent Maneuvers

  WD Prasad

MPhil.

Impact of Power Sector Reforms on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Mitigation

Department of Electronics & Telecomm. Engineering

  MGB Sumanasena

MSc.

Mobile Binocular Camera Platform for Active Vision - Design and Implementation of Instruction Set and Motion Controller

  MAA Karunarathna

MPhil.

Human Exposure to RF Radiation in Sri Lanka

  JASA Jayakody

MSc.

Intelligent Control of Distributed Decision Agents

  KN Abeysinghe

MSc.

Developing a Lighting Detector for Sri Lanka at an Affordable Cost

  JG Samarawickrama

MSc.

Multiple Degree of Freedom Stereo Camera Platform for Active Vision – Designing the Core Architecture of the Processor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  S Sendanayake

MSc.

Development of Solar Powered Pumping for Integration of Rainwater Harvested in Multi-Storey Houses

YEAR 2008

Name

Degree

Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process  Engineering

  MAB Prashantha

PhD.

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Alkyd Resins Based on a Karawila Seed Oil

 WKH Ariyaratne (Ms) MSc. Bio Methanation and Composting for Managing Sugar Processing Waste
 DW Dhanusekera (Ms) Msc. Coir Pith Activated Carbon for the Removal of Organics and Dye from Aqueous Solutions
 AJ Wijayawardhana MSc. Investigation of Locally Available Bio-Filter Media for Controlling Specific Odours
Department of Civil  Engineering

  SVTJ Perera

MPhil.

Shear Capacity of Composite Deck Slabs with Concrete Filled Steel Tubes

  KP Arandara

MSc.

Durability Properties of Earth Buildings.

  KMC Konthesinghe

MSc.

Enhancement of Lateral Load Resistance of Houses Constructed with Load Bearing Masonry.

  KPM Fernando (Ms) MSc. Hydraulic Performance of Statically Stable Berm Breakwaters & Gabion Structures
  IN Jayathilake (Ms) PhD. Influence of Symmetric Setbacks on the Performance of High Rise Buildings Under Blast and Earthquake Loading
  DPL Ranasinghe (Ms) MSc. Application of Mathematical Modelling for Assessment of Nearshore Wave Climate
  S Sabesh MSc. Development of Prestressed Concrete Beams Using Controlled Detensioning
  KGS Dilrukshi (Ms) PhD. Numerical and Physical Modeling of Cracks in Masonry Walls due to Thermal Movements of an Overlying Slab
 RU Halwathura PhD. Performance of Insulated Roof Slabs on Built Environments of Tropical Climates
 JV Kosgolla MSc. Evaluation of Feasibility of Composite Pavements (White Topping) for Resurfacing Intersections/Pedestrian Crossings in Sri Lanka
 AHMDR Dassanayake MPhil. The Use of Management Information Systems for Planning and Management of Service Sector Infrastructure : A Case Study Based on Education Infrastructure
 WJ Weerawardana MSc. Performance Indicators for a Highway Network
 RPSS Bandara MSc. Tsunami Impact Mitigation by Coastal Vegetation
 HCT Peris  MSc. Nonlinear Analysis of Cable Structures

  SS Sivakumara

PhD

Ground Water balance study to develop a technique to improve the ground water system in restricted areas.

Department of Computer Science &  Engineering

  GIUS Perera

MSc.

Improving Agile Software Development: A Case Study on Adaptive System Development

Department of Earth Resources Engineering
 UI Illangakoon (Ms) MSc. Investigation of the Possibility of Converting Seawater to Drinking water in the Hambantota Area by Reverse Osmosis
Department of Electrical  Engineering

 PGS Priyadarshana

MSc.

Development of Pneumatic Robot Arm Controller for Industrial ApplicationI

Department of Electronics & Telecom Engineering

 BDS Lakmali (Ms)

MSc.

Improved Cellular Positioning Technique based on Database Correlation.

 WHMP Wijesinghe (Ms)

MSc.

Cellular Positioning by Location Fingerprinting with the Aid of Propagation Models.
Department of Mechanical Engineering

  UIK Galapaththi

MSc.

Investigation of Problematic Issues of Mould Design and Manufacture for Plastic Based Industry in Sri Lanka

Department of Management of Technology

PT Dammage (Ms)

MSc.

An Overview of Employment Generation in EPZs in Sri Lanka

Department of Textile & Clothing Technology

 WKD Thushari (Ms)

MPhil.

Employee Absenteeism and Turnover in the Clothing Manufacturing Industry

 R Mataraarachchi (Ms) MPhil. An Analysis of Apparel Exports from Sri Lanka
Department of Transport & Logistics Management

 VV Adikariwattage

MSc.

Methodology to Assess the Reliability of Transport Network under Disaster Conditions

YEAR 2009

Name

Degree

Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process  Engineering
  PTN Pathiraja (Ms) MSc. Study of Process Conditions for Starch Production from Local Rice Varieties
 K Raamshangar (Ms) MSc.  Treating High Strength Industrial Wastewaters using Biological Treatment (Composite Anaerobic and Aerobic Treatments)
 DHN Perera (Ms) MSc. Techno-economical Aspects of Food Nano-bio Technology for Sri Lanka
 GK Jayatunga (Ms) MSc. Rice Husk based Adsorbents for Dye Removal from Waste Water
Department of Civil  Engineering
  UL Tissa PhD Local Area Traffic Model for Colombo City

  WPH  Gunarathna

MSc.

Investigation of Feasibility of Asbestos Waste as a Road Construction Material.

 MMPD Samarasekera (Ms) MPhil. Hydraulic Performance of Coastal Structures.
 WBM Thoradeniya (Ms) PhD Stakeholder Involvement in the Decision Making for Development Projects Using ‘Educated Trade-offs’
 RS Mallawaarachchi PhD Development of Disaster Resistant Built Environments with Commonly used Building Materials in Sri Lanka
 V Sureshkumar MPhil Development of a Rational Procedure for Shear Design in Structural Concrete
 MSL Fernando MSc Application of Mathematical Modelling for Predicting Coastline Evolution

  

Department of Electrical  Engineering
 RG Jayendra MPhil Obstacle Avoidance for Unmanned Surface Vehicles Simultaions and Experiments
 IT Dharmadasa (Ms) MPhil Determination of Earth Resistivity Profile in Multi Layer Soil
Department of Earth Resources Engineering
  LPS Rohitha MPhil To Develop a Mathematical Model on Flow Behavior of Mineral Particulates through Glass Funnels
Department of Materials Engineering
  V Sivahar MPhil Non-Destructive Evaluation of Hardness of Steel Through Ultrasonic Attenuation Using Ultrasonic Flaw Detector
 JTST Jayawardane (Ms) MPhil Development of a High Thermal Conductive and High Thermal Shock Resistance Ceremic Glazed Body Suitable for Cookware
Department of Management of Technology
  KCS Ekanayake (Ms) MSc The Effect  of Supply Chain Orientation and Supply Chain Management on Business Performance: An Extended Supply Chain Perspective
Department of Textile & Clothing Technology
  RMVS Rathnayake (Ms) MPhil Performance Improvement in Apparel Manufacturing Using Lean Techniques
 
YEAR 2010

Name

Degree

Research Title

Department of Chemical & Process Engineering
 HWGI Karunarathna (Ms) MSc Removal of Pollutants in Parboiled Paddy Wastewater
Department of Civil  Engineering
 MAN Dewapriya MSc. Exploring Patterns in Historic Earthquake and Tsunami Data
 WKHRE Wickramage MPhil Evaluation of Shear Design Procedures Adopted in the Industry for Reinforced Concrete
 RHK Ranasinghe (Ms) MSc Modeling of Toxic Gas Behaviour at Waste Disposal Site and Risk Assessment
 KRJ Perera (Ms) MPhil Model Development using GIS for River Basin Planning - A Case Study of Attanagalu Oya
 GL Kasim MSc Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures
 AVAU Karunathilaka (Ms)  MSc Assessing Tsunami Hazard and Mitigation Measures
 WJBS Fernando MPhil Representation of a Reinforced Concrete Design Code as an Object Oriented Expert System.
 JKU Gayani (Ms) MSc Construction and Demolition Waste as a Road Construction Material for Rigid Pavement Design
 PKC De Silva MSc Tsunami Hazards: Assessment of Exposure of Sri Lanka
 RBCD Manawasekera MSc Assessment of Tsunami and Storm Surge Impact Mitigation by Coastal Vegetation
Department of Electronics & Telecom Engineering
 NS Gajaweera MSc. TDMA Based MAC Protocol to Assist in Wide Area Sensor Network Deployment
 KVP Dammika MPhil Radar Control System Interface
 MG Samarawickrama MSc Performance Evaluation of Vision Algorithms on FPGA
 PS Gamwarige PhD An Energy Efficient Cluster Based Self Organizing Algorithm for Ad-hoc Deployed Wireless Sensor Networks
Department of Management of Technology
 R Subasinghe (Ms) MSc An Investigation into the Contribution of Institutional Cultural Paradigms for the Effectiveness of Postgraduate Programs: A Comparative Study of University of Moratuwa and University of Kelaniya
Department of Materials Engineering
 AMPB Samarasekera MPhil Extraction and Modification of Chitosan by Fishery Waste to Develop Biodegradable Polyethylene Films
 TMR Tennakoon MPhil Computer modeling of ultrasonic flaw patterns to evaluate welding defects.
Department of Mechanical Eng.
 SD Wijekulasuriya MSc Computer Simulation of a Two-Stroke Gasoline Direct Injection Engine, to Reduce Engine Emissions by Optimizing the Injection and Valve Timing
Department of Textile & Clothing Technology
 UGS Wijayapala (Ms) PhD Investigation of High Volume Bio-Materials as Potential Colourants and Finish Chemicals for Fibrous Substrates
YEAR 2011

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Department of Chemical & Process  Engineering
 MAM Jinasena (Ms) MSc. The Optimum Operating Conditions for Extraction of Chlorophyll from Alternanthera Sessilis (Linn.), Cultivated in Sri Lanka
 WAJ Anurangi (Ms) MSc Natural and Waste Materials as Adsorbents in Oil Pollution Management
 MTIS Munaweera (Ms) MPhil Preparation and Characterization of Drug/Nutrient Nanoparticle/Composites
 AN Madusanka MSc Encapsulation of Nanoparticles in Layered Materials to be used in Agricultural Application
 KWN Dilnayana MSc Optimization of the Anaerobic Co-digestion Process
 MP Gunathilake (Ms) MSc Waste Biomass Substrates as Feedstock Option for Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) & Sealing up Factors
 JD Wagaarachchige (Ms) MSc Development of a PED for a Nanolubricant Based on Ceylon Vein Graphite
 KCA Fernando MSc Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Analysis Towards a Sustainable Cement Industry for Sri Lanka : An Analysis of Three Process Pathways
 
Department of Civil  Engineering
 AU Weerasooriya MSc. Strategies for Adopting New Trends in Wind Load Evaluation on Structures
WAU Witharana (Ms) MSc Investigation of Zinc Removal Capacities of Different Sorbent Materials to be used in Constructed Wetlands
SA Silva MSc Potential of GIS for Integrated Highway Management System
WCDK Fernando (Ms) PhD An Integrated Approach for Estimating Probable Maximum Precipitation Incorporating the Concept of Threshold
LPS Malkanthi (Ms) MSc Methodology to Identify the Optimum Network for an Urban Rail System
KPH Perera MSc Optimum Logistics Cost Cluster Size of Multiple Facilities and Server System
AMAN Karunarathna MSc Design of Rigid Pavement Joint Spacing for Low Volume Roads
S Sendanayake PhD Development of an Optimized Integrated Rainwater Harvesting Model for Multi-Storey Homes
M Karthika (Ms) MSc Manual Inspection and Assessment Method of Highway Bridge
WWN Karunarathna MSc Optimization of Truss Type Steel Bridges
HADP Hapuarachchi (Ms) MSc Improving the Performance of Unit Operations of Water Treatment Plants
EAG Chandramali (Ms) MSc Development of Multiple Query Web GIS for Growing Databases - Case Study of Land and Water Information Management
JH Batagoda MSc Indoor Environment in Residential Buildings and Planning Aspects
KMM Ansaf Msc Investigations on Coastal Sediment Transport and Shoreline Behaviour
WMD Wijesinghe MSc Spatially Distributed Watershed Modelling for River Basin Planning - A Comparative Analysis of Attanagalu Oya
VWP Jayasooriya MSc Construction and Demolition Waste as a Road Construction Material for Flexible Pavement Design
D Nanayakkara (Ms) PhD Specification of Movement Joints for Masonry Structures in Sri Lanka.
HMSM Hearath MSc Evaluating Suitable Soil Stabilization Method for Local Road Construction Industry
ISK Wijewardane MSc Global Climate Change : Impact on the Coastal Zone of Sri Lanka
VAN Soysa MSc Coastal and Environmental Impacts Arising From Major Coastal Infrastructure Development Projects
Department of Electrical Engineering
 WSP Fernando MPhil Real-Time Detection and Tracking of Vehicles with Lane Detection
Department of Electroni & Telecomm Engineering
WTMS Tennakoon MPhil Design of a Control System for Light Weight Autonomous Aircraft
 JMLC Piyathilaka MPhil Analysis of Dynamics and Self-Localization of Two Wheel Ploughing Vehicle
WR De Silva MPhil Tele-Operated Mobile Manipulator for Farm Vehicles
WAT Ruwansiri MSc An Electrical Parametric Model of Human Skin and Blood Glucose Spectroscopy
Department of Mechanical Eng.
 MPG Sirimanna MSc Heat Gains to Building Interiors Through Roofs : A Study Based on Selected Configurations in Sri Lanka
 KYHD Shantha MSc Performance Evaluation of an Innovative Tea Dryer using Mathematical Modeling
Department of Textile & Clothing Technology
 SM Pathirana (Ms) MSc Pricing Strategy Auditing for Garment Making Companies in Sri Lanka
YEAR 2012

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Department of Chemical & Process  Engineering
 MADIC Kularatne (Ms) MSc. Development of a Pilot Scale Biogas Plant to Utilize Biomethane as a Transport Fuel
LGLM Edirisinghe (Ms) MSc. Chemical Leasing and Nanotechnology in Agriculture Sector
 DRS Hewa Walpita MSc Design of a Pilot plant for Biodiesel Production from High Free Fatty Acid oil Feed stocks
DG Edirisinghe (Ms) PhD Chemical Modification of Rubber-Waste and Optimization of the Properties of their Blends Containing Various Types of Rubbers
KA Chandra MSc Investigation of the Preprocessing Techniques and Extraction Parameters on the Yield and the Quality of the Cinnamon Bark Oil
JRUC Jayakody MSc Study the Factors Influencing the Production of Ethanol from Waste Coconut Water
BANN Bamunusinghe (Ms) MSc Production of Ethyl Acetate using Catalytic Reaction Method
Department of Civil Engineering
END Silva (Ms) PhD Risk Analysis in Maintainability of Buildings under Tropical Conditions
S Premkumar MSc Geotechnical Investigations on Ancient Earth Dams of Sri Lanka
GWTC Kandambi (Ms) MPhil Stabilized Rammed Earth for Two Storey Houses
KP Jayathilake MSc Development of GIS Database and Tools for Management of Spatially Distributed Resources
RMM Pradeep MSc Tool Development for Dynamic GIS Application for Watershed Management - A Case Study of the Thimbirigasyaya Ward in the Colombo CMC Area
TDHM Hemanthi(Ms) MSc Tsunami Hazards : Impact Mitigation by Bio Shields
SN Wijerathna(Ms) MSc Performance of Green Roofs in Tropical Climatic Condition
 
Department of Earth Resource Engineering
 IP Senanayake MPhil Site Suitability for Water Harvesting Structures (Tanks) in Hambantota District using Remote Sensing and GIS
Department of Electrical Engineering
 LT Samarakoon MPhil A Robust Atutomated Natural Language Dialog System for Customer Helpdesk Applications
KSK Weranga MSc A Smart Meter for Next Generation Energy Efficient Smart Grid Systems : Design and Implementation.
Department of Electronic & Telecomm.  Engineering
 ND Suraweera MSc. Beamforming Techniques for Space-Time and Space-Frequency Coded Multicell MIMO-OFDMA Systems
JMW Madagama MSc Interactive Video Service for Wireless Broadband Connection
Department of Materials Sc. & Engineering
WDSN Gnanarathna (Ms) MSc. Evaluation of the Applicability of Natural Polymers as Coupling Agents in Imparting Reinforcement Action on Silica Fillers in NR Latex Films
Department of Mechanical Engineering
 KKMNP Samaraweera MSc. Prediction of Flow Field of a Ceiling Fan by Flow Singularity Modeling
AL Kulasekara MSc Agent Based Control and Protection for Inverter Based Micro Grid
YEAR 2013

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Department of Chemical & Process  Engineering
 KRCS Wickramasinghe MSc. Designing and Environmentally Friendly and Low Cost Urine/Water Filtration Unit by using Ancient Technology
GDPN Chathurika (Ms) MSc. A Critical Analysis of Environmental Taxation in Sustainomics
NS Gamage (Ms) Msc Developing Wound Dressing from Bacterial Cellulose
ND Wanni Arachchi (Ms) MSc A Study on the Extraction and Application of Chitosan in the Food Industry
WMGI Priyadarshana Msc Synthesis of Nanosilica from Natural Resources and their Applications
LS Premalal (Ms) Msc Development of Bacterial Cellulose for Biomedical Applications
S Warnasooriya (Ms) Msc Chemical Process Route Selection Based on Assesment of Inherent Environmental Hazard Occupational Health and Safety (IEHS)
DS Kodituwakku (Ms) Msc Rice Bran Oil Extraction - Effect of Bran type on Oil Yeild and Properties
MCW Somaratne (Ms) PhD Reinforcement of Natural Rubber Latex Films with Fine Particle Fillers
Department of Civil Engineering
K Gopinath MSc Improving the Properties of Concrete used in Paving Blocks
HS Sitinamaluwa (Ms) MSc Evaluation of the Feasibility of Polymer Modified Asphalt Binders for the Sri Lankan Conditions
BCR Jayanath MPhil Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Flexural members strengthened with externally bonded carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRP)
TWKIM Dias (Ms) MSc Develop an Evaluation Criterion to Assess Pedestrian Facilities in Urban Environments Based on Walkability Measures
HGSR Kularathna Msc Development of National Guidelines for Seismic Analysis and Design of Buildings (Engineered) in Sri Lanka
 
Department of Electronic & Telecom.  Engineering
 TMTN Fernando (Ms) MPhil Participatory GIS for Location Based Services over Wireless Network
 ERIAC Manel (Ms) MPhil Mining GPS Data for Refinement of Road Networks
Department of Electrical Engineering
 RMSJ Gunasekara MPhil Development of Electric Double Layer Capacitors (EDLCs) using Locally Sourced Nano-Scale Materials
 BM Pillai Msc Friction Compensation for a DC Servo System
Department of Mathematics
SC Mathugama (MS) PhD Short-Term Forecasting of Dry Spells in Dry Zone of Sri Lanka
Department of Mechanical Engineering
IU Attanayake (Ms) MPhil Development of a Mathematical Model for the Effect of Blade Friction on the Performance of Micro-hydro Turbines.
Department of Textile & Clothing Technology
 TSD Yapa (Ms) MPhil Framework to Implement Business Process Management Principles in Apparel Manufacturing
Department of Transport & Logistics Management
LDCS Layangani(Ms) MSc An Investigation into the Risks of Outsourcing of Knowledge Rich Supply Critical Elements within Supply Networks and the Impact on the Long Term Sustainability of the Network
TP Thambipillai(Ms) MSc An Investigation into the Effectiveness of Strategic Clustering of Foundation Suppliers and their Impacts on the Sustainability of Macro Supply Networks

 

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