Current Postgraduate Research Degrees  

Department of Chemical & Process Engineering

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor(s)

Research Topic

HMLC Jayawardhana (Ms)

Unspecified 

Full Time

Prof. AAP De Alwis

Dr. S Pilapitiya

Use of ICT for Integrated Solid Waste Management

 

KYD Wimalasiri (Ms)

 

MSc.

Full Time

Dr. (Ms) MY Gunasekera

Development of a Computer Aided Hazard Analysis Tool for Selected Unit Operations in the Process Industry

  DMHS Dissanayake (Ms)

MPhil.

  Full Time

Prof. AAP De Alwis

Mr. WRK Fonseka 

Dr. SLJ Wijekoon

Application of Biofilter to Remove Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Emanated from Paint Industry

  SG Walliwala (Ms)

MSc.

 Full Time

Prof. AAP De Alwis

Dr. (Mrs.) FM Ismail

Development of a Cleaner Production Strategy for the Sri Lankan DC Industry

  WGN Pushpakumara

MSc.

 Full Time

Dr. BAJK Premachandra Designing an Environmentally friendly and low cost urine/water filtration unit by using ancient technology
  PACS Jayarathne MSc  Full Time Prof. AAP De Alwis  Viability of Integrated Sustainable Waste Management System for Local Authorities
  MDSA Amarasiri MPhil  Full Time Dr. S Walpalage, Dr. U Ratnayake (Main Supervisor)) Technological Property Enhancement of Latex Nano Composites for Dipped Products
  S Selvarathnam (Ms) MSc  Full Time Prof. AAP De Alwis, Mr. MN Hettiarachchi Nutrient Enrichment in Colombo Flood Detention Area Wetlands and Possible Community Based Initiatives to Mitigate the Nutrient Based Degradation
  CIF Attanayake PhD  Full Time Prof. AAP De Alwis (Main Supervisor), Dr. BAJK Premachandra, Prof. GKR Senadeera, Head, Solid State Chemistry IFS Kandy Design and Development of Dye-Sensitized Organic Semi Conductor Based Photo Electric System Utilizing Nanotechnology for Low Cost and Efficient Conversion of Solar Energy to Electricity
  NP Gamage (Ms) MSc  Full Time Dr. SLT Wijeykoon Electrochemical Oxidation of Bio Refractory Organic Pollutants in Waste-Water
  GALVK Godawatta (Ms) MSc  Full Time Dr. BAJK Premachandra,                          Mrs. DG Edirisinghe Degradation and Devulcanization of Natural Rubber Vulcanizates Using Locally Available Fatty Oils
  SU Lokubalasooriya (Ms) MSc  Full Time Dr. (Mrs) SM Egodage,                          Dr. BAJK Premachandra The Development of the Extraction Process for Banana Fibres and the use of Banana Fibres in Dry Rubber Products
  KKUN Sugathadasa (Ms) MSc  Full Time Dr. (Mrs) FM Ismail,                               Dr. (Mrs) SHP Gunawardana Investigation of Process Parameters in Retort Processed Food
  JWMRM Seimon  MSc  Full Time Dr. ADUS Amarasinghe,                           Dr. (Mrs) FM Ismail Using Steam Sterilization Effectively and Economically for Sri Lankan Desiccated Coconut Industry
  DG Danushka MSc  Full Time Dr. (Mrs) O Gunapala Optimization of Recycling Technology of PET Bottles Scrap
  HSB Manjaree (Ms) MSc  Fulll Time Dr. (Mrs) SHP Gunawardena,                    Dr. (Mrs) FM Ismail  Optimization of Selected Pretreatment Technologies for an Enhanced Lignocellulosic Bio-ethanol Yield using Rice Straw as the Feed Stock
  BDGP Nandadeva (Ms) MSc  Full Time Dr. ADUS Amarasinghe, Dr. PG Rathnasiri CFD Model of the Air Flow, Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer in Cinnamon-Chips Dryer
  K Raveendran PhD Full Time Dr. ADUS Amarasinghe, Dr. WS Botheju The Importance of Fluidization Parameters for the Production of Quality Black Tea at Higher Efficiencies
  GK Jayathunga (Ms) PhD Full Time Prof.(Mrs) BMWPK Amarasinghe Heat and Mass Transfer Analysis in a Spouted Bed Dryer Coupled with a Cyclone for Pepper Drying
  KDG Fernando (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr. J Premaratne, Prof. AAP De Alwis Processing and Recovery of Nanoclay (Montmorillonite) from Sri Lankan Clay Deposits for the Treatment of Textile Industrial Effluents
  THDNAK Jayasekara Msc Full Time Dr. (Ms) O Gunapala Development of Low Cost Natural Rubber Based Compounds for Manufacturing Industrial Tires
  JAKM Fernando (Ms) Provisionally Registered MPhil. Full Time Dr. ADUS Amarasinghe, Dr. (Mrs) M Jayasundara Performance Analysis of a Flash Dryer for Reducing Moisture Content in Coir Pith
  JRAL Perara (Ms) MSc Full Time Prof. AAP De Alwis, Dr. L. Karunanayaka Anti Microbial Action on Cotton Fabrics using Core Shell Nano Particles
  ERJC Bandara MSc Full Time Prof. AAP De Alwis Energy Potential of Invasive Plants in Sri Lanka
  PND Tissera MSc Full Time Dr. L Karunanayake, Prof. AAP De Alwis Preparation of PUR/PAN based carbon nano fiber Composites
  RN Wijesena MSc Full Time Dr. L Samaranayake, Prof. AAP De Alwis Preperation and Characterization of Tio2 based Nanostructures to be used in Photoelectrochemical Cell Electrodes
  JKAT Rajika (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr. M Narayana Analysis of Wood Chip combustion system for hot air generation in the industrial drying process
  E Nadeeshani (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr. MY Gunasekara Environmental Assessment of Parboiled Paddy Production by Life Cycle Assessment
  KKCW Kandanapitiya (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr. (Ms) MY Gunasekara Modeling of Reactive Distillation for Acetic Acid Esterification
  KGVK De Silva MPhil Part Time Prof. AAP De Alwis, Dr. (MS) MY Gunasekara The Development of National Risk Assessment and Risk Acceptance Criteria for Managing Major Industrial Hazards in the Chemical Process Industry (CPI) in Sri Lanka
  WDM Sampath MPhil Part Time Dr. (Ms) SM Egodage, Dr. (Ms) DG Edirisinghe Development of Reactive Blends from Natural Rubber and Low Density Polyethylene

 

Department of Civil Engineering

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor(s)

Research Topic

  AN Abeysuriya

  MPhil.

  Part Time

Prof. SRDS Chandrakeerthy

Feasibility of Steel Bridges for Highway Construction in Sri Lanka.

LM Priyangika (Ms)

MSc.

Full Time

 Dr. ND Gunawardane 

A Study on Occupational Helth and Saffty Practices of construction companies in Sri Lanka.

M Sriharan

MPhil.

Full Time

Dr. IRA Weerasekara

Prediction of Shear Behaviour in Reinforced Concrete

N Wimalsiri

MPhil.

Full Time

Prof. JMSJ Bandara

Mr.MBS Fernando

Evaluation of Appropriate Standards for Different Intervention Levels in Road Improvements

HMKGG Bandara

MPhil.

Full Time

 Prof. Amal S Kumarage

Prof. JMSJ Bandara

A Methodology for Socio Economic Evaluation of Highway Investment

J Edirisinhe (Ms)

PhD.

Full Time

Prof. KAMK Ranasinghe

Dr. (Mrs.) UADP  Gunawardena

Environmental Economics - Calculating the Economic Value of Built Heritage: A case study of Kandy City.

KAUS Imbulana

PhD.

Full Time

Prof. NTS Wijesekera

Prioritization of Water Use and Resource Management Options in River Basin Planning

KPS Randeniya

MSc.

Full Time

 

Dr.MW Jayaweera

 

Phytoremediation with Emergents in Subsurface Flow Wetlands

AIR Kankanamge (Ms)

MSc.

Full Time

Dr. MW Jayaweera

Prof. AAP De Alwis

Optimization of Biogas Production from Fresh Water Hyacinth using Two Phase Reactors

  HW Jayanthi (Ms)

MSc.

Full Time

Prof. NTS Wijesekera

Dr. TA Peiris (Co-Supervisor)

Dynamic Geographical Information Systems Under Conditions of Parameter Uncertainty Application of Land Information Management

  CSA Siriwardane

  MSc.

  Full Time

Prof. SSL Hettiarachchi

Dr. SP Samarawickrama

Application of Mathematical Modeling for Tsunami Risk Reduction.

  KKDCK Priyadarshana

  MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. IRA Weerasekera

Graphical Presentation of Serviceability Behaviour of Beams

   KSKAK Fernando

  MSc. 

  Full Time

Dr. AADAJ Perera

Integrated Information System for Architectural Consultancy Work

  SRMSR Chandrathilaka

  PhD.

 Part Time

Prof. WPS Dias

Prof. R Emmanuel

Object Oriented Approach for Multi-Criteria Optimization in Sustainability of Buildings

  PMWP Kumara

  MSc.

 Full Time

Dr. IRA Weerasekara Animation of Structural Response to Loading Systems
  NN Sooriyabandara (Ms)  MSc  Full Time Prof. NTS Wijesekera Development of a GIS Model for Identification, Planning and Management of Ecological Resources
  PM Karunarathne  PhD  Part Time Prof. SSL Hettiarachchi  Evaluation of Current Global Practices of Disaster Mitigation as a Socio Technical Process
  HW Sellahandi  MSc  Full Time Dr. WK Mampearachchi Computer Aided Network Analysis Tool to Classify Low Volume Roads
  OMR Priyantha Provisionally Registered  MPhil.  Part Time Prof. MTR Jayasinghe  Rapidly Deployable Precast Structures for Disaster Recovery
  WMDU Wijesuriya (Ms)  MSc  Full Time Prof. NTS Wijesekera, Dr. TSG Peiris  Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Rainfall in Sri Lanka
  AIGK Mataraarachchi  MPhil  Part Time Prof. SMA Nanayakkara,                        Dr. Shingo Asamoto  Modeling of Thermal and Moisture Movements in Concrete
  N Yasodarran  MSc  Full Time Dr. RU Halwathura, Dr. AADAJ Perera  Enterprise Project Management of Medium and Small Contractors 
  SHMP Abeywickrama  MSc  Full Time Dr. K Baskaran  Effects of Connection Conditions on Steel Structures
  KP Arandara  PhD   Part Time Prof. MTR Jayasinghe,                         Prof. RA Attalage (Co-Supervisor)  Optimized Evaporative Cooling Systems for Industrial Buildings in Tropical Climates
   WMGI Priyadarshana  MSc  Full Time Prof. SSL Hettiarachchi, Prof. SP Samarawickrama Impact of Climate Change on Wave Climate of Sri Lanka
  RMJ Bamunawala  MSc  Full Time Prof. SSL Hettiarachchi, Prof. SP Samarawickrama Impact of Climate Change on Wave Climate of Sri Lanka
  PCP De Silva  PhD  Full Time Prof. JMSJ Bandara Development of GIS Based Transport Demand Estimation Model that Integrates land use and Transportation Infrastructure Development Scenarios
  US Pilanavithana  MSc  Full Time Prof. JMSJ Bandara Dynamic Travel Time Evaluation by Employing the Intelligent Transportation Systems
  RPGKS Rajapaksha (Ms)  MSc  Full Time Prof. JMSJ Bandara Modeling the Relationship Between Vehicle Speed, Flow and the Types of the Road using Geographic Information System (GIS)
  SAD Induprabha (Ms)  MSc  Full Time Dr. (Mrs) KGS Dilrukshi Numerical Modelling of Concrete Masonry Interface in Masonry Walls with an Overlying Concrete Slab
  WAK Prabath MSc Full Time Prof. JMSJ Bandara Evaluating Disaster Resilience of Transportation Infrastructer using GIS
  SS Wanniarachchi MPhil Full Time Prof. NTS Wijesekara An Analysis of the Influence of Field level Hydraulic Property Approximations in case of Urban Stormwater Modeling
  SN Wijerathna (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr. RU Halwathura Performance of Green Roofs in Tropical Climatic Condition
  JN Meegahage MSc Full Time Dr. WK Mampearachchi A Review of Penetration Grading System and the Suitability of Viscosity Grading System for Asphalt Binders in Sri Lankan Highways
  KAB Weerasinghe MSc Full Time Dr. LL Ekeanayke Impact of Foreign Contractors on Development of Sri Lankan Construction Industry
  AKRN Ranasinghe (Ms) Unclassified Full Time Prof. UGA Puswewala, Dr. TL Dammalage Detection of Landslide Hazard and its Vulnerability Assessment using RADAR and Optical Remote Sensing
  EAG Chandramali (Ms) MPhil Full Time Prof. NTS Wijesekara Analysis of the Parameters Affecting the Performance of Multiple Query Web Based Land and Water Geoinformation Systems
  WMD Wijesinghe MPhil Full Time Prof. NTS Wijesekara Analysis of the Parameter Sensitivity and Sub Watershed Delineation when Flood Modelling with Spatially Distributed Unit Hydrographs
  HUCP Hewawasam (Ms) Unclassified Full Time Prof. JMSJ Bandara, Prof. SC Wirasinghe, A Model to Prioritize Pedestrain Facility Requirements in an urban environment
  JADRS Kumara Unclassified Part Time Prof. (Mrs) C Jayasinghe, Prof. SAS Perera, Dr. SW Rajapaksha Impack of Building Planning Aspects on Indoor Air Quality And Sick Building Syndrome
  DDGADS Saparamadu (Ms) MPhil Part Time Prof. JMSJ Bandra Optimizing Passenger Movements Through Airport Terminals
  WAU Witharana (Ms) Unclassified Full Time Prof. (Ms) N Ratnayake, Dr. JMA Manatunga A Sustainable Solution to Management of Oil and Grease from Food Industry Wastewater and Kitchen Waste
  KC Rathnayake Unclassified Full Time Prof. MTR Jayasinghe Effective use of Alternative Building Materials for Green Built- Environment
  DMSS Dissanayake (Ms) MPhil Part Time Prof. SP Samarawickrama, Prof. SSL Hettiarachchi Design and Development of Hydraulically Functional and Economically Feasible Breakwater and Groyne Systems for Western Coast Wave Climate
  AMLN Gunathilaka PhD Part Time Prof. MTR Jayasinghe Development of Advance Design Criteria for Stronger Lattice Towers
  SMA Nelugolla MSc Full Time Prof. NTS Wijesekera Evaluation of Water Resources Status of Giants Tank in Relation to the Irrigation and Natural Environment
  SGJ Rajkumar Unclassified Part Time Prof. (Ms) N Ratnayake, Dr. J Manatunga Optimization of Turbidity Removal in Water under Tropical Conditions
I  MWK Illangasinghe (Ms) Unclassified Part Time Prof. (Ms) N Ratnayake, Dr. J Manatunga Effects of Raw Water Operating Conditions and Ambient Conditions in Forming and Maintaining a Sludge Blanket
  N  Abeysuriya Unclassified Full Time Prof. MTR Jayasinghe Effective use of Hot Rolleod Steel Sections for Large Span Beams and Columns in Tall Buildings with Rigid Partition Walls
  KSM Silva Unclassified Full Time Prof. MTR Jayasinghe Improved and Durable Expansion Joints for Better Riding Quality in Elevated Highways
  WJBS Fernando PhD Full Time Prof. MTR Jayasinghe The Second Order Effects of New Generation Structures
  SAVN Chandradasa (Ms) Unclassified Part Time Dr. LL Ekanayake, Dr. S Dassanayake Developing Psychological Contract to Sustain Construction Industry Workforce
  CK Rankoth MSc Full Time Dr. CS Lewangamage Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Columns Confined with CFRP (Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer)
  TM Perera (Ms) PhD Full Time Prof. (Ms) C Jayasinghe, Prof. SAS Perera, Dr. SW Rajapaksa Influence of Indoor Environment on Sick Building Syndrome
  AWLH Ranasinghe (Ms) Unclassified Full Time Dr. RU Halwatura, Prof. AADAJ Perera Performance of "Soil Concrete Block" within sustainable built environment in tropical climatic conditions
  BVDN Chandrasiri (Ms) PhD Part Time Prof. MTR Jayasinghe, Prof. ND Gunawardana Improving the FIDIC Adjudication process to suit large scale government projects of Sri Lanka
  LPC Ranasinghe MPhil Part Time Prof. SMA Nanayakkara, Mr. S Jayathilake Development of Self Cleaning Concrete Sirface
  LKS Roshanie(Ms) MPhil Part Time Prof. SMA Nanayakkara, Dr. BAJK Premachandara Investigation of the Geopolymerization of Alkali Activated Fly Ash
  R Savitha (Ms) MSc Full Time Prof. SMA Nanayakkara Development of Light Weight Building Blocks with Bottom ash from Coal Fired Thermal Power Plants
  KHD Nayantha (Ms) MPhil Full Time Prof.(Ms) C Jayasinghe, Prof. SAS Perera. Dr. SW Rajapaksha Development of a Correlation on Sick Building Syndrome with Elevation and Micro Climate
  S Abeygunasekara Unclassified Part Time Dr. (Ms) JCPH Gamage, Dr.(Ms) S Fawzia (Co-Supervisor) Bond Performance of CFRP/Steel Composition Subjected to Cyclic Loading
  GS Galappaththi MSc Full Time Prof. JMSJ Bandara Estimating Average Travel Time and Accident Risk in road Networks using GPS Data
  UN Galgamuwa MSc Full Time Prof. JMSJ Bandara Construct a Driving Cycle(s) to Determine the Fuel Consumption, Emission Inventories and for Traffic Engineering Purpose in Colombo City
  WWC Jayasuriya MSc Full Time Dr. WK Mampearachchi, Dr. HR Pasindu Evaluation of Frictional Properties of Aggregates Used in Road Construction, Sri Lanka
  IM Gamalath MSc Full Time Prof. JMSJ Bandara Environmental and Disaster Risk Evaluation of Transport Infrastructure
  RSM Samarasekara MSc Full Time Prof. SSL Hettiarachchi, Mr. AHR Ratnasooriya Tsunami Risk Assessment for Early Warning and Impact Mitigation
  KARN Jayarathna (Ms) MPhil Full Time Dr. WK Mampearachchi Development of Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design for Tropical Countries
  MMDV Gunathilake(Ms) MSc Full Time Dr. WK Mampearachchi Determination Of Optimum Dimensions For Interlocking Concrete Blocks Used For Road Paving
  HE Mallikarachchi (Ms) MSc Full Time Prof. WPS Dias, Dr. K Baskaran Nanoparticles in High Volume Fly Ash (HVFA) Mixes
  KTN Perera (Ms) Unclassified (PhD) Full Time Dr. TMN Wijerathna, Dr. Jma Manatunga,Dr. TPD Gamage (UOR) Insvestigations on the Restoration of Ancient Tank Systems in Ruhunu Rata as an Adaptation to Climate Change for Improved Water Security
  MPKC Nandapala MPhil Full Time Dr. RU Halwatura Development of Roof Slab Insulation System for Tropical Climate

 

 

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor (s)

Research Topic

   KN Pulasinghe

  MEng.

  Full Time

Dr. N Wickramaarachchi

Usage of speech / handwriting data for personal identification

  G Balachandran

MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. PGV Dais

Transliteration of Tamil to Sinhala using Phonological and Grammatical Systems.

  MDRL Silva (Ms)

MPhil.

Full Time

Dr. N Wickramarachchi

Improving the Quality of Latex Production using Bio-informatics

 RMMB Rajapakse  MPhil  Full Time Dr. DR De Silva Non-Invasive technique for identification and indexing of passenger movements at airport immigration counters
 RC Gunasekara  MSc.  Full Time Dr. A.S. Perera  Financial Forecasting Framework Through Inductive Machine Learning
 PADS Ransiri  MSc.  Full Time Dr. CR De Silva,  Ms. V Nanayakkara  Bio Metrics for Identity Card
 SJ Sooriyaarachchi  MPhil Part Time Dr. CD Gamage A Self Reconfiguring Dynamic Routing Architecture for Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks
 PS Dimithri (Ms)  MSc.  Full Time Prof. PGV Dias, Dr. U Kohomban Flight Optimisation using Parallel Computing Architecture
 WMC Bandara MSc Full Time Dr. AS Perera, Dr. D Alahakoon Data Mining for Business Intelligence with Self Organizing Map Extensions
 SL Kulathilaka (Ms) Mphil Part Time Dr. SM Weerawarana, Dr. AS Perera The Effect of Cloud Platform Quality Attributes on Service Level Quality
 HAR Nilani (Ms) MSc Full Time Prof. VSD Jayasena Phishing Detection Based on Web Log Analysis
 BN Dharmasena (Ms) Mphil Part Time Dr. CD Gamage Security and Privacy in the Social Web

 

 

Department of Earth Resources Engineering

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor (s)

Research Topic

KGPK Weerakoon (Ms)

PhD.

Full Time

Dr. UGA Puswewala

Dr. RS Lokupitiya

Dr. PW Gamage

GI S modeling approach for urban land evaluation with special reference to Colombo urban area.

AVP Vijitha

MPhil.

Part Time

Dr. NP Ratnayake

Prof. A Gunathilake

Placer Heavy Mineral Potential on the Bentota - Kalutara Western Seaboard Area of Sri Lanka

  S Weerawarnakula

PhD.

Part Time

Prof. PGR Darmarathne

Exploration for in-situ gem deposits and the genesis of gem minerals in the Pre-Cambrian basement rocks of Sri Lanka.

  GW Amarasiri

MSc.

Full Time

Prof. PGR Dharmaratne

Mr. S Weerawarnakula

Identification of Distribution Pattern of In-situ and Alluvial Gem Deposits in and around Avissawella - Deyyagala.

 GD Nanayakkara Provisionally Register   MPhil.  Full Time Mr. HMR Premasiri (Main),                  Prof. RA Attalage Assessment of Geothermal Energy Potential in Sri Lanka
 K Amalan MPhil Part Time Dr. NP Ratnayake, Mr. S Weerawarnakula Economic Feasibility of Heavy Minerals in the South Western and North Eastern Offshore and Onshore Regions of Sri Lanka
 MC Hettiwatta MSc Full Time Prof. PGR Dharmaratne, Eng. PVA Hemalal Optimization of Sri Lankan Underground Graphite Mining Methods, from a View Point of Rock Mechanics and Cost
 ABY Kariyappar (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr.(Ms) S Karunaratne, Dr.(Ms) D Nanayakkara Enhancing Physical Properties of Recycled Aggregates with rice husk-cement mixture and studying the effects of batching method on concrete properties

 

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor (s)

Research Topic

GAMD Wickramarathilaka

MSc.

Full Time

Dr. DPT Nanayakkara

Optimum Utilization of Bio-mass Power Potential in Sri Lanka

  LP Piyasinghe

  MPhil.

  Full Time

Dr. SP Kumarawadu

A Monocular Vision System for Attentive Remote Sensing: Design & Control

  TDK Dharmapriya

  MPhil.

  Full Time

Dr. SP Kumarawadu

Embedded Inertial/GPS Navigation Aid System for General Aviation Aircrafts

  CJ Baek

   Unspecified

  Full Time

Dr. SP Kumarawadu

 Design and Realization of Switched - Capacitor - Based High - Performance Compact Power Supplies for Communication Applications

  DT Bamunuarachchi  MPhil  Part Time Prof. UKDLP Udawatta, Dr. DP Chandima Optimal Feature Extraction of Calligraphic Scripts Using Evolutionary Computation
  K Gamage (Ms)  PhD  Full Time Dr. KTMU Hemapala  Integration of Distributed Generation through Smart Grid Concept
  WARP Perera  MSc  Full Time Dr. KTMU Hemapala Enhance the Energy Utilization by Integration of Distributed Generation Through Micro Grid Concept
  DK Prasanga MSc Full Time Dr. AMHS Abeykoon, Prof. UKDLP Udawatta Biomedical Acoustic Device for Cardiac Murmur Identification
  V Kokulasingam  MPhil  Part Time DrProf. HYR Perera, Dr. A Atputharajah, Snr. Lec (UOP) Development of a Design Methodology for a Hybrid Power System for a Small Island
  HR Senevirathna  MSc  Full Time Dr. AMHS Abeykoon Disturbance Observer Based Thread Length Measuring System
  AGCU Perera (Ms)  MPhil  Full Time Dr. WADAS Rodrigo, Eng. WDAS Wijayapala Stability and Security Assessment of India-Sri Lanka HVDC Interconnection
  MNS Ariyasinghe MSc Full Time Dr. KTMU Hemapala Design and Development of an Experimental Microgrid test-bed
  PN Wijesuriya (Ms) MPhil Part Time Prof. UKDLP Udawatta, Dr. AMGS Abeykoon Natural Dynamics to Robotic Hardware
  DYT Bambarawanage (Ms) MPhil Full Time Prof. S Kumarawadu, Dr. WDAS Rodrigo Under Frequency Load Sheddling for Power Systems with high Variability and Uncertainty
  HKCB Heendeniya MPhil Full Time Dr. AGBP Jayasekara, Dr. UKDLP Udawatta Modeling Impact of an Extensive Green Roof on Space Cooling Efficiency
  MP Menikdiwela (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr. AMHS Abeykoon Vibration Suppression for advance motion control
  MS Nakandala MSc Full Time Prof. JR Lucas, Dr. LN Widanagama Arachchige Generation Cost Optimization Through a Network Stability Study
  MKCD Chinthaka MSc Full Time Dr. AMHS Abeykoon Modeling Analyzing and Implementing of a Disturbance Observer Based Current Controller

 

 

Department of Electronics & Telecommunication  Engineering

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor (s)

Research Topic

  BS Samarasiri

  MPhil.

  Part Time

Cost effective PC Based ECG Analyzer to meet the needs of the Sri Lankan Health Sector.

  B Giritharan

MSc.

Full Time

Dr. A Pasqual

E_Commerce framework for business with constraint.

  MMZ Murshid

  MPhil.

  Full Time

Dr. Ajith Pasqual

Mr. MSD Fernando

Design and development of a component (Hardware & Software )to prevent damage caused to the computer system and information through an attack over the network.

  S Sivapathalingam (Ms)

  MPhil.

  Full Time

Dr. EC Kulasekara

A Virtual environment for medical instrumentation.

GTDC Kumara

MSc.

Full Time

Dr. D A I Munindradasa

Dr. RP Thilakumara 

Implementation of low cost high speed free space optical communication link for data communication applications

AMT Amarakoon

MPhil.

Full Time

Prof. (Mrs) IJ Dayawansa

Dr. KGP Dharmawardena 

Environment for Disperate Target Detection

JWKK Jayasundara

MPhil.

Full Time

Dr. DAI Munindradasa

Locally Developed, High Power Traction Motor and Control System for Electric Vehicles

  DN Balasuriya

MSc.

Full Time

Prof. (Mrs) SAD Dias

Evaluation of BER Performance of MIMO OFDM in Nakagami-m Fading Channels Impaired by Carrier Frequency Offset

  SPK Dahanayake (Ms)

MSc.

Full Time

Prof. (Mrs.) SAD Dias

Dr. TA Peiris

Dynamic Adaptive Response Rainfall Monitoring System Development

  DSBP Gunawardena

MSc.

Full Time

Prof. (Mrs.) SAD Dias 

Mr. S Fernando

Hardware and Software Design for Video Subcription Service over IP / WiMAX

  PVKC Vithana

  MSc.

  Full Time

Prof. (Mrs) SAD Dias

Mr. MSD Fernando

Design and Implementation of an IP Based Video Subscription Service

 DMMJ Senarathna

  MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. EC Kulasekare, Dr. R Rodrigo Shape Prior Based Image Segmentation
 WTS De Silva

  MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. EC Kulasekare, Dr. R Rodrigo Scene Class Recognition for Sparse Environments
 MDR Nayanasiri  MSc  Full Time Prof. JAKS Jayasinghe  Developing a Cost Effective Power Management Scheme for Hybrid Three Wheelers
 KNS Perera   MSc  Full Time Dr. A Pasqual  Visual Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (Visual SLAM) with Object Tracking
 B Alakurajah (Ms)  MSc  Full Time Eng. ATLK Samarasinghe, Prof.(Ms) IJ Dayawansa Broadband Connectivity using Optical Access for Western Province
  CS Rathnayake PhD. Part Time Dr. SR Munasinghe Identification of Improvised Explosive Devices(IED's) through Pattern Matching Based on Sendor Fusion
  PL Porambage (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr. AA Pasqual Quantitative Model for Analysis of Cache Performance in Multi-core Processor
  PRT Peiris MPhil Full Time Dr.SR Munasinghe Development of a GPS Shock Collar for Confinement of Wild Elephants without Fences
  AWBI Annasiwaththa Unclassified Part Time Dr. SR Munasinghe Stable Long Range Teleoperation Under Uncertain Time Delayed Feedback
  SM Kannangara (Ms) MPhil Full Time Dr. NWN Dayananda, Dr. S Kumarage, Consultant Surgeon An Augmented Reality Surgical Simulator for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  DN Balasuriya PhD Part Time Dr. KCB Wavegedara, Prof. (Mrs) SAD Dias Iterative Joint Channel-Physical Layer Network Coding for Relay-Based Cooperative Cellular Wireless Networks
  OGS Lakshitha MSc Full Time Dr. AA Pasqual Wire Speed Scalable Packet Classifier for Next Generation Routers
  NDIN Swarnamali (Ms) MSc Full Time Mr. ATLK Samarasinghe An Enhanced-CSMA/CA Protocol to Increase the Throughput of the Multi-hop Ad Hoc Networks
  DJ Jayamanne MSc Full Time Dr. BKRP Rodrigo, Dr. JG Samarawickrama Multiple Vehicle Tracking Along an Expressway Using Multiple Calibrated Cameras
  T Udakandage Unclassified Part Time Dr. SR Munasinghe Modeling and Optimization of Large Scale Systems
  PL Kurukulaarachchi Unclassified Part Time Dr. SR Munasinghe Flight Optimization of Unmanned Fixed Wing Aerial Vehicles
  HRP De Silva Siriwardhana Unclassified Part Time Dr. SR Munasinghe Sensor Fusion for Attitude Estimation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  TD Gamaga MSc Full Time Dr. JG Samarawickrama, Dr. AA Pasqual Real-time Object Tracking and Surveillance using Parallel Computing Architecture
  TALN Gunasekara MPhil Full Time Dr. R Rodrigo, Dr. JG Samarawickrama Behavior Analysis in Vision-Based Surveillance for Security
  AGTS Ambagahawatta MPhil Part Time Dr. AA Pasqual Application Specific Vision Processor for Real Time Vehicle Number Plate Extraction
  EMKUB Ekanayake Unclassified (PhD) Full Time Dr. AA Pasqual Hardware Acceleration for Cloud Computing Architectures
  DM Weeraddana MPhil Full Time Dr. EC Kulasekara Hierarchical Evidence Filtering in Wireless Sensor Networks in Multi-Storey Buildings
  LMAP Cabral PhD Full Time Dr. AA Pasqual Configurable and Extensible Architecture for General Vision Processor
  HHS Gayan MPhil Full Time Prof. (Ms) D Dias Sensor Network-based Indoor Localization for Ebergency
  WLA De Alwis Gunathillake (Ms) MPhil Full Time Eng. ATLK Samarasinghe Self-Configuration Algorithm for 3D Wireless Sensor Networks
  CLSC Fonseka MPhil Part Time Prof. JAKS Jayasinghe Desktop Soldering Robot System with Automatic Optical Inspection
  TMP Tennakoon MPhil Full Time Dr. KCB Wavegadara 3-Dimensional Spatial Channel Model for Multistory Indoor Environments
  KGM Chathuramali MSc Full Time Dr. BKRP Rodrigo Behavior Recognition and Activity Predication in Video Sequences

 

 

Department of Management of Technology

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor (s)

Research Topic

  DSR Ranasinghe (Ms)

  MPhil.

  Part Time

Dr. HSC Perera

Marketing and Management: The impact of technological changes and Marketing strategy perspective.

  DN Siyambalapitiya (Ms)

  MSc.

  Full Time

Prof. AKW Jayawardana

Technology Policy Instruments for sustainable development of Infrastructure Sri Lanka

  PT Abeyrathne

  MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. SWSB Dissanayake

Dr. TA Peiris

Relocation of E-work and Its Impact for the Labour Market - The Case of Sri Lanka 

PC Abenayake (Ms)

MPhil.

Full Time

Dr. HSC Perera

Development of Framework for Knowledge Management in Low-Tech Manufacturing : A Case Study in Apparel Industry

  HRWP Gunathilake (Ms)   Unclassified   Part Time Dr. HSC Perera, Dr. VSD Jayasena (Co-Supervisor) Knowledge Management for Enhancing The Effectiveness of Technical Education and Training Sector
  DKS Serasinghe   PhD   Part Time Dr. (Mrs.) VM Wickramasinghe The Impact of Human Resources Management on the Overall Business Performance: A Study of Private Sector Organizations in Sri Lanka
  P Guhanathan    MPhil  Part Time Dr. (Mrs) VM Wickramasinghe  A Study of Effectiveness of Employee Performance Management Systems in Technology-based Service Sector Organizations
 JL Amararachchi Unclasified  Full Time Dr. HSC Perera, Prof. Saman P Kumarawadu  Knowledge Management for Improving Quality of Healthcare in Rural & Remote Areas in Sri Lanka
 DMA Kulasooriya Unclasified  Part Time Dr. HSC Perera A Model for Assessing Lean Behaviour in Manufacturing Firms
  RN Weerasinghe PhD Full Time Prof. AKW Jayawardane Towards a World Class National Innovation Eco-system for a Developing Nation
  SANS Kusumsiri (Ms)

MPhil.

Full Time

Prof. AKW Jayawardana Factors Influencing Success or Failure in Entrepreneurship in Creative Fasion Industry
  WACJ De Costa Unclassified Part Time Prof. HSC Perera, Dr. HKG Punchihewa, (Co-Supervisor) Professionals' Penetration into Entrepreneurship on Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Sri Lanka
  CM Suwandarachchi MPhil Part Time Prof. HSC Perera, Dr. LDJF Nanayakkara, Dr. HKG Punchihewa Hybrid Model for Supplier Intergration in Manufacturing Environments
  SM Nanayakkara (Ms) Unclassified (PhD) Part Time Prof. (Ms) VM Wickramasinghe The Role of Strategic Management of Technology and Emotional Intelligence for Effective Organizational Performance

 

 

Department of Mathematics

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor (s)

Research Topic

  GDMN Samaradiwakara

MPhil.

Part Time

Dr. M Indralingam

Finding shortest confidence intervals using pivotal quantity method in some special situations.

K Kesavan

MPhil.

Full Time

Dr. M Indralingam

Security control methods for statistical databases.

   WD Lakmal 

  Unclassified

 Full Time Dr. TSG Peiris, Dr. AA Pasqual Quantitative Statistical Method to Detect Forged Bank Notes in Sri Lanka
   AM Razmy

PhD.

Full Time

Dr. TSG Peiris Joint Monitoring of Process Mean and Variance

 

 

Department of Materials Engineering

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor (s)

Research Topic

TMR Tennakoon

 

PhD.

Part Time

Dr. (Mrs.) M Perera 

Dr. N Munasinghe 

Computer modeling of ultrasonic flaw patterns to evaluate welding defects.

   KSB De Silva (Ms)

MPhil.

Part Time

Dr. SU Adikary

Structural Modification of Lead-free Bismuth Sodium Titanate (BNT) Based Ferroelectric Ceramics to Optimize Dielectric and Ferroelectric Properties

   KAP Chandani (Ms)

MPhil.

Full Time

Dr. N Munasinghe

Investigation on Possible Methods to Improve the Quality of Foundry Products in Sri Lanka

  KYHD Shantha

  MSc.

  Full Time

Prof. RA Attalage, Mr. DDA Namal, General Manager, NERD Centre Performance Evaluation of an Innovative Tea Dryer using Mathematical Modeling
  SP Guluwita

MPhil.

Part Time

Prof. WLW Fernando, Dr. N Munasinghe Conversion of Sri Lankan Iron Ore into High Quality Pellets to be used in Iron Making
   SV Udayakumara  MPhil.  Part Time Dr. PY Gunapala, Dr. (Mrs) O Gunapala  Use of Hydrolysis Products of Polyethylene Terephthalate Scrap to Extract and Separate Terephthalate and Glykol
   HGSM Dayananda  MSc  Full Time Dr. RGN De S Munasinghe, Mr. V Sivahar  Correlation between Corrosion Rate and Ultrasonic Surface Wave Attenuation on Steel
   AAMT Adikari  MPhil.  Full Time Prof. RGN De S Munasinghe Prediction of Corrosion Behavior of Ferrous Metals and Alloys in Different Sri Lankan Atmospheric Conditions
   MGV Dhanapala (Ms) PhD  Full Time Dr.(Ms) NMVK Liyanage Evaluation of Suitability of Hydrophilic Polymers in Preparing Low Protein Natural Rubber Latex
   WDSN Gnanarathna (Ms) MSc Full Time Dr.(Ms) NMVK Liyanage Evaluation of the Applicability of Natural Polymers as Coupling Agents in Imparting Reinforcement Action on Silica Fillers in NR Latex Films
   DD Wanasinghe MSc Full Time Dr. SU Adikari Characterization of Locally Available Montmorillonite Clay Mineral to be used as nano Particles
  JAR Wimukthi  MPhil.  Full Time Dr. GIP De Silva Enhancement of Mechanical Properties of Aluminium 6063T6 by Chemically Modifying the Composition Cost Effectively

 

 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor (s)

Research Topic

  UDL Kumara

  MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. WMSR Weerasinghe

Dr. AGT Sugathapala

Modeling of flames in enclosures as applicable to cook stoves.

  K Weerathungaarachchi

  Unclassified

  Full Time

Dr. AGT Sugathapala

Dr. KKCK Perera

Development of semi-empirical models to predict the thermal characteristics of biomass cookstoves in Sri Lanka.

  MADA Suddera

  MPhil.

  Full Time

Dr. VPC Dassanayake

Dr. A Goonathilake 

Development of a Multi-Dose Inhaler using Computational Modelling and Verification by Cascade Impactor Testing.

  AM Muzathik

  Unclassified

  Part Time

Prof. RA Attalage 

Dr. AGT Sugathapala

Prediction of Performance Characteristics of a Small Scale Fire Wood Based Down Draft Gasifier for Power Generation

  NI Jayawardane (Ms)

  MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. VPC Dassanayake

Select the best of better operational planning method using evolutionary algorithms.

  KPAN Karunanayaka (Ms)

  MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. RA Attalage

Dr. VPC Dassanayake

Use of ANN to predicting energy requirment for vuilding performance.

  MMBJB Marasinghe

  MSc.

  Full Time

Dr. UP Kahangamage

Dr. HA Gray

The Design, Modeling and Optimization of Electric Vehicle Chassis Customized for Local Needs

  KHJ Mangala  MPhil.  Part Time Dr. SR Tittagala Selection of Optimum Parameters for Injection Mould Design through Behaviour Analysis and Mathematical Modelling of Related Parameters
 WPD Welgama  MSc  Full Time Dr. HA Gray, Dr. AGT Sugathapala Modeling and Optimization of Performance Characteristics of a Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Process
 CANWK Jayatissa  PhD Unclassified  Part Time Prof. RA Attalage, Dr. PAA Perera  Evaluation of the Potential of Harnessing Solar Energy Stored in Salterns for Desalination in Sri Lanka
 JB Samarasinghe (Ms)  MSc  Full Time Prof. RA Attalage, Prof. KKCK Perera  Evaluating the Potential of Adapting Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for Implementing Renewable Energy Based Project in Sri Lanka
 KWJAPDR Navarathna  MSc  Full Time Prof. RA Attalage, Prof. KKCK Perera  Modeling of Central Air Conditioning System for Energy Performance Evaluation
 PHV Nimarshana  MSc  Full Time Prof. RA Attalage, Prof. KKCK Perera  Study on the Internal Flow Field of a Building under Stack Effect
 RC Sandamali (Ms)  MSc  Full Time Dr. AGT Sugathapala  Development of a Model for Indoor Air Pollution Concentration in Households in Sri Lanka
 DSV Bandara  MPhil  Full Time Dr. RARC Gopura, Dr. KTMU Hemapala, Prof. Kazuo Kiguchi  Development of a Prototype of an Anthropomorphic Transhumeral Prosthetic Arm for Upper-Arm Amputees
   ATD Perera  MSc  Full Time Prof. KKCK Perera, Prof. RA Attalage Multi Criterion Decision Making Based on Techno-Economical Optimization of Stand-alone Hybrid Energy Systems
   WDS Roshan  MSc  Full Time Dr. RARC Gopura, Dr. AGBP Jayasekara Adaptive Artificial Neural Network for Forecasting of Foreign Exchange Rates
   JMP Gunasekara MPhil Full Time Dr. RARC Gopura, Dr. TSS Jayawardana Development of an Upper-Limb Power-Assist Exoskeleton Robot to Generate Human Like Motion
   KMW Abeykoon (Ms) PhD Full Time Dr. HKG Punchihewa, Dr. LDJF Nanayakkara A Framework Developed using ergonomic principles and modified Pre-Determined Motion Time Systems (PMTS) Increase the ability of Physically Disabled Population to work in Industry
   RMPS Bandara MPhill Part Time Prof. RA Attalage An approach for optimizing energy performance and life cycle cost of buildings through building envelope elements
  WDIG Dasanayake MPhil Full Time Dr. RARC Gopura, Dr. VPC Dasanayake, Prof. GKI Mann - Memoria University , Canada Controlling of a Trans-humeral Prosthetic Arm in Accordance with Human Motion Intention
  CP Rupasinghe (Ms) PhD Full Time Dr. AGT Sugathapala, Prof. RA Attalage, Dr. SB Navarathna Modeling and Characterization of Solar Dryer for Drying of Agricultural Products for Optimum Performance
  MACK Gunarathna MSc Full Time Dr. WK Wimalasiri, Dr. VPC Dassanayake An Inviscid Model for Optimizing Flapping Motion Parameters in Biplane Configurations
  SVR Gamage MSc Full Time Prof. KKCK Perera Computational tool to model and simulate solar assisted Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) with a thermal energy storage
  NRAAR Wijesiri MSc Full Time Dr. YWR Amarasinghe Design and Simulation of Electrostatic Micro Actuator with Piezoresistve Force Sensors for Micro/Nano Manipulation systems

 

 

Department of Textile & Clothing Technologies

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor( s)

Research Topic

   TMJA Cooray

PhD.

Full Time

Dr. EASK Fernando

Dr. M Indralingam

A Mathematical Model for Uniform Tension Control in the Warping Process and Design of an Automated Tension Control System

  S Ilangovan

Unclassified

Part Time

Dr. (Mrs) VM Wickramasinghe, Dr. GLD Wickramasinghe Impact of Training on Technological Advances an Organizational Performance
  RMN Rathnayaka MSc Full Time Mrs. KDT Wanniarachchi Entrepreurial Networks for Development of Handicraft Industry in Sri Lanka
  CP Vithanage (Ms)   MPhil   Full Time Dr. TSS Jayawardhana, Mr. SN Niles Development of a Mass Customized Sizing Model for Sri Lankan Apparel Consumer
  R Mataraarachchi (Ms)

PhD

Full Time

Dr. DLD Wickramasinghe, Dr. J Godsell Adaptable Supply Chains-Application in the Fashion Industry
  NCK Seram (Ms) PhD Part Time Dr. LDJF Nanayakkara, Dr. WDG Lanarolle Decision making model for apparel product development process to optimize `value created by the customer'

 

 

Department of Transport & Logistics Management

 

Name

Degree

Period

Supervisor( s)

Research Topic

  WJ Weerawardana

Phd

Full Dime Prof. AS Kumarage, Dr. T Sivakumar Integrated Transport Network Planning for Urban Areas
  PTRS Sugathadasa

PhD

Part Time Prof. AS Kumarage, Dr. L Styger Supply Chain Project Management as a Vehicle to Achieve Organizational Strategic Objectives
  MFM Amjath MSc Full Time Prof. KAS Kumarage Investigating the functionality of Transport and Storage Operations of SMEs Supply Chain
  RKRA Premalal MSc Full Time Prof. KAS Kumarage Investigate the Efficiency and Safety of Managing the Major Trunk Road space in Sri Lanka

 

 

 

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