2019

Ph.D Awards in 2019 Convocation  
Name Thesis Title Department

Arooz F.R.

1

 

In-Situ Mud-Concrete as a Material for Loadbearing Walls And Sustainable Building Practices

Civil Engineering

Hewawasam H.U.C.P.

2

A Model to Prioritize Pedestrian Facilities Requirements in an urban Area

Civil Engineering

Illangasinghe I.M.W.K.

3

Development of Criteria for Forming and Maintaining a Sludge Blanket in an Up flow Sludge Blanket Clarifier/ Pulsator

Civil Engineering

Jayasooriya N.K.

4

Development of Guidelines to Coordinate Traffic Signals for Non-Similar Intersection Clusters

Civil Engineering

Pathirana S.M.

5

Development of a Sustainable Energy Rating System for Residential Buildings in Sri Lanka

Civil Engineering

Ranasinghe A.K.R.N.

6

Integration of Radar And Optical Remote Sensing For Landslide Investigation – Case Study Of Koslanda Area In Sri Lanka

Civil Engineering

Saparamadu D.D.G.A.D.S.

7

Optimizing Passenger Movements through Airport Terminals

Civil Engineering

Udawattha C.D.

8

The Effectiveness of Alternative Stabilizer for Mud Concrete Technology

Civil Engineering

     
M.Phil Awards in 2019 Convocation  
Name Thesis Title Department

Abeywardena S.B.Y.

1

Application of Nanoclay on Polyester Fabrics as a Bio-Inspired Approach to Improve Moisture Management

Chemical and Process Engineering

Adikari A.A.M.T.

Prediction of Corrosion Behavior of Mild Steel in Different Sri Lankan Atmospheric Conditions

Material Science Engineering

Amalan K.

Economic Feasibility of Heavy Minerals in the Southeastern and Northeastern Offshore and Onshore Region of Sri Lanka

Earth Resource Engineering

Dissanayake D.M.P.P.

 

Exploring Safety Culture Maturity of Small and Medium Scale Raw Rubber Processing Enterprises in Sri Lanka

Building Economics

De Silva K.G.V.K.D.

The Development of a National Risk Assessment and Risk Acceptance Criteria for Managing Major Industrial Hazards in the Chemical Process Industry Sri Lanka

Chemical and Process Engineering

Dushyantha M.N.P.

2

Alternative Phosphorus Sources in Lake Bottom Sediments around Eppawala Phosphate Deposit, Sri Lanka

Earth Resource Engineering

Farhath F.F.

3

Sinhala-Tamil Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) for Official Documents

Computer Science Engineering

Gunawardena L.H.P.N.

3

Design and Implementation of Multi-Port Power Converter Topology for DC Nano-Grid

Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering

Hewawalipita S.G.S.

4

Multimodal User Interaction Framework for Context Aware e- Commerce

Computer Science and Engineering

Jayarathna K.A.R.N.

Validation of Mechanistic Empirical Design Approach for Pavement Design – Case Study for Sri Lanka

Civil Engineering

Kathirgamanathan B.

5

Development of a Customized Protocol for Diagnosis and Treatment of Obesity Specific Foot Biomechanics

Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering

Kumara D.R.D.

8

Theoretical Investigation of Thermogravimetric Analysis on the Decomposition of Solid-State Materials Material Science and Engineering

Premaratne I.W.A.S.U.

9

Four-Dimensional Sparse Filters For Near Real-Time Light Field Processing Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering

Rubasinghe I.D.

11

Traceability Management in a Develops Environment with Continuous Integration Computer Science and Engineering

Senthoran V.

Selection of Dynamic JPEG Steganography Algorithms using Feature Based Model Information Technology
Sirisuriya S.C.M.De.S. Automated Pedagogical Expert for Evaluating Web Based E-Learning Information Technology
Wanniarachchi S.S.
 
An Analysis of the Influence of the Field Level Hydraulic Property Approximations in Stormwater Modelling Civil Engineering
M.Sc Awards in 2019 Convocation  
Name Thesis Title Department

Abayasiri R.A.M.

1

Development of a Robotic Ortho-Prosthesis for Trans-Humeral Amputees

Mechanical Engineering

Amarasinghe M.P.

2

A Study on Improvement of Unsuitable Soils for Road Construction Using Lime and Fly Ash

Civil Engineering

Anurangi R.O. 

3

Impact of High Penetration of Solar PVS on Harmonics in LV Distribution Networks

Electrical Engineering

Ariyarathna K.P.I.E.

3

Performance of Earth Masonry under Dynamic Loading  Civil Engineering

Bandara A.M.D.C.

2

Development of a Sensor System to Investigate the Arching Action of Soil

Civil Engineering

Basnayake B.A.D.J.C.K.

3

Design and Development of Intelligent Home Automation System (Ihas) for Enhanced Energy Performance Mechanical Engineering
Dharmadasa B.Y.

Simulation of Fol-Line Stiffness in Deployable Membranes

Civil Engineering

Diluxshan A.

Optics Based Low Cost Full-Field in plane Displacement Measuring Technique

Civil Engineering

Dissanayake D.M.K.W.

Embodied Energy Analysis of a Precast Building System

Civil Engineering

Edirisinghe M.M.S.N.

Design of an Autobiographical Memory for a Social Robot Supporting Human-Robot Interactions

Electrical Engineering

Ediriweera W.E.P.S.

1

Fractal Analysis of Creeping Discharges Propagating Over Solid Insulators Immersed in Insulation Oil Electrical Engineering

Egodage D.P.

2

Development of A Method to Predict the Plasticizer Evaporation of PVC Insulated Electrical Cables

Material Science and Engineering

Egranga J.K.L.

Application of Zimont's Turbulent Flame Speed Closure for Combustion Modeling of a Single Cylinder Spark Ignition Engine

Mechanical Engineering

Ekanayake B.J.

3

A Framework to Enhance Value Management Application in Hotel Refurbishment Projects in Sri Lanka

Building Economics

Fernando S.K.B.

4

Automatic Answer Generation for math Word Problems Computer Science and Engineering

Gamage D.E.

1

  

Framework for Selecting Pavement Types for Low Volume Provincial Roads

Civil Engineering

Gamage S.V.R.

Computational Tool to Model and Simulate Solar Assisted Organic Rankine Cycle with a Thermal Energy Storage

Mechanical Engineering

Gunasoma H.D.S.

4

A Model Development for Prioritization and Optimization of Pavement Maintenance for Provincial Road Networks Civil Engineering

Hendawitharana S.U.

1

Spatial  and  Temporal  Analysis  of  Rainfall  and Drought  and  Development of  a Drought  Prediction  Model  by  Using  Multi-Model  Ensembles Approach

Civil Engineering

Hettiarachchi B. D.

2

Optimization of Ready-Mixed Concrete Truck Scheduling Using Metaheuristic Approaches

Computer Science and Engineering

Hewawitharana F.S.T.

1

Organizational Procedures and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Procedures in Construction Organizations Civil Engineering

Illangarathna N.C.

5

Modelling, Analyzing and Implementing of a Disturbance Observer and Reaction Torque Observer Based Intelligent Gripper

Electrical Engineering

Jayarathna K.L.I.M.P.B.

4

Modelling Sweep Frequency Response of Power Transformers

Electrical Engineering

Jasotharan S.

1

Study of Deep Beams using Finite Element Approach

Civil Engineering

Jayasiri G. P.

Disaster Management Frameworks in Sri Lanka and its Compliance with Global Standards

Civil Engineering

Karunarathna D.M.T.G.N.M

1

A Tool to Assess and Improve the Construction Worker Productivity

Civil Engineering

Keerthisinghe N.A.C.M.

1

Schedule Optimization of Freight Vehicle Fleet Using Data Analytics

Computer Science and Engineering

Kumara K.D.C.D.

1

Predicting Bending Behavior of Deployable Booms Made of Thin Woven Fibre Composite

Civil Engineering

Kumarage S.P.

s

Travel Time Estimation Based on Dynamic Traffic Data

Civil Engineering

Mokanarangan T.

Translation of Named Entities between Sinhala and Tamil Computer Science and Engineering

Munasinghe D.S.

1

Thermal and Environmental Performance of Precast Building System Civil Engineering

Muthuhewa O.M.

1

Modeling of Interface Bonding of Bituminous Pavement Layers for Tropical Climate

Civil Engineering

Perera G.M.C.A.

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Development of a Resilience Measurement Tool to Evaluate the Community Resilience Civil Engineering

Perera K.D.C.J.

1

Development of an Eeg Signal Based Brain Machine Interface for a Meal Assistance Robot

Mechanical Engineering

Piripuraj P.

41

Analyzing Source Code Identification for Code Reuse

Computer Science and Engineering

Premasiri S.M.P.M.

4

Development of an Activity Allocation Model for Sri Lanka Using Pecas Framework

Civil Engineering

Rajeevkaran P.

Influence of Matric Suction on Pullout Resistance of Soil Nails

Civil Engineering

Ramasinghe R.L.P.

4

Reinforcement of Carboxylated Nitrile Rubber Latex Films by Surface Modified Nanosilica

Material Science and Engineering

Randil O.P.C.

41

Systems Approach to Improve Disaster Preparedness Based on Case Studies

Civil Engineering

Samarakoon S.M.B.P.

Replicating Human-Like Proxemics Behavior in Approaching Mechanisms of a Domestic Service Robot

Electrical Engineering

 Samarasiri B.K.T.

 

Development of Novel Pretreatment Strategy to Minimize Lipid Inhibition in Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater Generated in Desiccated Processing Plants

Chemical and Process Engineering

Shanmugarasa Y.

41

Efficient Translation between Sinhala and Tamil using Parts of Speech and Morphology

Civil Engineering

Thilakarathne J.A.S.I.

22

A Case Study on Sustainable Restoration Approach for Cascade Pond Systems in Jaffna Municipal Council Area for Effective Flood Management

Computer Science and Engineering

Wickramanayake S.K.K.

22

Modeling and Enhancing Fuel Economy of Fleet Vehicles Based on data analytics

Computer Science and Engineering

Ubanayu K.

45

Simulation of Closed Cross-Section Dual-Matrix Composite Booms

Civil Engineering

Wickramasinghe D.G.C.

Optimization of Process Parameters of Fluidized Bed Biomass Combustor Using CFD Modeling

Chemical and Process Engineering 

Rilfi M.R.M.

Real-Time C2C Matching of Social Media Messages

Computer Science and Engineering