Staff Department of Chemical Engineering

Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies

Prof. A.A.P. de Alwis
Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Prof. A.A.P. de Alwis
Email:
dean-fgs@uom.lk, ajith@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Solid waste management, Biogas Systems, Nanomaterials and Scaling Up, Food Processing Systems, IPR and Innovation Management, Clean Technology
Ext:
4118

Head, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

Prof. S. Walpalage
Head, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering
Prof. S. Walpalage
Email:
head-cpe@uom.lk, shanthaw@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Polymer nanocomposites, Thermoplastics elastomer/ vulcanizates, Novel accelerator systems for rubber compounds
Ext:
4105, 4101

Professor

Prof.(Mrs) B.M.W.P.K. Amarasinghe
Prof (Mrs.) B.M.W.P.K. Amarasinghe
Email:
padma@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Adsorption, Drying, Extraction, Air pollution control equipment Design
Prof. S.A.S. Perera
Prof. S.A.S. Perera
Email:
anul@uom.lk
Ext:
4122
Prof. B.A.J.K. Premachandra
Student Counsellor
Prof. B.A.J.K. Premachandra
Email:
jagath@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Paints and coatings, Polymer composites, Environmental Science, Plastic & rubber waste management
Prof. A.D.U.S. Amarasinghe
Prof. A.D.U.S. Amarasinghe
Email:
adusa2@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Chemical Engineering Design and Applications, Energy conservation and Efficiency, Natural product chemistry and applications, Waste to energy and useful products
Ext:
4104
Prof. P.G. Rathnasiri
Prof. P.G. Rathnasiri
Email:
ratnasiri@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Waste water treatments, Solid waste management, Bioprocess modeling and simulation, Anaerobic Treatments
Ext:
4121
Prof. M. Narayana
Prof. M. Narayana
Email:
mahinsasa@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Controls and estimation, Modelling and simulations, Energy and environment, Computational Fluid Dynamics
Ext:
4017

Senior Lecturer Gr. I

Dr.(Mrs) S.H.P. Gunawardena
Dr.(Mrs) S.H.P. Gunawardena
Email:
sanjag@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Biodiesel from low quality oils, Biorefinery for extraction of valuable chemicals and fuel, Biological waste water treatment, Solid waste treatment and management
Dr.(Mrs) S.M. Egodage
Student Counsellor
Dr. Shantha Egodage
Email:
segodage@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Biodegradable Polymers, Rubber-clay nancomposites, Rubber-thermoplastic blends, Natural fillers for rubber compounds
Ext:
4120
Dr.(Ms) M.Y. Gunasekera
Manisha
Email:
manisha@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Process plant development for environmental protection, Loss Prevention in the chemical industry
Ext:
4109

Senior Lecturer Gr. II

Dr. (Mrs) R.M.D.S. Gunarathne
Dr. (Mrs) R.M.D.S. Gunarathne
Email:
duleekas@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Biomass thermal conversion, Biomass pretreatment, Integrated process design
Ext:
4612
Dr. S.A.D.T. Subasinghe
Dr. S.A.D.T. Subasinghe
Email:
thusharas@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Heterogeneous catalysts, Metallic nano-particles, Bio-refinery (Catalytic conversion route), Advanced materials, Carbon based materials
Ext:
4119
Dr. (Mrs.) H.L.T.U. Ariyadasa
Student Counsellor, QA Coordinator – Department of Chemical and Process Engineering
Dr. (Mrs.) H.L.T.U. Ariyadasa
Email:
thilini@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Microalgal biotechnology, Biomass processing and bioenergy, Food and industrial biotechnology, Industrial microbiology
Ext:
4619
Dr. H.H.M.P. Rathnayake
Dr. Mahinsasa Rathnayake
Email:
mratnayake@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Life Cycle Assessment, Environmental Impact assessment, CO2 capture and Airborne Pollution Control, Biofuel Production, Solid waste recovery methods
Ext:
4591

Lecturer (Probationary)

Mr. P.W. Vidanage
Mr. P.W. Vidanage
Email:
poornaw@uom.lk
Ms. P. Kothalawala
36e7b8e
Email:
peshalyak@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Product value addition via fermentation—Pharmaceutical and personal care related, Microbial biosurfactants—Production and their applications, Food processing, safety, and preservation
Mr. M.S.V. Costa
Mr. M.S.V. Costa
Email:
costas@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Machine learning for Chemical Engineering, Computational Chemistry, Engineering Economics, Financial modelling
Ms. E.A.M. Geethani
Ms. E.A.M. Geethani
Email:
madhurikag@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Reaction Engineering, Adsorption and isotherms, Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy
Ext:
4612

Lecturer (on Contract)

Dr.(Ms) G.S.M.D.P. Sethunga
Dr.(Ms) G.S.M.D.P. Sethunga
Email:
dilharap@uom.lk