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
Office
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
Office
Ext:
4105, 4101

Professor

Prof.(Mrs) S.H.P. Gunawardena
Prof.(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
Ext:
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
Office
Ext:
Prof. S.A.S. Perera
Prof. S.A.S. Perera
Email:
anul@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Office
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
Office
Ext:
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
Office
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
Office
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
Prof.(Mrs) S.M. Egodage
Student Counsellor
Prof.(Mrs) S.M. Egodage
Email:
segodage@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Biodegradable Polymers, Rubber-clay nancomposites, Rubber-thermoplastic blends, Natural fillers for rubber compounds
Ext:
4120

Senior Lecturer Gr. I

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
Office
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
Office
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
Office
Ext:
4119
Dr. (Mrs.) H.L.T.U. Ariyadasa
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
Office
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
Office
Ext:
4591

Lecturer (un-confirmed)

Dr.(Ms) G.S.M.D.P. Sethunga
Dr.(Ms) G.S.M.D.P. Sethunga
Email:
dilharap@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Office
Ext:

Lecturer (Probationary)

Mr. P.W. Vidanage
Mr. P.W. Vidanage
Email:
poornaw@uom.lk
Key Research Areas:
Office
Ext:
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
Office
Ext:
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
Office
Ext:
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
Office
Ext:
4612