Undergraduate Research Projects

15th Batch – Project Topics

Research Project Title Supervisor(s)
Study the effect of Electron Wind Force on the Flow Stress under Uni-Axial Conditions on Low Carbon Steel- Dr. A.A.G.A . Abeygunawardane
TiO2 nanotube arrays for advanced functional devices. Dr. H.S. Sitinamaluwa
Mechanical behavior of amorphous alloys: a molecular dynamic simulation study Dr. H.S. Sitinamaluwa
Development of perovskite structured materials for solar cells. Dr. A.S. Galhenage
Development of anti-corrosive coating for reinforcement steel bars. Eng. S.P. Guluwita
Effect of marine environment on corrosion of mild steel. Eng. S.P. Guluwita
Natural waste materials based filter to treat polluted water Mr. S.V. Udayakumara
Graphene electrode for dye sensitized solar cells Dr. A.S. Galhenage
Natural rubber/silica /graphene based materials nanocomposites (latex): Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties Dr. N.M.V.K. Liyanage
Natural rubber/silica/graphene based materials nanocomposites (two-roll mill processed) Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties Dr. N.M.V.K. Liyanage
Study the effect of water to cement ratio(w/c) of concrete to Ultrasonic pulse velocity (UPV) measurement (after 28 days of casting) Mr.V.Sivahar
Ms.S.V.K.M.Piyathilake
Comparison study of different mix design methods to the UPV measurements Mr.V.Sivahar
Ms.S.V.K.M.Piyathilake
Mechanistic study of nano crystalline cellulose formation. Mr. A.M.P.B. Samarasekara
Investigation of thermal and mechanical properties of nano cellulose based composites. Mr. A.M.P.B. Samarasekara
Development of piezoelectric sensor based device. Prof.S.U.Adikary
Fabrication and design of a tensile split Hopkinson pressure bar (SHPB) apparatus Dr. A.A.G.A. Abeygunawardane
Study the effects of sulphide stress corrosion on the tensile strength of petroleum pipelines Dr. G.I.P. De Silva
Identification of defects and development of remedial materials for photoreceptor drum of laser printers Dr. D. Attygalle
Detection of Arsenic level of drinking water using surface plasmon resonance sensor Dr. D. Attygalle
Development of a low cost ceiling material based on local rice husks and waste plastics Mr.S.V.Udayakumara
Modify the asphalt bitumen to withstand high temperature Eng.S.P.Guluwita
A study on reducing casting defects leading to water leakage of sand casted water pump Dr. G.I.P. De Silva

16th Batch – Project Topics

Research Project Title Supervisor (s)

Design of Natural Fiber and Waste Paper Composite using Numerical Analysis Method

Mr S.V. Udayakumara

Design and Fabrication of Split-Hopkinson Pressure Bar Apparatus to Investigate High Strain Rate Mechanical Behavior of Low Carbon Steel.

Dr A.A.G.A Abeygunawardane

Designing of Rubber based Strain Sensor as a Vehicle Tire Performance Indicator

Mr V.S.C Weragoda

Determine the Relationship between Corrosion Rate and Grain Size of Low Carbon Steel

Mr V. Sivahar

Double Layer Capacitor Based Model for Super Capacitors

Dr. S. Amarasinghe

Electrode - Electrolyte Interface Analysis by Molecular Dynamic Simulation

Dr.(Mrs).H.S Sitinamaluwa

Evaluation of Performance of Modified Graphene based Materials in Latex Films

Dr.(Mrs).N.M.V.K. Liyanage

Evaluation of Performance of Modified Graphene based Materials in Tire Tread Formulations

Dr.(Mrs).N.M.V.K. Liyanage

Investigation of Electrical Properties of Micro Crystalline Cellulose based Composite Materials

Mr. A.M.P.B. Samarasekara

Investigation of Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour in Polymer based Mallet Compound with Graphite

Dr A.A.G.A Abeygunawardane

Measurement of Long Term Force Decay in Rubber Components

Mr V.S.C Weragoda

Measurement of Steady State Thermal Conductivity of  Rubber Compounds

Mr V.S.C Weragoda

MIE-Theory-based Investigation of the Effect of Size Distribution on the Surface Plasmon Absorption of Silver Nano Particles

Mr. A.M.P.B. Samarasekara

Modeling and Validation of  Nano Hydroxyappetite formation for Medical Applications

Prof. S.U Adikari

Modeling of Laser Assisted Thermal Reduction of Graphene Oxide for the Development of a Strain Gauge

Dr.D. Attygalle

Modelling of Micro Size Ultrasonic Generator and Receiver Characteristics of  Lead Zirconate Titanate and  Polyvinylidene Fluoride using Finite  Element  Analysis

Prof. S.U Adikari

Modelling the Mechanical Behavior of Micro Crystalline Cellulose based Polymer Composites

Mr. A.M.P.B. Samarasekara

Natural Dye Extraction From Lane Areca

Mr S.V. Udayakumara

Non-Destructive Monitoring of  Fruit Ripening

Dr. S. Amarasinghe

Quality Control of Manufactured Tires Through Non-Destructive Test

Mr V. Sivahar

Simulation and  Analysis of  Effect of Halide Ions of Perovskite on Perovskite Solar Cells Performance

Dr.(Mrs).A.S Galhenage

Simulation Study on the Insulation Properties of Cotton Fibre –LDPE Composite

Mr S.V. Udayakumara

Suitability of Using Aruwakkalu Limestone and Ship Blasting Sand to Produce Paving Blocks Used in Roads

Eng. S.P Guluwita

Use of Aruwakkalu Sand for Medium Strength Concrete

Eng. S.P Guluwita

 17th Batch – Project Topics

 

Research Project Title Supervisor (s)

Characterization of the Deformation and Damage of Biological Soft Tissues for Tissue Engineering

Dr AAGA Abeygunawardane

Preparation and Characterization of Porous Graphene from Sri Lanka Vein Graphite.

Dr (Mrs) HS Sitinamaluwa

Development of Nano-Cellulose based Respirator Filters

Mr AMPB Samarasekara

Quantitative Estimation of Residual Stresses in Quenched Steel through Ultrasonic Parameters.

Mr V Sivahar

Modelling of Cement - Waste Paper - Natural Fiber based Composite for Ceiling Sheet/Partition Board

Mr SV Udayakumara

Numerical simulation of Lead-Free bismuth perovskite  by using SCAPS (Solar Cell Capacitance Simulator)

Dr AS Galhenage

Characterization of Viscoelastic Materials by Ultrasonic  through Transmission Technique

Mr V Sivahar

Environmental Corrosion on Structural Steel. 

Eng S.P Guluwita

Nitrogen doped Graphene for Energy Storage

Dr (Mrs) HS Sitinamaluwa

Modelling, Optimization and Design of Efficient  Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Device to Power  Wearable Electronics.

Prof S.U Adikari

Design and Fabrication of Bi-Axial Tensile Testing Machine  to Characterize Polymer Composite.

Dr AAGA Abeygunawardane

A Cure Monitoring Method Development for Adhesives using Direct Current Resistivity

Mr.V.S.C Weragoda

Development of Magnetic Tracebility Sensor.

Dr.D Attygalle

Synthesis of Nano-Calcium Oxide from Eggshell for Dental  Applications.

Dr (Mrs).A.S.Galhenage

Extraction of Copper and Sand from Blasting Sand

Eng.S.P Guluwita

Study on Plasma based Printability Improvement. 

Dr DAS Amarasinghe

Design of a Bridge Expansion Joint

Mr.V.S.C Weragoda

Simulation Study on the Effect of Fillers on the Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastics

Mr SV Udayakumara

Development of Soil Based Composite Wall Panels Using Locally Available Laterite Soil

Dr. D Attygalle

Design and Optimization of Linear Actuator for  Biomedical Applications. 

Prof.S.U Adikari

Characterization of Cu/Ni(Mn) Foil used in Strain Gauge Industry 

Mr.V.S.C Weragoda

Synthesizing and Characterization of Composites with  Palmyrah Leaf Petioles as a Construction Materials.

Eng.S.P.Guluwita

Explore the suitability of M-sand sludge waste in the production of paving blocks and its mix design

Eng.S.P.Guluwita

Optimization of process parameters to improve the tensile strength of Aluminum alloy 6201

Eng.S.P.Guluwita