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Dr. C.S. Kalpage

(Senior Lecturer)

 
DrKalpage
Office Address: 

Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya

 Email: 
csk@pdn.ac.lk
Telephone: 
+94 81 239 3694
Personal Website: 
 
 
 

Educational Qualifications :

  • PhD, University of Birmingham (2005)
  • B.Sc (First Class Hons.) : University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (1994)
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Professional Qualifications :

  • Associate Member of Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK
  • Associate Member of Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka
  • Member of Sri Lanka Energy Managers association
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Appointments (Selected) :

  • Head, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (January 2011 to date)
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (December 2005 to date)
  • Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (October 1996 to November 2005)
  • Chemical Engineer, Refinery Division, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Sri Lanka (October 1996 to September 1998)
  • Production Executive/Engineer, Keells Food Products Limited, John Keells Holdings, Sri Lanka (April 1995 to September 1996)
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Keynote/Invited Papers :

  • Trends in Biodiesel Research, Workshop on biofuels, Conducted by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, February 2008
  • Biodiesel Production and Analysis, Practical Action (Formerly known as ITDG) Technical Advisory Board on Biofuels, Hotel Hill Top Kandy, March 2008
  • Wastewater Treatment by Low Cost Biological Methods, Workshop on Treatment of Industrial Effluents, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLASS), May 2008
  • Manufacturing and Marketing of Biodiesel in Sri Lanka, Ministry of Transport, June 2008 Biodiesel as an Alternative to Energy Crisis, Lecture delivered to Staff of the Practical Action (Formerly known as ITDG), Practical Action Auditorium, July 2008
  • Biodiesel; Oil Expelling and Processing, SAARC Training Workshop on Biofuels, Heritance Kandalama, 22ndto 26th September 2008
  • Water Quality Monitoring for the Supply of Drinking Water at NWS&DB, Workshop on Water Safety from Source to Tap – Strategies and Implementation, National University of Singapore, Singapore from 19 - 22 Sept 2011

Other Credentials :

  • Coordinator / MSc Programme on Industrial Chemistry, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya.
  • Member / Centre for Engineering Research and Postgraduate Studies (CERPS), Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya
  • Convener / Faculty Lands and Buildings Management Committee, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya
  • Member / Cabinet Appointed Negotiation Committee of the Proposed Sapugaskanda Oil Refinery Expansion and Modernization (SOREM) Project
  • National Mirror Committee Member of the standard formulation of ISO 13065 (Sustainable Criteria for Bioenergy) - ISO/PC 248 Draft ISO 13065/ Sri Lanka Standards Institution

Research Interests:

  • Wastewater Treatment and Treatment System design
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Liquid biofuels