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Dr. D.G.G. Parakrama Karunaratne

Senior Lecturer

 
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Office Address: 

Department of Chemical and Process Engineering,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,20400,
Sri Lanka.

 Email: 
dpkaru@pdn.ac.lk 
Telephone: 
+94 81 2393699
Personal Website: 
 
 

Biography :

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Educational Qualifications :

  • PhD : University of Nova, Lisbon, Portugal (1999 )
  • BSc ( first class hons.) : University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (1992)
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Professional Qualifications :

  • Founder President- Life Cycle Assessment and Design for Sustainability Network, Sri Lanka
  • Member- American Chemical Society
  • Member- Sri Lanka Energy Managers Association
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Appointments (Selected) :

  • Senior Lecturer, Departmentof Chemical Engineering, University of Peradeniya (October 1999 to date)
  • Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK(December 2009 to June 2010)
  • Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2001-2004)
  • Probationary Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Peradeniya (April 1994 – October 1999)
  • Chemical Engineer,Haycarb Limited, Colombo, (January 1994-April 1994)
  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Peradeniya (March 1992 - January 1994)
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Members & Awards :

Keynote/Invited Papers :

Research Intersests :

  • Air pollution and health impacts
  • Value addition to Sri Lankan minerals
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Gasification and biomass conversion techniques