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Ms. S.M.W. Thushari P.K.Ariyarathna

Senior Engineering Teaching Assistant

Office Address: 
Department of Chemical & Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
081-2393697, 077-7376142
Personal Website: 

Educational Qualifications :

  • Degree of Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
    Thesis Title : Design of a Novel Adsorption Unit for the Treatment of Rice Mill Effluent using Paddy Husk Charcoal as Adsorbent
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering (PG.dip)
    Thesis Title : Improving the energy efficiency of the electrodialysis treatment method used for treating black liquor, the effluent from pulp mill

Appointments (Selected) :

  • Engineering Teaching Assistant, Grade I

Members & Awards :

  • Associate Member, Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL).
  • Co operate member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS). 

Research Intersests :

  • Industrial wastewater management
  • Solid waste management (Domestic waste, especially kitchen waste)
  • Energy recovery in small scale (rural) industry