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Publications of Dr. Aruna Manipura
 

Keynote/ Invited Papers

Invited Speaker/Resource Person:

  • Organized by the Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI), Scale up Biotechnology, 1st National Biotechnology Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka (18th September 2014).
  • Organized by IMechE Sri Lanka Branch at Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) Potential Opportunities and Challenges for Modular Chemical and Food Production Facilities in Sri Lanka (13th June 2014)
  • F³ Factory Consortium Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2012 (Conducted a half-day Workshop on equipment selection in data-lean environment for industry).
  • Industry Board Meeting 2012, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (Role of process intensified (PI) technologies in modular chemical manufacturing plants).
  • F³ Factory Consortium Meeting, Brussels, Belgium, March 2011 (Conducted a half-day Workshop on process risk analysis in chemical industry).
 

Research Publications

  • Manipura, A., G. Montague, E. B. Martin, R.E. Hodgett, J. Double, M. Talford (2013). Spreadsheet Model for Equipment Selection in Data-lean Environment for Multi-propose Batch Chemical Manufacturing, 9thEuropean Congress in Chemical Engineering (ECCE 2013), The Hague, The Netherlands, 21st – 25th April 2013.
  • Manipura, A., P.N. Sharratt, E. B. Martin, G. Montague, I. Houson (2013). Risk-based decision making in early chemical process development of pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 55:71-82.
  • Manipura, A., E. B. Martin, G. Montague (2011). ChemPromt Multi-decisions Suite – A tool for risk analysis, modeling and simulation in fine chemicals industry, 8th European Congress in Chemical Engineering (ECCE 2011), Berlin, Germany, 25th – 29thSeptember 2011.
  • Muller, F., R. R. Sanchez, T. Wrate, S. Davison, G. A. Montague, E. B. Martin, A. Manipura, M. Kraut, K. Haas-Santo, R. Singh, K. V. Gernaey, R. Gani, J. M. Woodley (2010). F3 process design for fine chemical and pharmaceutical transformations, 19th International Congress on Chemical & Process Engineering, CHISA 2010, 28th August – 1st September 2010, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Manipura, A., P.N. Sharratt, E. P. L. Roberts, I. Houson, G. Montague, E. B. Martin, K. Fernandes (2009). Decision support system for route selection in pharmaceutical process development. AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, USA, 8th– 13th November 2009.
  • Manipura, A., P.N. Sharratt, E. B. Martin, G. Montague, K. Fernandes, E. Tsang (2009). An integrated decision support system for developing pharmaceutical products and processes. 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada, 24th– 27thAugust 2009
  • Manipura, A., Burgess, J. E., (2007). An investigation of biological nitrogenous compounds removal and subsequent rhodium recovery from simulated metal refinery wastewater. Minerals Engineering, 21(9):652-659.
  • Manipura, A., Barbosa, V. L., and Burgess, J. E., (2007). Comparison of biological ammonium removal from synthetic metal refinery wastewater using three different types of reactor. Minerals Engineering, 20(6):617-620.
  • Manipura, A., Duncan, J. R., Roman, H., and Burgess, J. E., (2005). Technologies available for biological removal of nitrogenous compounds from industrial wastewater, Process Safety and Environmental Protection,83(B5): 1-9.
  • Manipura, A., Duncan, J. R., Roman, H., and Burgess, J. E., (2005). Bioprocess development for ammonium removal from metal refinery wastewater, 7th World Congress on 3R, Beijing, China, September 25-29, 2005.
  • Jayawardhana, L. C., Aruna Manipura, Ajith De Alwis, Malik Ranasinghe, Indrika Abeygunawardena and Sumith Pilapitiya (2004). In need of solutions - experiences in managing solid waste in Sri Lanka, Waste Management World, March – April: 66-70, 2004.
  • Jayawardhana, L. C., Aruna Manipura, Ajith De Alwis, SumithPilapitiya, Malik Ranasinghe, IndrikaAbeygunawardena (2003). BESTCOMP: Expert systems for Sri Lankan Solid Waste Composting, Expert Systems with Applications, 24(3): 281-286.
  • Manipura A., Jayawardhana, L. C., Alwis, A. A. P. De., Pilapitiya, S., Ranasinghe, M., Pathinathar, S., and Abeygunawardhane, I.(2002). BIOCOM – MSW: A Composting system for Sri Lankan Solid Waste Management, 8thAnnual Symposium, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 20th August 2002.
  • Jayawardhana L. C., Alwis, A. A. P. De, Manipura, A., Pilapitiya, S., Ranasinghe, M., and Abeygunawardhane, I. (2002). IT for Solid Waste Management: Knowledge Bases for Data poor environment, Proceeding of the 21st National IT Conference , 10 – 11 July 2002, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Manipura, A., Jayawardhana, L. C., Alwis, A. A. P. De, Pilapitiya, S., Ranasinghe, M., Abeygunawardhane, I., and Pathinathar, S., (2002). Analysis and development of high rate composting system using Municipal Solid Waste in Sri Lanka, 6th World Congress on Integrated Resources Management, February 12 - 15, 2002 in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Jayawardhana, L. C., Manipura, A., Alwis, A. A. P. De, Pilapitiya, S., Ranasinghe, M., Abeygunawardhane, I., (2002). Knowledge based Management of Solid Waste for Sri Lanka, 6th World Congress on Integrated Resources Management, 12th – 15th February 2002 in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Manipura A., Jayawardhana, L. C., Alwis, A. A. P. De, Pilapitiya, S., Ranasinghe, M., Pathinathar, S. and Abeygunawardhane, I.(2001). Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generation and waste characterization in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 57thAnnual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Sciences (SLAAS), 2001.
  • Jayawardhana L. C., Manipura, A., Alwis, A. A. P. De, Pilapitiya, S., Ranasinghe, M., Abeygunawardhane, I., (2001). Development of an Expert System for better managementof Solid Waste Composting by Pradeshiya Sabhas in Sri Lanka, Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka Annual Transactions, 1(B):138-146.
  • Jayawardhana L. C., Manipura A., Alwis, A. A. P. De, Pilapitiya, S., Ranasinghe, M., Abeygunawardhane, I., (2001). Decision support tool for solid waste management in PradeshiyaSabhas in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 57thAnnual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Sciences (SLAAS), 2001.
  • Manipura, A. B. and Jayawardhana, L. C. (2000). A Case study on Municipal Solid Waste Management in Sri Lanka and biomethanation as a tool to handle the problem, National Renewable Energy Convention 2000, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India, pp. 310-315, 29 November – 02 December 2000.
 
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