Department of Civil Engineering



POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTS


Research Leading to Ph.D. Degree

Mr. L.M.L.K.B. Lindamulla



lahikos@gmail.com
+94771329606

Mr. Lahiru Lindamulla is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated to Environmental Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Investigation of Landfill Leachate Treatment Using Membrane Bioreactor

Research Supervisors Prof. K.B.S.N. Jinadasa (UOP),
Prof. G.B.B. Herath (UOP),
Dr. K.G.N. Nanayakkara (UOP),
Prof. V. Jegatheesan (RMIT),
Dr. M. Othman (RMIT)

Mr. H. G. S. Mayuranga



sushanm@eng.pdn.ac.lk
+94714960369

Mr. Sushan Mayuranga is a PhD candidate under AHEAD Project affiliated to Structures Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Application of rubber inclusions to improve the performance of railway tracks for faster and heavier trains

Research Supervisors Dr. S. K. Navaratnarajah,
Dr. C. S. Bandara,
Dr. J. A. S. C. Jayasinghe


Mr. H. M. P. Wijeyawardana



2915pamow@gmail.com
+94 777078984

Mr. Pamodithya Wijeyawardana is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated to Environmental Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Development of biochar based functional concrete material

Research Supervisors Dr. K. G. N. Nanayakkara (UOP),
Dr. A. K. Karunarathna (UOP),
Dr. Chamila Gunasekara (RMIT),
Dr. David Law (RMIT),
Dr. Biplob Pramanik (RMIT)

Ms. S. Venuja



venujas@eng.pdn.ac.lk
+94 771751337

Ms. Somasundaraiyer Venuja is a PhD candidate under AHEAD Project affiliated to Geo-Technical Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Enhancing the performance of ballasted rail tracks using geosynthetic inclusions

Research Supervisors Dr. S. K. Navaratnarajah,
Dr. C. S. Bandara,
Dr. J. A. S. C. Jayasinghe

Ms. L. M. N. K. Lindamulla

Ms. Nimanthi Lindamulla is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated to Environmental Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Organic pollutant (PAH and VOC) removal from stormwater runoff

Research Supervisors Dr. Chandima Gunawardana (UOP),
Prof. Parakrama Karunarathna (UOP),
Prof. Jega Jegatheesan (RMIT),
Dr. Muhammed Bhuiyan (RMIT)

Mr. T. M. S. Tennekoon



e14342@eng.pdn.ac.lk
+94 712627598

Mr. Sachintha Tennekoon is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated to Computer Aided Design Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Impact of natural hazards and their consequences on cascades of dams in Mahaweli River basin, Sri Lanka

Research Supervisors Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake(UOP),
Dr. K. K. Wijesundara(UOP),
Dr. Saman De Silva(RMIT),
Dr. Srikanth Venkatesan(RMIT)

Ms. M. M. A. L. N. Maheepala

Ms. Nawanjana Maheepala is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated Geo-Technical Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Performance of geopolymer based binders in improving the expansive subgrades in road construction

Research Supervisors Dr. M. C. M. Nasvi (UOP),
Dr. L. C. Kurukulasuriya (UOP),
Dr. Dilan Robert (RMIT),
Dr. Chamila Gunasekara (RMIT)

Ms. J.A.N.N.Jayakody

Ms. J.A.N.N.Jayakody is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated to Geo-technical Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Improving the accuracy of degradation prediction for road infrastructure in Sri Lanka incorporating cross assets

Research Supervisors Dr. S.K.Navaratnarajah (UOP),
Dr. L.C.Kurukulasuriya (UOP),
Dr.M.C.M.Nasvi (UOP)


Ms. S. U. Sathya

Ms. S. U. Sathya is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated to Structures Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Optimum data collection for structural integrity management of Railway Infrastructure

Research Supervisors Prof. P.B.R. Dissanayake (UOP),
Dr. C.S. Bandara (UOP),
Dr. Mojtaba Mahmoodian (RMIT),
Dr. Nader Naderpajouh (RMIT)

Ms. H.C. Egodagamage

Ms. H.C. Egodagamage is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated to Material Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Lightweight Aerated Geopolymer Applications on Prefabricated Modular Construction

Research Supervisors Dr. H.D. Yapa (UOP,
Dr. Kate Nguyen (RMIT),
Dr. H.A.D. Samith Buddika (UOP)

Ms. P. D. P. O. Peramuna



peramunaoshini@gmail.com
+94717007190, +94741184780

Ms. Oshini Peramuna is a PhD candidate under RMIT-UoP split programme affiliated to Environmental Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Risk assessment of cascade dam failures due to natural hazards in Mahaweli river basin, Sri Lanka

Research Supervisors Dr. N. G. P. B. Neluwala (UOP),
Dr. K. K. Wijesundara (UOP),
Dr. Saman De Silva (RMIT),
Dr. Srikanth Venkatesan (RMIT)


Research Leading to M.Phil. Degree

Ms. R. M. D. L. Rathnayake



dimalir@eng.pdn.ac.lk
+9471 498 2305

Ms. Dimali Rathnayake is a MPhil candidate under AHEAD Project affiliated to Structures Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Development of a low fidelity model to replace railway substructure foundation

Research Supervisors Dr. S. K. Navaratnarajah,
Dr. C. S. Bandara,
Dr. J. A. S. C. Jayasinghe

Ms. J. Ketharani



Ketha94@eng.pdn.ac.lk
+94775144200

Ms. Jegatheeswaran Ketharani is a M.Phil. candidate under NSF Project affiliated to Environmental Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Identify the fouling mechanism of Nano-filtration membrane during the filtration of groundwater with DOM and high hardness

Research Supervisors Prof. K. B. S. N. Jinadasa,
Dr. S. K. Weragoda,
Dr. R. M. L. D. Rathnayake

Ms. M. A. C. K. Hansima

Ms. M. A. C. K. Hansima is a MPhil candidate under affiliated to Environmental Engineering Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Fouling mechanism on electrodialysis reversal (EDR) membranes in purification of groundwater in chronic kidney disease unknown etiology (CKDu) affected area of north central province (NCP) in Sri Lanka

Research Supervisors Dr. K. G. N. Nanayakkara (UOP),
Prof. A. C. Herath (RUSL)

Mr. P. M. G. D. M. Herath

Mr. Dhanushka Herath is a MPhil candidate under affiliated to Survey, Transportation, Highway & Remote Sensing Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Analysis of Network Features and Evaluation of Passenger Satisfaction Level for Enhancing Bus-Based Public Transport System

Research Supervisors Dr. A. G. H. J. Edirisinghe,
Dr. W. M. V. S. K. Wickramasinghe,
Dr. W. R. S. S. Dharmarathna

Mr. M.D.Y.N. Lamawansa



e14191@eng.pdn.ac.lk
+94714642473

Mr. M.D.Y.N. Lamawansa is a MPhil candidate under affiliated to Computer Aided Design Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title POST-PEAK BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE ELEMENTS

Research Supervisors DR. K.K. Wijesundara

Ms. M. M. T. Lakshani

Ms. M. M. T. Lakshani is a MPhil candidate under affiliated to Geo-technical Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Greenhouse gas emissions from paddy ecosystems : Critical windows of water and gas diffusivity

Research Supervisors Dr. Chamindu Deepagoda T. K. K.


Research Leading to MSc.Eng. Degree

Ms. W. A. G. T. N. Gunawardhana

Ms. Thilini Gunawardhana is a MSc Eng candidate affiliated to Geotechnical Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Colloid Mobilization and Colloid-Facilitated Transport of Agrochemicals and Heavy Metals: A Geo-Environmental Insight to the CKDu problem in Sri Lanka (COMFORT)

Research Supervisors Dr. T. K. K. C. Deepagoda

Mr. M. Jenothan

Mr. Makeswaran Jenothan is a MSc Eng candidate affiliated to Structures Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title
Enhancing the Lateral Performance of the thin-walled Steel Columns by Introducing Axial-Moment Hybrid Loading System

Research Supervisors Dr. J. A. S. C. Jayasinghe,
Dr. C. S. Bandara

Ms. W. S. M. S. K. Wijerathna

Ms. Samanthi Wijerathna is a MSc Eng candidate affiliated to Environmental Laboratory in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.

Research Title Development of a novel and effective treatment technique for the effluent of small scale rubber industries

Research Supervisors Prof. K. B. S. N. Jinadasa,
Dr. R. M. L. D. Rathnayake


Department of Civil Engineering