Consultancy and Other Research

The department is engaged in a number of industrial consultancies in order to expand its services and presence in the industry. The table summarizes a list of selected industrial consultancies conducted by the academic staff of the department in recent years. Please contact relevant staff members (Specialized Fields) for new research and consultancy work.


Recent Industrial consultancies carried out by the department


Project Topic

Status

Consultant

Customer

Funds (LKR)

Automation of Canal Mouth Gate Control
Aquatic Weeds Removing Machine

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Southern Irrigation Department, Sri Lanka.

1.577 million

Ring Die Modification (Machining), which is used for Saw Dust based Pellet Production

Completed
(2015-2016)

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena
Dr. N.K. Hettiarachchi
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Lalan Group of Companies

130,000/=

Design, Fabrication and Supply of an Evaporation Test Apparatus

Completed
(20154-2015)

Dr. N.K. Hettiarachchi
Dr. A.P. Rathnayake
Dr. S. Witharana

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Ruhuna

195,000/=

Fabrication and Installation of 2D Wave Flume.

Completed
(2014-2015)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Ruhuna

2,308,276/=

Design, Fabrication and Supply of a Hydrology Apparatus.

Completed
(2012-2014)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Faculty of Fisheries, Marine Sciences and Technology, University of Ruhuna

919,210/=

Fabrication and Installation of Sliding White Board System.

Completed
(2014-2015)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Ruhuna

300,000/=

Installation of Central AC System for Base Hospitals, Tissamaharama and Balapitiya.

(2013-2014)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Chief Ministry, Southern Province

Consultancy for LED Lamp Manufacturing

Completed
(2014-2015)

Dr. A.P. Rathnayake
Dr. S. Witharana

Southern Provincial Industrial Development Authority

Smart Taxi Meter

Completed
(2014-2015)

Mr. J.G.V. Priyanka

Kangaroo Cabs

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Waste Water Treatment Plant

Completed
(2014-2015)

Dr. H.C. Ambawattha
Dr. A.P. Rathnayake

Talalla Retreat Hotel

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Airline Food Waste Disposal Project

Completed
(2014-2015)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Sri Lankan Catering

Production of BioDiesel from Waste Cooking Oil

Completed
(2014-2015)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

SarGam Enterprises

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IEE (Initial Environmental Examination) on the Project of Establishing a Nanotechnology Park in Pitipana, Homagama.

Completed
(2014-2015)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC)

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Other research and activities (recent) conducted by the academic staff of the department


Research Topic

Status

Name of the Staff Member/s

Automation of Canal Mouth Gate Control

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Aquatic Weeds Removing Machine

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. Sumith Baduge
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe
Mr. K.A.D. Dharshana
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Investigation the Feasibility of Using Non-edible Oils to be used for Biodiesel Production

Completed
(2005-2008)

Dr. H.C. Ambawattha

Survey on Existing Biogas Digesters in Sri Lanka

Completed
(2012-2014)

Optimization of Air Flow for Batch-fed Biomass Combustion Process

On-going
(2015- --)

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena
Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe

Trouble shooting and Optimization of Saw Dust based Pellet Making Process of Lalan Group of Companies - Ulapane, Kandy.

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena
Dr. N.K. Hettiarachchi
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Automation of a Sewing Operation to Increase the Production Rate, Minimise High Skill Labour Requirement, Minimise Sewing Defects and Irregularities.

Completed
(2014-2015)

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena
Mr. J.G.V. Priyanka
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Drying of palm husk fibre fed in to Biomass Boiler in the Palm Oil Mill of Watawala Plantations PLC, Galle.

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena
Mr. K.C. Wickramasinghe

Development of a Glove Removal Technique Which can Reduce the Pneumatic Consumption and Noise Levels within Surgical Glove Plant of Ansell Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd., Biyagama

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena

Development of a High Performance Computing Unit for the Department

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath

Development of a Rope Knitting Machine to Produce Oyster-nets for Hayleys Fibre PLC, Galle

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena
Dr. A.P. Rathnayake

Study on Driving Habits of Passenger Bus Drivers

On-going
(2014-2016)

Dr. N.K. Hettiarachchi

Development of a Waterwheel Powered Water Pump for Kandakadu Farm of SL Army

Completed
(2012-2014)

Dr. N.K. Hettiarachchi

Investigating the Suitability of Palm Oil/ Palm Kernel oil for the Development of a Lubricant

On-going
(2015-2017)

Dr. (Mrs) G.I.P. Perera
Mr. K.C. Wickramasinghe

Development of a Metal Working Fluid from White Coconut Oil

On-going
(2013-2016)

Dr. (Mrs) G.I.P. Perera
Mr. H.M.C.M. Herath
Mr. K.C. Wickramasinghe

Operation Based Cost Assessment of Machined Parts in the Early Design Stages

Completed
(2012-2013)

Dr. (Mrs) G.I.P. Perera

Modelling Asymmetric Spinning

On-going
(2015-2017)

Dr. (Mrs) G.I.P. Perera

Development of the System for Powder Removing of the Sample Gloves

On-going
(2015-2016)

Dr. Ruwan Gallage

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