Faculty research

 

 

Guidelines for upgrading M.Phil Degree registration to Ph.D.

Application form -staff research / undergraduate and postgraduate research projects (students)

Application form for research grants for higher degrees (MPhil/PhD) by research

Application for Research Allowance

Template of Manuscripts for JET-OUSL

Guide Lines to Submit Research Proposals for Research Allowance

Application for a Research Grant

 

Topic

Principal
Investigator

Supervisor(s)

Other Information

Application of extracts from selected spices, herbs and medicinal plants to reduce cross contamination of food borne bacteria and to extend the shelf life of ready to cook marinated chicken meat.

 

Dr. N.S.  Weerakkody

Type : PhD
Currently progressing

Evaluation of Super Water Absorbent Polymer (SWAP) Effects on Urban Agriculture

 

Dr.  A.G.B. Aruggoda

Type : MPhil
Currently progressing

Development of a fashion illustration communication system based on Sri Lankan identity

 

Prof. S A Ariadurai
Prof. Nimal De Silva

Type : MPhil
Currently progressing

Theoretical and experimental approaches to develop a tailored woven compression (WARP) for the treatment of lower limb venous disorder.

 

Prof. W A Wimalaweera
Prof. S M Wijeratne

Type : MPhil
Currently progressing

Effective use of fibers from different banana varieties of Sri Lanka to develop composites.

 

 

Prof. G B Delkumburewatta
Prof. K Sarath D Perera

Type : MPhil
Currently progressing

Energy management practices adopted by industries in Sri Lanka: An analysis from selected entities

 

Eng. D.C. Wijewardena
Mrs. P.R. Dadigamuwa
Dr. Priyantha Wijesooriya

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Research study on errors occurred on aviation maintenance in views of regulatory and procedural requirements

 

Dr. Ruminda Wimalasiri

Grp Capt Shantha Dias

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Investigation of the current state of occupational hazard and control and health advancement in dry rubber industry

 

Dr. N.S. Senanayake

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Survey on boiler failures in Sri Lanka

 

Dr. K.E.D. Sumanasiri
Mr. D.L. Ashok Peiris

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Evaluation of efficiency of strategic management practices in the refrigeration manufacturing industry in BOI Katunayake (With special reference to Everest Lanka (Pvt) Ltd)

 

Mr. W.R. De Mel
Dr. B. Sonnadara

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Achieving reduction in the operational and maintenance cost of the production process through management of maintenance as well as strategic management of maintenance expenditure

 

Dr. H.D. Goonatilleke

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Analysing the organizational factors influencing employees’ job satisfaction

 

Mr. J.H.S.K. Jayamaha

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Analysis of energy usage in a corrugated board manufacturing plant

 

Mrs. T.M.D.N. Medagedera
Mr.  M.Y. J. Fernando

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Reduced carbon foot print at Parliament complex through the energy optimization

 

Ms. T.S.S. Jatunnarachchi

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Enhancing the last mile access to cater customer service requirement in telecommunication

 

Mr. V.R. Jayasekera
Mr. B.N. Balasuriya
Mr. Mangala Rupasinghe

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Effect of seams on drape of selected woven fabrics in apparel industry

 

Prof. G.B. Delkumburewatte
Dr. C.N. Herath

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Investigation on the issues leading for poor performances in online fashion retailing of a Sri Lankan fashion chain.

 

Prof. S.A. Ariadurai
Dr. M.E.R. Perera

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

A study on the Influence of salesperson on consumer satisfaction.

 

Prof. G.B. Delkumburewatte
Mr. G.Y.A.R. Jayananda

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Identify the factors influencing order fulfillments of bodyline (Pvt.) Limited and recommend effective solutions

 

Prof. S.A. Ariadurai
Dr. M.E.R. Perera

Type : MTech
Currently progressing

Maximization of energy generation from small hydropower plants in Sri Lanka

 

Mr. Ravi de Mel

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Evaluation of energy saving potential in 
tea manufacturing sector in Sri Lanka 

 

Dr. Ruminda Wimalasiri

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Impact analysis of introducing biomass 
for process heat in tire manufacturing 
industry in Sri Lanka

 

Ms. Nimali Medagedara

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Steam driven Boiler Feed water pump 
for Puttalam Coal Power Plant - Sri Lanka.

 

Dr. N. Senanayake
Mr. Ruchira Abeyweera

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Measure to minimize energy losses in 
distribution network in Sri Lanka

 

Mr. Ravi de Mel

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Analysis of CO2 emission and future 
scenario in Sri Lanka hotel industry

 

Ms. T.S.S. Jayathunarachchi

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Thesis project : Grid stability and power 
generation systems  connected to low 
voltage distribution 

 

Dr. K.A.C. Udayakumar

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Possibilities of various energy 
applications from municipal solid waste 
incineration from solid waste collected 
in Colombo municipal limits

 

Ms. Nimali Medagedara 

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Enhancing gas turbine performance by 
Inlet cooling using absorption 
refrigeration

 

Dr. N.S. Senanayake 

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Design of a heat recovery steam 
generation system for steam turbine. 

 

Ms. Iresha Arthenayake

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Improve energy efficiency in sugar 
factory

 

Mr. Ravi de Mel

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Improvement of energy efficiency of a 
biomass hot water supply system and 
Improvement of reliability of a Biomass 
Boiler.

 

Dr. K.E. D.Sumanasiri

Type : M.Sc.
Currently Progressing

Future predictions on impact of climate change on Water Resources and Agriculture in different locations of Sri Lanka

 

Prof.  C.S. De Silva

Type : M.Sc.
Currently progressing

Season variation of rainfall and during past decades using statistical tools

 

Prof.  C.S. De Silva

Type : M.Sc.
Currently progressing

Identification of suitable crop and mulch combination to resist the global temperature stress on soil properties

 

Prof.  C.S. De Silva

Type : M.Sc.
Currently progressing

Impact of climate change induced temperature stress on soil properties and nutrient absorption and leaching

 

Prof.  C.S. De Silva

Type : M.Sc.
Currently progressing

Climate change awareness and adaptation measures –Farmers survey in Hambantota and Anuradhapura

 

Prof. C.S. De Silva

Type : M.Sc.
Currently progressing

Effect of Sri Lankan grown Galangal (Alpinia galanga) on biofilm formation, antimicrobial activity against Gram- positive bacteria and confirm possible toxicity for safe use.

 

Dr. N.S.  Weerakkody

Type : M.Sc.
Currently progressing

Study of well water quality of community base water projects in welipitiya D.S. division

 

Dr. S. Thrikawala

Type : M.Sc.
Currently progressing

Impact of fertilizer application on surface water; an assessment of water quality of Polwatta river in Matara District

 

Dr. S. Thrikawala

Type : M.Sc.
Currently progressing

Impact of knowledge sharing on
E-government services

 

K O D D Fernando

Dr. K N H P Liyanage
Dr. Bandula Jayathilaka
Prof. Lakshman Jayathilaka
Dr. L S K Udugama

 

Investigating the effectiveness of the programmes conducted by the Faculty of Eng. Tech. of the OUSL

R. Manohanthan

Prof. S A Ariaydurai
Dr. M Indralingam
Prof. (Ms) GD Lekamge

 

Title

Name of the Academics

Other Information

Influence of elastic properties of sewing threads on puckering seams

Prof. W.A. Wimalaweera

 

Currently progressing

Use of Geosynthetic technology for provision of clean well water

Prof. S.A.A. Ariadurai

Currently progressing

Development  of double socket comfort liners for  amputees

Prof. G.B.Delkumburewatta

Currently progressing

Condition assessment of railway bridges in Kelani-Veli (KV) line

Dr. K. Karunananda Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena Dr. J. Liyanagama

Currently progressing