Presentation by Prof. Teppei Nunoura
Prof. Teppei Nunoura of University of Tokyo delivered a presentation on "Researchers and their research capability" at the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering seminar room on the 28th of April, 2015. Prof. Nunoura is the head of Nunoura Laboratory of Environment Systems Department and head of the Environmental Science Center (Kashiwa branch) of the University of Tokyo, Japan. Prof. Osamu Sawai who is an Assistant Professor and Ms. Disni Gamlath who is a PhD student of the same University also visited the Department with Prof. Nunoura.
Key Note Address by Prof. Padma Amarasinghe
Prof Padma Amarasinghe of the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering delivered the key note address on “Role of multidisciplinary research for the betterment of the society; Chemical Engineer’s perspective” at the 2nd International Conference on “Trends in Multidisciplinary Business and Economic Research” (TMBER- 2015) held in Bangkok Silom, Thailand from 25th -26th March 2015
Best Paper of the Session Won by Ms. Gayani Jayatunga and Prof Padma Amarasinghe
The Technical paper titled “Mathematical Modeling of Drying Kinetics of Black Pepper in a Spouted Bed Dryer with and without Non Porous Draft Tubes” authored by Ms. Gayani Jayatunga and Prof. Padma Amarasinghe of the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering was declared as the best paper of the session at the 2nd International Conference on “Trends in Multidisciplinary Business and Economic Research” (TMBER- 2015) held in Bangkok Silom, Thailand from 25th -26th March 2015. This research work and the visit to attend the conference were funded by the Higher Education for Twenty First Century (HETC) project.
Prof. Stefan delivers Lecture on Sustainable Consumption & Production
A lecture on ‘Sustainable consumption and production, multi-scale resource management and the LCA-MIPS approach’ was done by Prof. Stefan Bringezu at the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering seminar room on 25th February 2015. Professor Dr. Stefan Bringezu is the Director-RG3 of Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy in Germany.
Ishara Wins the Best Presentation Award at the First Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Kelaniya
Ishara, who is a Semester 8 student of the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering won the best presentation award at the First Undergraduate Research Symposium on Environment Conservation & Management (URS ENCM) held on the 29th of January, 2015 at the University of Kelaniya. The symposium was organized by the Department of Zoology and Environment Management.
Ishara won this award for her presentation on the paper titled "Importance of environmental regulations in the small and medium enterprise sector of Sri Lanka" under the theme Environmental Policies. This paper was based on a project that she has done during her in-plant training in the Semester 6 at the EML Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd. The project was an environmental audit to monitor compliance with the environmental regulations of small and medium scale enterprises who have received loans under the ‘Small and Medium Enterprise Development Facility (SMEDeF) scheme’ which was funded by the World Bank.