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Department of Chemical & Process Engineering

University of Moratuwa

Best Paper Award won by Chemical and Process Engineering Department Undergraduate Students 

 

The Chemical and Process Engineering Department undergraduate student research project paper on ‘Linear Wind Flow Model’ won the best paper award under the category of Renewable Energy at the International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancement held in SAITM Campus on 25th April 2015. The focus of this study was to develop a linear wind flow model using WAsP software to identify wind power generation potential and local wind climatic changes in north-west coastal region of Puttalm in Sri Lanka.

This study was done by undergraduate students Mr. P.M.A.M.K.Wickramasinghe and Ms.W.A.M.K.P.Wickramaarachchi under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Mahinsasa Narayana and Mr. P.W.Vidanage

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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.

 

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.