Mr. T. Kankeyan, who is attached to the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies as lecturer (probationary) in Mechanical Engineering, got the two years full scholarship for his MPhil research studies. He got study leave from the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies from 3rdofOctober 2016. He is reading for his MPhil studies at Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka. Continue reading
Dr. Ketheesan joined the Department of Civil Engineering as Senior Lecturer from 3rd October 2016. He obtained his B.Sc (Eng) degree from the University of Peradeniya in Year 2007. Then, he received his Master’s degree (Environmental Engineering) and PhD (Civil engineering) from New Mexico state university, United States in Year 2009 and 2012, respectively. He worked as a Research fellow at Nanyang Environment and Water research institute (NEWRI), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from Jan 2013 to September 2016. He has over eight years of research experience in the field of environmental/water engineering with particular emphasis on waste/biomass to bioenergy technologies, integrated anaerobic digestion and membrane technology, microalgae to bio-diesel production and mathematical modeling of environmental bio processes.