Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science

Our Staff

Dr. G.V.T.V. Weerasooriya
Head/Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94-25-2221612 / 714458680
F: +94-25-2221610
E: gvtvw@agri.rjt.ac.lk

Research Interests

  • Farm Machinery designing
  • Farm Machinery testing and evaluation
  • Inventions and Innovations in Agriculture
  • Modern technological application in Agriculture
Dr. M.G.T.S. Amarasekara
Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1612
F: +94 25 222 1612
E: tusita123@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Soil Fertility Management
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
Dr. D.M.S. Duminda
Senior Lecturer Grade I, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1612
F: +94 25 222 1612
E: dmsduminda@yahoo.com

Research Interests

  • Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
  • Environmental Analytical Chemistry
  • Aquatic Chemistry, P Chemistry
Dr. M.H.J.P. Gunarathna
Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 71 8665585
F: +94 25 2221612
E: janaka78@agri.rjt.ac.lk

Research Interests

  • Crop and Environmental Modelling
  • Irrigation and Water Management
Dr.(Mrs) D.M.S.H. Disanayaka
Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 2221612
F: +94 25 2221612
E: dissanayakashiromi@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Irrigation and Water Resources Management
  • Solid Waste and Wastewater Management
  • Climate change
Dr. N.S. Abeysinghe
Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1612
F: +94 25 222 1612
E: nabeysingha@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Watershed management in an agro- ecosystem
  • Hydrology and hydrological modeling
  • Soil and water conservation engineering
Mrs. Nadeeka Kumari
Senior Lecturer(On study leave) Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1612
F: +94 25 2221610
E: nadeeta@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Hydrology and Climatalogy
  • Water and Environmental Engineering
Ms. Jayaruwani Fernando
Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94712861687
F: -
E: ajfdo@yahoo.com

Research Interests

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Food Process Engineering
Mr. P.D. Kahandage
Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 2221612,+94-776606224
F: +94 25 2221612
E: pubudu2144@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Farm mechanization
  • Energy
Mrs. J.P.H.U. Jayaneththi
Lecturer(Probationary) Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 2221612
F: +94 25 2221612
E: harshaniupulika@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Soil Microbiology
  • Biofertilzers
  • Biofilmed Biofertlizer and Organic agriculture
  • Soil Biology, Agricultural Waste Management
Ms. K.G.S. Nirmanee
Lecturer (Probationary) Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 2221612
F: +94 25 2221612
E: kgs.nirmanee@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Water management
Mr. Eranda Januka Kosgollegedara
Lecturer (Probationary) Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 2221612
F: +94 25 2221612
E: erandajanuka@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Precision Agriculture
  • Electronics in Agriculture
  • Process Control and Automation
  • Agricultural Machinery
Mr. R.A. Asanka Srimal Rathnayaka
Lecturer (Probationary) Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 2221612
F: +94 25 2221612
E: asankasrimalrathnayaka@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Pedomerics
  • Proximal Soil Sensing
  • Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
  • Soil Survey and Classification
  • Environmental Soil Physics