Contact Details

Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
Puliyankulama
Anuradhapura
Sri Lanka.

P: +94 25 222 1612
F: +94 25 222 1612
Email
E: deptaess@agri.rjt.ac.lk

Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science

Our Staff

Prof. N.S. Abeysinghe

Professor/Head
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

Dr. G.V.T.V. Weerasooriya

Senior Lecturer/Dean
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

Prof. M.H.J.P. Gunarathna (PhD)

Professor in Agricultural Engineering
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

Climate Change

 

Prof. M.G.T.S. Amarasekara

Professor
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

Prof. Nadeeka Kumari

Professor
Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1612
F: +94 25 2221612
E: nadeeta@gmail.com
Research Interests

Hydrology and Climatology, Water Quality Management, Climate Change, Irrigation and Water 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.(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
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Composting and other solid waste management options
  • Surface water quality
  • Climate change
  • Science education methods

Dr. (Ms.) Jayaruwani Fernando

Senior Lecturer
Department of Agricultural Engineering & Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94712861687
F: -
E: ajfdo@yahoo.com
Research Interests

Food Process Engineering

Agricultural Machinery Engineering and Manufacturing Systems

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,  Microbial Fertilizers (Biofertilizers/ Biofilm-biofertilizers), 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
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

Temporary Staff

S. Karthigayani

Temporary Lecturer E: ammusacthivel@gmail.com

M.F. Sadeeka

Temporary Demonstrator E: sadeekafathima93@gmail.com

N.G. Sriyani

Temporary Demonstrator E: sriyanigamage91@gmail.com

A.M.S.U.M. Attanayake

Temporary Demonstrator E: attanayakesachinthya@gmail.com

R.K.D. Ranathunga

Temporary Demonstrator E: - kawmadidulanga2013@gmail.com

A.G.D. Sandamini

Temporary Demonstrator E: sandhamini.a.g.d@gmail.com

S. Narththanah

Temporary Demonstrator E: s.narthu05@gmail.com

L.S.B. Dhanapala

Temporary Demonstrator E: lanthikad@gmail.com

D.M.B.M. Deegala

Temporary Demonstrator E: bhagyadeegala12@gmail.com

S.S. de Silva

Temporary Demonstrator E: sasanka.sankajee9488@gmail.com

Non−Academic Staff

Mr. M.R.N.B. Rathnayake

Technical officer

Mr. A.M. Herath Banda

Technical officer

Mrs. H.M.T.G. Alagalla

Technical officer

Mr. D.M.L.K. Dissanayake

Technical officer

Mr. Jagath Wijeweera

Technical officer

Mr. A.L.G.N. Kumara

Lab Attendant

Mr. B.M.U.R. Basnayake

Lab Attendant

Mrs. A.S. Illangasinghe

Management Assistant

Mrs. P.H.N.N. Gunasena

Lab Attendant

Mr.R.M.A. Ranasingha

Mechanic

Mr. UGRC Premarathna

Welder

Ms. PH Muthuruwani Dhaneshika

Work aid