Dr. (Ms.) K.U.C. Perera

Senior Lecturer (G II)

Mathematics and Philosophy of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology

, E149,1st Floor, S and T Building, OUSL, Nawala, Nugegoda

Office: +94112881109, Ext: 609

E-mail: kuper@ou.ac.lk

Areas of Specialization:

Chemical & Process Engineering

Research interests:
  •  Renewable energy
  • Process development
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling
  • Senior Lecturer (G II) -Faculty of Engineering Technology, OUSL, From 2020-present
  • Lecturer (Probationary) -Faculty of Engineering Technology, OUSL, From 2013-2020
  • Research Engineer -National Engineering Research and Development Centre of Sri Lanka, 2008-2013
  • Temporary Demonstrator -Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Peradeniya, 2007-2008
Course Coordination:

MHZ3458- Mathematics for Agriculture

Research Supervisions:

Optimizing biogas production under tropical climatic conditions


Journal Papers published

Paper I – Perera K.U.C., Narayana M., Kissinger method: the sequential approach and DAEM for kinetic study of rubber and gliricidia wood, J.National Science Foundation Sri Lanka 2018 46 (2): 187 – 196 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jnsfsr.v46i2.8419

Paper II – Perera K.U.C., Narayana M., Modelling of Particle Size Effect on Equivalence Ratio Requirement for Wood Combustion in Fixed Beds, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-018-0348-0

Conference papers presented


Perera K.U.C., Narayana M., Witharana S. Numerical Modelling of Biomass Combustion on Moving Grates, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conference, (ASET 2019),pp 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICASET.2019.8714356

Perera K.U.C., Narayana M., Numerical Simulation of Carbon Dioxide Capture in Rubber Wood Gasification, 112th Annual sessions IESL, 2018.

Perera K.U.C., Narayana M., Finite Volume Analysis of Biomass Particle Pyrolysis, 2017 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7980514

K Pieris, P Vitharana, M Narayana, KUC Perera, S Perera, Introduction of flap gates for anicuts in wet zone,2017 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 45-49

Peiris, WKR; Narayana, M; Perera, KUC; Nadeeshani, E., The reality of development and second law of thermodynamics, National Energy Symposium 2014.

Peiris K., Narayana M., Perera KUC, fossil fuel & sustainable development, National Energy Symposium 2013.

K.U.C. Perera, G. Kulathunga, J. Olwa, Investigation of Operating Conditions for Optimum Biogas Production in Plug Flow Type Reactor, 102th Annual sessions IESL, 2012.

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