IPRC - 2017

 

Recent Submissions

  • Wanigasekara, R.M.G.; Agalawaththa, J.C.; Chrandrasena, B.G.D.R.; Jayatissa, N.W.K. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) are very commonly used in almost all of the electronic applications, due to ease of use. There are several modern methods of transferring circuit wiring diagrams to circuit board. Many of these ...
  • Kaushalya, K. W. A.; Fernando, A. P. N.; Ekanayake, H. M. P. K.; Jayatissa, N. W. K. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Blindness or visual impairment affects many people around the world. There are nearly 14 % visual disables in Sri Lanka. Blind people use white canes to identify obstacles by moving the cane. Over the years, blind people ...
  • Premaratne, W.A.P.J.; Perera, H.S.M. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The Attanagalu Oya plays a major role in national water supply since it contains four major national water supply and drainage board intakes. This study intends to investigate the water quality variation and pollution ...
  • Handagiripathira, H. M. N. L.; Deeyamulla, M. P.; Chandrajith, R. L. R. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Coastal water bodies such as lagoons and estuaries receive various types of pollutants due to anthropogenic influences resulted from rapid economic growth and urbanization. During the last decays, heavy metal contamination ...
  • Premaratne, W.A.P.J.; Senarathne, K.S.D. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Kalatuwawa is one of the major water treatment plants which supplies water to Colombo city and it‘s sub-urban. Raw and treated water samples were collected from the Kalatuwawa water treatment plant located at 6 85‘ latitude ...
  • Fernando, S.S.N.; Peiris, M.M.K.; Gunasekara, T.D.C.P.; Arachchi, N.D.H.; Jayaweera, P.M. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles (NPs) are very useful for many purposes due to their unique physical and chemical properties. Biological synthesis of TiO2 NPs is poorly understood compared to chemical and physical ...
  • Niwunhella, D. H. H.; Rupasinghe, T.D. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Transportation planning attempts to allocate fixed logistics capacity in the best possible way, for particular business requirements. This study focuses on the pharmaceutical supply chains, as optimization of medicine ...
  • Premaratne, W.A.P.J.; Maithreepala, K.L.U. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Scaling and corrosion effects of cooling towers and boilers can be identified by analyzing their water quality parameters. Cooling tower mainly has a refrigeration system, providing cooling in a wide range of applications ...
  • Premaratne, W.A.P.J.; Anuruddha, I.G.G.U. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Water pollution has become a common problem with the reduction of the availability of drinking fresh water resources. Hydrochemical parameters of groundwater and soil play a significant role in classifying and assessing ...
  • De Silva, P.S.N. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    This article has brought to consideration a problem about the applicable situations of the recently using relative humidity equation which is in terms of saturation pressure of a system in a certain temperature and saturation ...
  • Hapugaswatta, H. P. H.; Seneviratne, K.N.; Jayathilaka, N. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    miRNAs are small non-coding RNA that are known to regulate gene expression at transcription level. Altered expression levels of miRNAs due to the infections can serve as clinically relevant biomarkers. Reproducible and ...
  • Kodituwakku, K. A. R. K.; Yatawara, M. D. M. D. W. M. M. K. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The macrophyte based constructed wetlands (CWs) are economically feasible, easy to manage and an effective phyto-remediation method to treat sewage sludge safely. These wetlands have also been used for the removal of human ...
  • Karunasiri, M. G. A. N.; Seneviratne, K.N.; Jayathilaka, N. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Coconut cake, a by-product of the coconut oil manufacturing is a rich source of phenolic antioxidants. The majority of research dealing with phenolic antioxidants is primarily focused on the extraction of phenolic substances ...
  • Kendawala, A.; Kodithuwakku, A.; Kondasinghe, N.; Kaumadie, N.; Karunathilaka, S.; Wijesooriya, L.I. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Contaminated hands of healthcare workers (HCWs) are known to crosstransmit microorganisms causing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Hence, hand hygiene (HH) is the simplest and the most effective method to prevent HAIs. ...
  • Wijesooriya, L.I.; Weerawardana, A.; Mohamed, R. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Edwardsiella tarda is a Gram negative bacterium of Family Enterobacteriaceae - primarily a pathogen of fish. Human infections with E. tarda are rare. Reports of E. tarda septicemia is exceptional (<5%) with mortality of ...
  • Jayathilake, E.K.S.; Jayarathne, J.A.J.C.; Muhandiramlage, T.P.; Fujii, Y.; Gunasekara, K.A.D.C. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Co-infection in individuals by more than one Dengue Virus (DENV) serotype has been reported in regions where multiple serotypes co-circulate. Co-infections can be detected using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). Semi-nested ...
  • Siriwardana, S.R.; Herath, S.; Wijesooriya, L.I. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the spine is a special imaging modality to evaluate various symptoms in spine including low back pain. However, extra spinal incidental findings (IF) which detect additionally during the ...
  • Wickramasinghe, N.D.D.; Lynch, C.B.; Coombes, J.; Jayamanne, S.F.; De Silva, S.T. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Inappropriate use of asthma inhalers can lead to increased hospitalizations, reduced quality of life (QOL), loss of productivity and increased health related costs. Pharmacist-led interventions have shown an improvement ...
  • Udayanga, N.W.B.A.L.; Gunathilaka, P.A.D.H.N.; Iqbal, M.C.M.; Fernando, M.A.S.T.; Abeyewickreme, W. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    As in many other Asian countries, vector control entities in Sri Lanka also depend upon larval indices as the major driving factor of routine entomological surveillance and management of dengue vectors. However, studies ...
  • Wijesooriya, L.I.; Hitige, D.G.; Herath, Y.B.; Sugandhi, R.A.I.; Siriwardana, S.R. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Dengue is a leading healthcare challenge in Sri Lanka. In 2015, 29,777 dengue cases were reported and this increased by 85.2% (55150 cases) in 2016. Last 10 months of year 2017 reported 158854 suspected dengue cases. Of ...

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