Ms. E.M.G.P.Hemachandra

Ms. E.M.G.P.Hemachandra

Lecturer (Probationary)
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya
  • 0717371286
  • gimhani@agri.pdn.ac.lk
  • M.Sc (CW & R) in Integrated Water Resources Management (Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka).
  • B.Sc. in Agricultural Technology and Management (Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka).
  • Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka from 23rd¬†September 2020 to Present.
  • SAWA fellow, South Asian Water (SAWA) Leadership Programme on Climate Change, funded by  International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada and is managed by SaciWATERs, Hyderabad, India from 1st March 2019 to 31st May 2020. Fellowship for M.Sc. (CW & R) in Integrated Water Resources Management, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Temporary Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka from 1st March 2018 to 28th February 2019.

JOURNAL PAPERS

  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and De Silva, R.P., 2021. Application of Standard Precipitation Index (SPI) to Assess Rainfall variability in a Major Agricultural Area in Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research, 32(3), Pp.276-286.
  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and De Silva, R.P., 2020. Developing a Composite Map of Vulnerability to Rainfall Extremes in Sri Lanka. In Water, Flood Management and Water Security Under a Changing Climate¬†(pp. 63-84). Springer, Cham.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Menike, A.R.M.M.P., Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K., Galagedara, L.W., and Mowjood, M.I.M., 2021. Assessment of the Mitigation Capacity of Village Tank Cascade System (VTCS) on Climatic Extremes (Flood & Drought) using Standard Precipitation Index (SPI). Proceedings of the Cascade Ecology & Management Conference – 2021, 17th - 18th September 2021held in Faculty of Agriculture University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka.pp 47-49. (Extended abstract Publication).
  • Dissanayake, R.D.J.S., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., 2021. Assessment of the Diversity of an Irrigation Command Area using Remote Sensing and GIS – A Study in Mahakanumulla Village Tank Cascade System. Proceedings Faculty of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Symposium 2020 (abstract publication, Pp. 73).
  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and Ranjith Premalal De Silva. 2021. A Sustainability Index for Assessing Village Tank Cascade Systems (VTCs) in Sri Lanka. 8th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM). Institute of Water and Flood Management, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 29-31, 2021. (Abstract publication, Pp. 210).
  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and Ranjith Premalal De Silva. 2020. Application of Standard Precipitation Index (SPI) to Assess Rainfall Variability in an Area with Small Cascades in Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. 32nd Annual Congress of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 19-20 November,2020 (Abstract publication Pp. 36).
  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and Ranjith Premalal De Silva. 2019. Development of Climate Change Indicative Parameters for Sri Lanka Using Daily Rainfall Data. Symposium on Sustainable Land and Watershed Management under Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment on 24th October,2019 in Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Sadiksha, C., Shahi Narendra Bdr., Ray, A.,Manimozhi, R., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and Chakraborty, S. 2019. Differences in Perception of Climate Change: A Case Study on Bhotechaur Village in Nepal. Rajarata International Research Conference on 6-7 November, 2019 in Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Mihintale, Sri Lanka. (Abstract Publication, Pp. 144).
  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and Ranjith Premalal De Silva. 2019. Geo-Informatics as A Tool for Assessment of Village Tank Cascades. Proceedings of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation - Asia Pacific Conference, MAS Athena, Thulhiriya, Sri Lanka, 10 - 13 September 2019. (Abstract Publication, Pp. 201 – 202).
  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and Ranjith Premalal De Silva. 2019. Developing A Composite Map of Extreme Rainfall Anomalies in Sri Lanka. 7th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM) - with special focus on Water Security under a Changing Climate, Special Session on “Hydrometeorological Hazards and risks”, Institute of Water and Flood Management, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 02-04, 2019. (Extended abstract publication, Pp. 61-62).
  • Hemachandra, E.M.G.P., Dayawansa, N.D.K. and Ranjith Premalal De Silva. 2017. Developing an Interactive Spatial Database for Rainfall Related Indicative Parameters of Climate Change in Sri Lanka. Proceedings Faculty of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Symposium 2017 (abstract publication, Pp. 138).