Faculty of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

Mr. N.K. Wijewardane

Probationary Lecturer



Official Address :

Department of Agricultural Engineering,
Faculty of Agriculture,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

nkw.pdn@gmail.com


Telephone :

+94 81 239 5464


Personal Website :






  • M.Sc. (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering), Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), Sri Lanka (2013)
  • B.Sc. (Agricultural Technology & Management), University of Peradeniya (2010) - First class Honors
  • Best paper and presentation award in International Symposium on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering Practices for Sustainable Development (AEPS) in 2012 at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna
  • Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2014 to date)
  • Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya (2013)
  • Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka (2012)
  • Research assistant in the SATREPS project at the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya (2011)
  • Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya (2010)
  • Farm Machinery
  • Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Gamage, D. A. S., Basnayake, B. F. A., & Wijewardane, N. K. (2011). Biochar coated urea as slow releasing fertilizer and evaluation of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium leaching. In M. Wijeratne, N. S. B. M. Atapattu, W. W. D. A. Gunawardana, P. W. A. Perera, & N. Y. Hirimuthugoda (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on the Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture (pp. 176-182).
  • Herath, G. B. B., Jayathilake, R., Madusanka, K. H. P., Weerasooriya, D. D. S. S., Wijewardane, N. K., Kawamoto, K., & Tanaka, N. (2012). Characterizing solid waste at dumps in different geographical settings of Sri Lanka for potential energy generation. In The 7th Asian Pacific Landfill Symposium.
  • Koide, T., Nagamori, M., Watanabe, Y., Isobe, Y., Wijewardane, N. K., Herath, G. B. B., . . . Kawamoto, K. (2012). Spatial variation in landfill gas composition under different precipitation condition and waste age in Sri Lanka. In R. Dissanayake, M. T. R. Jayasinge, P. A. Mendis, S. Fernando, & J. Y. Ruwanpura (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference in Sustainable Built Environment.
  • Koide, T., Nagamori, M., Wijewardane, N. K., Watanabe, Y., Isobe, Y., Herath, G. B. B.,. . Kawamoto, K. (2013). Spatial variation in landfill gas composition in Sri Lankan landfills. In SARDINIA 013, fourteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium. S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italy.
  • Koide, T., Nagamori, M., Wijewardane, N. K., Watanabe, Y., Isobe, Y., & Mowjood, M. I. M. (2012). Landfill gases at an abandoned open dump: a case study at Udapalatha/Gampola site in the central province of Sri Lanka. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering Practices for Sustainable Development (pp. 211-216).
  • Nagamori, M., Isobe, Y., Watanabe, Y., Wijewardane, N. K., Mowjood, M. I. M., Koide, T., & Kawamoto, K. (2012). Comparison of several landfill gas compositions between japan and Sri Lanka. In The 7th Asian Pacific Landfill Symposium (Vol. 19, pp. 558-564).
  • Nagamori, M., Isobe, Y., Watanabe, Y., Wijewardane, N. K., Mowjood, M. I. M., Koide, T., & Kawamoto, K. (2013). Characterization of major and trace components in gases generated from municipal solid waste landfills in Sri Lanka. In SARDINIA 2013, fourteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium. S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italy.
  • Nagamori, M., Koide, T., Wijewardane, N. K., Watanabe, Y., Isobe, Y., Mowjood, M. I. M., . . . Kawamoto, K. (2012). Flux measurements of greenhouse gases from an abandoned open dumping site in Sri Lanka . In R. Dissanayake, M. T. R. Jayasinge, P. A. Mendis, S. Fernando, & J. Y. Ruwanpura (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference in Sustainable Built Environment.
  • Wijewardane, N. K., Koide, T., Mowjood, M. I. M., Nagamori, M., Kawamoto, K., & Herath, G. B. B. (2013). Clustering open dumpsites in Sri Lanka based on waste characteristics, in proceedings sardinia. In SARDINIA 2013, fourteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium. S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italy.
  • Wijewardane, N. K., Koide, T., Mowjood, M. I. M., Kawamoto, K., & Kurukulasuriya, L. C. (2012). Characteristics of municipal solid wastes from selected plots located at up-slope and down-slope of the dumping site: a case study in Udapalatha/Gampola. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering Practices for Sustainable Development (pp. 205-210).
  • Wijewardane, N. K., Takahiro, K., Kawamoto, K., Mowjood, M. I. M., & Herath, G. B. B. (2012). A statistical approach for dumpsites classification in Sri Lanka based on waste characteristics. In R. Dissanayake, M. T. R. Jayasinge, P. A. Mendis, S. Fernando, & J. Y. Ruwanpura (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference in Sustainable Built Environment.
Editorial Work
  • Edited the Proceedings of the First Annual Students Research Session, Department of Agricultural Engineering, September 6, 2010