Mrs. MGG Awanthi

BSc Agric (Ruhuna)

Lecturer in Agricultural Engineering
Dept of Agric Engineering
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka


Phone

:

+94(0)41 229 2200 / +94(0)41 229 2386 (Office),

+94 77 2548252 (Mobile)

Fax

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+94 41 2292384

E-mail

:

mggawanthi@gmail.com

FULL NAME

Mahanama Geegana Gamage Awanthi

 

PERSONAL

Born August 19, 1985

Married

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

RESIDENCE

No:118, Tissa Road, Netolpitiya, Sri Lanka

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • First Runner-up, student research session (Oral) at the International Symposium 2010, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka (16th November 2010)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2013- Onward: Lecturer (probationary) to the Dept of Agric. Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. Conducting lecture programs and practical for undergraduates, assessing and evaluating them and conducting examinations is the main responsibilities

  • 2012-2013; Development Assistant for the department of export Agriculture, District office, Hambantota, Sri Lanka

  • 2011-2012: Served as an assistant course coordinator, institute for Agro technology and rural sciences, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • 2010-2011; Temporary Demonstrator in Agric. Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, and University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Successfully completed Certificate Course in Professional Development in Higher Education, Staff development center, University of Ruhuna, Sri lanka (2013)

 

EXTRA ACTIVITIES

  • Secretary, Poster session Committee, International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment 2013 and 2014, University of Ruhuna

  • Coordinator, Water day school awareness program (2013), conducted by department of Agric. Engineering with collaboration of Sri Lanka Net Water partnershi

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

Awanthi, M.G.G. and Champa M Navaratne (2010) Carbon footprint of an organization: a case study in Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. 15th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

 

Awanthi, M.G.G. and Champa M Navaratne (2011) Assessment of Carbon footprint per capita: a case study in Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. Eighth Academic Sessions, Department of Zoology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

Edirisinghe E.A.L.P, Pathmalal U.K.G.K, Champa M Navaratne and Awanthi, M.G.G. (2013) Soil and Water Quality issues in Abandoned Lands in Matara Divisional Secretariat Area, Symposium proceeding of The Water professionals’ day (October 01, 2013), water resources research in Sri Lanka.

 

Awanthi, M.G.G. and Rupasinghe C.P. (2015) Effect of Passive Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) on Shelf-life Extension of Jackfruit (Artocarpusheterophyllus L.) Bulbs, 12th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

Awanthi, M.G.G. Rathnaweera D.T.H.P, and Rupasinghe C.P. (2015) Estimation of Post Harvest Losses of Selective Market Chains in Sri Lanka, 12th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

Post-harvest technology and carbon footprint