IWAS Sujani

BSc Agric (Ruhuna), MSc (Peradeniya)

Lecturer in Animal Science
Dept of Animal Science
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Phone

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+94 71 66 36 513

E-mail

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sujani@ansci.ruh.ac.lk / ssujaniagric@gmail.com

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FULL NAME

IWAS Sujani

 

PERSONAL

Born July 05, 1986

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Sinhala and English

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • M.Sc. in Animal Science, 2016

  • B.Sc.(Hons) in Agriculture special degree  Specialized in Animal Science, University of Ruhuna, 2012

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • September 2017 - to date: Lecturer in Dept. of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna

  • September 2016 - August 2017: Scientific Officer (contract) in National Science Foundation

  • March 2016 - August 2016: Research Assistant in National Science Foundation

  • October 2015 - January 2016: Management Trainee in People’s Bank

  • January 2013- May 2015: Research Assistant in International Atomic Energy Authority, University of Ruhuna

 

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS AND AWARDS

  • Second Best Presenter, International Seminar on Livestock Production and Veterinary Technology, North Sumatera, Indonesia - 2018

  • Best oral presenter and technical presentation , Student session, International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka - 2012

 WORKSHOPS AND COLLABORATIVE WORK

  • Regional technical training workshop on construction and use of respiration chambers for small ruminant studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Sedang, Malaysia - 2018

  • Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the New Zealand Government in support of the Global Research Alliance on Agriculture Greenhouse Gases (the GRA) – 02 workshops - 2016 and 2017.

  • Gathering and compiling of data on the baseline emissions from dairy production systems and document the key mitigation interventions for modelling the mitigation potential in GLEAM; a livestock LCA model.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

R.T. Seresinhe, S. Sujani, I. N. Pathirana and C. J. Gajaweera, 2017, “Cellulase enzyme enhanced the diet digestibility and growth performance of ewes”, Asian Journal of Animal Sciences http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=ajas.0000.84238.84238&linkid=pdf, DOI: 10.3923/ajas.2017.

 

S. Sujani, A.N.F Perera and R.T Seresinhe, 2017, “Tannin binding agents enhanced the in vitro rumen fermentation parameters of tanniniferous fodder”, International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, 5 (2), pp: 86-96. Retrieved from https://www.ijasvm.com/ijasvmadmin/upload/IJASVM_5913e574c8264.pdf.

 

S. Sujani, T.D. Piyasena, I.N. Pathirana, R.T. Seresinhe and C.J. Gajaweera, 2017. “Supplementation of rice straw (Oryza sativa) with exogenous fibrolytic enzymes improves rumen fermentation on in vitro system”, Turkish Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 41, pp: 25-29. Retrieved from http://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/veterinary/issues/vet-17-41-1/vet-41-1-4-1503-8.pdf

 

S. Sujani, I.N. Pathirana, R.T. Seresinhe and K.B. Dasanayaka, 2016. “In vitro effects of exogenous fibrolytic enzymes on rumen fermentation of wild guinea grass (Panicum maximum)”, Iranian Journal of Animal Sciences, 6, pp: 303-308. Retrieved from http://ijas.iaurasht.ac.ir/article_522813.html

 

S. Sujani and R.T. Seresinhe, 2015, “Exogenous enzymes in ruminant nutrition: A review”, Asian Journal of Animal Sciences, 9 (3), pp: 85-99. Retrieved from http://scialert.net/fulltext/?doi=ajas.2015.85.99&org=12

 

S. Sujani, I.N. Pathirana and R.T. Seresinhe, 2015, “Enhanced in vitro fermentation parameters of guinea grass ecotype ‘A’ (Panicum maximum) and rice straw (Oryza sativa) with supplementation of exogenous fibrolytic enzymes”. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 27, Article #041. Retrieved from http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd27/3/suja27041.html

 

BOOKS

 

T Seresinhe, S Sujani and IN Pathirana, “Exogenous fibrolytic enzymes: for the better utilization of guinea grass and rice straw as ruminant feeds, Chapter 08, Springer Publishers, NY, USA (Accepted).

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

Thakshala Seresinhe and I.W.A.S Sujani, 2016. “Productivity Enhancement in a Cattle-Coconut Integrated System-Implications for Environmental Sustainability”, International Seminar on Livestock Production and Veterinary Technology. Retrieved from http://medpub.litbang.pertanian.go.id/index.php/proceedings/article/view/1456.

 

Manoja Kanakkahewage, Olesha Jasinghe, Sathya Sujani and Thakshala Seresinhe, 2016. “Effect of Supplementation of Different Concentrate Rations on Weight Gain, Milk Yield and Composition of Cross Bred Buffalo Cows”. International Seminar on Livestock Production and Veterinary Technology. Retrieved from http://medpub.litbang.pertanian.go.id/index.php/proceedings/article/view/1468

 

Chathurika APS, Sujani S*, Manawadu A and Seresinhe RT, 2018. “Enhance in-vitro rumen fermentation of wild guinea grass (Ecotype A) (Panicum maximum) with biological supplements”. International Seminar on Livestock Production and Veterinary Technology.

 

LOCAL CONFERENCES

 

S Sujani, RT Seresinhe and IN Pathirana, 2018. ‘Supplementation of rice straw (Oryza sativa) based diet with exogenous xylanase: intake, diet digestibility and growth rates of goats’, Proceedings of the 15th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

S Sujani, ANF Perera and RT Seresinhe, 2018. ‘Enhanced in vitro rumen fermentation parameters of ipilipil (Leucaena leucocephala) with supplementation of tannin binding agents’, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment (ISAE) 2018, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

Sujani I.W.A.S, Pathirana D.P.I.N and Seresinhe R.T, 2013. ‘Effect of exogenous fibrolytic enzymes on ruminal fermentation and methanogenesis of Guinea ‘A’ grass (Panicum maximum)’, Proceedings of the 69th Annual Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

Sujani I.W.A.S, Pathirana D.P.I.N and Seresinhe R.T, 2012. ‘In vitro fermentation, microbial profile and methanogenesis of two fibrous feeds as influenced by exogenous fibrolytic enzyme cellulase’, International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment (ISAE 2012), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

 

Poultry Nutrition, poultry Management, Animal Welfare