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Dissanayake Mudiyanselage Pavani Dulanja Dissanayake

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Ihala Weerakodiyana General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2017 Master Agricultural Sciences
2012 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Environmental Science, Use of biochar for CO2 adsorption, Use of biochar for heavy metal immobilization in contaminated soil


Publications resulting from Research: 


Journal Articles

Dissanayake, P.D., You, S., Igalavithana, A.D., Xia, Y., Bhatnagar, A., Gupta, S., Kua, H.W., Kim, S., Kwon, J.H., Tsang, D.C.W., and Ok, Y.S. (2019). Biochar-based adsorbents for carbon dioxide capture: A Critical Review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 119:109582 (IF: 10.556) (JCR Top 5% (Q1), Green & Sustainable Science & Technology: 1/35) (Published online: 26 November 2019).

Dissanayake, P.D., Choi, S.W., Igalavithana, A.D., Yang, X., Tsang, D.C.W., Wang, C.H., Kua, H.W., Lee, K.B., Ok, Y.S. Sustainable gasification biochar as a high efficiency adsorbent for CO2 capture: A facile method to designer biochar fabrication. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 124: 109785 (IF: 10.556) (JCR Top 5% (Q1), Green & Sustainable Science & Technology: 1/35) (Published online: February 2020).

Igalavithana, A.D., Choi, S.W., Dissanayake, P.D., Shang, J., Wang, C.H., Yang, X., Kim, S., Tsang, D.C.W., Lee, K.B., Ok, Y.S. (2020). Gasification biochar from feedstock mixtures of food waste and wood waste for effective CO2 adsorption. Journal of Hazadous Materials, 391: 121147 (IF: 7.650) (JCR Top 5% (Q1), Engineering, Civil: 1/125) (Published online: 03 September 2019).

Xia, Y.F., Zhang, M., Tsang, D.C.W., Geng, N., Lu, D., Zhu, L., Igalavithana, A.D., Dissanayake, P.D., Rinkebe, J., Kim, K.H., Ok, Y.S. Recent advances in control technologies for nutrient pollution from agricultural runoff: current practices and prospects. Applied Biological Chemistry, 63 (8): 1-13 (IF: 1.559) (Published online: 04 February 2020).

Igalavithana, A.D., Choi, S.W., Shang, J., Hanif, A., Dissanayake, P.D., Tsang, D.C.W., Lee, K.B., Ok, Y.S. Carbon dioxide capture in biochar produced from pine sawdust and paper mill sludge: Effect of pyrolysis temperature and steam activation. Science of the Total Environment (IF: 5.589). (Published online: 31 May 2020).

Abstracts and full papers published in conference proceedings

Dissanayake, P.D., Kim, S., Ok, Y.S. (2020). Effect of Plastic Mulch Wastes on Soil Quality and Crop Productivity in Agro-Environments. Sustainable Waste Management Workshop. National University of Singapore, Singapore. 7-9 January 2020. P. 9

Herath, H.M.I.K., Dissanayake, D.M.P.D., Nirukshan, G.S., Kottegoda, N. (2019). Use of Nano-Fertilizer to Minimize Nutrient Losses from Sandy Regosols. 14th International Conference on the East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies. 3-8 November 2019. National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. P. 136

Hong, Y., Kwon, S.G., Park, M., Dissanayake, P.D., Ok, Y.S. (2019). The Performance of Standard Biochars for the Sustainable Recovery of Vaporized Hydrocarbons During Low Temperature Thermal Remediation of Diesel Contaminated Soil. IBI Biochar World Congress 2019, 10-14 November 2019, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. P. 95.

D.M.P.D. Dissanayake, Siming You, Avanthi D. Igalavithana, Yinfeng Xia, Amit Bhatnagar, Souradeep Gupta, Harn Wei Kua, Sumin Kim, Daniel C.W. Tsang, Yong Sik Ok. (2019). Biochar as a Sustainable Adsorbent for Capturing Carbon Dioxide: A Critical Review. Harmful Organisms. 24-27 April 2019. Busan, Korea. P. 76

D.M.P.D. Dissanayake, Seung Wan Choi, Avanthi Deshani Igalavithana, Xiao Yang, Daniel C.W. Tsang, Chi-Hwa Wang, Harn Wei Kua. Ki Bong Lee, Yong Sik Ok. (2019). Effect of Feedstock Type and Modification Method on Carbon Dioxide Adsorption Capacity of Biochar. Harmful Organisms. 24-27 April 2019. Busan, Korea. P. 136

Pavani Dulanja Dissanayake, Yinfeng Xia, Daniel C.W. Tsang, Jin Shang, Yong Sik Ok. (2018). Biochar-Based Adsorbents for Capturing Carbon Dioxide. 3rd International conference on Biological Waste as Resource (BWR 2018). The Hong Kong Education University, Hong Kong, 17-19 December 2018. P. 160

Pavani Dulanja Dissanayake, Seung Wan Choi, Avanthi Deshani Igalavithana, Xiao Yang, Chi-Hwa Wang, Jin Shang, Daniel C.W. Tsang, Ki Bong Lee, Yong Sik Ok. (2018). Effect of Carbon Dioxide and Potassium Hydroxide Modification on CO2 Adsorption Capacity of Biochar. 4th Asia Pacific Biochar Conference (APBC 2018). 3-8 November 2018. Foshan, China. Pp. 113.

D.M.D.I.Wijebandara, D.M.P.D.Dissanayake, S.A.S.Imaya. (2018). Status of Copper and Zinc in Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Growing Soils in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy (SLCARP) International Agricultural Research Symposium.13-14 August 2018. Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pp 105.

D.M.D.I.Wijebandara, D.M.P.D.Dissanayake, S.A.S.Imaya. (2018). Assessment of Soil Nutrient Status in Batticaloa District in Sri Lanka for Expansion of Coconut Cultivation. Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference - WinC 2018, 24-25 August 2018. Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka. Pp 307.

D.M.P.D.Dissanayake, D.M.D.I.Wijebandara, H.P.D.T.Hewapathirana. (2018). Comparison of Nutrient Status in Drooped and Healthy Coconut Palms (Cocos nucifera L.) in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference (WinC 2018), 24-25 August 2018. Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka. Pp 312.

D.M.D.I.Wijebandara, D.M.P.D.Dissanayake, R.Nishanth, L.P.Vidhanaarachchi. (2018). Evaluating Quality of Different Types of Poultry Manure Use for Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) Cultivations in Sri Lanka. Second International Conference on Bioresource, Energy, Environment and Materials Technology. 10th-13th June 2018, Hongcheon, Korea. Pp 562.
D.M.D.I.Wijebandara, D.M.P.D.Dissanayake, S.A.S.Imaya. (2018). Soil Fertility Status of Non-traditionally Coconut Growing Soils in Sri Lanka. Second International Conference on Bioresource, Energy, Environment and Materials Technology. 10th-13th June 2018, Hongcheon, Korea. Pp 563.
Hewapathirana, H.P.D.T., L.L.W.C. Yalegama, H.A.E. Samaranayake and D.M.P.D. Dissanayake. (2018). In-vitro analysis of Glycemic Index of coconut jaggery and table sugar. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment (ISAE 2018). 17th January 2018. Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pp.156-158. (ISSN: 1800-4830).

Hewapathirana, H.P.D.T., L.L.W.C. Yalegama, H.A.E. Samaranayake and D.M.P.D. Dissanayake. (2017). Prediction of Glycemic Index of coconut jaggery and table sugar through in-vitro analysis. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Traditional and Complementary Medicine (Tradmed 2017). 23rd to 25th November 2017. Waters Edge Hotel, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka. Pp.77.

Wanasinghe, W.M.R.A., D.M.D.I.Wijebandara, R.C.W.M.R.A. Nugawela and D.M.P.D. Dissanayake. (2017). Phosphorus availability in goat manure and inorganic phosphorous treated coconut growing soils in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 16th Agricultural Research Symposium of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. 9th and 10th November 2017. Pp. 595-599. (ISBN: 978-955-7442-12-9).

Wickramaarachchi, W.A.M.S., D.M.P.D. Dissanayake and D.M.S. Duminda. (2017). Sulphur status of soils in coconut estates in Gampaha district, Sri Lanka. In: Proceedings of the 9th Annual Research Symposium of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. 21st September 2017. Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Pp.47. (ISSN: 2012-5623).

Dissanayake, D.M.P.D., L.M.S.S. Kumari, H.M.I.K. Herath, D.M.D.I. Wijebandara and G.S Nirukshan. (2016). Effect of Sodium chloride application on nitrification rates in coconut growing Sandy Regosol. In: V.R.M. Vidhanaarachchi, H.M.I.K. Herath, M.K. Meegahakumbura, A.D.N.T. Kumara and M.K.F. Nadheesha (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth Plantation Crop Research Symposium, Colombo. Sri Lanka. 2nd-4th November, 2016. Coconut Research Institute, Lunuwila, Sri Lanka. Pp. 185-194. (ISBN: 978-955-9013-19-8)

Nirukshan, G.S., H.M.I.K. Herath, D.M.D.I. Wijebandara and D.M.P.D. Dissanayake. (2016). Soil microbial population and activity affected by fertilizer and manure addition in a coconut growing sandy regosol. In: V.R.M. Vidhanaarachchi, H.M.I.K. Herath, M.K. Meegahakumbura, A.D.N.T. Kumara and M.K.F. Nadheesha (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth Plantation Crop Research Symposium, Colombo. Sri Lanka. 2nd-4th November, 2016. Coconut Research Institute, Lunuwila, Sri Lanka. Pp. 163 - 172. (ISBN: 978-955-9013-19-8)

Dissanayake, D.M.P.D., L.M.S.S. Kumari, H.M.I.K. Herath and D.M.D.I. Wijebandara. (2016). Inhibitory effect of chloride application on nitrification rates of coconut growing Sandy Regosol. In: S. Jayakody and R.A.R.Prabodinie (Eds.), Proceedings of the Wayamba International Conference - WinC 2016, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka. 19-20th August 2016. Wayamba University, Sri Lanka. Pp. 289. (ISBN: 978-955-4079-53-9).

Dissanayake, D.M.P.D. and R.M.C.P. Rajapaksha. (2016). Nitrous oxide emission from wetland rice fields grown with six rice varieties in Sri Lanka. Poster presented at: Fifth International Eco summit. Montpellier, France. 29th August – 1st September 2016.

Adikari, A.M. N., D.M.P.D. Dissanayake, H.M.I.K. Herath, D.M.D.I.Wijebandara and B. Gajanayake. (2016). Investigation of status of sulphur in coconut lands in the Intermediate Zone of Sri Lanka. In: Proceedings of the 15th Agricultural Research Symposium, Makandura, Sri Lanka. 28th–29th June 2016. Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. Pp. 359-362. (ISBN: 978-955-4709-51-5).

Chathuranga, N.W.K.L.D.N., G.S. Nirukshan, D.M.P.D. Dissanayake and D.M.S. Duminda. (2016). Relationship between phosphate solubilizing bacteria and soil phosphorus of coconut growing soils. In: Proceedings of the 8th Annual Research Symposium of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. 11th February 2016. Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Pp. 29. (ISBN: 2012-5623).

Dissanayake, D.M.P.D. and R.M.C.P. Rajapaksha. (2015). Controlling nitrate leaching losses from fertilized Sandy Regosol using neem (Azadirachta indica). In: A. Bandaranayake, P. Bandaranayake, D. Bandupriya, S. Chelvendran, C. Jayawardena and M. Vithanage (Eds.), Proceedings of the fifth Young Scientists Forum symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 22nd January 2016. National Science and Technology Commission, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pp. 27-29. (ISBN: 978-955-8630-06-8).

Nirukshan G.S., D.M.P.D. Dissanayake, H.M.I.K. Hearth and N.A Tennakoon. (2015). Comparison of plant and soil nutritional status between organically and conventionally cultivated two coconut lands in the intermediate zone of Sri Lanka. In: A. Bandaranayake, P. Bandaranayake, D. Bandupriya, S. Chelvendran and M. Vithanage (Eds.), Proceedings of the fifth Young Scientists Forum symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 22nd January 2016. National Science and Technology Commission, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pp. 62-65. (ISBN: 978-955-8630-06-8).

Dissanayake, D.M.P.D and R.M.C.P. Rajapaksha. (2012). Accumulation of nitrate in selective crops and well water in Kalpitiya as affected by chemical fertilizer inputs. In: N.V.I.Ratnathunga (Ed.), Proceedings of Peradeniya University Research Session 2012. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. 4th June 2013. University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Pp.104. (ISBN: 978-955-589-164-6).





Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Reading PhD

Affiliations

Soil Science Society of Sri Lanka
Young Scientist's Forum of Sri Lanka

Presentation given

2020
Effect of Plastic Mulch Wastes on Soil Quality and Crop Productivity in Agro-Environments.
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Event: Sustainable Waste Management Workshop.
2018
Biochar-Based Adsorbents for Capturing Carbon Dioxide.
The Hong Kong Education University, Hong Kong
Event: 3rd International conference on Biological Waste as Resource (BWR 2018)
2018
Effect of Carbon Dioxide and Potassium Hydroxide Modification on CO2 Adsorption Capacity of Biochar
Crawn Plaza Hotel, Foshan, China
Event: 4th Asia Pacific Biochar Conference (APBC 2018)
2019
Biochar as a Sustainable Adsorbent for Capturing Carbon Dioxide
Busan, Korea
Event: Harmful Organisms
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Nov 2018
Best oral presentation award
Best oral presentation award (3rd prize) for the outstanding presentation on "Effect of carbon dioxide and potassium hydroxide modification on CO2 adsorption capacity of biochar" presented at 4th Asia Pacific Biochar Conference (APBC 2018), Foshan, China.
Dec 2018
Best poster presentation award
Best poster presentation for the poster on “Biochar based adsorbents for capturing carbon dioxide” in the 3rd International Conference on Biological Waste as Resource (BWR 2018). The Hong Kong Education University, Hong Kong, 17-19 December 2018
Dec 2018
Outstanding contribution in reviewing
Certificate of outstanding contribution in reviewing for the journal of Environmental Pollution (IF: 5.714), Journal of Hazardous Materials (IF: 9.038) and Journal of Soils and Sediments (IF: 2.763) in 2018.
May 2009
S.W. Siriwardena scholarship for the best performance in 1100 series
S.W. Siriwardena scholarship for the best performance in 1100 series (obtained GPA of 4.00 out of 4.00) - Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.