USJ Researchers published 38 Scopus Indexed papers in August 2022

Researchers from Science, Medical, Technology, Engineering, Management and Graduate Studies Faculties published Thirty-Eight research papers in Journals indexed by Elsevier Scopus during the month August 2022. Fifty-six researchers from USJ contributed to this achievement. The web publishing team of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura acknowledges their contribution to upgrading the research standards of the University and expanding the knowledge base in the relevant subject areas.

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Document Title Authors Year Source
1 Environmental corporate social responsibility and pro-environmental behavior: The effect of green shared vision and personal ties Latif, B., Gunarathne, N., Gaskin, J., Ong, T.S., Ali, M. 2022 Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 186, art. no. 106572.
2 Ayurvedic herbal extracts suppress Candidal biofilms in vitro Wijesinghe, G.K., Jayarathna, T.A., Dilhari, K.A.A., (…), Samaranayake, L.P., Weerasekera, M.M. 2022 Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 21(3), pp. 499-504.
3 Quantum Generative Modelling and Its Use Cases Abeywickrama, K.M., Ganguly, S., Gerardo Ayala Bertel, L., Mohanty, S. 2022 Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies, 133, pp. 205-222.
4 Predicting investors’ intention to invest in the stock market during COVID-19: can we use an extended theory of planned behavior? Kumari, J.S., Senani, K.G.P., Ajward, R. 2022 Journal of Asia Business Studies.
5 Quality of online information for the general public on familial hypercholesterolaemia Matthias, A.T., Kaushalya, P.D.J. 2022 Health Education Journal.
6 Ethanolic extract of rice bran: a thermally stable preservative for edible oils and cake Seneviratne, K.P., Anjali, N.V.P., Senanayake, C.M., Jayathilaka, N., Seneviratne, K.N. 2022 Food Production, Processing and Nutrition, 4(1), art. no. 14.
7 Dengue virus co-opts innate type 2 pathways to escape early control of viral replication Fonseka, C.L., Hardman, C.S., Woo, J., (…), Malavige, G.N., Ogg, G.S. 2022 Communications Biology, 5(1), art. no. 735.
8 Toxicological Effects of Tributyltin in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Embryos Kumudu Bandara, R.V., Pathmalal, M.M. 2022 Environment and Natural Resources Journal, 20(5), pp. 475-481.
9 Comparison of blood glucose responses by cane sugar (Saccharum officinarum) versus coconut jaggery (Cocos nucifera) in type 2 diabetes patients Pathirana, H.P.D.T.H., Wijesekara, I., Yalegama, L.L.W.C., (…), Jayasinghe, M.A., Waidyarathne, K.P. 2022 Journal of Future Foods, 2(3), pp. 261-265.
10 Ceylon cinnamon: a versatile ingredient for futuristic diabetes management Senevirathne, B.S., Jayasinghe, M.A., Pavalakumar, D., Siriwardhana, C.G. 2022 Journal of Future Foods, 2(2), pp. 125-142.
11 Coconut oil as a therapeutic treatment for alzheimer’s disease: a review Sandupama, P., Munasinghe, D., Jayasinghe, M. 2022 Journal of Future Foods, 2(1), pp. 41-52.
12 Camera trap data reveal the habitat associations, activity patterns and population density of Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) in Maduru Oya National Park, Sri Lanka Jayasekara, D., Dharmarathne, W.D.S.C., Padmalal, U.K.G.K., Mahaulpatha, W.A.D. 2022 Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 45(2), pp. 225-236.
13 Argumentative essays and conceptual incongruities: students mediated by identity and interdisciplinarity Chandrasoma, R., Jayathilake, C. 2022 Critical Inquiry in Language Studies.
14 Formulation of a Biologically-leavened Composite Cracker with Functional Properties Rathnayake, H.A., Navaratne, S.B., Navaratne, C.M. 2022 Journal of Culinary Science and Technology.
15 Anticandidal Activity of Hydroalcoholic Extract of Phyllanthus niruri L. (Stone-Breaker) Maia, F.C., Wijesinghe, G.K., Barbosa, J.P., (…), Anibal, P.C., Höfling, J.F. 2022 Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 65, art. no. e22210539.
16 COVID-19 and the Adaptive Role of Educators: The Impact of Digital Literacy and Psychological Well-Being on Education—A PLS-SEM Approach Gunathilaka, C., Wickramasinghe, R.S., Jais, M. 2022 International Journal of Educational Reform.
17 Cinnamomum zeylanicum and Curcuma longa incorporated dairy yoghurts with hindered glycaemic properties for healthy people Pavalakumar, D., Jayasinghe, M., Edirisinghe, M., Wijesekara, I., Senadheera, S. 2021 Journal of Future Foods, 1(1), pp. 104-112.
18 A Comprehensive Analysis on Network Slicing for Smart Hospital Applications Wijethilaka, S., Porambage, P., De Alwis, C., Liyanage, M. 2022 Proceedings – IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC, pp. 276-279.
19 Assessment of health risks associated with the consumption of wastewater-irrigated vegetables in urban areas Jabeen, F., Manzoor, M., Ibrahim, M., (…), Vithanage, M., Yousaf, B. 2022 International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology.
20 Prevention of DDoS Attacks Targeting Financial Services using Supervised Machine Learning and Stacked LSTM Kathirkamanathan, N., Thevarasa, B., Mahadevan, G., Skandhakumar, N., Kuruwitaarachchi, N. 2022 2022 IEEE 7th International conference for Convergence in Technology, I2CT 2022.
21 Prototype Solution for Human-Elephant Conflict using Secondary Data Thilakarathne, C., Samarawickrama, D., Serasinghe, H., Kuruwitaarachchi, N., Samaratunga, U. 2022 2022 IEEE 7th International conference for Convergence in Technology, I2CT 2022.
22 Carbon nanotube/rubber composites for pressure sensing applications De Silva, D.J., Abeysinghe, H., Pamunuwa, P., Nisansala, D., Etampawala, T.N.B. 2022 MRS Advances.
23 A review on self-adaptation approaches and techniques in medical image denoising algorithms Kulathilake, K.A.S.H., Abdullah, N.A., Sabri, A.Q.M., Bandara, A.M.R.R., Lai, K.W. 2022 Multimedia Tools and Applications.
24 Emerging advances in biomimetic synthesis of nanocomposites and potential applications Aththanayaka, S., Thiripuranathar, G., Ekanayake, S. 2022 Materials Today Sustainability, 20, art. no. 100206.
25 Application of Water Quality Index as a vulnerability indicator to determine seawater intrusion in unconsolidated sedimentary aquifers in a tropical coastal region of Sri Lanka Chandrajith, R., Bandara, U.G.C., Diyabalanage, S., Senaratne, S., Barth, J.A.C. 2022 Groundwater for Sustainable Development, 19, art. no. 100831.
26 Bioremediation of metal(loid) cocktail, struvite biosynthesis and plant growth promotion by a versatile bacterial strain Serratia sp. KUJM3: Exploiting environmental co-benefits Mondal, M., Kumar, V., Bhatnagar, A., (…), Chaudhuri, P., Biswas, J.K. 2022 Environmental Research, 214, art. no. 113937.
27 Synthetic wollastonite nanofiber for polybutylene terephthalate nanocomposite: Mechanical, thermal, tribological and flammability properties Chan, J.X., Wong, J.F., Hassan, A., (…), Yahaya, R., Gunathilake, T.M.S.U. 2022 Polymer, 256, art. no. 125259.
28 An unusual presentation of anaphylaxis with severe hypertension: a case report Govindapala, D., Senarath, U.S., Wijewardena, D., Nakkawita, D., Undugodage, C. 2022 Journal of medical case reports, 16(1), p. 327.
29 Editorial: Inequality in healthcare utilization and household spending in developing countries Jakovljevic, M., Pallegedara, A., Vinayagathasan, T., Kumara, A.S. 2022 Frontiers in Public Health, 10, art. no. 970819.
30 Health equity and equal access to care for better health globally Marasinghe, R.B., Madhuwanthi, R.M. 2022 Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century – Embracing a Digital World, 3rd Edition, Book 4: Nursing in an Integrated Digital World that Supports People, Systems, and the Planet, pp. 21-31.
31 Sri Lankans’ negotiations around COVID-19: Can a culture control a viral outbreak? Ananda, T., Ali, I. 2022 Negotiating the Pandemic: Cultural, National, and Individual Constructions of COVID-19, pp. 191-204.
32 Association of waist circumference with haemoglobin A1c and its optimal cutoff for identifying prediabetes and diabetes risk in the Chinese population Zhen, J., Liu, S., Zhao, G., (…), Wu, J., Cheung, B.M.Y. 2022 Internal and Emergency Medicine.
33 Suppression and management of Meloidogyne incognita in soil using Trichoderma harzianum NFCF160 and Trichoderma virens Isf-77 Rajakaruna, N., Undugoda, L., Kannangara, S., Abeywickrama, K. 2022 Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, 18(4), pp. 424-431.
34 Occurrence of Bisphenol A in Bolgoda Lake Receiving Leachate from a Solid Waste Open Dump: A Silent Killer of a Healthy Ecosystem Matharage, H., Jayaweera, M., Bandara, N., Gunawardana, B. 2021 2021 From Innovation To Impact, FITI 2021.
35 Characterization of Gas Diffusion Layers for Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 Jayarathne, R.M.H.H., Nihmiya, A.R., Nilmini, A.H.L.R., Pitigala, P.K.D.D.P. 2021 2021 From Innovation To Impact, FITI 2021.
36 Prevention of Mosquito Breeding in Urban Built Environment in Colombo District, Sri Lanka Udawattha, C., Ariyawansa, R.G. 2021 2021 From Innovation To Impact, FITI 2021.
37 Application of Alginate and Agar-based Edible Coatings to Pre-cut Jackfruit and Evaluation of the Flavor Compounds of Coated Pre-cut Jackfruit during Refrigerated Storage Jayakody, M.M., Vanniarachchy, M.P.G., Wijesekara, I. 2021 2021 From Innovation To Impact, FITI 2021.
38 Development of Green Seaweed (Ulva fasciata) Incorporated String Hoppers as a Functional Food Fernando, M., Wijesekara, I. 2021 2021 From Innovation To Impact, FITI 2021.

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