USJ Researchers published 25 Scopus Indexed papers in March 2022


Researchers from Science, Medical, Technology, Engineering, Management and Graduate Studies Faculties published twenty five research papers in Journals indexed by Elsevier Scopus during the month March 2022. Thirty 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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A case of frontonasal dysplasia in a twin Ekneligoda, A.M.B.W.M.R.N.N., Perera, T.M.R. 2022 Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 51(1), pp. 157-159.
Amino-functionalized biochars for the detoxification and removal of hexavalent chromium in aqueous media Ekanayake, A., Rajapaksha, A.U., Selvasembian, R., Vithanage, M. 2022 Environmental Research, 211, art. no. 113073.
An evolutionary model propounding Anopheles double resistance against insecticides Suandi, D., Wijaya, K.P., Amadi, M., (…), Syafruddin, D., Soewono, E. 2022 Applied Mathematical Modelling, 106, pp. 463-481.
Antiviral effects of deoxynojirimycin (DNJ)-based iminosugars in dengue virus-infected primary dendritic cells Perera, N., Brun, J., Alonzi, D.S., (…), Miller, J.L., Zitzmann, N. 2022 Antiviral Research, 199, art. no. 105269.
Carbon derived from treated rice husk as fuel for direct carbon fuel cells Yue, S., Cui, C., Wei, K., (…), Patabendige, C.N.K., Jiang, C. 2022 International Journal of Energy Research.
Circuit Protection Techniques for Supercapacitor-Assisted Low-Dropout (SCALDO) Regulator Subasinghage, K., Gunawardane, K., Kularatna, N. 2021 IEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, Proceedings/TENCON, 2021-December, pp. 851-856.
Comparison of Step-Down Charge Pump Converters and Supercapacitor-Assisted Low-Dropout (SCALDO) Regulators Subasinghage, K., Gunawardane, K., Kularatna, N. 2021 IEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, Proceedings/TENCON, 2021-December, pp. 299-304.
Critical human resource management: People management across the global south and north Jayawardena, D. 2021 Critical Human Resource Management: People Management Across the Global South and North, pp. 1-168.
Cyanotoxins uptake and accumulation in crops: Phytotoxicity and implications on human health Weralupitiya, C., Wanigatunge, R.P., Gunawardana, D., Vithanage, M., Magana-Arachchi, D. 2022 Toxicon, 211, pp. 21-35.
Development of a Cost-effective Half-Duplex Power Line Communication System for Low Bandwidth Home Automation Applications Wanninayake, W.M.S.G., Kumarasiri, B.U., Dharmaweera, M.N., Pilanawithana, B. 2021 2021 3rd International Conference on Electrical Engineering, EECon 2021, pp. 62-68.
DEVELOPMENT OF A VEGAN SAUSAGE WITH YOUNG GREEN JACKFRUIT, OYSTER MUSHROOM, AND COCONUT FLOUR AS AN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRODUCT WITH CLEANER PRODUCTION APPROACH Paranagama, I., Wickramasinghe, I., Somendrika, D., Benaragama, K. 2022 Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 11(4), pp. 1-6.
Evaluation of novel nanocomposites for enhanced anticancer activity of XLAsp-P2 peptide Amarasekara, Y., Perera, I.C., Katuwavila, N.P., (…), Amaratunga, G.A.J., Weerasinghe, L. 2022 Journal of Molecular Structure, 1257, art. no. 132618.
Factors influencing a career in child and adolescent psychiatry: Views of psychiatry trainees in Sri Lanka Rohanachandra, Y.M., Dahanayake, D.M.A., Chandradasa, M., Wijetunge, S. 2022 Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 71, art. no. 103074.
Influence of mortars comprised of manufactured sand with offshore sand on the performance of masonry and brick–mortar joint Arulmoly, B., Konthesingha, C., Nanayakkara, A. 2022 Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 7(2), art. no. 160.
Integration of semantic patterns and fuzzy concepts to reduce the boundary region in three-way decision-making Subhashini, L.D.C.S., Li, Y., Zhang, J., Atukorale, A.S. 2022 Information Sciences, 595, pp. 257-277.
Nature and activities of microfungi associated with the decomposition of rice straw in Sri Lanka Undugoda, L., Kannangara, S. 2022 Asian Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2022(2), art. no. 202103115.
Non-destructive morphological observation of anatomical growth process in Haemaphysalis Longicornis tick specimens using optical coherence tomography Lee, J., Wijesinghe, R.E., Jeon, M., Kim, J. 2022 Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine, 30(S1), pp. 61-70.
Non-specificity of symptoms in infantile-onset Pompe disease may delay the diagnosis and institution of treatment Senarathne, U.D., Jasinge, E., Viknarajah Mohan, S., Waidyanatha, S. 2022 BMJ case reports, 15(3).
Properties of Rice Husk Ash Silica Filled Natural Rubber and Acrylonitrile-butadiene Rubber Blends Wijesinghe, H.G.I.M., Etampawala, T.N.B., Edirisinghe, D.G., (…), Wadugodapitiya, R.R.W.M.U.G.K., Bandara, T.A.R.W.M.M.C.G. 2022 Journal of Agricultural Sciences – Sri Lanka, 17(1), pp. 1-18.
Recognizing the groundwater related to chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology by humic-like organic matter Zeng, X., He, W., Guo, H., (…), Vithanage, M., Hur, J. 2022 npj Clean Water, 5(1), art. no. 8.
Retention of sulfamethoxazole by cinnamon wood biochar and its efficacy of reducing bioavailability and plant uptake in soil Keerthanan, S., Jayasinghe, C., Bolan, N., Rinklebe, J., Vithanage, M. 2022 Chemosphere, 297, art. no. 134073.
Strengthening primary health care: contributions of young professional-led communities of practice Calma, K.R.B., Brown, L.J., Fernando, G.V.M.C., Omam, L.-A. 2022 Primary health care research & development, 23, p. e13.
The Design and Implementation of an RF Energy Harvesting System Using Dynamic Pi-Matching, Enabling Low-Power Device Activation and Energy Storage Suwan, B.V.S., Vidula, W.W.G., Wanniarachchi, W.K.I.L., Manathunga, C.H., Jayawardhana, S. 2022 Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, 119, pp. 49-63.
Understanding the impact of recreational disturbance caused by motor vehicles on waterbirds: a case study from the Bundala Wetland, Sri Lanka Marasinghe, S., Perera, P., Newsome, D., Kotagama, S., Jayasinghe, C. 2022 Journal of Coastal Conservation, 26(2), art. no. 6.
Unprecedented marine microplastic contamination from the X-Press Pearl container vessel disaster Sewwandi, M., Hettithanthri, O., Egodage, S.M., Amarathunga, A.A.D., Vithanage, M. 2022 Science of the Total Environment, 828, art. no. 154374.

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