USJ Researchers published 38 Scopus Indexed papers in November 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 November 2022. Sixty -one researchers from different departments of 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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Row Number Document Title Authors Year Source
1 A Blockchain-Based Decentralized Insurance Platform Alwis, S., Jinasena, T.M.K.K. 2022 Proceedings – International Research Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering, SCSE 2022, pp. 137-142.
2 A Comparative Analysis of Impact of Hexane, Diethyl Ether, Toluene and Acetone on Biodiesel Transesterification Process Miyuranga, K.A.V., Balasuriya, B.M.C.M., Arachchige, U.S.P.R., Jayasinghe, R.A., Weerasekara, N.A. 2022 Asian Journal of Chemistry, 34(10), pp. 2545-2550.
3 A Comparison Between Predicted and Actual Thermal Sensation in Non-air-conditioned Residential Buildings in a Tropical Climate: A Case Study Maddumaarachchi, M.A.U.R., Jayasooriya, V.M., Senevirathne, D.M. 2023 Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 266, pp. 477-487.
4 A Comprehensive Review of the Firefly Algorithms for Data Clustering Ariyaratne, M., Fernando, T. 2023 Studies in Computational Intelligence, 1054, pp. 217-239.
5 A health promotion intervention to address youth violence among students in a technical college in Sri Lanka guided by the participatory action research approach: a study protocol Rathnayake, N., Abhayasinghe, K., De Silva, J., Guruge, G.N.D. 2022 Research Involvement and Engagement, 8(1), art. no. 57.
6 A Tale of Two Continents: Factors Influencing Students to Major in Mathematics Wijetunge, T.M.K., Premadasa, K., Liyanage, G.W., (…), Appuhamy, A., Ratnayake, J.K. 2022 Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 22(14), pp. 48-60.
7 A Transfer Reinforcement Learning Framework for Smart Home Energy Management Systems Khan, M., Silva, B.N., Khattab, O., Alothman, B., Joumaa, C. 2022 IEEE Sensors Journal.
8 AGARWOOD RESIN INDUCEMENT METHOD USING MYCOTOXIN-CONTAINING EXTRACTS OF SELECTED FUNGAL SPECIES IN AQUILARIA CRASSNA Subasinghe, S.M.C.U.P., Malithi, R.A.P., Withanage, S.W., Fernando, T.H.P.S., Hettiarachchi, D.S. 2022 Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 34(4), pp. 458-466.
9 Algorithms for path optimizations: a short survey De Sirisuriya, S.C.M.S., Fernando, T.G.I., Ariyaratne, M.K.A. 2022 Computing.
10 Anti-inflammatory, cytotoxicity and antilipidemic properties: novel bioactivities of true cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume) leaf Abeysekera, W.P.K.M., Premakumara, G.A.S., Ratnasooriya, W.D., Abeysekera, W.K.S.M. 2022 BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, 22(1), art. no. 259.
11 BIM knowledge transfer in construction industry: a partial least square analysis Rotimi, E.D., Rotimi, F.E., Silva, C.W.C., Aigwi, I.E. 2022 Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology.
12 Biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance among Coagulase Negative Staphylococcus species isolated from central venous catheters of intensive care unit patients Medis, S., Dissanayake, T., Kottahachchi, J., (…), Dilrukshi, N., Weerasekera, M. 2022 Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology.
13 Can infectious modeling be applicable globally: Lessons from COVID-19 Magana-Arachchi, D.N., Wanigatunge, R.P., Vithanage, M.S. 2022 Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, 30, art. no. 100399.
14 Chitosan/chitin whiskers composite membranes with polyethylene glycol for removal of cadmium ions Marimuthu, T., Ching, Y.C., Meriam, N.S.N., Gunathilake, T.M.S.U., Ng, C.A. 2022 Desalination and Water Treatment, 262, pp. 180-189.
15 Current status and future trends of sous vide processing in meat industry; A review Thathsarani, A.P.K., Alahakoon, A.U., Liyanage, R. 2022 Trends in Food Science and Technology, 129, pp. 353-363.
16 Diagnosing localized and distributed faults of rolling bearing using Kurstogram and machine learning algorithms using bearings audio signal in comparison with vibration signal Jathursajan, K., Wijethunge, A. 2022 MERCon 2022 – Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference, Proceedings.
17 Effect of cigarette smoking on smoking biomarkers, blood pressure and blood lipid levels among Sri Lankan male smokers Herath, P., Wimalasekera, S., Amarasekara, T., Fernando, M., Turale, S. 2022 Postgraduate medical journal, 98(1165), pp. 848-854.
18 Effect of drying and frying pre-treatments on nutrient profile, antioxidant capacity, cooking time, and sensory acceptability of easy to cook jackfruit seeds Akmeemana, C., Wickramasinghe, I., Wanniarachchi, P.C., Vithanage, T. 2022 Applied Food Research, 2(2), art. no. 100234.
19 Environmental challenges of COVID-19 pandemic: resilience and sustainability – A review Ekanayake, A., Rajapaksha, A.U., Hewawasam, C., (…), Biswas, J.K., Vithanage, M. 2023 Environmental Research, 216, art. no. 114496.
20 Evaluation of carbonation coefficient of reinforced concrete structures Pushpakumara, B.H.J., Weerasinghe, W.P.H.P. 2022 Australian Journal of Civil Engineering.
21 Heat Transfer Enhancement in Microchannels With Liquid – Liquid Slug Flow Using Al2O3Nanoparticles Siriwardana, G., Bandara, T., Ranasinghe, C. 2022 MERCon 2022 – Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference, Proceedings.
22 Hydrochemistry of an ancient traditional irrigation reservoir in Padaviya, Sri Lanka Cooray, A.T., Siriwardana, C., Koliyabandara, P.A., Liyanage, S. 2022 Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 99(11), art. no. 100771.
23 Impact of firm characteristics on corporate sustainability reporting: a meta-analysis Soysa, R.N.K., Pallegedara, A., Kumara, A.S., Jayasena, D.M., Samaranayake, M.K.S.M. 2022 International Journal of Sustainable Society, 14(3), pp. 201-220.
24 Linking sustainability and spirituality: A preliminary assessment in pursuit of a sustainable and ethically correct world Leal Filho, W., Salvia, A.L., Ulluwishewa, R., (…), Cichos, K., Farrugia, E. 2022 Journal of Cleaner Production, 380, art. no. 135091.
25 Modeling the Mechanical Behavior of Microcrystalline Cellulose-Based Polymer Composite Materials Amutheesan, J., Sukirtha, S., Samarasekara, A.M.P.B., Amarasinghe, D.A.S., Karunanayake, L. 2022 MERCon 2022 – Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference, Proceedings.
26 Modern Supercapacitors Technologies and Their Applicability in Mature Electrical Engineering Applications Subasinghage, K., Gunawardane, K., Padmawansa, N., Kularatna, N., Moradian, M. 2022 Energies, 15(20), art. no. 7752.
27 New insights into the effective removal of Basic Red 46 onto activated carbon produced from pomegranate peels Akkari, I., Graba, Z., Bezzi, N., Vithanage, M., Kaci, M.M. 2022 Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery.
28 Numerical Investigation on Fire Performance of LSF and Steel Modular Floor Panels Perera, D., Upasiri, I.R., Poologanathan, K., (…), Kanthasamy, E., Rajanayagam, H. 2022 Buildings, 12(10), art. no. 1721.
29 On-field optical imaging data for the pre-identification and estimation of leaf deformities Saleah, S.A., Wijesinghe, R.E., Lee, S.-Y., (…), Jeon, M., Kim, J. 2022 Scientific Data, 9(1), art. no. 698.
30 Phytochemical screening and antioxidants in vitro bioaccessibility of Coccinia grandis: An underutilized wild edible plant in Sri Lanka Peduruhewa, P.S., Jayathunage, K.G.L.R., Liyanage, R. 2022 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 1094(1), art. no. 012007.
31 Profiling of Shelter Campers, Their Attitudes, and Perceptions towards Environmental Impacts of Campsite Use and Management: Evidence from National Parks of Sri Lanka Perera, P., Mallikage, S.T., Newsome, D., Vlosky, R. 2022 Sustainability (Switzerland), 14(20), art. no. 13311.
32 Supervised non-intrusive load monitoring algorithm for identifying different operating states of type-II residential appliances Madhushan, N., Dharmaweera, N., Wijewardhana, U. 2022 MERCon 2022 – Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference, Proceedings.
33 Surface interactions of oxytetracycline on municipal solid waste-derived biochar–montmorillonite composite Weerasooriyagedara, M., Ashiq, A., Gunatilake, S.R., Giannakoudakis, D.A., Vithanage, M. 2022 Sustainable Environment, 8(1).
34 Sustainable Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Activated Carbon using Plasma Technology Jayasinghe, S., Pasan Siriwardena, D., Munaweera, I., Perera, C., Kottegoda, N. 2022 ChemPlusChem, 87(10), p. e202200202.
35 Taxonomy and Phylogenetic Appraisal of Dothideomycetous Fungi Associated with Magnolia, Lilium longiflorum and Hedychium coronarium Silva, N.I.D., Thambugala, K.M., Tennakoon, D.S., (…), Suwannarach, N., Lumyong, S. 2022 Journal of Fungi, 8(10), art. no. 1094.
36 The Quest for Sustainable Catalysis through Transition Metal Doped Carbon-based Single-Atom Catalysts Madhusha, C., de Silva, M., Munaweera, I., Perera, C., Kottegoda, N. 2022 Iranian Journal of Catalysis, 12(3), pp. 261-282.
37 Trichoglottis longifolia (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae: Vandeae: Aeridinae), a new species from Sri Lanka Bandara, C., Atthanagoda, A.G., Bandara, N.L., Ranasinghe, B., Kumar, P. 2022 Phytotaxa, 567(1), pp. 71-78.
38 Web Crippling Behaviour of Cold-Formed Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, and Aluminium Lipped Channel Sections with Web Openings Weerasinghe, H., Konthesingha, C., Nanayakkara, A., (…), Perampalam, G., Kanthasamy, E. 2022 Buildings, 12(11), art. no. 1820.

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