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Dr. Gayashika Fernando

Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade)

Faculty of Engineering | Mechanical Engineering

Career Summary

  • Senior Lecturer : Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering,Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology. Dec. 2017  to date.
  • Lecturer : Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering,Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology. Sep. 2014  to Dec 2017.
  • Operation  Specialist/ CPP Coordinator:  Dim Branded Apparel ( Bethal CA pvt Ltd)    Sep 2007 ~ Aug 2014
  • Productivity Manager : Joint Apparel Association Forum
    Oct 2005 ~ Aug 2007
  • Production Engineer :  Sri Toys International Pvt Ltd.Jan 2005 ~ Sep 2005


  • Reading for MPhil /PhD in Mechanical Engineering -SLIIT
  • MEng  in Manufacturing Systems Engineering – University of Moratuwa
  • BSc (Hons) In Production Engineering – University Of Peradeniya.


Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Energy Economics
  • Energy Economic Modeling
  • Climate Change


  • Associate Member- Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka.

Ongoing Research

  • Energy System Modeling for climate policy assesment in Sri Lanka.

My Publications

Conference Presentations

  • GL Fernando, GN Samarasekara  " Curriculum Composition Requirements for Engineering Undergraduate Programs A Study Based on Washington Accord Accreditation Criteria  Presentation,  at International conference on global Education and e learning, Colombo,   2017

Conference Proceedings

  • Karunathilaka, K.T.T.P, Sanjani S.P.P., Chaminda G.G.T, Samarasekara G.N., Fernando G.L,   Estimation of National Level Fuel Consumption and Emissions in Road Freight Transport    year 2018,            
  • Fernando G. L., Liyanage Migara H. and Samarasekara Ganga N.   Energy and Environmental Implications of Green House Gas Mitigation Policies in the Transport Sector of Sri Lanka,  in ICUE 2018 on Green Energy for Sustainable Development,,  year 2018,  Phuket, Thailand,        24 -26 October 2018,  
  • G. L. Fernando, M. A. Ruzaik, M. H. Liyanage,   Sustainable Energy Options for Sri Lankan Transport sector  in Actions for Sustainability National Energy Symposium and Innovations Forum,  year 2019,  Colombo, Sri Lanka ,    Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority,      
  • J. K. Wijesinghe, M. Y. M. Najim, G. L. Fernando, M. H. Liyanage   Economic Viability of Solar PV for Domestic Applications in a middle-income country; A case study in Sri Lanka    year 2021,            
  • Fernando G.L, Liyanage M.H.   The Potential Role of Carbon tax in Achieving Paris Agreement Targets for a Developing Country: A Case Study of Sri Lanka  in International Conference on Utilities and Exhibition on:Energy,Environment and Climate change (ICUE),  year 2020,  Pattaya City, Thailand.,          

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