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K.k.c.k Perera

Mechanical Engineering
University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka


Kapila Perera is a Professor in this Department who joined the University staff in 1995, also served as a Lieutenant Commander of the regular force of the Sri Lanka Navy prior to joining the Department. He obtained a Masters Degree from University of California Davis in 1989 in Mechanical Engineering, followed by Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1993 from the same University. Prof. Perera's research interests include Turbulent Heat Transfer and Combustion Modeling, Energy Sources, Renewable Energy Technologies and Co-generation.

Research Interest

  Heat Transfer HVAC Energy (Sources/Conversion/Conservation) Combustion Air Quality


  • K.K.C.K. Perera, P.G. Rathnasiri, S.A.S. Senarath, A. G. T. Sugathapala, S. C. Bhattacharya, and P. Abdul Salam, "Assessment of sustainable energy potential of non-plantation biomass resources in Sri Lanka," Biomass and Bioenergy, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 199-213, Sep. 2005.

  • A. T. D. Perera,R.A. Attalage, K. K. C. K. Perera and V.P.C. Dassanayake“Designing standalone hybrid energy systems minimizing initial investment, lifecycle cost and emission” Energy 2013 (54) PP. 220-230

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