SUSL Staff Directory

Mr. PGRNI Pussella

Senior Lecturer

pgrnip@geo.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Surveying Sciences Degree (Second Class Upper Division) (SUSL)
  • MPhil in Earth Sciences, University of Peradeniya
  • Passed the Foundation Examination, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

 

 

 


Profile

Name in Full: Pussella Gamaathi Ralalage Naleen Indika Pussella

Address: 168/2, Kendalanda 2nd Lane, Kendalanda, Homagama, Sri Lanka

Date of Birth: 30th November, 1977

Sex: Male

Civil Status: Married

  • “Wuhan University Scholarship for Excellent International Students - 2016” for academic performance and research conduct. This was organized by the School of International Students among all the International students in Wuhan University, China PR
  • “Wuhan University Scholarship for Excellent International Students - 2017” for academic performance and research conduct. This was organized by the School of International Students among all the International students in Wuhan University, China PR
  • Chinese Scholarship Council Scholarship in 2015 to study a PhD in China
  • Indian Government Scholarship to participate for the Special Course on Geo-Informatics and Spatial Information for Disaster Management Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (National Remote Sensing Center), Department of Space, India in 2008
  • ITC Scholarship to participate for the short course on Innovative Approaches to Multi-Scale Landslide Hazard and Risk Assessment in 2008
  • University Grants Commission Postgraduate Research Grants for University Lecturers (UGC/ICD/RPC/2008/03)

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • Registered student in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
  • Life Member- Geo Informatics Society of Sri Lanka

Research Interests

  • Urban Green Space
  • Automatic Generalization
  • Coastal Vulnerable Zoning
  • Coastal Management and GIS
  • Land Use Planning
  • Land related problems of Indigenous People
  • Poverty Mapping
  • Land Slides Modeling
  • Disaster Management

Current Research Projects

  • Urban Green Spaces

Recent Publications

Scientific Citation Indexed Journals

  • Li, L., Pussella, PGRNI, (2017), Is Colombo City, Sri Lanka Secured for Urban Green Space Standards? Journal of APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH 15(3):1789-1799 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15666/aeer/1503_17891799 (IF- 0.7)
  • Lin L, Pussella PGRNI Assessment of vulnerability for coastal erosion with GIS and AHP techniques case study: Southern coastline of Sri Lanka. Natural Resource Modeling. 2017;00:e12146. https://doi.org/10.1111/nrm.12146

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

  • Pussella PGRNI, Jagath Gunathilake, KRMU Bandara, JAS Jayakody, TL Dammalage, Coastline Changes: Vulnerability and Predictions - A Case Study of the Northwestern Coastal Belt of Sri Lanka, Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, volume 2 (2015), p.TOC-125.
  • PGRNI Pussella, DS Munasinghe, MDEK Gunathilake and CA Karadana, (2015), Land Valuation Systems Using GIS Technology: Case Study in Matara Urban Council Area, Bhumi, The Planning Research Journal, ISSN 2012-5720, pp 07-16.