SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. AD Ampitiyawatta

Senior Lecturer

ada@agri.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

Doctor of .Engineering (D.Eng) in Hydrology and Water Resource Engineering

College of Water Resources and Hydropower, Wuhan University, P.R. China, 2008.

 

M.Sc. Agric. - Specializing in Crop Science,

Post Graduate Institute of agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2003

 

B.Sc. Agric. - Specializing in Agriculture engineering

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 1999 (Second Class Upper Division (honours).


Research Interests

  • Hydrology and Water resources Management
  • Agro Climatology
  • Eco-hydrology
  • Irrigation
  • Rain Water Harvesting

Recent Publications

  1. Wijeratne A.W. and Ampitiyawatta, A.D. Three stage diminishing sample size: A rotating sampling procedure for estimating seasonal mono-crop yield.  International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment (ISAE). Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, 19, 20 January, 2017. 
  2. Ampitiyawatta, A.D., and Wijeratne A.W. Impact of seasonal changes of rainfall on water resources management in Sri Lanka. Wayamba International Coferance - WinC - 2016, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka 19, 20 August, 2016.
  3. Ampitiyawatta, A.D., and Wijeratne A.W. (2015) Impact of Temporal Changes of Rainfall on Major Climatic Zones of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research & Extension 18(4):148-152.
  4. Hasanthi, P.D.M, Kudaligama, K.V.V.S. and Ampitiyawatta, A.D. Preliminary investigation on some biochemical componenets of Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) wood of RRIC 102 and RRIC 121 Genotypes at Dartonfield Estate. Nineteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium. 24th - 25th October 2014.
  5. Ampitiyawatta, A.D., and Wijeratne A.W. Analysis of historical and predicted trend for rainfall and temperature in Sri Lanka. International Conference of Agricultural Sciences 2014 “Perspective for Contemporary Agriculture: Challenges and Future Directions” 9th -10th January 2014.
  6. Niroshani, T.I., Jayasundera, J.M.M.A. and Ampitiyawatta, A.D. Development of spray dried herbal porridge with coconut milk. International Conference of Agricultural Sciences 2014 “Perspective for Contemporary Agriculture: Challenges and Future Directions” 9th -10th January 2014.
  7. Wijeratne A.W., Kumara, G.D.K. and Ampitiyawatta, A.D. A forward reduction rotational sampling design for estimating the paddy yield. International Conference of Agricultural Sciences 2014 “Perspective for Contemporary Agriculture: Challenges and Future Directions” 9th -10th January 2014.
  8. Ampitiyawatta, A.D. and Guo Shenglian.(2009) Long term trend of precipitation in Kalu ganga basin in Sri Lanka. Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 4(1): 10-18.
  9. Canhua, K., Samantha, K.P.A.P., Long, W., Ampitiyawatta, A.D. and Zoysa, K.D. (2007). Country image perception and ethnocentrism: Empirical evidence from young Sri Lankans. Colombo Business Journal, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo.
  10. Ampitiyawatta, A.D., and Wijeratne, A.W. A historical trend analysis of rainfall and temperature in Sri Lanka. National Symposium 2008 “New frontiers in Agriculture; from farm to fork” held in 23rd and 24th October 2008.
  11. Ampitiyawatta, A.D., Guo Shenglian and Wei Li. (2008). Study on regulation rules of HEC-ResSim model in Qingjiang cascade reservoir system (in Chinese). Water Power, 34(1): 15-17.
  12. Ampitiyawatta, A.D., Guo Shenglian and Wei Li. Application and Suitability of HEC-ResSim in Qingjiang cascade reservoirs. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on GIS and RS in Hydrology, Water Resources and Environment/ 2nd International Symposium on Flood forecasting and Management with GIS and RS, 7 – 13 September, 2007, Guangzhou and Three Gorges, China.
  13. Wei Li, Guo Shenglian, Ampitiyawatta, A.D. and Pan Liu. (2007). A real-time dynamic flood prevention storage control model for Qingjiang cascade reservoirs. Proceedings of the Symposium HS3006, Perugia, Italy, IAHS Pub. 315. pp 41-47
  14. Canhua, K., Samantha, K.P.A.P., Long, W., Ampitiyawatta, A.D. and Zoysa, K.D. (2007). Country image perception and ethnocentrism: Empirical evidence from young Sri Lankans. Proceedings of the International research Conference on knowledge for Growth and Development, 30th November, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp17-32. (Paper was awarded as the Outstanding paper Contribution in Marketing at the Conference)
  15. Wijeratne, A.W., Udaya Kumara, E.P.N. and Ampitiyawatta, A.D. (2004). Weather changing patterns of the recently earthslip affected area – Puwakgahawela. 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, 27th- 28th February,2004.