Department of Marine Engineering - Faculty of Engineering, KDU


  1. “Design and Development of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV): For Rip Current Data Collection and Shallow Water Explorations” MCP Dissanayake (ID 184 – KDU IRC), 2022
  2. “Novel design of Cost-effective Solar Powered Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Plant: A possible solution for an affordable supply of safe drinking water for the rural communities” MCP Dissanayake (ID 91 – KDU IRC), 2022
  3. “Marine Engineering Undergraduates’ Practical Skill Development: An Analysis of Engine Parameters by a Hybrid Marine Engine Simulator” MCP Dissanayake, VADJV Perera, Journal of Advances in Engineering Issue 01 Volume 01, p15-18, 2022
  4. Dissanayake MCP, “Verifying of ‘Orifice Plate’ Connecting Duct Lengths to Validate Performance of a ‘Vent Test Rig at Australian Maritime College’ by Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) as Part of the Oscillation Water Column Power Take Off” (ID 53 – KDU IRC), 2021
  5. “A Hybrid Diesel Engine Simulator as a Skill Development Tool for Marine Engineering Undergraduates” Dissanayake MCP, Pathmal KGC, Perera VADJV (ID 61 – KDU IRC0, 2021
  6. “Design Approach to Optimize Water Jet Performance: A Case Study of Coastal Patrol Craft, Sri Lanka Navy” Bogahawatte DS, Athukorala LAKR (ID 108) – KDU IRC), 2021
  7. “Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology in Sri Lanka: An Implication of Optimizing Recovery Ratio of Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Plant” MCP Dissanayake, RS Ginige, KKN Fernando and SD Silva (ID 112 – KDU IRC), 2021
  8. “Development of a Robust Fire Boat to Operate at Fishery Harbours” MCP Dissanayake and PMKC Chandimal (ID 109 KDU IRC), 2021
  9. “Developing an Explosive Laden Unmanned Waterborne Vehicle to Eliminate Liberation Tamil Tiger Elam (LTTE) Suicide Boat Attacks at Sea” Dissanayake MCP (ID 96 KDU IRC), 2021
  10. “Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry in Effective Condition Based Maintenance Engineering Plan” DMPM Dasanayaka and EN Fernando (ID 143 KDU IRC), 2021
  11. “Cost Effective Method to Analyse Lubrication Oil” Rathnayake TNA (ID 382 KDU IRC), 2021
  12. Dissanayake, M.C., 2020. An Air Operated Domestic Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Plant: Economically Sustainable Solution for Safe Drinking Water Supply for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology Affected Areas in Sri Lanka. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 12(11), p.911.
  13. Commissioning of a ‘Vent Test Rig’, December 2019, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.29551.66723, Thesis for: MSc (Naval Engineering) Advisor: Dr. Alan Fleming (Australian Maritime College), Project: Oscillating Water Column (OWC) Ocean Wave Energy Converter, MCP Dissanayake.
  14. Design of a Wind Propelled Planing Hull Craft for Shallow Water Operation, Captain (E) MCP Dissanayake 1, and Cdr (E) TMS Gunarathna2, 1 Kotelawala Defence University 1, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Navy 2, Sri Lanka
  15. Designed A Low Cost Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Plant: To eliminate Chronic Kidney Diseases of unknown etiology (CKDu) from Sri Lanka, MCP Dissanayake, Department of Marine Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.
  16. Development of a Robust Dynamic Damage Control Simulator, MCP Dissanayake1 and PMKC Chandimal 2, 1 Department of Marine Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  17. Development of a pneumatically driven, time-cycled ventilator with user determined volume and pressure control capability ?