School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Jayathilake Pahala Gedara

Research Associate

Background


Qualifications

BSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2003

PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics, National University of Singapore, 2010

Research

Research Interests

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Biomechanics, Non-Newtonain Fluids

Current Work (2014/OCT-Present)

Research Associate

School of Mechanical & Systems Enginering

Newcastle University

      Project

  1. Frontiers in Engineering biology (http://research.ncl.ac.uk/nufeb/)

Previous Work (2010/JAN-2014/OCT)

Research Fellow

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Singapore-MIT Alliance

National University of Singapore

      Projects

  1. Exploratoty study of the impact of climate change on mucociliary functions as the first line of defence against air-borne infectious diseases
  2. Design-Simulate-Fabricate micro/nano-fluidics for cell and biomolecule manipulation
  3. Multilayer functional composites for personnel protection against improvised explosive devices

Teaching






Publications