Researcher Announcement

Dr. Asanga Wijesinghe receives a Young Scientist Paper Award

Posting Date: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

HARC Research Associate, Dr. Asanga Wijesinghe, recently presented his work at the Ninth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (IC EST2018), which was organized by the American Academy of Sciences and held in Houston, Texas.

He received the Young Scientist Paper Award (Third Place) for his paper entitled “Effects of Nanoparticle Based Fuel Additives on Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions." The paper is co-authored with HARC Researchers: Fanxu Meng, Carolyn LaFleur and Rich Haut.

IC EST2018 provided a major interdisciplinary forum which presented new approaches from relevant areas of environmental science, fostered integration of the latest developments in scientific research into engineering applications, and facilitated technology transfer from well-tested ideas into practical products, waste management, remedial processes, and ecosystem restoration.