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Mr. G. Niroash

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Mr. G. Niroash
B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture (EUSL), M.Sc in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (UPDN)
Lecturer (Probationary) in Agricultural Engineering

Department of Agricultural Engineering,
Faculty of Agriculture,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

Email: niroashg@esn.ac.lk

Biography

Full name: Mr. Niroash Gnanachelvam

Permanent Address: Manager Lane, Periyakallar - 02, Kallar.

Official Address: Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

Academic Position: Lecturer (Probationary) in Agricultural Engineering.

Nationality: Sri Lankan

Date of Birth: 1993.01.05

Civil Status: Single

Academic Qualifications

  1. B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture - Specialization in Agricultural Engineering - Eastern University, Sri Lanka.
  2. M.Sc in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering - Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya.

Professional Qualifications

  • NVQ Level 4 in Information Communication Technology (ICT Technician)

Work Experience

  1. Demonstrator (Temporary) - Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (2019, January - 2019, February)
  2. Demonstrator (Temporary) - Division of Biosystems Engineering, Department of Biosystems Technology, Faculty of Technology, South Eastern University, Sri Lanka (2019, February - 2020, August)
  3. Demonstrator (Temporary) - Department of Biosystems Technology, Faculty of Technology, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (2020, September - 2021, October)
  4. Visiting Lecturer - Hardy College of Technology, Ampara (2021, November - 2022, January)

Links to Publications

Publications

Conference Paper

  1. Niroash, G., Sugirtharan, M. and Rajendran, M. (2019). Variation of irrigation water quality with pumping duration at two coastal villages of Batticaloa district. 2nd International Symposium on Agriculture (ISA – 2019), Faculty of Agriculture, Eastern University of Sri Lanka. 09th January 2019
  2. Narmilan, A., Akram A.T.A., Niroash, G. (2021). An Assessment of Farmers’ Perception of Paddy Sun Drying Practices in Ampara District, Sri Lanka. 9th Annual International Research Conference- 2020, FMC, SEUSL
  3. Swethika, A., Niroash, G., Sugirtharan, M., & Nidharshan, T. D. (2022). Effect of Treated Domestic Wastewater Irrigation on Growth and Yield of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus). 1st Annual Research Session (ARS), Faculty of Technology, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. 06th October 2022.

Journal

  1. Narmilan, A., & Niroash, G. (2020). Reduction Techniques for Consequences of Climate Change by Internet of Things (IoT) with an Emphasis on the Agricultural Production: A Review. International Journal of Science, Technology, Engineering and Management. 2. 6-13.
  2. Narmilan, A., Niroash, G., & Puvanitha, N. (2020) Present status of Farmers’ perceptions on Smart Farming in Batticaloa District in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Journal of Technology. 01(1), 14-20.
  3. Narmilan, A., Niroash, G., & Sumangala, K. (2020). Assessment on Consequences and Benefits of the Smart Farming Techniques in Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Research Publications. 61(1).
  4. Narmilan, A., Niroash, G., Mowjood, M.I.M., & Akram., A.T.A. (2021). Effect of Pads and Thickness of Paddy on Moisture Removal under Sun Drying. Agricultural Science Digest. 41(4), 572-577.
  5. Narmilan, A., Puvanitha, N., Niroash, G., Sugirtharan, M., & Vassanthini, R. (2021). Domestic water consumption pattern by urban households. International Journal of Human Capital in Urban Management. 6(3), 225-236.
  6. Vassanthini, R., & Niroash, G. (2021). Effect of Abiotic Stress on Onion Yield: A Review. Advances in Technology. 1(1), 147-160.
  7. Vassanthini, R., Niroash, G., Karunarathna, B., & Sasikaran, V. (2022). Effect of foliar spray of Amirthakaraisal on okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) cultivation. World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews. 15(2), 268-274.

Research Interest

  • IoT in Agriculture
  • Agricultural Automation
  • UAV Technology in Agriculture.

Teaching

  • Electronics I for Agriculture
  • Electronics II for Agriculture

Awards

  • A Scholarship from National Library of Sri Lanka for NLSL-COL-Coursera Skills Online for Employability Programme 2020/2021

Positions Held

  1. Coordinator for the Orientation Programme of New Entrants - Academic Year (2020/2021) (2022.04.25)
  2. Committee Member for the UI Green Metric Award 2022 from Faculty of Agriculture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (2022.06.27)
  3. Coordinator for organizing World Food Day 2022 (2022.07.06)
  4. Member of the Technical Evaluation Committee (From 2022.07.06 to Present)
  5. Member of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Agriculture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (From 2022.09.16 to Present)
  6. Coordinator for the Faculty Newsletter 2022, Faculty of Agriculture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. (From 2022.09.27 to Present)
  7. Person-In-Charge for the Diploma in Agriculture Program 2022, Faculty of Agriculture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. (From 2022.09.27 to Present)
Last Updated
13-Oct-2022