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Mr. S. Kuhanesan

B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics (Peradeniya, SL), M.Phil. (Peradeniya, SL)

Senior Lecturer Gr.I

kuhan9@vau.ac.lk

Material Physics, Application of Information and Communication Technology, Programmable IC programming (PIC programming), Assessment of Intensity of light in study areas

  

Academic Records
  • M.Phil, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. 2005
  • B.Sc (Special in Physics), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. 1995
Admin Roles
  • Dean, Faculty of Applied Science (12th June 2016 – 25th March 2019)
  • Dean, Faculty of Applied Science (12th June 2013 – 11th June 2016)
  • Acting Dean, Faculty of Applied Science (14th May 2013 – 11th June 2013)
  • Dean, Faculty of Applied Science (12th May 2009 – 13th May 2012)
  • Head Department of Physical Science (2008 – 2009), (2012 – 2013)
  • Coordinator for M/E/D program Vavuniya Center (2015 – to date)
  • Coordinator for IT Technology program Faculty of Applied Science (2014 – to date)
  • Student Counselor Faculty of Applied Science (2006 – 2009)
  • Convener SSC (Academic counseling and staff student relationship) (2009 – to date)
  • Academic Tutor Department of Physical Science (2009 – to date)
  • Coordinator for IT Skills enhancement under HETC Project UDG grant (2010 – 2014)
  • Member for curriculum Development committee (2009 – 2012), (2013 –  to date)
  • Member for Research and publication Committee (2009 – 2012), (2013 –  to date)
  • President Vavuniya Campus Teacher’s Association  (2006 – 2007)
  • Vice president Vavuniya Campus Teacher’s Association  (2006 – 2007)
  • Senior Treasurer Vavuniya Campus Students’ Union (2010 – 2012), (2015 – to date)
  • Senior Treasurer Faculty of Applied Science Students’ Union (2009 – 2010)
  • Senior Treasurer Muslim Majilis of Vavuniya Campus (2010 –  to date)
  • Senior Treasurer Computer Society Faculty of Applied Science (2015 –  to date)
Activities

Professional Certification

Certificate in Teaching Higher Education (CTHE), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2003

Resource Person

  • Resource Person in the G.C.E. (A/L) Physics provincial level Teacher Training Programmes under the new syllabus implemented in 2009, National Institute of Education (NIE), Northern Province: June (26 – 28), 2010, Eastern Province: July (17 – 19), 2010.
  • Resource Person in the public presentation on “Earthquake, Tsunami and Volcanoes”, The English Association of Vavuniya, November 29, 2008.
Teaching

Teaching Interest

  • Electronics
  • Environmental Physics
  • Mechanics
  • Science for Non-Science Students
  • Material Physics
Publications
  • Thuseethan, S., Achchuthan, S. and Kuhanesan, S.: “Usability evaluation of learning management system in Sri Lanka”, Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology,20015  15 (1) , pp15 -24,2015.
  • Kuhanesan, S.: “Fracture Toughness and Crazing Behaviour of Polystyrene Thin Films with Different Film Thickness and Tearing Speeds”, Proceding of the Wayamba International Conference(WINC 2014), University of Wayamba , pp 26 ,29 -30 August 2014.
  • Thuseethan, S.and Kuhanesan, S.: “ Theoretical and Laboratorial Supportive Learning Toolkit for Refraction of Light in Different Mediums” , Proceding of the Wayamba International Conference(WINC 2014), University of Wayamba , pp 53 ,29 -30 August 2014.
  • Thuseethan, S.and Kuhanesan, S.: “Influence of Facebook in Academic Performance of Sri Lankan University Students”, Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology , 20014,  14 (4) , pp29 -35,2014.
  • Thuseethan, S.and Kuhanesan, S.: “Effective Use of Human Computer Interaction in Digital Academic Supportive Devices”  ,International Journal of Science and Research 2014,  3 (6),      pp 388-392,2014.
  • Thuseethan, S.and Kuhanesan, S.: “Eigenface Based Recognition of Emotion Variant Faces”, Computer Engineering and Intelligent Systems 2014.  5 (7), pp31-37,2014.
  • Kuhanesan, S. and Satkunarajah, S.: “Partial Functionality and Service Worthiness In Comprehensive Networked Virtual Environment”, International Journal 2013. 2 (3), pp19-23,2013. 
  • Shelton, S. and Kuhanesan, S.: “ , 2014, 2014An Efficient Management Approach for Remotely Connected Network”, Annual Science Research Session-2013, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka,pp 35,2013.
  • Shelton, S. and Kuhanesan, S.: “Quality of Service for Limited Performance In Broad Networked Virtual Environment”, Annual Science Research Session2013, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka pp23,2013.
  • Shelton, S. and Kuhanesan, S.: “Variation Factors of Mobile Learning Over Electronic Learning in Information and Communication Technology Cultures Across Education”, 2nd International Conference of Social Science 2013, University of Keleniya, pp 50,2013.
  • Kuhanesan, S.: “Fracture Toughness and Crazing Behaviour of Virgin and Filler Added Polystyrene Films” , Ceylon Journal of Science: Physical Science (10)  , pp 7 – 14,2005. 
  • Kuhanesan, S., Ekanayake, P.and  Karunaratne, B.S.B.: “ Effects of Carbon Black, Alumina and Fumed Silica Fillers on the Fracture Toughness of Polystyrene thin Films”, Proceedings of the  Annual Science Research Session  2004,University of Peradeniya, pp 157,2004. 
  • Kuhanesan, S., Ekanayake, P.and  Karunaratne, B.S.B.: “Fracture Toughness of polystyrene thin Films”,  Proceedings  of the  Annual Science Research Session  2003, University of Peradeniya ,pp 189,2003.
  • Kuhanesan, S., Ekanayake, P.and  Karunaratne, B.S.B.: “Study of Crazing Behavior of Polystyrene Polymers” ,  Annual Science Research Session  2002, University of Peradeniya pp 137,2002.
Awards