Sandun Fernando

Sandun Fernando

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Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator at Texas A&M

Academic Degrees

  • B.S. Agricultural Engineering, University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka)
  • M.S. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Ph.D Agricultural and Biologcial Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Selected Publications

  • Nawaratna*, G., Fernando, S., and Lacey, R. Effect of Hydrocarbon Tail-group of Transition Metal Alkoxide based Amphiphilic Catalysts on Transesterification. Catalysis Science and Technology. In Print.
  • Gunawardena, D. A., and S. Fernando. Performance Analysis of a Proton Exchange Membrane-Free Biological Fuel Cell Based on Lactate Dehydrogenase. Biological Engineering Transactions. In Print.
  • Gunawardena, D.A., Fernando, S.D., Thermal Conversion of Glucose to Aromatic Hydrocarbons via Pressurized Secondary Pyrolysis, Bioresource Technology. 102 (2011) 10089–10093, doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.08.002
  • Gunawardena, D. A. and S. Fernando. 2011. Deoxygenation of methanol over ZSM-5 in a high pressure catalytic pyroprobe. Chemical Engineering and Technology. 34 (2). 173–178.
  • Nawaratna*, G., Fernando, S., and S. Adhikari. 2010. Response of Titanium Isopropropoxide-based heterogeneous amphihpilic-polymer-catalysts for Transesterification. Energy and Fuels. 24 (8), 4123–4129. DOI:10.1021/ef100479q.
  • Fernando, S., Adhikari*, S., Chandrapal*, C., and N. Murali*. 2006. Biorefineries: Current Status, Challenges, and Future Direction.    Energy & Fuels. 20(4). 1727-1737.
  • Haryanto*, A., Fernando, S., N. Murali*, and S. Adhikari*. 2005. Current Status of Hydrogen Production Techniques by Steam Reforming of Ethanol: A Review. Energy & Fuels. 19(5). 2098-2106.