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Aaruga is a 2nd year PhD student at the Department of Aerospace, Mechanical, and Civil Engineering. Her research contributes to sustainable built environment through decarbonizing the materials & methods for 3D printing.  In her work, she focuses natural & waste materials for cement replacement to produce low carbon printer mixes. She is also expertised in  retrofitting concrete structures, FRP composites, and Finite element modeling. She currently works as a part-time graduate teaching assistant for undergraduate subjects at the School of Engineering. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, University of Moratuwa

Feb 2019Nov 2020

Award Date: 30 Nov 2020

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Moratuwa

Nov 2014Dec 2018

Award Date: 31 Dec 2018


  • Concrete structures
  • FRP composites
  • Decarbonization
  • Computational Modelling
  • 3D printing


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