K. Nishanthi
Lecturer (Probationary)
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Geography (1 st class), South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management (Merit pass), University of Colombo

Contract Details
E-mail: knishanthi@kln.ac.lk
Phone: 0094717090253

Area of Specialization
Environmental Law, Urban Development, Environmental Management Hydrology, Wetland


Peer Reviewed International Journal
  • Nishanthi, K. (2022) The Economic Crisis and its Effect on Lifestyle of the People: A Study in Colombo DSD, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Growth Evaluation, 03(05), p. 455-459.
  • Nishanthi, K., Mathanraj, S. (2022) An approach of rapid assessment of wetland ecosystem services in Kotte marshland, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Innovation Scientific Research and Review, 04(1), p. 2245- 2251.
  • Nishanthi, K., Dushanan, R. (2021) Evaluation of water quality using water quality index (WQI) and GIS in Beira Lake, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science, 06(11), p. 74-81.
  • Nishanthi, K., and Kaleel, M. I. M. (2021) Assessment of solid waste management in Wattala-Mabolaurban council, Sri Lanka. World Scientific News, 160, p. 145-157.
  • Nishanthi, K., Dushanan, R., Mathanraj, S., Priyadharshini, C. (2021) An assessment of water quality temporal variation in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte canal, Sri Lanka. World News of Natural Sciences, 38, p. 139-157.
  • Nishanthi, K., and Dissanayaka, D. M. N. P. (2021) SWOT Analysis of Urban Development on Kolonnawa Urban Council, Sri Lanka.World News of Natural Sciences, 39, p. 46-60.
Conference Full Papers
  • Nishanthi, K., Dushanan, R. (2022) Water quality estimation in Kirulapone canal: application of weighted arithmetic water quality index method. Proceedings of the 10th YSF Symposium, p. 202-206.
  • Rinos, M. H. M., Nishanthi, K. (2017) GIS based land use change detection of Bandarawela DS division. Proceeding of South Eastern University Arts Research Session, p. 485-492.
Conference Papers: AbstractsNishanthi, K. (2021) Solid Waste Management in Wattala-Mabole Urban Council. Proceedings of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, p. 103.
  • Nishanthi, K. (2021) Loss of Kotte Marshland: Causes and its Impact on Environment. Proceedings of the Postgraduate Institute of Science Research Congress, p.20.
Professional Experience:
  • Enforcement Officer at Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (2016-2023).
  • Information Officer of Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (2017-2023).
  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer in Department of Geography at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka (2015-2016).
  • GIS Trainee at the Institute of Surveying and Mapping – Diyatalawa (2015).
Academic Experience and Workshops
  • Assistant Secretary at the Undergraduate Research Conference – 2016 organized by South Eastern University of Sri Lanka on 29.02.2016.
  • Sub Committee member of the South Eastern University Arts Research Session – 2015 organized by South Eastern University of Sri Lanka on 22.10.2015.
  • Participated in a workshop “How to Develop Lands without Disaster Risk” conducted by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation, on 17.03.2017.
  • Participated in a workshop “Environmental Law for Proactive Corporate Environmental Management” conducted by Neethila Consultancy (pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka – legal platform for sustainable strategies on 24.03.2017.
  • Participated in a workshop “Soft Skills Workshop” conducted by John Keels Foundation in collaboration with the career guidance unit of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka on 22 nd – 24 th , October, 2013.
  • Participated in a workshop “Career Guidance” conducted by Career Guidance Unit, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka on 24.12.2011.
  • Member of Institute of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka.
  • Full member of Young Scientist Forum, National Science and Technology Commission.
  • Standing Committee member of IEPSL for marketing and Communication 2023/2024


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University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya 11600,

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