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Chandana Ratnayake

Chief Scientist

Started the career as a scientist in Tel-Tek in 2005 and possess expertise in Powders and Bulk Material Technology- storage, transport, processing, and characterization of particulate materials; system design, optimization, and troubleshooting. Working as a Professor II (Adjunct Professor) in the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) and also the Norwegian representative of the Working Party on Mechanics of Particulate Solids in EFCE (European Federation of Chemical Engineering).


Doctorate (PhD) in Mechanical Engineering, Specialising in Powder Technology - Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Master of Science (MSc) in Mechanical Engineering, Specialising in Process Technology- Telemark University College (now University of South-Eastern Norway).

Competence and research areas

Powder & Particle Technology
Bulk solids handling, conveying, storage, processing, characterization
Industrial powder handling & conveying system design, optimization & troubleshooting
Pilot & customized powder testing



Contact info

Visiting address:
Forskningsparken, Hydrovegen 67