Prof. Ranjith Pathegama

RanjithRANJITH PATHEGAMA GAMAGE is a professor in Geomechanics and an ARC Future Fellow in Resources Engineering at Monash University. He heads one of the premier research groups in Australia for carbon dioxide sequestration and development of new sustainable technologies for extraction of natural gas from coal seams, shale and tight geological formations, and is responsible for important breakthroughs in these fields. Ranjith has published over 195 refereed journal and conference. He is a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Engineers Australia.

Ranjith graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in 1996, and PhD degree from University of Wollongong in 2000.