International research collaboration and joint research supervision with National Institute for Agronomic Research (INRA) – Environmental Biotechnology, laboratory, Narbonne, France
MPhil student registered at UOM is currently conducting his experiment under internship offered by INRA. This student is jointly supervised by Dr. Michel Torrijos (Senior Research Engineer-INRA) and Dr. P.G. Rathnasiri from Department of Chemical and Process Engineering. Research title is Improvement of efficiency of dry anaerobic co-digestion process for treatment of organic fraction of Municipal solid wastes. Dr. Rathnasiri visited INRA, Narbonne, France during the period of 26th July- 4th August with the objective of further strengthening research collaboration and evaluation of student’s progress. MOU is to be signed between INRA and UOM for further research collaboration and academic exchange.