The Cell is working with  S.A. Silva & Sons Lanka (Pvt)LTD under a project to extract lignin from biomass.The main objective of this project is to extract lignin fibers from coconut husk/shell flour and to optimize the lignin extraction method. The research work has begun in the September 2017.

Research team and the representatives of the company

Initial Discussions

Mr.M.A.L. Frenando working at the lab


Dr. Chamari Hettiarachchi
Dr. B.G.K. Perera

Research Assistant:

Mr. M.A.L. Fernando


S.A. Silva & Sons Lanka (Pvt) LTD