Dr. Ranjith Pathegama Gamage is a full Professor in Civil Engineering and Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow in Resources Engineering at Monash University.
Prof Ranjith was the recipient of the Australian Leadership Award in 2012 for Safeguarding Australian environment. Prof Ranjith was also awarded the Monash University Vice Chancellors’ Award for Excellence in Research by Early Career Researcher, in 2012. He has secured over $14.7m of research findings over the last 10 years from various National and international schemes.
Prof Ranjith was awarded the the Vice Chancellors’ Award for Best Postgraduate Supervision, in 2014
Prof Ranjith leads a group consisting of 18 PhD students and 3 postdoctoral fellows working in the areas of climate change and green energy from deep earth. He has established “Deep Earth Energy Lab” at Monash University and the lab is equipped with the world largest and test bed for simulation of deep earth up to 12km deep