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MR. KOHOBHANGE S.P. KARUNADASA

Research Scientist
Materials Technology Section

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) - Chemistry ( University of Peradeniya 2010)

Contacts

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Research Experience

More than 5 years research experience in the area of materials science

Interest Areas      

Mineral processing, Electrochemistry, X-ray diffraction, Nanotechnology

Publications

 

 

 

SCI Publications

  • S.P.K. Kohobhange, C.H. Manoratne, H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala and R.M.G. Rajapakse 2018. The effect of prolonged milling time on comminution of quartz. Powder Technol. 330: 266-274.
  • Kohobhange S.P. Karunadasa, C.H. Manoratne, H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala and R.M.G. Rajapakse 2018. The composition, unit cell parameters and microstructure of quartz during phase transformation from α to β as examined by in-situ high-temperature X-ray powder diffraction. J. Phys. Chem. Solids. 117: 131-138.
  • Kohobhange S.P. Karunadasa, C.H. Manoratne, H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala and R.M.G. Rajapakse 2018. Relative stability of hydrated/anhydrous products of calcium chloride during complete dehydration as examined by high-temperature X-ray powder diffraction. J. Phys. Chem. Solids. 120: 167-172.

 

Publications (Other peer reviewed Journals)

I.R.M. Kottegoda, H.C.D.P. Colombage, K.S.P. Karunadasa, D.S. Samarawickrama, C.H. Manorathne 2013. An efficient Reactor for Purification of Domestic Water Using Solar Energy, International Journal of Energy Engineering. 3 (3): 93-98

 

COMMUNICATIONS (International)

  • Kohobhange S.P. Karunadasa, C.H. Manoratne, H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala and R.M.G. Rajapakse 2017. The phase transformation of quartz from α to β as examined by in-situ high temperature X-Ray diffraction, Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Multidisciplinary Research, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Kohobhange S.P. Karunadasa, C.H. Manoratne, H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala and R.M.G. Rajapakse 2018. , Third Asia-Pacific Conference on Multidisciplinary Research, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Patents

  • K.S.P. Karunadasa, H.D.D.P. Gunasekara H.A.M.I.T. Hettiarachchi, W.R.L. Wijesekara, I.R.M. Kottegoda (Industrial Technology Institute) 2016. Fabrication of photo-catalytic continuous flow reactor using plastic pipes for decontamination of organic waste. Sri Lanka Patent-Applied No. 18851
  • I.R.M. Kottegoda, K.S.P. Karunadasa, H.A.M.I.T. Hettiarachchi, H.D.D.P. Gunasekara (Industrial Technology Institute) 2013. Immobilization of TiO2 on a substrate using polymer/binder/adhesive for photo-catalytic air/water purification system, Sri Lanka Patent. 17486

Awards   memberships, Scholarships & Recognition

  • Affiliate member of IChemC
  • Life time member of Alumni Association of University of Peradeniya

Major Projects Undertaken

  • Conversion of readily available Sri Lankan natural quartz to solar grade silicon for applications in electronic industries (TG)

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