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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 6 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.
  • M.G.G.C. Mahanama, K.S.P. Karunadasa, C.H. Manoratne 2018. A composite electrode for high-temperature applications as a value addition to local Graphite and Kaolinite.
  • D.T. Rathnayake, L.W.N. Tharangani, K.S.P. Karunadasa, C.H. Manoratne (2019). Mechanically compressed graphite-clay composite electrode for high-temperature applications, International Research conference Uva Wellassa University (IRCUWU). Badulla, 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

  • Associate member of I.Chem.C
  • 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 16/127)
  • Fabrication of low cost graphite-based composite electrode for electrochemical applications at high-temperature as a value addition to local minerals (TG 19/181)

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