Nano Science and Nanotechnology

Prof. K.M. Nalin de Silva

Senior Professor of Chemistry and Consultant of Nanotechnology
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka.

Prof. K.M. Nalin de silva is a Professor in Chemistry at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He obtained his B.Sc.(Chemistry, First Class, 1992) from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Ph.D. (1997) from the University of Cambridge, UK. He has gained postdoctoral experience from University of Cambridge(1998) and Louisiana State University, USA (2005 – 2007). He has active collaborations with Centre for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) of Louisiana State University and Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA. He was also a Research and Development Consultant (2010) for Haycarb PL, Sri Lanka. Presently he is working as a Science Team Leader in Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology, Sri Lanka. He was the Director of Career Guidance Unit (2002 – 2005) of University of Colombo. He won the Presidential Research Award for four consecutive years and a National Research Award presented by National Science Foundation (NSF), Sri Lanka. He was also named ‘Young Scientist of the Year’ in 2004 by the Third World Academy of Science (TWAS) and NSF. He is member of the National Nanotechnology Committee at NSF for drafting the National Nanotechnology Policy of Sri Lanka and a member of the subcommittee under the National Committee for Popularization of Science, to popularize Nanotechnology in Sri Lanka. He is the recipient of Professor P.P.G.L Siriwardena Gold Medal Oration Award and Devanathan Memorial Award for research. He was also a Visiting Professor at Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman.

Scientific Committee

Prof. K.M. Nalin de Silva, Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC), Sri Lanka

Prof. Kazuya Kobiro, Kochi University of Technology, Japan

Dr. Manoj Saxena, University of Delhi, India

Dr. Yasser Mohamed Gaber GadelHak, Beni-Suef University, Egypt

Dr. Hina Siddiqui, University of Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Mustafa Nadhim Owaid, University of Anbar, Iraq

Dr. Manjunatha, R.V. College of Engineering, India

Dr. W.A.P.J. Premaratne, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Professor Da-Ren Hang, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Dr. Ellawala K. C. Pradeep, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Professor Ahmed El-Mahdy, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Prof. P. Pramanik, GLA University, India

Dr. Ohtani Masataka, Kochi University of Technology, Japan

Dr.V.Ganesh Kumar, Sathyabama Institute of Science & Technology, India

Dr. R. K. Moudgil, Kurukshetra University, India

Dr. Hasan Mehmood, Pakistan

Dr. Suman Mehandia, University in Kurukshetra, India

Professor Jui-Hung Hsu, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Prof. Chandan T Bhunia, National Institute of Technology, India

Dr. Nirali Gondaliya, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Dr. Giang T. Dang, Kochi University of Technology, Japan

Dr. O.L. Shanmugasundaram, K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology Tiruchengode, India

Dr. Lahiru Wijenayake, Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Dr. Tamilvanan, NETES Institute of Technology & Science, India

Dr. Faiz Ali, University of Malakand, Pakistan

Dr. Lakmal Jayarathna, National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka

Dr. Pravin R Likhar, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India

Dr. T. Theivasanthi, Kalasalingam University, India

Conference Convener


Nanoconference Ishanka p Gamage

 Mr. Isanka P. Gamage
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