Conference Chair

Prof. K.M. Nalin de Silva

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

Dr. Manish K Gupta, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India

P. Sujatha Devi, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, India

Dr. Shantha Amarasinghe, Sri Lanka

Dr. Navendu Goswami, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), India

Dr. Athar Javed, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Dr. Mustafa Nadhim Owaid, Department of Heet Education, General Directorate of Education in Anbar, Ministry of Education, Iraq

Dr. Vinod Saharan, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, India

Dr. A. C. A. Jayasundera, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Dr. Syed Arshad Hussain, Tripura Univesity, India

Dr.Navinchandra G. Shimpi, University of Mumbai, India

Dr. Lilantha Samaranayake, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Dr. Adnan Younis, The University of New South Wales, Australia

M .Saif Islam, University of California, United States

Dr. Manoj Saxena, University of Delhi, India

Dr. Sagar D. Delekar, Shivaji University, India

Dr. Hina Siddiqui, University of Karachi, Pakistan

Prof. Rakesh Kumar, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India

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

Dr. Irfan Khan, University of Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Dinesh Attygalle, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Dr. Faiz Ali, University of Poonch, Pakistan

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

Dr. Hasan Mehmood, Pakistan

Prof. Sengupta Amartya, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Dr. D. Shailaja, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India

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

Dr. I.P.L. Jayarathne, Industrial Technology Institute, Sri Lanka

Dr. Annu Sharma, Kurukshetra University, India

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

Conference Secretariat


Contact Person : Mr. Chandana
Hotline: +94 773 027 621
TP : +94 113 098 521/2

Contact Person : Mr. Saranga Meepitiya
Hotline: +94 768 223 146
TP : +94 113 098 521/2

Conference Convener


Nanoconference Ishanka p Gamage

 Mr. Isanka P. Gamage
The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM),
Sri Lanka
Hotline: +94 777 379 779
TP : +94 113 098 521/2

Evaluation Panel Members

Your presentations presented in the conference will be evaluated by below persons:

Dr. Gareth Williams
University College London
United Kingdom


Prof. Nilanga Liyanage
Professor of Physics
University of Virginia


Prof. K.M. Nalin de Silva
University of Colombo
Science Team Leader, Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC)
Sri Lanka