Home / Dr Dilru R. Ratnaweera


Senior Lecturer
B.Sc.(Kelaniya), Ph.D. (Clemson, USA)

Physical Chemistry and Polymer Science & Technology

Undergraduate Teaching:
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• CHE 484 1.0 Polymer Coating and Paint Industry
• CHE 458 1.0 Advanced Surface Chemistry
• PST 108 1.0 Statistics for Polymer Science
• PST 219 1.0 Polymer Rheology, Viscosity and Rubber elasticity
• PST 303 1.0 Polymer Coating and Paint Industry
• PST 302 1.0 polymer Rheology, Viscosity and Rubber Elasticity

Research interest :  chemistry-prof-jayaweera-180x180[1]

• Polymer nanocomposites
• Polymer based solar cells and thermoelectric materials
• Functional surface coatings
• Fiber reinforced materials
• Materials for water purification
• Structure and dynamic studies of polymers

Selected Publications:

• Carroll N. J, Crowder P. F., Pylypenko S., Patterson W., Ratnaweera D. R., Perahia D., Atanassov P. B., Petsev D. N., “Microfluidic Synthesis of Monodisperse Nanoporous Oxide Particles and Control of Hierarchical Pore Structure”, Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5(9), 3524-9, DOI: 10.1021/am3030195

• Ratnaweera D. R., Shrestha U., Stephen C., Perahia D., “Self-Assembly of Semi-Fluorinated Diblock Copolymer in a Selective Solvent”, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2176-2184. DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06117A

• Ratnaweera D. R., Perahia D., Iacono S. T., Mabry J., Smith Jr. D. W., “Semi-Fluorinated Polymer/POSS Thin Films Nanocomposites: Response to Water”, ACS book chapter-Advances in Fluorine Containing Polymers, Chapter 6, 2012, 81-93. DOI: 10.1021/bk-2012-1106.ch006

• Jablin M., Flasinski P., Dubey M., Ratnaweera D. R., Broniatowski M., Dynarowicz-Latka P, Majewski J., “Effect of β-cyclodextrin on the structure of sphingomyelin/cholesterol modeled lipid raps”, Biophysics Journal, 2010, 99, 1475-1481. DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2010.06.028

Web : http://scholar.sjp.ac.lk/dilru

Email Address : dilru@sci.sjp.ac.lk

Telephone Number : +94 112 758467

Room : GL039