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Senior Lecturer
B.Sc.(USJP, Sri Lanka), Ph.D. (BGSU, OH, USA)

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Postdoctoral Fellow:
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, 2012-2015.
Augusta University, Augusta, GA, USA, 2015-2016.

Physical Chemistry

Undergraduate Teaching:
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• CHE 341 1.0 Colloids and Nanochemistry
• CHE 495 1.0 Principles and Practices of Optical and Electron Microscopy
• CHE 465 1.0 Biophysical Chemistry
• ICH 357 1.0 Bioinformatics

Research interest :  chemistry-prof-jayaweera-180x180[1]
Molecular dynamics simulations study of protein-membrane interactions, Modeling cellular dynamics, Functionalization of nanoparticles and their biological applications.

Selected Publications:
• Rajapaksha, S.; Pal, N.; Zheng, D.; Lu, H.P. Protein-fluctuation-induced water-pore formation in ion channel voltage-sensor translocation across a lipid bilayer membrane. Phys. Rev. E 2015, 92, 052719.

• Rajapaksha, S.; Wang, X.; Lu, H. P., Suspended Lipid Bilayer for Optical and Electrical measurements of Single Ion Channel Proteins. Anal. chem. 2013, 85, 8951-8955.

• Rajapaksha, S.; He, Y.; Lu, H. P., Combined Topographic, Spectroscopic, and Model Analyses of Inhomogeneous Energetic Coupling of Linear Light Harvesting Complex II Aggregates in Native Photosynthetic Membrane. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15, 5636-5647.


Web : http://scholar.sjp.ac.lk/

Email Address: suneth@sjp.ac.lk

Room : 2L021