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Professor

B.Sc. (USJP), Ph.D.(Cardiff Wales), M.I.Chem.C., MRSC, FPRI.SL.

 

Biosketch:

B.Sc. – University of Sri Jayewardenepura / Sri Lanka

Ph.D. – University of Wales / Cardiff / UK / 1996

Postdoctoral scholar – Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Cardiff, UK, 2005

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Ibaraki, Japan, 2000

Research interest :

Inorganic Chemistry,Inorganic Synthesis,Rubber Chemistry,Water Quality

Selected Publications:

Seasonal and Spatial Variation of Dissolved Oxygen and Nutrients in Padaviya Reservoir, Sri Lanka. Journal of Chemistry, 2019.

Fernando Nicholas T and Liyanage Sudantha S, Flame retardancy of chlorinated elastomers J. Natn. Sci. Foundation Sri Lanka, 2009, 37(1), 33.

Edwards P G, Baker R J, Davies P C, Farley R D  & Liyanage S S, Early transition metal complexes of triphosphorus macrocycles,, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2002, 1975.

Edwards P G, Ingold F, Newmann P D  & Liyanage S S, Pendent Functionalized  triphosphamacrocycles,, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2001, 2865.

Edwards P G, Fleming J S, & Liyanage S S, Chromium and Molybdenum complexes of tertiary alkyl and pendent donortriphosphamacrocycles,  of 1,5,9-triphosphacyclododecan and tertiary derivatives, Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 1997, 193.

Vidyarathne Indu and Liyanage Sudantha,” Recent development in catalytical behavior of vanadium complexes towards olefine polymerization Institute of Chemistry, Proc. Chmetech 2007, 67.

Liyanage Sudantha and Ratnayake S B, An Electoral System for Sri Lanka -A New Approach, Proc. First National Symposium on Geo-Informatics, University of Peradeniya, 2004, 189-196

Koliyabandara S.M.P.A, Cooray P.L.A.T , Liyanage S.S L.W , Siriwardhana C, “Possible nutrient contamination of water bodies around Karadiyana solid waste disposal site”, Sixth International Symposium on Water Quality and Human Health: Challenges Ahead, university of peradeniya,2017.

Koliyabandara S.M.P.A, Cooray P.L.A.T , Liyanage S.S L.W , Siriwardhana C, “Distribution of  heavy metals in water bodies around Karadiyana solid waste dump, Sri Lanka,4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA – 2017), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2017.

Fernando J.H.S.D., Liyanage. S, Gunapala O.D. ,“Optimization of Curing Characteristics of Silica-Reinforced Rubber Compound by Accelerating Silanization Reaction Using 1,3-diphenylguanidine(dpg)”,International Symposium on Polymer Science and Technology (IIUPST 2017),2017,2.

Abeykoon W.B.D, Liyanage S, Gunaratne R, “Manufacture of a Rubber Paver from a Blend of Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBRr) Latex Waste and Polyamide (PAr) Waste with Improved Properties Using Gamma Irradiation” ,International Symposium on Polymer Science and Technology (IIUPST 2017),2017,28.

Siriwardhana, P.L.A.T. Cooray, S.S.L.W. Liyanage, “Preliminary field data of dissolved oxygen profiles in Padaviya Reservoir, Sri Lanka”. Fifth International Symposium on Water Quality and Human Health: Challenges Ahead, 2016,4.

Siriwardhana, P.L.A.T. Cooray, S.S.L.W. Liyanage, “Variation of dissolved oxygen, temperature and pH with respect to depth along the transect in the Padaviya Reservoir”, Sri Lanka,.21st International Forestry and Environment Symposium,2016,107.

Awards:

  • Merit Award – Plastics and Rubber Institute, 2002.
  • Recipient of the Second best Under-graduate Student Award, Faculty of Applied Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 1985.

Affiliations:

  • Dean/Faculty of Technology – University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. March 2019- up to date
  • Dean/ Faculty of Applied Sciences – University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, March 2010 – 2019
  • Professor in Chemistry – Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, April 2009 – to date
  • Director Board Member – Industrial Technology Institute , Sri Lanka, July 2013 – to date
  • Chairman – Royal Society of Chemistry Sri Lanka Section, 2013/ 2014
  • Senior Lecturer I – Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, June 2003 – April 2009
  • Senior Lecturer II – Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, June 1996 – June 2003
  • Director/ Student Welfare, Warden – University of Sri Jayewardenepura, September 2005 – December 2008 .
  • Coordinator/ IBG, Student Learning Environment –IRQUE Project – 2005 August – 2009 September.
  • IPCU Coordinator/ SJP – ADB, Personnel Development Project under the Ministry for Economics Reforms and Science and Technology, from 2002 July – 2004 August.
  • Coordinator – M Sc Programme in Polymer Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura – 1996 to 2003.
  • President – University Teachers Association, SJP – 2009/2010.
  • President – Science Teachers Association, SJP- 1999/2000, 2000/ 2001.
  • Vice President – University Teachers Association, SJP – 2001/2002, 2002/2003.
  • Chairman – University Welfare Committee – 2001/02, 2002/ 03 and 2006/07, 2007/08.
  • 1993 – 1996 – Ph D candidate, Department of Chemistry, Cardiff University of Wales, UK.
  • 1992 – 1996 – Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  • 1991 – 1992 – Assistant Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Contact information

Telephone number : +94 11 2758 000

Web:https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=f2gTXTgAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate

Email : suda@sjp.ac.lk