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Prof. (Mrs.) A.D.L.C. Perera
 
Office Address : 

Department of Chemistry,
Faculty of Science,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya (20400),
Sri Lanka.

Email : 
   chandanip@pdn.ac.lk
Telephone : 
   +94 81 239 (4462)
Personal Website : 
 

Educational /Professional Qualifications :

  • PhD :Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • MSc :Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • BSc(Hon.) :University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

  • Positions Held (Selected) :

  • Head/Department of Chemistry (2013-present)
  • Chairperson/Faculty Research Committee (2007 � 2010)
  • Chairperson/Board of Study in Science Education (PGIS) (2007 up to date)
  • President/Alumni Association of University of Peradeniya (AAUP) 2009-2011
  • Secretary/Peradeniya Science Alumni Association (UPSAA) (2009 � 2010)

  • Membership & Awards (Selected) :

  • Member/Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon
  • Member/Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Young Scientist Award (TWAS/NAERSA)
  • Research Interests :

  • Carbohydrate liquid crystals; Synthesis of carbohydrate liquid crystals for use as liquid crystals and surfactants and applications in drug delivery and in cosmetic industry.
  • Ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric liquid crystals; Study of new subphases in ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric liquid crystals.
  • Application of low-cost, naturally available waste material, coconut coir dust, for desalination applications, removal of hardness from natural hard water, removal of fluoride from water etc.
  • Chemical Education

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