D e p a r t m e n t   o f

Physics

Name

Dr. B.S. Dassanayake

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Western Michigan, USA)

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About Me

Positions Held

Deputy Project Director of Prototype Manufacturing of Solar Panels (Ministry of Science and Technology) - (2017 -)

Coordinator of the Applied Sciences Program (Faculty of Science) - (2019 - to-date)

Coordinator: MSc in Physics, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya - (2014 - 2019)

Member: Board of Study in Physics, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya - (2014 - 2019)

Member: Physical Education and Sports Advisory Committee, University of Peradeniya - (2016 - 2019)

Ongoing Research and Projects

Science technology and research educational training program with facilities for prototype manufacturing solar panels (Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Sri Lanka 2017)

Synthesis of colloidal quantum dots for Infra-red photo detection and solar cells (Funded by National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka 2017)

Phyto-fabrication of Silver Nanoparticles using Bryophytes (Funded by University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2016)

Memberships & Awards

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NSF Research Award for the Best Research Work in Basic Sciences - 2018

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President’s Award for Scientific Publications, Sri Lanka (2013)

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George E. Bradley Award for exceptional performance in all aspects of graduate work in Physics, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA (2011)

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All University Graduate Research and Creative Scholars Award, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA (2011)

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Leo R. Parpart scholarship for outstanding research, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA (2011)

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Gwen Frostic Scholarship for outstanding research, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA (2010)

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Jacob DeWitt Award for Outstanding Teaching, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA (2010)