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Chemistry

Name

Dr. Chamara Jayasundara

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. (USJP), M.Phil. (Cardiff, UK), Ph.D. (St. Andrews, UK)

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About Me

Chamara Jayasundera is working the in fields of material chemistry, environmental chemistry and chemical education research projects in his research group at University of Peradeniya.

Positions Held

Senior Lecturer- University of Peradeniya   - (2011 - present)

Lecturer-Heriot-Watt University, UK - (2010 - 2011)

Co-Coordinator - MSc programme in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - (2013- To date)

Lecturer- Abertay University, Dundee, UK - (2010 - 2011)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland - (2009 - 2010)

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Vice President / Federation of University Teachers Association (FUTA) - (2018- To date)

Senior Treasurer / Science Students’ Union, University of Peradeniya - (2015 - To date)

President / University of Peradeniya Science Teachers Association (UPSTA) - (2017-2020)

Ongoing Research and Projects

Development in Curriculum Development and Deployment on Persistent, Bio-accumulative, and Toxic Chemicals (PBTs)

Team member for “Development in Curriculum Development and Deployment on Persistent, Bio-accumulative, and Toxic Chemicals (PBTs)”- (Universities, Vocational Training and School Curriculum) UNIDO (United Nation Industrial Development Organization) and Ministry of Environment, Sri Lanka (2018-2019)

Safe Use of High-Density Chrysotile Asbestos in Sri Lanka

Working Group member for “Safe Use of High-Density Chrysotile Asbestos in Sri Lanka” appointed by Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, Sri Lanka (2018-To date).

Memberships & Awards

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President’s Award for Scientific Research (2018)

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Excellence in Teaching Award- 2018- Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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Member of Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon (ICHEM), Sri Lanka

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Member of SLAAS

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Member of Institute of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka (IEPSL)

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