D e p a r t m e n t   o f

Chemistry

Name

Dr. J. A. Thiloka C. Ariyasena

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Wayne State, USA)

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About Me

Obtained the BSc (Chemistry Special) Hons degree from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2003. Graduated with MSc (2008) and PhD (2014) degrees from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA. Research areas are mainly focused on analyzing the distribution levels of compounds which are of environmental significance. Gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, and ion chromatography techniques will be used in combination with other analytical tools.

Positions Held

Senior Lecturer, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka - (2016-2017)

Visiting Lecturer, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Co-coordinator, M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry Degree Programme, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniyaa - (2019-2020)

Coordinator, M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry Degree Programme, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya - (2020 to date)

Ongoing Research and Projects

Determining the descriptor values of selected organic compounds and estimating their distribution levels using environmental models.

Memberships & Awards

Membership-Award

Departmental citation for excellence in teaching service, Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University, 2008

Membership-Award

Golden Key International Honor Society: Top 15% of students based on graduate course work

Teaching