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Work Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher

Queen’s University – Canada and CNRS – C2P2/LCPP – ESCPE, Lyon, France

December 2012 - November 2014

Technical Manager

Macksons Paints Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

July 2011 - November 2012

R&D Scientist

Synthomer Malaysia Sdn.Bhd

March 2010 - June 2011

PhD Candidate

CNRS – C2P2/LCPP – ESCPE, Lyon, France and University of Claude Bernard Lyon-1, France

December 2005 - September 2009

Research Assistant

Queen’s University, Canada

February 2008 - July 2009

MSc Candidate

CNRS – C2P2/LCPP – ESCPE, Lyon, France

January 2005 - July 2005

Laboratory Manager

Chemical Industries (Colombo) Ltd., Colombo, Sri Lanka

April 2001 - December 2004

Research Assistant

Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka

April 2001 - December 2004

Education

PhD

University of Claude Bernard Lyon -1

December 2005 - September 2009

MSc

University of Sri Jayawardanepura, Sri Lanka

October 2003 - July 2005

Graduateship in Chemistry

Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon – College of Chemical Sciences

October 1994 - November 1999

Certifications
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Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
(2014). Influence of composition on the morphology of polyurethane/acrylic latex particles and adhesive films.
(2014). Acrylic-Alkyd Hybrids: Secondary Nucleation, Particle Morphology and Limiting Conversions. Macromolecular Reaction Engineering.
(2011). Synthesis of Acrylic-Polyurethane Hybrid Latexes by Miniemulsion Polymerisation and Their Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Applications. Macromolecules.
(2011). Mechanical Properties of Adhesive Films Obtained from PU-Acrylic Hybrid Particles. Macromolecules.
(2010). Strategies for the Production of High Solids Acrylic/Methacrylic Core-Shell Lattices.
(2009). Antifungal Activity of Black Tea Polyphenols (Catechins and Theaflavins) against Candida Species.
(2008). Miniemulsification of monomer-resin hybrid systems.
CONFERENCE ABSTRACT
(2009). Mechanical and Adhesive Properties of Waterborne Polyurethane-Acrylic Hybrid Nanostructured Films (32nd Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society: Hyatt Regency Savannah, Savannah, GA. February 15-18, 2009.
(2008). Waterborne Polyurethane-Acrylic Hybrid Nano Particles by Miniemulsion Polymerization: Mechanical Properties of Nanostructured Films (48th Microsymposium: Polymer Colloids: From Design to Biomedical and Industrial Applications. July 20-24, 2008, Prague).
(2008). Waterborne Polyurethane-Acrylic Nanoparticles by Miniemulsion Polymerization: Mechanical Properties of Nanostructured Films (13th UK Polymer Colloids Forum, August 2008).
PATENT
(2004). Sri Lanka Patent No: 13245 for the discovery of anti-fungal activity of catechins and theaflavins (black tea components) against Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis, Candida tropicalis, Candida krusei and Candida glabrata.