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Teaching Assistant R D

Location:
Lawrence, KS
Salary:
80000
Posted:
September 26, 2023

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SANJITHA DILAN

RAJAPAKSHE Ph. D

Lawrence, Kansas

785-***-****

adzy9h@r.postjobfree.com

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A well experienced doctoral research fellow, with applied knowledge in Material science, Nanotechnology, and Analytical chemistry with Project management practice in multiple departments including Chemical manufacturing and Waste management, passionate for a position to commit and implement my expertise bolstered by my Leadership, Organizational, and Problem-solving proficiencies.

EXPERIENCE

1. GRADUATE RESEARCH/TEACHING ASSISTANT

January 2021- May 2023

Prof. Robert C Dunn

Department of Chemistry University of Kansas

Designed, executed and troubleshooted high accuracy, high throughput External Electric field applied Planer Capillary Electrophoresis (EEPCE) instrumentation platform and performed original research focused on advanced separations with Electro Osmotic Flow (EOF) control.

Developed metal coated capillaries by thermal evaporation and sputtering techniques for the utilization in EEPCE.

Investigated the structural and electrical properties of the developed capillaries using AFM and other profiling techniques.

Employed programming and computational data analysis/ data visualization techniques to characterize and quantify the behavior of the flow dynamics in the modified EEPCE instrumentation. 2. INDUSTRIAL CONSULTANT

August 2019 - January 2021

INNOMATEL Pvt. Ltd

Invented a 90-day active surface disinfectant brand “nanDOC” and managed the production being responsible for the regular product development, testing, standardization, and product promotion.

Led several R&D projects in collaboration with various industries to design and develop methods to convert industrial waste into value added commercial products.

Developed several industrial methods to commercially manufacture pigments, natural dyes, and insect repellents.

Administrated and consulted manufacturing an environment friendly, bio-degradable, low-cost antimicrobial face mask brand “RESPIRONE NANO AV 99”.

3. GRADUATE RESEARCH/TEACHING ASSISTANT

March 2015 - August 2019

Prof. R.M. Gamini Rajapaksha

University of Peradeniya

Developed advanced property added smart fabrics using nanotechnology, in collaboration with TeeJay Lanka Pvt. Ltd.

Developed several photo-catalytic water-splitting nanomaterials for highly efficient hydrogen production.

Developed highly efficient Dye-sensitized Solar Cells (DSCs) with numerous nanomaterials.

Anti-cancer drug delivery nanomaterials were developed with porous ZnO nanostructures for targeted delivery of cis- platin.

Involved in postgraduate level teaching and research supervision. EDUCATION

1. Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Analytical Chemistry

Department of Chemistry,

University of Kansas.

January 2021 – April 2023

2. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Chemistry

Postgraduate Institute of Science,

University of Peradeniya.

March 2015 – August 2019

3. Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.)

Faculty of Science,

University of Peradeniya,

July 2010 – May 2014

SKILLS

• Analytical/Separations

Capillary Electrophoresis, HPLC, Back

Scattered Interferometry, Electrochemical

Analysis – (Cyclic Voltammetry, A/C

Impedance).

• R&D

Nanofabrication, Microbiology,

Biochemistry, Textile manufacturing,

Waste management, Biosolids,

Photochemistry, Optics, Renewable

energy, Solar cell.

• Characterization Techniques

Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), UV-Vis Spectroscopy, X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy (XRF), Scanning Electron

Microscopy (SEM), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM),

Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), Pec cell (solar

simulator), Four probe conductivity instrumental analysis.

• Laboratory animal testing

• Chemical/ Material

manufacturing

Spray drying, Polymer processing, Sol-Gel

processing, CVD, PVD, Sputtering, Spin

coating, Lithography technologies, MEMS, and

NEMS.

• Process improvement



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