K. Lakshani Jayaprada Weerarathna

Office: Building 23, level 2, Room 221

+61 3990 54594lakshani.weerarathna@monash.edu

Conference Contributions

Oral Presentations

[1] Removal of Chromium from aqueous solutions by activated carbon prepared using Jack fruit sawdust

K.L.J. Weerarathna, C.D. Jayaweera, 3rd Biennial International Symposium on Polymer Science and Technology 2017, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Education

Since 2022

Ph. D. Chemistry

Supervisor: Prof. Tanja Junkers

Monash University

2018-2021

M.Sc. Chemistry

Supervisor : Prof. Timothy R. Cook

State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

2013-2016

B.sc. Chemistry



University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

2012 - 2015

Higher Diploma in Information Technology



University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka

Experience

2021-2022

Volunteer researcher

The removal of chromium from aqueous solution utilizing activated carbon from Artocarpus heterophyllus sawdust: A comprehensive study Supervisor : Prof. Champa D. Jayaweera

University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

2018 - 2021

Graduate teaching assistant


State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

2017 - 2018

Research Assistant

Development of value added products from Polyurethane waste / Laminated Polyurethane waste in textile industry.Supervisor : Prof. Thilini Gunasekera

State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

2017

Teaching Assistant


University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

2016

Industrial Internship Trainee Chemist


Merbok MDF Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., Horana, Sri Lanka