Dr. D.A.S. Amarasinghe
Department of Materials Science and
Engineering,
University of Moratuwa,
Katubedda, Sri Lanka.

+94 112640440 (Direct Line)
+94112650301 (Extension – 5603)

amarasinghe@uom.lk

  • Current Teaching Modules
  • Characterization of Materials
  • Crystallography and Phase Transformations
  • Properties of Materials
  • Nano Materials
  • Magnetism and Magnetic Materials for Device Engineering
  • Research Interests
  • Materials Characterization by Extended X-ray absorption Fine Structure, X-Ray absorption
  • Near edge Structure , X-ray Diffraction, Raman Spectroscopy, Mossbauer Spectroscopy and
    Photoluminescence Spectroscopy
  • Structural changes, and kinetics of solid state materials
  • The design and fabrication of nano-systems and nano-structured materials that has industrial applications

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (Materials) (Mentor: Dr. H.D.Gafney) City University of New York, U.S.A M.Phil.

Physical Chemistry City University of New York, U.S.A

MSc. in Textile Management University of Moratuwa , Sri Lanka.

B.Sc. in Physical Science University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Technical Advisory Committee on NDT Technology,National Center for Nondestructive Testing , Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Authority. 2015-todate

Member of the Standing Committee on Postgraduate Studies & Research , University Grant Commission Sri Lanka 2015-2016

Member of the Expert Study Group on Establishment of a National Laboratory Equipment Center (Nastec Sri Lanka)

2013- to date : Senior Lecturer Grade – II , Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

2003-2008: Graduate Teaching Fellow, Department of Chemistry City University of New York New York , U.S.A

2005-2007: Adjunct Lecturer in Physics, Department of Physics Queensborough Community College of City University of New York

2000-2002: Assistant General Manager (Group), Hands International Group of Companies No 9 Ramya Road, Bambalapitiya Sri Lanka

1994-2000: Factory Manager, Duckys Bag Manaufacturing Co (PVT) Ltd, No32,
Kammalwatta, Seeduwa, Sri Lanka

S. M. Silva, P. H. D. Kulathilake, D. Attygalle and D. A. S. Amarasinghe, “Study of the dielectric behavior of graphite oxide upon exposure to chlorine,” 2017 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, 2017, pp. 83-87. doi: 10.1109/MERCon.2017.7980461

D. Egodage, R. Dodampola, S. Weragoda, D. A. S. Amarasinghe and D. Attygalle, “Investigation of Plasticizer Evaporation of Local Electrical Cable Insulations,” 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, 2018, pp. 533-537. doi:10.1109/MERCon.2018.8421960

D. A. S. Amarasinghe, D. Attygalle, S. Weragoda, R. Dodampola and S. Dehipawala, “Investigation of 3D Refractive Index Contrast Variations in PVG Based Photo Printed Passive Optical Integrated Circuit Components.,” 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, 2018, pp. 517-521. doi: 10.1109/MERCon.2018.8421991