Dr. (Mrs.) H.S. Sitinamaluwa
Department of Materials Science and
Engineering,
University of Moratuwa,
Katubedda, Sri Lanka.

+94 112640440 (Direct Line)
+94112650301 (Extension – 5118)

hansinees@uom.lk

  • Current Teaching Modules
  • Principles of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Pre-academic coordinator
  • Member – curriculum revision steering committee
  • Research Interests
  • Energy storage materials
  • Molecular dynamic simulation
  • Mechanical behavior of amorphous materials

Research supervision

Utilization of Sri Lankan Graphite for Next-Generation Electrochemical Capacitors (MPhil)

PhD in nanotechnology and molecular science, QUT, Australia (2017)

MSc in civil engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (2013)

B.Sc. Engineering (Hons), Materials Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa (2010)

Associate member IESL

2017- to date – Senior Lecturer, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa

2012-2013 – Research Engineer, Industrial Technology Institute

Australian Postgraduate Award (QUT, Australia) (2013)

International Postgraduate Research Sponsorship (QUT, Australia) (2013)

QUT excellence top up scholarship (QUT, Australia) (2013)

Gold Medal for the best Materials Engineering Graduatewho has obtained the highest overall GPA in the department of materials science and Engineering, which is 3.8 or above. (University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka) (2011)

Lanka Ceramic Limited award for the materials engineering student who has obtained the highest GPA above 3.7 at B.Sc. Eng. Level 3 examination for the academic year 2008/2009 (University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka) (2009)

Publications in indexed journals

H Li, X Zhu, H Sitinamaluwa, K Wasalathilake, L Xu, S Zhang, C Yan, Graphene oxide wrapped Fe2O3 as a durable anode material for high-performance lithium-ion batteries, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 714 (2017), 425-432.

L Xu, H Sitinamaluwa, H Li, J Qiu, Y Wang, C Yan, H Li, S Yuan, S Zhang, Low cost and green preparation process for α-Fe 2 O 3 @gum-arabic electrode for high performance sodium ion batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 5 (5) (2017), 2102-2109.

H Sitinamaluwa, J Nerkar, M Wang, S Zhang, C Yan, Deformation and failure mechanisms of electrochemically lithiated silicon thin films, RSC Advances 7 (22) (2017), 13487-13497.

H. Li, L. Xu, H. Sitinamaluwa, K. Wasalathilake, C. Yan, Coating Fe 2 O 3 with graphene oxide for high-performance sodium-ion battery anode, Composites Communications, 1 (2016) 48-53.

H.S. Sitinamaluwa, M.C. Wang, G. Will, W. Senadeera, S. Zhang, C. Yan, Lithium concentration dependent structure and mechanics of amorphous silicon, Journal of Applied Physics, 119 (2016) 245103.

H Li, Y Xu, H Sitinamaluwa, K Wasalathilake, D Galpaya, C Yan, Cu nanoparticles supported on graphitic carbon nitride as an efficient electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction, Chinese Journal of Catalysis 38 (6) (2017), 1006-1010.

H. Sitinamaluwa, S. Zhang, W. Senadeera, G. Will, C. Yan, Carbon-based silicon nanohybrid anode materials for rechargeable lithium ion batteries, Materials Technology, (2016) DOI: 10.1080/10667857.2015.1104824

H.S. Sitinamaluwa, W.K. Mampearachchi, Development of a polymer-modified bitumen specification based on empirical tests – case study for Sri Lanka, Road Materials and Pavement Design, 15 (2014) 712-720.

Hansinee S Sitinamaluwa, Henan Li, Kimal C Wasalathilake, Annalena Wolff, Tuquabo Tesfamichael, Shanqing Zhang, Cheng Yan, Nanoporous SiO x coated amorphous silicon anode material with robust mechanical behavior for high-performance rechargeable Li-ion batteries, Nano Materials Science (2019).

Conference papers

“Deformation and failure of lithiated Si electrodes of Li-ion Batteries”, H.S. Sitinamaluwa, C. Yan, The 7 th International Symposium on Functional Materials, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, China, 16 th -19 th August, 2016.

“Structural Transformations and Stress of Amorphous Silicon Anodes during Initial Lithiation Cycle: A molecular Dynamics Study”, H.S. Sitinamaluwa, M.C. Wang, G. Will, W. Senadeera, S. Zhang, C. Yan, Energy Future conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 4 th – 6 th July 2016.

“Effect of Electrochemical Lithiation on Mechanical Behavior of Silicon”, H.S. Sitinamaluwa, C. Yan, Nanotechnology and Molecular Science Symposium, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia 16 th -17 th February 2016.

“Numerical Investigation on Structural Evolution and Stress in Amorphous Silicon Li ion battery Anodes”, H. Sitinamaluwa, M.C. Wang, G. Will, W. Senadeera, M. Ling, S. Zhang, C. Yan, 9 th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS-9), Brisbane, Australia, 17 th -20 th August 2015.

“Lithiation-delithiation assisted atomic structure evolutions and stress generation in amorphous silicon thin film anodes in Li-ion battery”, H.S. Sitinamaluwa, C. Yan, Nanotechnology and Molecular Science Symposium, Queensland University of Technology, 12 th -13 th February 2015