Prof. M.N. Kaumal

Professor in Chemistry

Department of Chemistry
University of Colombo
Colombo 00300
Sri Lanka

Office: Department of Chemistry- Room No. 110
Work Phone: +94 11-250 3367
Work Fax: +94 11-250 3367

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Postdoctoral Fellow 2018

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Partners HealthCare Innovation, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • PhD 2012

    PhD - Analytical Chemistry

    Mississippi State University, Mississippi State MS 39762, USA

  • BSc 2004

    BSc (Chemistry Special, First Class)

    University of Colombo

  • PFF 2010

    Successfully completed the Preparing future faculty training program (PFF)

    Mississippi State University

  • CTHE 2006

    Completed the faculty training program (CTHE)

    university of Colombo, Sri Lanka( obtained accreditation by the by the Staff and Education Development Association (SEDA), UK and UGC Sri Lanka as a teacher in higher education.

Intellectual Property Management and Patenting

  • 2020

    WIPO-KIPO-KAIST-KIPA Advanced International Certificate Course (AICC) on IP Asset Management for Business Success

    World Intellectual Property Organization and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

  • 2020

    WIPO EIE Virtual Patent Drafting Workshop

    World Intellectual Property Organization – WIPO, COSTI and NIPO

  • 2020

    Workshop on patent searching and prior art assessment for IP-based innovation in the framework of the enabling innovation environment project for IP and technology

    World Intellectual Property Organization – WIPO, COSTI and NIPO

Research Interests

  • Development of portable low cost analytical instruments and paper based analytical tools
  • Analytical Method Development and Validation
  • Development of Electroanalytical techniques and methods
  • IP protection, Management and Commercialization