Prof. K R Ranjith Mahanama

SENIOR PROFESSOR

Department of Chemistry
University of Colombo
Colombo 00300
Sri Lanka

Office: Deans office
Work Phone: +94 11-250 3148
Work Fax: +94 11-250 3148
Email: maha@chem.cmb.ac.lk

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • PhD 1990

    PhD - Analytical Chemistry

    Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, USA

  • M.Phil 1989

    M.Phil - Analytical Chemistry

    Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, USA

  • M.A. 1988

    M.A - Analytical Chemistry

    Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York, USA.

  • BSc 1984

    BSc (Honours) Chemistry

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

      Teaching

      • Analytical Chemistry : Gas chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography, solvent extraction, ion exchange, sample preparation methods, supercritical fluid extraction and chromatography
      • Environmental Chemistry : Atmospheric chemistry, indoor air quality and modeling, air pollution, sampling and analysis of airborne pollutants, water quality

      Research Interests

      • Air pollution and pollution control
      • Environmental tobacco smoke
      • Emissions from combustion sources and related health issues
      • Indoor air quality
      • Low-cost instrumentation
      • Quality assessment of the consumer products
      • Water quality