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Dr. HNM Sarangika

Senior Lecturer

sarangikah@appsc.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

Ph.D., University of Peradeniya.

B.Sc., (Honors) Special Degree in Physics, University of Ruhuna


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

1. Member- Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)

2. Member- National Science Foundation


Research Interests

Polymer electrolytes, Dye sensitized Solar Cells, Magnesium  batteries, Electrochromic devices


Recent Publications

 

Journal Publications

 

  1. Application of a nanostructured, tri-layer TiO2 photoanode for efficiency enhancement in quasi-solid electrolyte based dye sensitized solar cells. M.A.K.L. Dissanayake, H.N.M. Sarangika, G.K.R. Senadeera, H.K.D.W.M.N. R. Divarathna and E.M.P.C. Ekanayake, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 47 (11), 1239-1249, 2017.
  2. Polyethylene oxide and ionic liquid based solid polymer electrolyte for rechargeable Magnesium batteries., Sarangika H.N.M. , Dissanayake M.A.K.L., Senadeera G.K.R., Rathnayake R.R.D.V., Pitawala H.M.J.C, Thotawattage C.A., Ionics 23 (10), 2829-2835, 2016.
  3. TiO2 as a low cost, multi functional material, MAKL Diasanayake, GKR Senadeera, HNM Sarangika, PMPC Ekanayake, CA Thotawattage, HKDWMNR Divarathne, JMKW Kumari, Materials Today: Proceedings 3, S40-S47

 

Conference Proceedings- Published as a full paper

 

  1. Novel quasi Solid State Electrochromic Smart windows Based on TiO2 and SnO2 Electrode with PMMA gel electrolyte., H.N.M. Sarangika, G.K.R. Senadeera, C.A.Thotawaththage, M.A.K.L.Dissanayake , Solar Asia 2013 International Conference, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  2. Performances of TiO2 as cathode material in rechargeable Mg batteries with Polyethylene oxide based gel electrolyte, H.N.M. Sarangika, W.A.R.B. Weerasekera, G.K.R. Senadeera, M.A.K.L.Dissanayake, K.V.L. Amarasinghe, H.K.D.W.M.N. R. Divaratne, V.A. Seneviratna, 14th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics (ACSSI), Singapore, 24 – 27 June 2014.
  3. Effect of different current collectors in Mg battery with conventional PEO based gel polymer electrolyte, Sarangika H.N.M., Dissanayake M.A.K.L. , Senadeera G.K.R., Sampath J.A.K., Perera T.T.M., Solar Asia 2018 Int. Conf., National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka (4-6 January 2018)

     

Conference Proceedings- Published as an abstract

 

  1. Use of TiO2 as electrochromic material with Chitosan gel polymer electrolyte in low cost Electrochromic Smart windows, H.N.M.Sarangika, G.K.R.Senadeera, M.A.K.L.Dissanayake, 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference (RISTCON) 22nd-23rd January, 2014.
  2. Use of carbon embedded TiO2 as cathode material in rechargeable Mg batteries with Polyethylene Oxide based gel electrolyte, H.N.M. Sarangika, W.A.R.B. Weerasekera, G.K.R. Senadeera, M.A.K.L. Dissanayake, K.V.L. Amarasinghe, C. A. Thotawattage, V.A. Seneviratne,Peradeniya University International Research Sessions 2014.
  3. High performance dye-sensitized solar cells with PEO based gel polymer electrolyte using TiO2 nano fibers developed by electrospinning , H.N.M. Sarangika, G.K.R. Senadeera, H.K.D.W.M.N. R. Divaratne, P .M. P.C. Ekanayake, C.A. Thotawattage, M.A.K.L. Dissanayake, 14th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics (ACSSI), Singapore, 24 – 27 June 2014
  4. Electrochromic smart windows based on Chitosan gel polymer electrolyte and Lithium salts, H.N.M.Sarangika , G.K.R. Senadeera, C. A. Thotawattage and M.A.K.L.Dissanayake, Postgraduate Institute of Science Congress 2014, University of Peradeniya.
  5. Electrospun polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibre membrane gel electrolyte for electrochromic devices, H.N.M. Sarangika, G.K.R. Senadeera, H.K.D.W.M.N. R. Divaratne, M.A.K.L. Dissanayake, International Conference on Material Science and Technology (ICMST), 13th- 17th October, 2014 - Indonesia
  6. SnO2 as a cathode material for rechargeable Magnesium batteries, H.N.M. Sarangika, G.K.R. Senadeera, M.A.K.L. Dissanayake, K.V.L. Amarasinghe, C. A. Thotawattage, W.A.R.B. Weerasekera,V.A. Seneviratne, 2nd Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference (RISTCON) 22nd-23rd January, 2015
  7. Enhancement of Photoelectric Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Made With Rice Grain-Shaped TiO2 Nanostructure, H.K.D.W.M.N.R.Divaratne, H.N.M.Sarangika, M.A.K.L. Dissanayake, G.K.R.Senadeera, P.M.P.C.Ekanayake, C.A. Thotawattage, 5th International Conference on Functional Materials & Devices 2015 (ICFMD - 2015) 4 – 6 August 2015, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
  8. TiO2 as low cost, multi-functional material, M.A.K.L. Diasanayake , G.K.R. Senadeera , H.N.M. Sarangika , P.M.P.C. Ekanayake , C.A. Thotawattage , H.K.D.W.M.N.R. Divarathne and J.M.K.W. Kumari, 5th International Conference on Functional Materials & Devices 2015 (ICFMD - 2015) 4 – 6 August 2015, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
  9. Polyethylene oxide and ionic liquid based solid polymer electrolyte for rechargeable Magnesium batteries., Sarangika H.N.M. , Dissanayake M.A.K.L., Senadeera G.K.R., RathnayakeR.R.D.V., Pitawala H.M.J.C, Thotawattage C.A., 15th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics (ACSSI), India, 27 – 30 November 2016
  10. Low cost, highly efficient TiO2 based Electrochromic device for architectural application, H.N.M.Sarangika , G.K.R. Senadeera, M.A.K.L.Dissanayake, W.G.M.D.Karunarathna and M.G.A.N. Perera, 4th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference (RISTCON) 26th January, 2017
  11. Electrolyte independent efficiency enhancement in dye sensitized solar cells by composite TiO2 photoanode with rice-grain shaped nanostructure.H.N.M. Sarangika, M.A.K.L. Dissanayake, G.K.R. Senadeera, M.A. Careem, A.K.Arof, 6th International Conference on Functional Materials & Devices 2017 (ICFMD - 2017) 15 – 18 August 2017, Malakka, Malaysia.