SUSL Staff Directory

Mr. L. Malith M. De Silva

Lecturer (prob.)

malith@appsc.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

 Bachelor of Science (Special) Degree in Applied Physics, Second Class Upper Division, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2010-2014


Research Interests

-Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

-Effect of Sound on Biological Bodies

-Astro Physics


Recent Publications

International Journals:

  1.   Zhibin Dai (戴智斌), Paula Szkody, Mark Kennedy, Jie Su (苏杰), N. Indika Medagangoda, Edward L. Robinson, Peter M. Garnavich, and L. Malith M. De Silva, "A Phenomenological Model for the   Light Curve of Three Quiescent Low-inclination Dwarf Novae and One Pre-cataclysmic Variable", The Astronomical Journals, Volume 156, Number 4, pp 153 - 170, 2018, DOI:10.3847/1538-3881/aadb99
  2. Dharmathilaka J. A. D. M, Medagangoda N. I., De Silva L.M.M, Aponsu G. M. L. P, Ruwangika N. R. A. M, “Outbursts Analysis of Dwarf Novae Subtypes”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 3 , March 2019, pp 8467 – 8479, ISSN: 2350-0328, http://www.ijarset.com/currentissue.html.

Conference Proceedings:

Full Papers

  1. L. M. M. De Silva, G.M.L.P. Aponsu, Vijanaka Fernando, J.C.N. Rajendra and V.P.S. Perera “Performance Of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Coated With An Ultra Thin  Layer Of Sio2 Around Sno2 Particles”, The Annual Academic Session - 2014, Open University of Sri Lanka, pp 324-327, ISSN: 2012-9912.
  2. L. M. M. De Silva, G. M. L. P. Aponsu, V. P. S. Perera, I. K. Perera and A. C. P. K. Siriwardhana “Composite SnO2/ ZrO2 Dye-sensitized Photo Electrochemical Solar Cells”, The 16th Conference of the Science Council of Asia - 2016, pp 277-282, ISBN: 978-955-590-123-9.
  3. De Silva L. M. M. , Bodhika J. A. P., Gunathilaka P. D. D. I., Aponsu G. M. L. P. “Designing of an Anechoic Chamber for Research Applications”, International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering, Technology and Science -2018, Bengaluru, India, pp 7-9, ISBN: 978-93-87703-63-6.

Abstracts

  1. S. M. Samaranayake, H. M. B. I. Gunathilaka, T. L. Dammalage, A. A. C. N. Atapattu & L. M. M. De Silva, "Determination of a Better Place for a Solar Park Using Remote Sensing Data", The 7th Annual Research Session, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, pp 36, ISBN: 978-955-644-039-3.
  2.  Kumara P.A.M.M, De Silva L. M. M. & Aponsu G. M. L. P., "Effect of Sound on the Staphylococcous Aureus Baterium", 5th Ruhuna International Science  and Technology Conference - 2018, Ruhuna University of Sri Lanka, pp 56, ISSN: 1391-8796.
  3.  Dharmathilaka J. A. D. M., De Silva L. M. M. & Aponsu G. M. L. P., "Effect of Sound frequencies of 500 Hz, 20 kHz, and 75 kHz on the growth of green gram plants", 5th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference - 2018, Ruhuna University of Sri Lanka, pp 102, ISSN: 1391-8796.
  4. P. A. M. M. Kumara & De Silva L. M. M. "Invention of Table Top Steam Sterilizer", International Research Conference of Uwa Wellassa University 2019. (IRCUWU 2019), Uwa Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, pp 496, ISBN: 978-955-0481-25-5.
  5. L. M. M. De Silva & P. K. N. Prasad, "Development of an Automated Beep Test Machine to Count the Levels, Shuttles and VO2 Max Level", International Research Conference of Uwa Wellassa University 2019. (IRCUWU 2019), Uwa Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, pp 503, ISBN: 978-955-0481-25-5.
  6. Swarnamali. A. D. D., Marasinghe. B. N. A., De Silva L. M. M., Rathnayake R. M. U. S. K., "Effect of Sound Frequency on Salmonella Typhimurium", Asia International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research - 10 May 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp 41, ISBN 978-955-3751-01-0.
  7.  Marasinghe. B. N. A., Swarnamali. A. D. D., Rathnayake R. M. U. S. K., De Silva L. M. M., "Effect of Sound on the Growth of Escherichia Coil O157:H7", Asia International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research - 10 May 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp 34, ISBN 978-955-3751-01-0. 

Positions Held/Hold or service Rendering/Rendering (University Level/National Level/International Level)

  • Team member of the organizing committee of the "iSciTech - 2016" international conference (April, 2016)
  • Team member of the Abstract booklet preparation committee of the Department of Physical Sciences & Technology (2016 to date)
  • Team member of the training booklet preparation committee of the Department of Physical Sciences & Technology (2017)
  • Student Counselor of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (2018 & 2019) 
  • Activity Team Member of the Project Implementation Team, Enriching Undergraduates Research Capabilities Through Upgrading Existing Research Facilities in the Department of Physical Sciences & Technology, Development Projects/Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD), Department of Physical Sciences & Technology, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (January 2019 to date)
  • Member of the Task Force for Self Evaluation Report (SER) compilation for Program Review (PR) of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, 2020 (May 2019 to date)