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Dr. Chinthaka Ratnaweera


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email   : cnr88w@gmail.com
Phone : +94 11 2861653
Office  : Room # 512

Senior Lecturer


Education

Ph.D., Physical/Theoretical Chemistry, Mississippi State University, USA, 2015

M.S., Management and Information Technology, University of Kelaniya, 2009

B.Sc., Special degree in Chemistry, University of Colombo, 2004

Research Areas

Ab initio Calculations, Statistical Thermodynamics, Molecular Dynamics, Computational Chemistry Programming

Teaching Areas

Physical Chemistry, Quantum Mechanics, Computational Chemistry, Information Technology

Download CV       PhD Dissertation 


Dr Ratnaweera is specialized in theoretical and computational chemistry. His PhD is on developing a new method to determine the entropy of internal rotational modes of small molecules. He also expertise in molecular dynamics and quantum mechanical calculations. His currently do research on studying drug receptor interactions using molecular docking and molecular dynamics. He also interested in studying  naturally colored compounds.