Janith Adikaram

Research Fellow

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Location
Birch Building (35), 2.15B

Email
Janith.adikarammudiyanselage@anu.edu.au

Clusters
Aerospace

Website
https://janith.org

Publications
ORCiD

Social
LinkedIn

Interests

  • Plasma nanoscience
  • Advanced materials for aerospace
  • Solar Energy

Research

For a list of Dr. Janith Weerasinghe’s publications, please see this link.

Biography

Dr. Janith Weerasinghe is presently engaged as a postdoctoral research fellow at the ANU College of Engineering, Computing, and Cybernetics. He successfully earned his Ph.D. in plasma physics from Queensland University of Technology in 2022. Dr. Weerasinghe has gained his research expertise through training at various institutions such as Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden and the Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory at the National Institute of Fundamental Studies in Sri Lanka.

Activities & Awards

  • 2022: SRN Research pilot project grant for Conductive Kapton Composite Coating for Lunar Dust Mitigation, NSW Space Reserch Network, Australia
  • 2022: Seed funding for “Improved corrosion resistance in carbon-reinforced Aluminum matrixes for LEO satellites” – Australian National University, Australia
  • 2021: NRC Merit Award for Scientific Research – National Research Council, Sri Lanka
  • 2020: CNR-VIT Young Researcher Award – Vellore Institute of Technology, India
  • 2016: SLASS Science Popularization award – Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka
  • 2015: SPIE education outreach grant – The International society for Optics and Photonics, USA

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