Research Fellow

Lakmal Jayarathne

Environmental Science

Lakmal Jayarathne


Dr Lakmal Jayarathne obtained a BSc. Special Degree in Chemistry from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2006. He obtained his PhD from the same university in 2012. with a thesis titled “Synthesis, characterization and molecular modeling of -Fe2O3 nanoparticles: water treatment and drug delivery”. Dr Jayarathne has undertaken major projects such as 'Development of Red-clay based water filter for the removal of Fluoride and heavy metals' and 'Comprehensive research proposal on an operational model to control dengue in Sri Lanka using multiple intervention, new product development and community participation'.


Dr. Lakmal Jayarathne

National Institute of Fundamental Studies

Hanthana Road, Kandy (20000)
Sri Lanka

Research Interest

Dr Jayarathne specializes in the fields of Chemistry, Materials Science, Nanotechnology and Computational Chemistry and is especially interested in Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, Molecular Dynamics and Spectroscopy.