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Dr. M. Koneswaran

mkoneswaran Dr. M. Koneswaran
B.Sc (EUSL), M.Sc (Peradeniya), Ph.D (Manchester, UK)
Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Telephone:
Email:koneswaran@esn.ac.lk / koneshmas@gmail.com

Biography

 

Links to Publications

Publications

  1. M. Koneswaran, R. Al-Jowder, and R. Narayanaswamy, “Capped ZnS Quantum Dots as Luminescent Probes for Optical Sensing, Graduate Research Conference, The University of Manchester, UK, 14th July, 2007.
  2. Koneswaran, and R. Narayanaswamy, “Surface Modified Luminescent Quantum Dots for Optical Sensing”, Europtrode IX – Dublin, Ireland, March 30th – April 2nd, 2008.
  3. M. Koneswaran, N. Ahmad, and R. Narayanaswamy, “Dye- Mercaptoacetic Acid Capped CdS Quantum Dots as Luminescent Probe for Metal Ions”,Europtrode IX – Dublin, Ireland, March 30th – April 2nd, 2008.
  4. M. Koneswaran, and R. Narayanaswamy, “The Use of Luminescent Quantum Dots for Optical Sensing”, Graduate Research Conference, The University of Manchester, UK, 17th September, 2008.
  5. M. Koneswaran, and R. Narayanaswamy, “Novel Mercaptoacetic acid-capped CdS/ZnS Core-Shell Quantum Dots as Fluorescence Sensor for Mercury Ions”,Europtrode X – Prague, Czech Republic, March 28 – 31, 2009.
  6. M. Koneswaran, N. Ahmad, and R. Narayanaswamy, “Synthesis of water soluble, stable and highly luminescent dye-mercaptoacetic acid capped CdS quantum dots as fluorescent senor for mercury (II)”, Europtrode X – Prague, Czech Republic, March 28 – 31, 2009.
  7. M. Koneswaran, “Sensors for Bridge Monitoring”, Austroroads Bridge Conference, Sydney, Australia, 31 October – 5 November 2011.
  8. M. Koneswaran, R. Narayanaswamy, “Functionalised CdS/ZnS Core-Shell Quantum Dots as Selective Fluorescent Probe for Pb2+ Ions”, Europtrode XI – Barcelona, Spain, April 2 – 5, 2012
  9. Nisansala P.H, R N Wijeyasena, M. Koneswaran, “Development of superhydrophobic Cotton Fabric Using Nanoparticles”, International Conference on Advanced Materials – Colombo Sri Lanka, June 01 – 04, 2012
  10. K.A.T.A.Perera, M. Koneswaran, “Determination of inter-layer and structural iron content in Murunkan Clay” National Nanotechnology Conference 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 2012
  11. Nisansala P.H, M. Koneswaran, Surface Modification of Zinc Oxide Nanorods Using 3-Glycidoxypropyltrimethoxysilane. National Nanotechnology Conference 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 2012
  12. Nisansala P.H, R N Wijeyasena, M. Koneswaran, “Development of Photocatalytic surfaces Using Nanoparticles.”International Conference Sustainable Build Environment – Kandy, Sri Lanka, December 2012.
  13. M. Ganesharajah, L. Karunanayake, S. Amarasinghe, M. Koneswaran, “Citrate capped silver nanoparticles as optical sensor for ferric ions”, Sensors and Actuators B (Under Review).
  14. M. Koneswaran, N. Ahmad, and R. Narayanaswamy, “Dye-Mercaptoacetic Acid-Capped CdS Quantum Dots for the Optical Sensor”, Talanta (Under Review).
  15. M. Koneswaran, R. Narayanaswamy, “Synthesis of Functionalised ZnS Quantum Dots for the Determination of Protein”, Europtrode XII – Athens, Greece.
  16. M. Koneswaran, R. Narayanaswamy, “Functinalsied CdS/ZnS Quantum Dots for the determination of Vitamin B6”,Europtrode XII – Athens, Greece.
  17. M. Koneswaran, R. Narayanaswamy, “Development of Chemical Sensor Using Luminescent Carbon Dots”,Europtrode XII – Athens, Greece.

BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Sing Muk, M. Koneswaran and R. Narayanaswamy,FluorescenceNanoparticles for Optical Sensing, The Annual Reviews in Fluorescence – Annual Hard Book Series – 9th Year Submitted (Springer Publication).

Research Interest

  • Development of optical sensors using different types of functionalised nanoparticles.
  • Quantum Dots
  • Nano-concrete based on nanosilica and nanolime.
  • Development of superhydrophibic surfaces using different types of nanomaterials.
  • Synthesis and functionalisation of commercially important nanomaterials such as nanosilica, carbon nanotubes (CNT) and, montmonolite - MMT (nanoclay) from natural resources.
  • Nano-composites – PET/ Clay and Nylon/Clay nanocomposites.

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