PhD Student

Department of Chemistry
University of Rochester

Hutchinson Hall B28
120 Trustee Road
Rochester, New York 14627



B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 2022


My research interests lie within the field of crystal engineering, encompassing various
aspects such as lattice dynamics of crystals, polymorphism, and the interaction of light
with matter. I am particularly fascinated by understanding the structural and dynamic
properties of crystalline materials at the atomic and molecular levels, utilizing
characterization techniques such as single-crystal X-ray diffraction, powder X-ray
diffraction, Raman spectroscopy and low-frequency vibrational spectroscopy (terahertz).
Through exploring the intricate interplay between crystal structures and their mechanical,
thermal, and optical behaviors, my research endeavors seek to uncover novel insights into
crystal formation, phase transitions, and the manipulation of material properties for
various applications.

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