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Yasith Nanayakkara

  • PhD
  • Research Scientist
  • 8PublicationsNumber of items in Yasith's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 11Followers

Recent publications

  • A liquid drop RC filter apparatus for detection (PAPER IN FOREFRONT)

    • Nanayakkara Y
    • Armstrong D
  • A liquid RC filter apparatus for detection

    • Armstrong D

Professional experience

Research Scientist


June 2011 - Present

Postdoctoral Researcher

The University of Texas at Arlington

December 2010 - May 2011(5 months)

Graduate Research Assistant,

The University of Texas at Arlington

January 2008 - December 2010(3 years)

Graduate Teaching Assistant

The University of Texas at Arlington

August 2005 - December 2007(2 years)


PhD - Chemistry

The University of Texas at Arlington

September 2005 - December 2010(5 years)

BSc (Special)

University of Peradeniya

January 1999 - April 2003(4 years)


Yasith S. Nanayakkara obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with Computer Science as a subsidiary from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2003. In 2005, he began attending the University of Texas at Arlington as a graduate student. The following year he joined professor Daniel Armstrong's research group and received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in 2010. His research interests include development of new chiral selectors for liquid chromatography, development of analytical devices / detectors and investigations on electrowetting behaviors of ionic liquids for digital microfluidic devices. He is currently serving as a research scientist at AZYP LLC.


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