Gayani Pathiraja

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Dr. Gayani Pathiraja is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN). She received her Ph.D. in Nanoscience from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 2021. Her expertise area of focus is investigating the crystal growth mechanism and kinetics of metal oxide nanostructure formation via in-situ self-assembly design principles. Dr. Pathiraja earned her master’s degree in electrochemistry/Environmental Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and her Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Technology from Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka. Dr. Pathiraja started her academic career as a lecturer at the Department of Engineering Technology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka in 2016. She is a co-author of several peer-reviewed journal publications and a book chapter, and she has presented her work at several regional, international, and national conferences.

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