PhD student and Graduate Research Assistant
Strong track record of orchestrating successful management strategies to deliver revenue goals. Project planning, new product development, customer relations, branch management, and operations oversight experience of 5 years in progressive roles. Refined relationship-building skills and experience working collaboratively with production, supply chain, sales, IT and marketing teams.
PhD student and Graduate Research Assistant, 2018-Present College of Family and Consumer Sciences. University of Georgia
Graduate Research Intern, 2014 – 2016 Rubber Research Institute- Sri Lanka
Research and Development Executive, Polyolefin profile manufacturing, 2011 – 2014 S-lon Lanka Pvt.Ltd. The Capital Maharaja Organization. Sri Lanka.
Ph.D. in Material Science, Reading University of Georgia, USA
M.Sc. (by Research) in Polymer Science and Technology, 2016 University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
B.Sc. in Applied Science (Chemistry, Polymer Science and Physics), 2012 1st Class Honors
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
International Symposium for Materials from Renewables, 2018-Speaker Techtextil North America, 2018- Speaker
The Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)-2018, Poster Presenter
INVOLVEMENT IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Member of AATCC
Member of American Chemical Society