Dr. S. Arasaretnam

B.Sc (Hons)(EUSL), M.Sc(Poly.Chem), Ph.D (SL),A.I.Chem.C
Senior Lecturer
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
Eastern University, Sri Lanka

 

Date of Birth : 03rd April, 1976
Sex  : Male
Nationality : Sri Lankan Tamil
Civil Status : Married

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  1. S. Arasaretnam, N. N. Malleswara Rao, Annadanam V. Sesha Sainath. Pinus radiata Bark Extracted Polyphenols Modification for Processable Thermoplastics, International Conference on Science and Engineering of Materials for Future Needs-2015, [ICSEMF -2015], 21-22 December 2015, Khammam, India.

  2. A. V. Sesha Sainath, B. Balaraju, N. N. Malleswara Rao, V. Santosh, J. Gopinath,                   S.Arasaretnam. Selective Functional Group Incorporation into Macromolecular Architecture and Their Role in Applications, International Conference on Science and Engineering of Materials for Future Needs -2015, [ICSEMF -2015], 21-22 December 2015, Khammam, India.

  3. S. Arasaretnam. A kinetic study on adsorption, Isotherms of some metal ions on sulfonated-Tannin phenol Formaldehyde resin (TPF-SO3H), International Journal of  Environmental  Chemistry & Chromatography,  Vol.1,  Issue1; 1-7, 2015.

  4. S. Arasaretnam and S. Thevakumar, Hardness in drinking well water in various regions of Sri Lanka, proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol.19, 5th and 6th November 2015.

  5. S. Arasaretnam and S. Thevakumar.  Determination of iron content in selected edible vegetables by using simple colorimetric method in two locations of Batticalao District. Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on multidisciplinary approaches-2015, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 11-12 September 2015.

  6. S. Arasaretnam. A kinetic study on adsorption, Isotherms of some metal ions on sulfonated-Tannin phenol Formaldehyde resin (TPF-SO3H), International Journal of  Environmental  Chemistry & Chromatography,  Vol. 1,  Issue1; 1 – 7, 2015.

  7. S. Arasaretnam, S. Sathees and S. Malavipathirana. Characterization of paper Mill effluent and investigation of the synergistic impact at Valaichchenai due to other anthropogenic inputs, Symposium Proceedings, Third International Symposium on Water Quality and Human Health: Challenges Ahead, 27 & 28 June, PGIS, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, [43], 2014.

  8. S. Arasaretnam, S. Saranya and S. Premkumar. A Comparison of Accumulation of Heavy metals (Pb, Cd, Hg and Cr) in soil and selected vegetables from Kaluthavalai farms in Batticalao District, International Conference of Agricultural Sciences-2014, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, [73], 2014.

  9. S. Arasaretnam. A preliminary study on cadmium levels in selected imported sugars obtained in the Batticalao Town,  Second Annual Science Research Sessions-2013 , South  Eastern University of Sri Lanka,  [08] 2013.

  10. S. Arasaretnam and S. Thevakumar. A preliminary investigation on some selected drinking water quality parameters at three locations around Batticalao, Second Annual Science Research Sessions-2013 , South  Eastern University of Sri Lanka,  [13] 2013.

  11. S.Arasaretnam, L.Karunanayake. Studies on the kinetics of epoxidation of soybean oil using synthetic cationic exchange resin, International Symposium on Polymer Science & Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, ISSN: 2279-2317, [14] 2012.

  12. S.Arasaretnam, L.Karunanayake. Computational and FTIR-spectroscopic study on the reactivity of some polyphenol compounds with HCHO, Research & Reviews in Polymer. ISSN: 2249 – 8877, Volume 3, Issue 1, RRPL, 3(1), [9-16] 2012.

  13. S. Arasaretnam. Development of a protocol for extraction of tannin from some selected Terminalia sp in various solvents. 10th Annual Research Session (ARS), EUSL, 240-245, 2011.

  14. S. Arasaretnam and L. Karunanayake. Synthesis, Characterization, and Metal Adsorption Properties of Tannin–Phenol–Formaldehyde Resins Produced Using Tannin from Dried Fruit of Terminalia chebula (Aralu), Journal of Applied Polymer Science, U.S.A, 2009 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Vol. 115, 1081–1088, 2010.
    S.Arasaretnam, and L Karunanayake. Synthesis, characterization and metal adsorption of Tannin Phenol Formaldehyde resin obtained from flower buds of Terminalia chebula. SLAAS, 64th Annual Sessions, part-I, Abstract, 169, 2008.

  15. Arasaretnam, S and Vinobaba, P. Nutritional Composition of Segregated Portions of Oreochromis niloticus from Unnichai Tank in Batticalao Distract. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Research Session (ARS), EUSL, 140-149, 2007.

  16. S Arasaretnam, L Karunanayaka, P Manoharan. Formaldehyde based resins prepared using tannin obtained from bark of  Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.). SLAAS. 2006.

  17. Arasaretnam S, Sathananthan T, and Chandralal H.N.K.K. Study of heat sensitive gelation of natural rubber latex using Poly Vinyl Methyl Ether (PVME), Annual Research Session (ARS), EUSL, 2005.

  18. Arasaretnam, S and Mahendran, T. Antifungal compounds from leaf buds from bark of Gardenia latifolia” Annual Research Session (ARS), EUSL, 140-146, 2004.

  • Extracted Polyphenols Modification for Processable Thermoplastics

  • Selective Functional Group Incorporation into Macromolecular Architecture and Their Role in Applications

  • Synthesis, Characterization and Metal adsorption of Formaldehyde based resin obtained from tannin available plant sources.

  • Computational Chemistry and Spectroscopy approach to study the reactions of some polyphenolic compounds with formaldehyde.

  • Polymer Chemistry.

  • Water quality Analysis

 

  • Research Training Fellowship for Development Country Scientists (RTF-DCS) (2015).  Indian  Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), India.

  • Presidential Award for Scientific Publications (2015).

  • Merit Award for Scientific Publication (2015). National Research Council (NRC), Sri Lanka.

  • Research Scholarships (2007).  National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (NSF) for PhD Studies.

 

    • Head, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Eastern University of Sri Lanka (2011 to 2014).

    • Editor of Journal of Science-2015.

    • Member, Senate, Eastern University of Sri Lanka (2011-2014).

    • Chairperson of  Board of study/Faculty of Science for External Degree programme .

    • Member, Higher degree Committee, Faculty of science, Eastern University of Sri Lanka (2014-2015).

    • Member, Convocation committee, Eastern University of Sri Lanka (2014).

    • Member, International conference, Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (ICE -2013).

    • Resource person, G.C.E (A/L) Chemistry Teachers- Eastern Province (2015).

    • Chairman/Member, Technical Evaluation Committee, Operational Technical Secretariat (OTS), HETC project (2013-present).

    • Member, sports advisory board, Eastern University of Sri Lanka (2014).

    • Coordinator, 10th Annual Research Session (ARS), Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (2011).

    • Co-Supervisor, Australian National Chemistry Quiz contest (2012- present).

    • Technical coordinator, Environmental Testing Unit (ETU), Eastern University of Sri Lanka (2009 to present).

    • Student counselor, Faculty of Science, Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (2010- present).

Subject code

Subject Name

Programme

CH 101

Periodicity and Bonding

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CH 151

Inorganic Analysis: Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CH 105

Introduction to Polymer Chemistry

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CH 201

Co-ordination Chemistry and Group Chemistry

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CH 204

Reaction Mechanism and Aromaticity

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CH 251

Inorganic Chemistry

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CH 205

Boron Chemistry and Silicates

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CH 301

Chemistry of Natural Products

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CH 354

Inorganic Chemistry

B. SC ( Internal and External)

CHS 01

Inorganic Chemistry I

B. SC ( Special Degree)

CHS 51

Inorganic Chemistry (practical)

B. SC ( Special Degree)

CHS 16

Polymer Chemistry

B. SC ( Special Degree)

CHS 51

Inorganic Chemistry (practical)

B. SC ( Special Degree)

CHS 18

Research Project and Seminar

B. SC ( Special Degree)

Dr.S.Arasaretnam
Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
Eastern University
Sri Lanka.

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