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Mr. G. Parthiban

Mr. G. Parthiban
B.Sc. (Hons), University of Jaffna, M.Phil. (USJP)
Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Office: +94 (0)652240755
Mobile: +94 (0)772334187
Fax: +94 (0)652240758


Date of birth: 24/09/1969

Sex : Male

Marital status : Married

Nationality : Sri Lankan Tamil

Present Occupation: Senior Lecturer G(II), Department of Chemistry, Eastern University, Sri Lanka

1. M. Phil. In Chemistry

Title: Quantum chemical study of chemisorption of nitric oxide (NO) and carbon monoxide (CO) on Aluminum (111) surfaces
Place: University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Date: 10/01/2006

2. B.Sc. (Hons)

Second class (upper division),
Special in Chemistry,
University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Date: March 1996

Subject offered:
Chemistry (main)
Applied mathematics (main),
Pure mathematics


  1. G Parthiban and W S J Silva ( 2010) Effect of Solvents on the Stability and UV Spectra of keto-enol forms of Curcumin: Semi-empirical Quantum Chemical study ARS- Eastern University 2010
  2. G Parthiban and W S J Silva ( 2011) Quantum chemical study of chemisorption of nitric oxide (NO) on Aluminum (111) surfaces , ARS- Eastern University 2011

Ongoing Research

  1. DFT study of NO chemisorptions on three metal surfaces: nickel (111), palladium (111), and platinum (111)

Research Interest

  • Development of ab initio methods for analysis of intermolecular interactions in molecular complexes including open shell and excited state species
  • Theory and computations of solvent effects on molecular properties
  • Molecular modelling and simulations


  • CH 102: Introduction to Electrochemistry and Thermodynamics
  • CH 104: Chemical kinetics
  • CH 254: Physical Chemistry (Practical)
  • CH 303: Electrochemistry
  • CH 304: Quantum Chemistry
  • CH 306: Surface chemistry and Molecular spectroscopy
  • CH 353: Physical Chemistry (Practical)
  • CH 305: Organometallic Chemistry & Non-aqueous solvents
  • CHS 403: Physical Chemistry I
  • CHS 407: Physical Chemistry II
  • CHS 453: Physical Chemistry (Practical)



Positions Held

  1. Coordinator, Core courses and Optional Courses
  2. Coordinator, Staff Development Centre
  3. Coordinator, QIG (Activity 3), Faculty of Science
  4. Student Counsellor, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  5. Member of editorial board, Journal of Science
  6. Member of Applied Statistics Association Sri Lanka
  7. Member of Institute Of Chemistry, Ceylon
  8. Supervisor for Australian Chemistry Quiz, conducted by Institute of Chemistry Sri Lanka