The Opening Ceremony of Centre for Advanced Materials and Devices
The newly constructed Centre for Advanced Materials and Devices (CAMD) at the Department of Chemistry was declared open by Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice chancellor of the University of Colombo on the 23rd of August 2018, in the presence of the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Professor Ranjith Mahanama, the Head of the Department of Chemistry, Professor Ramanee Wijesekera, other members of the staff, and invited guests.
The CAMD was initiated by the University of Colombo to facilitate the activities of the National Research Council Target Oriented Research Project, Advanced Materials for Water Purification, and other high-technology applications, using state of the art instruments. It is headed by Professor Rohini M. de Silva and Professor K.M. Nalin de Silva of the Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo.