Research

Dr. Ranasinghe is conducting research on glass science and technology under several different topics. She mainly work in silica based binary and ternary glasses under the following topics

Process

 

  1. Investigating bioactive glass for biological applications
  2. Investigating Nucleation and crystallization of glass via differential thermal analysis.
  3. Investigating Rigidity Transition in silicate glass systems 
  4. Containerless processing of silica glass using an electrostatic levitator (NASA MSFC)

 


Publications 

  1.  "Evidence of The Coexistence of Multivalence Cerium Oxide Nano-Particles in a Sodium Borate Glass."Kisa S. Ranasinghe,Rajnish Singh, Delbert E. Day,Klaus Attenkofer, Eli Stavitski, Lon A. Quinn (KSU student), Diane Patterson (KSU student), Andrew Duenas,A(KSU student), Journal of Non Crystalline Solids Volume 515, 1 (2019), Pages 75-81 (DOI)
  2. "Heterogeneous nucleation on platinum doped Li2O center dot 2SiO(2) glass by differential thermal analysis", K.S. Ranasinghe, C.S. Ray, D.E. Day, G.Humbel (KSU student), Journal of Non-Crystaline Solids, Volume 473, 1 October 2017, Pages 141-146 (DOI)
  3. “Search for the Rigidity Transition in Lithium Oxide Silicate Glass Systems Using Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetery (MDSC), Jennifer Black (SPSU student), Kisa Ranasinghe, & Wayne Bresser, Journal of Undergraduate Research 2011.
  4. Containerless Processing of Lithium Disilicate Glass”, K.S. Ranasinghe, C.S. Ray, D.E. Day, J.R. Rogers, R.W. Hyers, and T.Rathz. Journal of Material Science. Volume 42, Number 12 (2007) 4291-4297. (DOI)
  5.  “Verification of an Analytical Method for Measuring Crystal Nucleation Rates in Glasses from DTA Data”, K.S. Ranasinghe, P.E.Wei, K.F. Kelton, C.S. Ray, D.E. Day, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 337 (2004) 261-267 (DOI)
  6. Generalized Method of Determining Crystal Nucleation and Growth Rates in Glasses Using Differential Thermal Analysis”, K.S. Ranasinghe, C.S. Ray, and D.E. Day, Journal of Materials Science, 37 (2002) 547 (DOI)
  7. Determining Crystal Growth Rate-Type of Curves in Glasses by Differential Thermal Analysis”, C.S. Ray, K.S. Ranasinghe, and D.E. Day. Journal of Solid State Science 3 (2001) 727-732 (DOI)
  8. “Novel Method of Determining Crystal Nucleation and Growth Rates in Glasses Using Differential Thermal Analysis”, K.S. Ranasinghe, C.S. Ray, and D.E. Day, Proceedings, Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, P418 534 (2000)

Conference Proceedings and Presentations (Last five years)

  1.   “X-ray absorption near edge structure (XANES) spectroscopy measurement on multivalence nanoceria in borate glass”, K. S. Ranasinghe, D. E. Day, R. Singh, The International Congress on Glass, Boston MA (June 2019)-international (plenary session)

  2. “Creating Ceria Nanoparticles in Glass”,D. E. Day,K. S. Ranasinghe, R. Singh, The International Congress on Glass, Boston MA (June 2019)-international (plenary session)

  3.  "Structural Analysis of a Bioactive Glass Containing Nanoceria", Ranasinghe, K.(Presenter & Author), Singh, R., GA academy of Science, Gainesville. (April 2019). -state(plenary session)

  4. “A Novel Glass For Biological Applications”, Patterson, D. (Presenter-KSU student),Butler, P. (KSU student), Odeh, M. (KSU student), Duenes, A. (KSU student), Kim, K. D. (KSU student), Singh, R., Ranasinghe, K. (Author Only), GA Academy of Science, Gainsville GA. (April 2019).-state(poster)

  5. “Analysis of Biological Activity of a Novel Bioactive Glass” Singh, R., Ranasinghe, K. S., GA academy of Science, Gainesville. (April 2019). -state(plenary session)

  6.  "Physicochemical Analysis of a Bioactive Glass Containing Nanoceria", Patterson, D. (Presenter-KSU student), Odeh, M.(KSU student), Ranasinghe, K. S., Singh, R., National Council of Undergraduate Research, KSU. (April 2019). -national(panel)

  7. “Coexistence of Ce+3 And Ce+4 Nanoceria In A Bioactive Glass”, Mohamed Odeh (Presenter-KSU student), Peyton Butler (KSU student), Andrew Duenas (KSU student), Diane Patterson (KSU student), Ki Dae Kim (KSU student), Rajnish Singh, Kisa Ranasinghe,National Council of Undergraduate Research, KSU. (April 2019). -national (poster)

  8. “Biological Characterization of Novel Bioactive Glass”, Peyton Butler (Presenter-KSU student), Ki Dae Kim (KSU student), Mohamed Odeh (KSU student), Diane Patterson (KSU student), Rajnish Singh, Kisa Ranasinghe,National Council of Undergraduate Research, KSU. (April 2019). -national (poster)

  9. "Raman Spectroscopy Study of Bioactive Glass Doped with Cerium Oxide Oxidization of Cerium 3+ to Cerium 4+ in Bioactive Borosilicate Glass Using Raman Spectroscopy.," Quinn, L. A. (Presenter -KSU student), Ranasinghe, K. S. (Author Only), Singh, R., Day, D. InternationalGlass and Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting, American Ceramic Society, San Antonio, Texas. (May 21, 2018).-international (poster)

  10. "Bioactive Borosilicate Glass as a Carrier for Nanoceria." Ranasinghe, K. S. (Presenter & Author), Singh, R. Ard  J. (KSU student),Day, D. E., Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, Waikoloa, Hawaii (May 2017).-international (plenary session)

  11. "Heterogeneous Nucleation Measurements by Differential Thermal Analysis.", Ranasinghe, K. S. (Presenter & Author), Day, D. E., Ray, C. S., Ard J. (KSU student), Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, Waikoloa, Hawaii (May 2017).-international (plenary session)

  12. "Thermal Study of Bio Active Borosilicate Glass That Contains Cerium Oxide Nano Particles".,Ranasinghe, K. S. (Author), Singh, R. Ard, J. (Presenter-KSU student), Day, D. E., Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, Waikoloa, Hawaii (May 2017).-international (poster)

  13. "Borosilicate Glass for Its Biological Applications," Humble, G. (Presenter-KSU student), Ranasinghe, K., The International Conference Glass and Optical Material Division, American Ceramic Society, Wisconsin. (May 22, 2016).-international (poster)

  14. "Thermal Analysis of Bio Active Borosilicate Glass Doped with Cerium Oxide," Ranasinghe K. S. (Author and presenter), Humble, G. (KSU student),The International Conference Glass and Optical Material Division, American Ceramic Society, Wisconsin. (May 22, 2016).-international (plenary session)

  15. Humble, G. (Presenter-KSU student), Ranasinghe, K., GA academy of science, "Thermal Analysis of Borosilicate Glass For its Biological Applications," Gordon State College, Barnesville GA. (April 1, 2016). –state (panel)

  16. "Differential Thermal Analysis of Bioactive Glass Material for Bone Tissue Regeneration," Barnett, D. (Presenter Only-Summer Intern), Ranasinghe, K. S.(Author), Kentucky Academy of Science 101st conference, Northern Kentucky University, Kentucky. (November 15, 2015). -Reginal (panel)

  17. "Teaching Professor Conference, "Teaching an Online Chemistry & Physics Course: Lessons Learned, “Singh, R. Ranasinghe, K. S. Zhou, W., The 12th Annual AtlantaGA. (May 29, 2015). –state (poster)

  18. "Heterogeneous Nucleation on Palladium doped Li2O.2SiO2 glass by Differential Thermal Analysis," Roth, N., Ranasinghe, K. S.(Author), Humble, G. (Presenter -KSU Student), International Conference on Glass and Optical Material Division, American Ceramic Society, Miami FL. (May 18, 2015).-international (poster)

  19. "Crystal Nucleation of Palladium Doped Lithiumdisilicate Glass.", Humble, G. (Presenter -KSU student), Ranasinghe, K. S.(Author), Kennesaw State’s Symposium of Scholars and Undergraduate Research, (April 16, 2015). -local (symposia)

  20. "Borosilicate Glass for Its Biological Applications," Garret, J. (Presenter-SPSU student), Ranasinghe, K. (Author), Honors Poster Presentations, Art and Science Showcase, Southern Polytechnic State University. (April 28, 2014). -local(symposia)

  21. "Chaotic Pendulum," Peterson, J. (Presenter -SPSU student), Ranasinghe, K. S.,Honors Poster Presentations, Art and Science Showcase, Southern Polytechnic State University. (April 4, 2013). -local(symposia)

  22. Nelson, A. (Presenter- SPSU student), Ranasinghe, K. S. (Author), Honors Poster Presentations, Art and Science Showcase, "Containerless Processing of Soda-Lime-Silica," Southern Polytechnic State University. (April 4, 2013). -local(symposia)

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