Publications

 

Rahman, M. A.; Lokupitiya H. N.; Ganewatta, M. S.; Liang, Y.; Stefik M.; Tang, C.; Designing Block Copolymer Architectures towards Tough Bioplastics from Natural Rosin, Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 2069–2077. LinkLokupitiya, H. N.; Stefik, M.Cavitation-enabled rapid and tunable evolution of high-χN micelles as templates for ordered mesoporous oxides, Nanoscale, 2017, 9 ,1393–1397, LinkPeters K.; Lokupitiya H. N.; Sarauli D.; Labs M.; Pribil M.; Rathouský J.; Kuhn A.; Leister D.; Stefik, M.; Fattakhova-Rohlfing D; Nanostructured Antimony-doped Tin Oxide layers with Tunable Pore Architecture as Versatile Transparent Current Collectors for Biophotovoltaics, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, 26, 6682–6692. LinkLokupitiya, H. N.; Jones, A.; Reid, B.; Guldin, S.; Stefik, M. Ordered Mesoporous to Macroporous Oxides with Tunable Isomorphic Architectures – Solution Criteria for Persistent Micelle Templates. Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 1653–1667. Link 

 

Patents

 

Stefik M.; Lokupitiya H.N.; 2018, US Patent 20,170,335,112, Tunable nanomaterials by templating from kinetically trapped polymer micelles

Cavitation Enabled Tuning of Persistent Micelles. 2017 Pending.

Professional Presentations

 

Organic Chemistry Summer Seminar Series, USC, 2016: Lokupitiya H.N.; Tunable Inorganic Nanostructures from Persistent Micellar Templating for Li-ion Storage. Columbia, SC 

American Chemical Society (251) 2016: Lokupitiya H. N.; Jones A.; Reid B.; Guldin S.; Stefik  M.; Robust and Tunable Inorganic Nanostructures from PEO-b-PHA Structure Directing Agent (Oral)

SC EPSCoR/IDeA State Conference 2016: Lokupitiya H.N.; Stefik M.; Renewable Energy to the Next Level with Fast Energy Storage. Columbia, SC (Poster)

Carolina Sustainability Showcase 2015: Lokupitiya H.N.; Stefik M.; Renewable Energy to the Next Level with Fast Energy Storage. Columbia, SC (Poster)

Organic Chemistry Divisional Seminar, USC, 2015: Lokupitiya H.N.; Robust and Tunable Inorganic Nanostructures Derived from PEO-b-PHA Block Copolymer Structure Directing Agent. Columbia, SC 

Organic Chemistry Summer Seminar Series, USC, 2015: Lokupitiya H.N.; Ordered Mesoporous to Macroporous Oxides with Tunable Isomorphic Architectures. Columbia, SC 

Organic Chemistry Summer Seminar Series, USC, 2014: Lokupitiya H.N.; Polymer Based Electrolytes for Lithium Ion Batteries. Columbia, SC