Dhanesh Kannangara

Professor Emeritus

Email: dhanesh.kannangara@ubc.ca

Research Summary

Lab course design, electrochemistry and analytical chemistry


University of Ottawa, 1985, Ph.D.

University of Sri Lanka, 1978, B.Sc., Honours

Research interests + projects

  • Lab course design
  • Electrochemistry
  • Analytical chemistry

Scholarly and professional activities + affiliations

The Electrochemical Society

The Chemical Institute of Canada


Selected publications + presentations

  • D. Y. C. Choy, J. Sibley, and D.  Kannangara, “Teaching Laboratory Data Management (TLDM) System”, Proceedings of the CEEA 2019 Annual Conference, Ottawa, Canada.
  • D. Kannangara and J. Sibley, “Transforming Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Laboratories,” Proceedings of the CEEA 2019 Annual Conference, Ottawa, Canada.
  • A.Ignaszak, D.C.W. Kannangara, V.W.S. Lam and E.L. Gyenge, ‘Borohydride electro-oxidation on Gold Investigated by Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance’, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 160 (2013) H47 – H53.
  • V.W.S. Lam, D.C.W. Kannangaraa, A. Alfantazi, E.L. Gyenge, “Electrodeposited Osmium Three-Dimensional Anodes for Direct Borohydride Fuel Cells” Journal of Power Sources, 212 pp 57–65, 2012
  • V. W. S. Lam, D. C. W. Kannangara, A. Alfantazi, and E. L. Gyenge , “Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Borohydride Electro-Oxidation on Pt: The Effect of Borohydride Concentration and Thiourea Adsorption” J. Phys. Chem. C, 115(6), pp 2727-2737, 2011
  • R Petrell, E. Gyenge, D. Kannangara, L. Creagh, Q. Lee and J. Sibley, “Incorporating Project Based Learning into Unit Operation Laboratory”, Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Sherbrooke, Oct. 15-18th, 2006