Dr. Sanjeeva Witharana

Max Plank Institute, Germany



2007-2011 Ph.D., University of Leeds, UK

1997-1999 M.Sc., Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

1992-1996 B.Sc., University of Moratuwa, Sr Lanka

Publications (Selected)

  1. S. Witharanaet al; Recent advances in Thermal conductivity of Nanofluids, To appear inProgress in Nanofluids Research and Patents(2012)
  2. L. Wang, S. Witharanaet al; Recent advances in Rheology of Nanofluids, To appear in Progress in Nanofluids Research and Patents(2012)
  3. S. Witharana, J. Buongiorno, Y. Ding et al; Bubble Nucleation on Nano- to Micro-size Cavities and Posts: An Experimental Validation of Classical Theory, Journal ofApplied Physics, 112, 064904(2012)
  4. S. Witharana, C.S. Hodges, Y. Ding et al; Aggregation and settling of polydisperse aqueous alumina suspensions,Journal of Nanoparticle Research,Volume 14, Issue 05(2012)
  5. Palabiyik, Z. Musina, S. Witharana, Y. Ding; Dispersion Stability and Thermal Conductivity of Propylene Glycol Based Nanofluids, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, Volume 13, Issue 10 (2011)
  6. G. Okeke, S. Witharana, Y. Ding et al; Computational analysis of factors influencing the enhancement of thermal conductivity of nanofluids, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, Volume 13, Issue 12 (2011)
  7. S. Witharana, H. Chen, Y. Ding; Stability of nanofluids in quiescent and shear flow fields, Nanoscale Research Letters 2011, 6:231
  8. T. Parametthanuwat, S. Rittidech, A. Pattiya, S. Witharana and Y. Ding; Application of silver nanofluid containing oleic acid surfactant in a thermosyphon economizer, Nanoscale Research Letters 2011, 6:315
  9. Y. Ding, H. Chen, S. Witharana et al; Relationship between the thermal conductivity and shear viscosity of nanofluids, PhysicaScripta, T139 (2010)014078
  10. D.C. Venerus, J. Buongiorno,Y. Ding, S. Witharana et al; Viscosity measurements on colloidal dispersions (nanofluids) for heat transfer applications, Applied Rheology, 20:4 (2010) 44582
  11. L. Udawatta, A. Perera, S. Witharana; Analysis of Sensory Information for Efficient Operation of Energy Management Systems in Commercial Hotels, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering (2010), 113-120
  12. J. Buongiorno, D. C. Venerus, Y. Ding, S. Witharana et al; A Benchmark Study on the Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids, Journal of Applied physics, 106, 094312 (2009)
  13. H. Chen, S. Witharana et al; Predicting thermal conductivity of liquid suspensions of nanoparticles (nanofluids) based on Rheology, Particuology 7(2009) 151–157