Imalka Munaweera

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Sri Lanka

Materials Sciences

Munaweera is one of the winners of the 2021 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World. She was recognized for her research that focusing on fabricating different functionalized materials, nanoparticles and nanocomposites for industrial applications—ranging from drug delivery to water filtration and even minimizing the post-harvest losses of fruits and vegetables.

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  • 2021 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award

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