Dr. T Pathmathas

Dr. T. Pathmathas

BSc. (Hons.)(Jaffna), 
ICTP Dip (Pre-PhD). in THEP (Trieste), 
MSc. (Peradeniya), PhD (Cape Town)

   

Senior Lecturer (Grade II)  in Physics                            

Department of Physics
University of Jaffna
Jaffna, JA 40 000 

Sri Lanka

TP.No : +94212225924
Fax No: +94212222685
Email:  pathmathas@jfn.ac.lk
            tpathmathas@gmail.com

 

   

  

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University Education

PhD in Applied Physics (Grade A), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, 2011-2014
MSc in Medical Physics (Highest GPA), University of Peradeniya, 2006-2009
ICTP Diploma (Pre- PhD Level) in Theoretical High Energy Physics, Trieste, 2003-2004
BSc Special degree in Physics, University of Jaffna, 1996-2001   

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Main Area : Medical Physics, Applied Physics

Title of Thesis : Granular Flow Modelling of Rotating Drum Flows using Positron Emission Particle Tracking

Supervisors     : Dr. Indresan Govender, University of Cape Town,

 

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  • Energy distribution models in tumbling mills using positron emission particle tracking, T.Pathmathas, I. Govender and D. De Klerk, Mineral processing International conference, Cape Town 2014.
  • Power dissipation modelling in tumbling mills using positron emission particle tracking, T. Pathmathas, I. Govender, D. De Klerk and Maximilian Richter. IMPC XXVII Conference, Chile 2014.
  • Technical report on PEPT investigation of scaled De Beers Marine mill, M. Richter, I. Govender T. Pathmathas, A. Mainza, De Beers Marine 2013.
  • Dose calculations using retracted factors of missing tissue compensators, T. Pathmathas, J. Jeyasugiththan and N. Jeyakumaran. The Annual conference of Association of Medical Physicists of India, November 2009.

 

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  • An investigation of granular rheology using positron emission particle tracking, T. Pathmathas, Indresan and Maximilian Richter Conference on Physics, South African institute of Johannesburg, 2014.

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  • Joseph Arenow Prize 2014 and Faculty of Science PhD Medal 2015 for prestigious achievement in postgraduate research at University of Cape Town 
  • CMR Scholarship offered by Centre for Mineral research, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town to do a PhD at the Department of Physics, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
  • Science Faculty scholarship, University of Cape Town to PhD at the Department of Physics, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 2013.
  • ICTP Scholarship offered by Italian Government, IAEA and UNESCO to study an ICTP  Diploma in Theoretical High Energy Physics (Pre PhD Level), International centre for theoretical Physics (ICTP). Trieste, Italy, 2003/2004
  • ICTP Fellowship offered by Italian Government, IAEA and UNESCO to participate a Conference of Planck- 05. International centre for theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, May 2005
  • ICTP Fellowship offered by Italian Government, IAEA and UNESCO to participate a Summer School on Particle Physics. International centre for theoretical Physics (ICTP). Trieste, Italy, Italy, June 2005.

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  • Conference on Planck 05, International Centre for theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, May 2005.
  • Conference on Computational Cosmology, International Centre for theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, June 2005.
  • Summer School on Particle Physics, International Centre for theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, June 2005.
  • Workshop on Scientific writing, Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS), University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, April 2007.
  • Workshop on “Research Methodology for Study Programmes in Physical Sciences”, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka, February 2010.
  • Workshop on “Speaking Across Disciplines’”, Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED), University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa, September 19-20, 2012
  • Workshop on  “Career Compass”, Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED), University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa On November 20, December 10, 2012.
  • Talk on An investigation of granular rheology using positron emission particle tracking Conference on Physics, South African institute of Johannesburg, 2014.
  • Talk on New Granular Rheology, Centre for Mineral Research, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town, 2014.
  • PV Workshop, Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS), University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, April 2014.

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