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Nilanga K. Liyanage

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Physics
Office location and address
321 JBL
382 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D., 1999, MIT
AS-PHYS Collaborative Research: Apparatus for Normalization and Systematic Control of the MOLLER Experiment
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
March 01, 2021 – February 28, 2025
AS-PHYS Deep Inelastic Scattering in the nucleon valence quark region for precision studies of nucleon spin structure and for parity violating electro-weak asymmetry tests of fundamental physics
Source: U.S. Department Of Energy - Chicago
May 28, 2003 – May 31, 2022
AS-PHYS-Salary support for Dr. Kondo Gnanvo Jan 21 - Dec 25
Source: Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
February 01, 2021 – January 31, 2022
AS-PHYS eRD6 - UVa: R&D on µRWELL & GEM for EIC Trackers
Source: U.S. DOE - National Lab - Brookhaven National Labo
January 01, 2020 – December 31, 2021
AS-PHYS-Post Doc Support Jefferson Lab SoLID project pre R&D activities - Bai
Source: Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
November 01, 2020 – October 31, 2021
AS-PHYS-Salary support for Dr. Kondo Gnanvo and Glamazdin
Source: Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
December 01, 2016 – November 30, 2020
Fabrication of a Large Area U-V readout GEM Detector Super-BigBite Tracker at Jefferson Lab
Source: Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
December 01, 2019 – November 30, 2020
AS-PHYS Jefferson Science Associates Graduate Fellowship 2019-20 Matter
Source: Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
August 01, 2019 – July 31, 2020
Prototype Large Area Gas Electron Multiplier Detector Fabrication
Source: U.S. DOE - National Lab - Brookhaven National Labo
October 14, 2011 – December 31, 2019
AS-PHYS Fabrication of 29 Gas Electron Multiplier modules for Jefferson Lab
Source: U.S. DOE - National Lab - Jefferson Science Associ
September 30, 2013 – July 31, 2017
AS-PHYS-Salary support for Dr. Kondo Gnanvo's
Source: Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
December 01, 2015 – November 30, 2016
AS-PHYS Jefferson Science Associates Graduate Fellowship 2013-14 CHao Gu
Source: Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
August 01, 2013 – August 30, 2014
Gas Electron Multiplier Chamber and Readout for Super Bigbite
Source: U.S. DOE - National Lab - Jefferson Science Associ
February 01, 2013 – November 30, 2013
Fabrication of Prototype Gas Multiplier Chambers
Source: U.S. DOE - National Lab - Jefferson Science Associ
February 01, 2012 – January 31, 2013
PHYS 1720: Introductory Physics II: Gravitation, Electricity & Magnetism, Optics
Credits: 5
Second semester of the introductory physics sequence for prospective physics and other science majors. Topics include gravitation; electricity & magnetism, and optics. Four lecture hours, one discussion section hour. Prerequisite: PHYS 1710 or PHYS 1425, MATH1320 Corequisite: MATH 2310
PHYS 2415: General Physics II: Electricity & Magnetism, Optics
Credits: 3
Second semester of introductory physics for engineers and scientists. Electrostatics, including conductors and insulators; DC circuits; magnetic forces and fields; magnetic effects of moving charges and currents; electromagnetic induction; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic oscillations and waves. Introduces geometrical and physical optics. Three lecture hours. Prerequisite: PHYS 1425, APMA 1110 or MATH 1320.
PHYS 3993: Independent Study
Credits: 3
Individual study of topics in physics not normally covered in formal classes. Study is carried out under the tutelage of a faculty member with whom the requirements are agreed upon prior to enrollment. (S-SS) Prerequisite: Instructor permission
PHYS 3995: Research
Credits: 3
A research project on a topic in physics carried out under the supervision of a faculty member culminating in a written report. May be taken more than once. (S-SS) Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
PHYS 7995: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent research or practical training supervised by a faculty member. May be repeated for credit.
PHYS 8999: Master Thesis Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
PHYS 9998: Pre-Qual Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For students who have not passed the Qualifying exam for doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
PHYS 9999: PhD Thesis Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.