Nirmal graduated from Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Sri Lanka with a first-class honours degree in Chemistry in 2010. In 2014, he obtained his Ph.D. from Loughborough University, UK. In the same year, he was awarded the best graduate student prize of the University for his achievements gained during his Ph.D. Then, he conducted his post-doctoral research at the Loughborough University and the University of Tokyo, Japan successively. In 2017, he joined AkzoNobel UK as a Scientist before joining Monash University. His current research focusses on developing charge-transporting inks for printable perovskite solar modules by scalable printing techniques.  

Qualifications: 
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Materials Science, Loughborough University, UK
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Sri Lanka
ORCID iD: 
0000000268240882