Faculty profile

Priyanka Rupasinghe

Assistant Professor


297 Shineman Center


Milinda Rupasinghe and N. E. Shafer-Ray, Effect of the geometric phase on the possible measurement of the electron’s electric dipole moment using molecules confined by a Stark gravitational trap, Phys. Rev. A 78, 033427 (2008)

P. Sivakumar, C.P. McRaven, P.M. Rupasinghe, T.Zh. Yang, N.E. Shafer-Ray, Trevor J. Sears, and Gregory E. Hall , Pseudo-continuous resonance enhanced multiphoton ionisation: application to the determination of the hyperfine constants of 208Pb19F, Mol. Phys. 108, 927 (2010)

Lukas D. Alphei, Jens-Uwe Grabow, A. N. Petrov, Richard Mawhorter, Benjamin Murphy, Alexander Baum, Trevor J. Sears, T. Zh. Yang, P. M. Rupasinghe, C. P. McRaven, and N. E. Shafer-Ray, Precision Spectroscopy of the 207Pb19F molecule: implications for measurement of P-odd and T-odd effects, Phys. Rev. A 83, (2011)

Richard J. Mawhorter, Benjamin S. Murphy, and Alexander L. Baum, Trevor J. Sears, T. Yang, P. M Rupasinghe, C. P. McRaven, and N. E. Shafer-Ray, Characterization of the ground X1 state of 206Pb19F, 207Pb19F, and 208Pb19F, Phys. Rev. A 84, 022508 (2011)

James Coker, Haoquan Fan, C. P. McRaven, P. M. Rupasinghe, T. Zh. Yang, N. E. Shafer-Ray, and J. E. Furneaux, Cavity Dispersion Tuning Spectroscopy of Tellurium Near 444.4nm, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B Vol. 28, No. 12 (2011)

Thinh Q. Bui, David A. Long, Agata Cygan, Vincent T. Sironneau, Daniel W. Hogan, Priyanka M. Rupasinghe, Roman Ciuryo, Daniel Lisak, and Mitchio Okumura, Observations of Dicke narrowing and speed dependence in air-broadened CO2 lineshapes near 2.06 um, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 141, 174301 (2014)

Benjamin L. Augenbraun, Allison Carter, P. M. Rupasinghe, and P. K. Majumder, Measurement of the scalar polarizability of the Indium 6p1/2 excited state using two-tone frequency modulation spectroscopy in an atomic beam, Phy. Rev. A 94, 022515 (2016)




Ph.D. - Physics (2011)
University of Oklahoma

M.S. - Engineering Physics (2007)
University of Oklahoma

B.S. - Physics (First Class Honors) (2002)
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka


Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Williams College

Postdoctoral Scholar
California Institute of Technology