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Mr. H.A.H. Jayasena
Office Address : 

Department of Geology,
Faculty of Science,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya (20400),
Sri Lanka.

Email : 
Telephone : 
   +94 81 239 (4208)
   +94 72 242 5161 (Mob.)
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Educational /Professional Qualifications :

  • PhD :(Water Resources Engineering), Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331. U.S.A.
  • MSc :(Geology) in 1988, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. CO 80523. U.S.A.
  • BSc :(Geology) in 1980, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Positions Held (Selected) :

  • Former Chairman and Director, Soil Tech (PVT) Ltd.
  • Team Leader, Secondary Towns and Rural Community Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project ADB Loan No.1993 SRI SF Ground Water Study – Polonnaruwa Ministry of Urban Development & Water Supply, National Water Supply and Drainage Board (2004).
  • Team Leader, Geotechnical Component of the Kandy City Waste Water Project. Client: National Water Supply and Drainage Board and the Consultant: Nihon Suido Consultants (2009).
  • Member, U.N. advised Geothermal Steering Committee (1993) by the Ministry of Power and Energy, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • As a member, Board of Earth and Environmental Sciences, PGIS, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Membership & Awards (Selected) :

  • Life Member SLAAS, SLGS and GSSL of Sri Lanka
  • Member IAH, IAEH and IAHS
  • Member, Institute of Geology, Sri Lanka
  • Scientist at Science & Technology Management Information System NSF
  • Fulbright Scholarship (1986-1988), IAEA Fellowship (2002-2003), Strickland Scholarship (2007), USA.
  • Research Interests :

  • Hydrological and Hydrogeological Investigations, Environmental Monitoring and Modeling, Engineering geological and mining investigations, Sociotechnical aspects of Watershed Management, Land use methods, Soils Investigations and applications of novel geotechnical methods, Water Quality of tank cascade system (TCS) and National Parks.

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