I am a Full Professor in Geology conducting courses for geology, archaeology, environmental science and engineering students. I received Fulbright, IAEA and Strickland fellowships to pursue postgraduate studies in the US. I am a Chartered Geologist (SL) and has the Provisional Membership of the APGO, Canada. I served as a Team Leader for Canadian, US, Japanese, Iraqi, Australian and Sri Lankan IEE/EIA and ESA I/II/III projects ranging US$20 - 210M. I have extensively engaged in hydrology, geochemistry, hydrogeology, engineering geology, sedimentology, palynology and sociotechnology research supported by cumulative funds over Rs.20 million. I have authored 4 book chapters, 26 ISI and 25 peer-reviewed articles, 24 major research reports and 63 abstracts in proceedings which earned citations over 210 with H-index 10. Presidential awards (2007, 2008, and 2014), and NSF award for best MPhil supervision in 2019 were commemorated on me based on my outstanding academic performances and national contributions.
Hydrogeological and Geological Consultant, Orbit Engineering, - (2017 September - 2018 March)