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Mr. Chaminda Wijesundara
 
Office Address : 

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

 Email : 
   chamindaw@pdn.ac.lk
   chaminda@hawaii.edu
Telephone : 
   +94 81 239 (4478)
Personal Website : 

Educational /Professional Qualifications :

  • MPhil : (Zoology) – University of Peradeniya
  • MSc : (Fish & Wildlife Management) – University of Peradeniya
  • BSc : (First Class Honors-Zoology) –University of Peradeniya

  • Positions Held (Selected) :

  • Senior Lecturer in Zoology
  • Lecturer in the Board of Study in Environmental Science of the Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, since 2011
  • Teaching Assistant in Biology and Zoology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (U.S.A.) from 2007-2010.
  • Membership & Awards (Selected) :

  • Fulbright Fellowship Award to undertake postgraduate research (University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.)(2005-2007)
  • Certificate of Achievement from the Biology Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (U.S.A.) for Outstanding Teaching Assistant in Biology (Spring and Fall 2007)
  • University Scholarship for Best Performance (awarded by the University of Peradeniya).
  • Member of the National Geographic Society (USA),
  • Member of the National Audubon Society (USA),
  • Member of the Sierra Club (USA),
  • Member of the Nature Conservancy (USA).
  • Research Interests :

  • Bird Ecology and Behavior Wildlife Ecology, Vertebrate Biology
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