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Faculty of Science

University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Science

University of Peradeniya

Academic Staff Members

Image-Prof. Sumudu. C. K. Rubasinghe
Prof. Sumudu. C. K. Rubasinghe
B.Sc.(Perad.), M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Edinburgh, UK)
(Head of the Department)
Image-Prof. D.M. Deepthi Yakandawala
Prof. D.M. Deepthi Yakandawala
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Reading, UK)
Image-Prof. H.M.S.P. Madawala
Prof. H.M.S.P. Madawala
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Cantab)
Image-Prof. G.A.D. Perera
Prof. G.A.D. Perera
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Oxon), D. Phil. (Oxon)
Image-Prof. K.M.G. Gehan Jayasuriya
Prof. K.M.G. Gehan Jayasuriya
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Kentucky, USA)
Image-Prof. W.A.M. Daundasekera
Prof. W.A.M. Daundasekera
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Cranfield, UK)
Image-Prof. J.W. Damunupola
Prof. J.W. Damunupola
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Queensland, Australia)
Image-Prof. Thilanka Gunaratne
Prof. Thilanka Gunaratne
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Aberdeen, UK)
Image-Dr. A.D. Sarangi N.P. Athukorala
Dr. A.D. Sarangi N.P. Athukorala
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Manitoba, Canada)
Image-Dr. N. Suranjith Gama-Arachchige
Dr. N. Suranjith Gama-Arachchige
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Kentucky, USA)
Image-Dr. H.A.C.K. Ariyarathne
Dr. H.A.C.K. Ariyarathne
B.Sc.,M.Sc. (Perad.), M.Phil. (CMB), Ph.D. (UWA, Australia)
Image-Dr. W.R. Priyanga Wijesinghe
Dr. W.R. Priyanga Wijesinghe
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Wayne State, USA)
Image-Dr. B. S. Nanayakkara
Dr. B. S. Nanayakkara
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (ANU, Australia)
Image-Mr. Nadun H. Madanayake
Mr. Nadun H. Madanayake
B. Sc. (Hons) USJ, M.Sc. (Reading) UOP
Image-Ms. E.H. Chinthani Malsha Eeriyawala
Ms. E.H. Chinthani Malsha Eeriyawala
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Phil. (Perad. - Reading)
Image-Prof. Manawadevi. Y. U. Ganehenege
Prof. Manawadevi. Y. U. Ganehenege
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Wayne State, USA)
(Head of the Department)
Image-Prof. R.M. Gamini Rajapakse
Prof. R.M. Gamini Rajapakse
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (London, UK)
Image-Prof. H.M.D. Namal Priyantha
Prof. H.M.D. Namal Priyantha
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Hawaii, USA)
Image-Prof. Anura Wickramasinghe
Prof. Anura Wickramasinghe
B.Sc., M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Muenster, Germany)
Image-Prof. Ayanthie.N. Navaratne
Prof. Ayanthie.N. Navaratne
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Hawaii, USA)
Image-Prof. A.D.L. Chandani Perera
Prof. A.D.L. Chandani Perera
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (TIT, Japan)
Image-Prof. Champika.V. Hettiarachchi
Prof. Champika.V. Hettiarachchi
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (TIT, Japan)
Image-Dr. Athula Bandara
Dr. Athula Bandara
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (TIT, Japan)
Image-Dr. Vajira N. Seneviratne
Dr. Vajira N. Seneviratne
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Cambridge, UK)
Image-Dr. J. M. Susanthi Jayasinghe
Image-Dr. R. J. K. Udayana Ranatunga
Dr. R. J. K. Udayana Ranatunga
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph. D (UT Dallas, USA)
Image-Dr. Dimanthi R. Uduwela
Dr. Dimanthi R. Uduwela
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (ANU, Australia)
Image-Dr. W. S. Subhashini Gunathilake
Dr. W. S. Subhashini Gunathilake
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (UT Dallas, USA)
Image-Dr. J. A. Thiloka C. Ariyasena
Dr. J. A. Thiloka C. Ariyasena
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Wayne State, USA)
Image-Dr. H. A. I. Rangeeka Perera
Dr. H. A. I. Rangeeka Perera
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Monash, Australia)
Image-Dr. Manjula Wijesinghe
Dr. Manjula Wijesinghe
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Kansas, USA)
Image-Dr. Sampath B. Alahakoon
Dr. Sampath B. Alahakoon
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (UT Dallas, USA)
Image-Mr. Shanal Gunasekera
Mr. Shanal Gunasekera
B.Sc. (Perad.), Reading for PhD Canada
Image-Ms. Savindya Dayawansha
Ms. Savindya Dayawansha
B.Sc. (Perad.), Reading for PhD in USA
Image-Mr. Haritha De Silva
Mr. Haritha De Silva
B.Sc. (Perad.)
Image-Dr. U. B. Amarasinghe
Dr. U. B. Amarasinghe
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (AIT, Thailand), Ph.D. (Adelaide, Australia)
(Head of the Department)
Image-Prof. Rohana Chandrajith
Prof. Rohana Chandrajith
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Shimane, Japan), Ph.D. (Erlangen, Germany)
Image-Prof. H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala
Prof. H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala
B.Sc., M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Mainz, Germany)
Image-Prof. Sanjeewa P.K. Malaviarachchi
Prof. Sanjeewa P.K. Malaviarachchi
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Shimane, Japan), Ph.D. (Okayama, Japan)
Image-Prof. N.W.B. Balasooriya
Prof. N.W.B. Balasooriya
B.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. (INPG)
Image-Dr. Jagath K. Gunatilake
Dr. Jagath K. Gunatilake
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (AIT, Thailand), Ph.D. (Saga, Japan)
Image-Dr. Nadeesha H. Koralegedara
Dr. Nadeesha H. Koralegedara
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.S., Ph.D. (Cincinnati, USA)
Image-Dr. Prasanna Lakshitha Dharmapriya
Image-Dr. Bhathiya Athurupana
Dr. Bhathiya Athurupana
BSc (Perad.), MSc. (Tohoku, Japan), DSc. (Tohoku, Japan)
Image-Dr. Chandima Dhanapala
Dr. Chandima Dhanapala
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Saga, Japan), Ph.D. (CMB)
(Head of the Department)
Image-Prof. R. G. S. C. Rajapakse
Prof. R. G. S. C. Rajapakse
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Hokkaido, Japan)
Image-Ms. Sachinthani Karunarathne
Image-Dr. Niluka Rodrigo
Dr. Niluka Rodrigo
B.Sc., M.Phil (Perad.), Ph.D. (Perad.)
(Head of the Department)
Image-Prof. A.A.I. Perera
Prof. A.A.I. Perera
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Oslo, Norway), Ph.D. (RMIT, Australia)
Image-Prof. W.B. Daundasekera
Prof. W.B. Daundasekera
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Alabama, USA)
Image-Dr. T. H. K. R. De Silva
Dr. T. H. K. R. De Silva
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Tennessee, USA)
Image-Dr. P.G.R.S. Ranasinghe
Dr. P.G.R.S. Ranasinghe
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (UCF, USA)
Image-Dr. A. K. Amarasinghe
Dr. A. K. Amarasinghe
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Florida, USA), Ph.D. (Florida, USA)
Image-Dr. Udeni D. Wijesooriya
Dr. Udeni D. Wijesooriya
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Florida, USA), Ph.D. (Florida, USA)
Image-Dr. M. T. M. Dewasurendra
Dr. M. T. M. Dewasurendra
Ph. D., M. Sc.(Central Florida, USA), M. Sc. (North Florida, USA)
Image-Dr. A.M.C.U.M. Athapattu
Dr. A.M.C.U.M. Athapattu
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (SIUC, USA)
Image-Dr. K. M. Nilan Manoj Chathuranga
Dr. K. M. Nilan Manoj Chathuranga
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Texas Tech), Ph.D. (Texas Tech)
Image-Mr. K.D.E. Dhananjaya
Mr. K.D.E. Dhananjaya
B.Sc. (Perad.)
Image-Mrs. D. M. N. K. Dissanayaka
Image-Mrs. D.M.T.B. Dissanayake
Image-Mr. M.D.M.C.P. Weerarathna
Image-Dr. V. Sivakumar
Dr. V. Sivakumar
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Atlanta, USA)
(Head of the Department)
Image-Prof. Pubudu Samarasekara
Prof. Pubudu Samarasekara
B.Sc. (KLN), Ph.D. (CUNY, USA)
Image-Prof. L.R.A.K. Bandara
Prof. L.R.A.K. Bandara
B.Sc., Ph.D. (Perad.)
Image-Dr. P.W.S.K. Bandaranayake
Dr. P.W.S.K. Bandaranayake
B.Sc., Ph.D. (Perad.)
Image-Dr. J.P. Liyanage
Dr. J.P. Liyanage
B.Sc. (CMB), Ph.D. (CMB)
Image-Dr. V. A. Seneviratne
Dr. V. A. Seneviratne
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Oklahoma, USA)
Image-Dr. J.A.C.P. Jayalath
Dr. J.A.C.P. Jayalath
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Hampton, USA)
Image-Dr. B.S. Dassanayake
Dr. B.S. Dassanayake
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Western Michigan, USA)
Image-Dr. T.P. Ranawaka
Dr. T.P. Ranawaka
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Houston, USA)
Image-Dr. Karunananda Pemasiri
Dr. Karunananda Pemasiri
B.Sc. (Univ. of Perad.), MS, Ph.D. (Univ. of Cincinnati, USA)
Image-Dr. Lahiru  Koshalika Narangammana
Dr. Lahiru Koshalika Narangammana
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Connecticut, USA)
Image-Prof. T. M. W. J. Bandara
Prof. T. M. W. J. Bandara
B.Sc. (Ruhuna.), M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Perad.)
Image-Dr. Rachitha Mendis
Dr. Rachitha Mendis
B.Sc. (KLN), Ph.D. (Kansas, USA)
Image-Dr. E.N. Jayaweera
Dr. E.N. Jayaweera
B.Sc., Ph.D. (Perad.)
Image-Dr. Kapila Bandara Wijayaratne
Dr. Kapila Bandara Wijayaratne
B.Sc. (Perad.), MA, Ph.D. (Univ. of Virginia, USA)
Image-Dr. Nilushi L. Dasanayake
Dr. Nilushi L. Dasanayake
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (USA)
Image-Dr. Sachith P. Abeysundara
Dr. Sachith P. Abeysundara
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Texas Tech, USA)
(Head of the Department)
Image-Prof. Saluka R. Kodituwakku
Prof. Saluka R. Kodituwakku
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (AIT, Thailand), Ph.D. (RMIT, Australia)
Image-Prof. Roshan D. Yapa
Prof. Roshan D. Yapa
B.Sc. (SJP), M.Sc. (CMB), D.Eng. (Hiroshima, Japan)
Image-Prof. Amalka J. Pinidiyaarachchi
Prof. Amalka J. Pinidiyaarachchi
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Uppsala, Sweden)
Image-Dr. Ruwan D. Nawarathna
Dr. Ruwan D. Nawarathna
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (North Texas, USA)
Image-Dr. Hakim A. Usoof
Dr. Hakim A. Usoof
B.Sc. (Perad.)
Image-Dr. S.A. Ruwan Punchi Manage
Dr. S.A. Ruwan Punchi Manage
B.Sc. (CMB), M.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Göttingen, Germany)
Image-Dr. Hemalika T.K. Abeysundara
Dr. Hemalika T.K. Abeysundara
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Texas Tech, USA)
Image-Dr. Lakshika S. Nawarathna
Dr. Lakshika S. Nawarathna
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (UT Dallas, USA)
Image-Dr. Ruwanthini Siyambalapitiya
Dr. Ruwanthini Siyambalapitiya
B.Sc., Ph.D. (Perad)
Image-Dr. Mahasen Dehideniya
Dr. Mahasen Dehideniya
B.Sc. (CMB), Ph.D (Australia)
Image-Dr. Erunika O. Dayartna
Dr. Erunika O. Dayartna
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Keio, Japan)
Image-Dr. Jagath Senarathne
Dr. Jagath Senarathne
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (QUT, Australia)
Image-Mr. Bhashithe Abeysinghe
Image-Mrs. Sankhapali Polgolla
Mrs. Sankhapali Polgolla
B.Sc.(Perad.), M.Sc.(UConn, USA)
Image-Mr. Pramuka Weerasinghe
Image-Ms. B. R. Pavithra M. Basnayake
Image-Prof. Suyama H. Boyagoda
Prof. Suyama H. Boyagoda
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Boston, USA)
(Head of the Department)
Image-Prof. S.H.P. Parakrama Karunaratne
Prof. S.H.P. Parakrama Karunaratne
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (London, UK), FRES (London), FNASSL
Image-Prof. K. B. Ranawana
Prof. K. B. Ranawana
B.Sc., M.Phil. (Perad.), M.S. (SUNY-ESF, USA), Ph.D (Perad.)
Image-Prof. Rupika Subashini Rajakaruna (Amarakoon)
Prof. Rupika Subashini Rajakaruna (Amarakoon)
B.Sc., M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (MUN, Canada)
Image-Prof. Sudharma .K. Yatigammana  (nee Makuloluwa)
Prof. Sudharma .K. Yatigammana (nee Makuloluwa)
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Queens University, Canada)
Image-Prof. Inoka Karunaratne
Prof. Inoka Karunaratne
B.Sc., Ph.D. (Perad.)
Image-Prof. W.A. Priyanka .P. De Silva
Prof. W.A. Priyanka .P. De Silva
B.Sc., M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Texas Tech, USA)
Image-Dr. N. P. S. Kumburegama
Dr. N. P. S. Kumburegama
B.Sc. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Hawaii, USA)
Image-Dr. Chaminda Wijesundara
Dr. Chaminda Wijesundara
B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Image-Dr. Rajnish Vandercone
Dr. Rajnish Vandercone
B.Sc (Perad), PhD (WUSTL, USA)
Image-Dr. T.C. Weeraratne
Dr. T.C. Weeraratne
B.Sc., M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Perad.-UK)
Image-Dr. Piyumali K. Perera
Dr. Piyumali K. Perera
B.Sc. (Hons.) (Perad.), Ph.D. (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Image-Ms. Chathurika S. Munasinghe
Ms. Chathurika S. Munasinghe
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Phil. (Perad.)
Image-Mr. D.R.G.W.B. Ellepola
Mr. D.R.G.W.B. Ellepola
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (CHN)
Image-Mr. Kumudu Wijesooriya
Mr. Kumudu Wijesooriya
B.Sc. (Hons) (Perad)
Image-Dr. Nuwandi U. Pathirana
Dr. Nuwandi U. Pathirana
B.Sc. (Hons.) (Perad.), M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Murdoch University, Australia)
Image-Ms. Lakshani Weerasekara
Ms. Lakshani Weerasekara
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Phil. (Perad: Reading)
Image-Mr Lahiru J. Ekanayake
Mr Lahiru J. Ekanayake
B.Sc. (Perad.), MPhil (Reading)(Perad)
Image-Ms. Sathya K. Wijewardhana
Ms. Sathya K. Wijewardhana
B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc. (Perad)
Image-Ms. Apsara Vidanapathirana
Ms. Apsara Vidanapathirana
BSc (Hons) and MPhil
(Head of the Department)
Image-Mr. Kasun Gajasinghe
Mr. Kasun Gajasinghe
B.A. (Perad.), M.A. (USA), PhD - Reading (USA)
Image-Ms. Kasun Vindika Galappaththy
Ms. Kasun Vindika Galappaththy
M.A. in TESL(OUSL), M.A.(Kelaniya), B.A. (Perad.)
Image-Dr. W.D. Chandrasena
Dr. W.D. Chandrasena
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Perad.), M.Phil. (CMB), Ph.D. (UWS, Australia)
Image-Mr. A.M.R.S. Bandara
Mr. A.M.R.S. Bandara
MPhil in Science Education, PgDip in Science Education, BSc (Honours)