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Dr. J.P. Liyanage

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. (CMB), Ph.D. (CMB)

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About Me

I am a Senior Lecturer, attached to the Department of Physics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. I have been working in the area of Lightning Research for the last fifteen years and have obtained my Ph.D. in the same area. My research interests focuses mainly on Physics of Lightning and other Electrical Discharges.

Positions Held

Chairman, Board of Study in Physics

Ongoing Research and Projects

Memberships & Awards


Member (life), Institute of Physics (IPSL), Sri Lanka


Member (life), Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)


Member, Young Scientists Forum (YSF)