D e p a r t m e n t   o f

Physics

Name

Dr. V. A. Seneviratne

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Oklahoma, USA)

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Positions Held

Senior Lecturer Department of Physics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. - (July 2004 – to date)

Visiting Lecturer Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. - (2005 - to date)

Visiting Lecturer Department of Radiography/Radiotherapy Faculty of Allied Health Sciences.University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. - (2007 - to 2010)

Lecturer Department of Physics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. (From January 1998 to May 2004-on study leave at the University of Okalahoma, Norman, U.S.A.) - (April 1997 to July 2004)

Temporary Assistant Lecturer  Department of Physics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.    - (May 1996 to March 1997)

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Graduate Teaching Assistant Department of Physics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, U.S.A. - ((January1998-May 2001))

Graduate Research Assistant  Department of Physics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, U.S.A.under the supervision of Dr. John E. Moore-Furneaux. - (June 2001 to May 2004)

Head/Physics - (01/2018 to 01/2021)

Chairperson/Student Advisory and Welfare Comittee - (2021 March to date)

Ongoing Research and Projects

Memberships & Awards

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Secretary Board of Study in Science Education (April, 2008 to 2010)

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Member Board of Study in Physics. (February, 2010 to date)

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Coordinator M.Sc. in Physics Education. (May 2005 to December, 2010)

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Co-coordinator* Postgraduate Diploma in Science Education. (2007/08)

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Coordinator and Resource Person Teachers workshops held in 2008 and 2010 at the Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

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Senior Student Counselor from 01.01.2007 to 31.12.2008

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Secretary and co-editor organizing committee of the 10th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics held in Kandy Kandy, Sri Lanka from 12-16 June, 2006.

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National Science Foundation Awards-2012: Certificate of Commendation under the category of Basic Sciences.

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University of Oklahoma: Grauate Students Senate Research Travel Award, Spring 2002.

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University of Oklahoma: Graduate College Research Travel Award, Fall 2001.

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American Physical Society : travel funds to attend the 100th American Physical Society meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia, 20th – 26th March, 1999.

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University of Peradeniya: University scholarship for best results in B.Sc. Special(Physics), 1996.

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University of Peradeniya: Dr. C. A. Hevavitharana Memorial Prize for Physics, awarded for the best student in the graduating class, 1996.

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University of Peradeniya: Prof. A. W. Wolfendale Memorial Prize for Physics, awarded for the best student in the 2nd(junior) year of the Special Degree Course in Physics, 1995.

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Presidential Awards for Publications -2018

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