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Academics – EAG


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Head of the Department

Dr. P.E. Kaliyadasa
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email- ewon101k@yahoo.com
Phone – (+94) 55 2226671
(+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Ruhuna)
MSc (Peradeniya)
MPhil (Peradeniya) AFHEA (UK)
PhD (Durham, UK)

Specialization area
Crop Science and Plant Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Medicinal Plant Production Technology
  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Plant Stress Signaling
  • Horticulture

Pro-Saman-Heratah

Prof. H.M.S.K. Herath
Professor
Email : samanherath4@gmail.com, samanherath@uwu.ac.lk
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Sabaragamuwa)
MPLR & MSc (Ghent-VUB, Belgium)
PhD (Massey, NZ)

Specialization area
Soil Science

Research Interest

  • Soil Carbon Dynamics
  • Soil Fertility Management

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Dr. A.M.W.K. Senevirathna
Senior Lecturer Gr. I
Email : wasanthasen@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Peradeniya)
MSc (Peradeniya)
PhD (Wales, UK)

Specialization area
Crop Physiology and Agro forestry

Research Interest

  • Crop Physiology
  • Stress Physiology
  • Agro Forestry
  • Farming System

Ms.C_Rathnayake

Ms. R. M. C. W. M. Rathnayake
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : chithrauwu@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BA (Peradeniya)
MA (Peradeniya)
MSc (AIT, Thailand)
PhD (RMIT, Australia) – reading

Specialization area
GIS and Remote Sensing

Research Interest

  • GIS and remote sensing in Landscape and Land cover change analysis

Mr-Darmadasa

Dr. R.A.P.I.S. Dharmadasa
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : sdharmadasa@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Ruhuna)
MSc (Ruhuna)
PhD (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Agricultural Economics

Research Interest

  • Labor migration
  • Productivity analysis
  • Poverty and inequality

Dr.-wijesinghe

Dr. W.A.J.P. Wijesinghe
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : jnkwijesinghe@yahoo.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Sabaragamuwa)
MSc Peradeniya)
PhD (South Korea)

Specialization area
Food Science & Technology, Postharvest Technology

Research Interest

  • New product developments
  • Biological activities of natural products
  • Functional foods
  • Food packaging
  • Postharvest technology of fresh commodities

Dr.-Alwis-2017

Dr. L.M.H.R. Alwis
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : mramonita25@yahoo.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Peradeniya)
MSc (Peradeniya)
PhD (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Genetics and Plant Breeding, Biotechnology

Research Interest

  • Application of DNA Technology in Plant Breeding
  • DNA Bar coding

Dr.-Mahindarathna

Dr. M.G.P.P. Mahindarathne
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : prasadkandy@yahoo.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Peradeniya)
MBA (Peradeniya)
PhD (DUT, China)

Specialization area
Agriculture Marketing, Agribusiness Management

Research Interest

  • Agriculture Information Systems
  • Agriculture Marketing

Dr.-Premathilaka-2017

Dr. K.G. Premathilake
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : kapilagamini@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Ruhuna)
Mphil (Peradeniya)
PhD (Reading, UK)

Specialization area
Weed science, Agronomy,Soil Fertility, Tea

Research Interest

  • Weed Science
  • Agronomy

Dr-Ranawana-2017

Dr. S.R.W.M.C.J.K. Ranawana
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : chandijeewani@yahoo.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Peradeniya)
MSc (Peradeniya)
PhD (UWA, Australia)

Specialization area
Crop Physiology, Crop Science

Research Interest

  • Stress Physiology
  • Plant Water Relations
  • Horticulture
  • Protected Agriculture

Ms.-NS-Vithanage-2017

Ms. N.S. Withanage
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : nisauwu@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Ruhuna)
Mphil (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Agricultural Engineering

Research Interest

  • Agricultural Water Management
  • Meteorology and Climatology
  • Hydrology

Ms.-Sadeeka

Ms. H.A.S.L. Jayasinghe
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : sadeekaLJ@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (UWU)
MPhil (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Crop Science

Research Interest

  • Crop Modeling
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Crop Physiology

mr.-A.R.Perera_2017

Dr. G.A.A.R. Perera
Senior Lecturer Gr. II 
Email : Gaaranjith07@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Peradeniya)
MSc (J’Pura)
PhD (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Food Science and Technology

Research Interest

  • Value Addition & Product Development

Dr.-Wijethunga_

Dr. M.W.A.C.S. Wijetunga
Senior Lecturer Gr. II
Email : chatura@uwu.ac.lk, chaturawijethunga@yahoo.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Ruhuna)
MEcon (Colombo)
PhD (Tokyo, Japan)

Specialization area
Agricultural and Resource Economics

Research Interest

  • Resource Economics
  • Agricultural Policies
  • Agricultural Trade, Poverty Analysis, Rural Development
  • Poverty Analysis
  • Rural Development

Ms.-HKSG-Gunadasa-2017

Ms. H.K.S.G. Gunadasa 
Lecturer
Email : sajanee2010@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Sabaragamuwa)
MPhil (Peradeniya)
PhD (NSW, Australia) – reading

Specialization area
Crop Science

Ms.-AGAW-Alakolanga-2017

Ms. A.G.A.W. Alakolanga
Lecturer 
Email : wimukthikaag@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Peradeniya)
MPhil (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Chemistry

Research Interest

  • Natural Products
  • Biochemistry

Ms.-D-Gunathilake-2017

Ms. R. P. D. Gunathilaka
Lecturer
Email : dayanigunathila@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Wayamba)
MSc (Peradeniya)
PhD (GU, Australia) – reading

Specialization area
Agricultural and Environmental Economics

Research Interest

  • Production Economics
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Climate Change Economics and Policies

Ms.-RMSD-Rathnayake-2017

Ms. R.M.S.D. Rathnayake
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : shashikadili@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (UWU)
MSc (Peradeniya)
PhD (GU, Australia) – reading

Specialization area
Agricultural Economics

Research Interest

  • Econometrics

Ms-Bandara-2107

Ms. S.M.I.P.G. Bandara
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : indikapb@gmail.com

BSc (UWU)
MSc (Peradeniya)
PhD (Massey, NZ) – Reading

Specialization area
Food Science and Technology

Research Interest

  • Functional Foods
  • Fermented Foods & Food Microbiology
  • Plant Food Lipids

Ms.-UGAT-Premathilake-2017

Ms. U.G.A.T. Premathilake
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : apekshika88@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Ruhuna)
MSc (Ruhuna)
PhD (ZU, China) – reading

Specialization area
Horticulture

Research Interest

  • Molecular Biology of horticultural crops
  • Controlled environmental techniques of horticultural crops
  • Plant Allelopathy

Ms.-MPM-Arachchi-2017

Ms. M.P.M. Arachchi
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : melanipoornika@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Ruhuna)
MSc (Peradeniya)
PhD (GSCAAS, China)- reading

Specialization area
Food Science

Research Interest

  • Food Nutrition
  • Food Microbiology

Mr.-ANR-Weerawansa-2017

Mr. A. N. R. Weerawansha
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : rumesh.ctc@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (UWU)
MSc (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Crop Protection

Research Interest

  • Integrated Pest Management

Ms.-KPM-Kahandage-2017

Ms. K.P.M. Kahandage
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : avprathi8@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (UWU)
MSc (Peradeniya)- reading

Specialization area
Tea Processing and Value Addition, Food Safety and Quality Management, Ecotourism

Research Interest

  • Food safety and Quality Management
  • Tea Processing Technology and Value Addition
  • Ecotourism and Agritourism

Ms.-RMPS-Rathnayaka-2017

Ms. R.M.P.S. Rathnayake
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : prabodha.rathnayaka965@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (UWU)
MSc (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Agriculture Extension,Agriculture Economics

Research Interest

  • Agriculture Extension
  • Agriculture Economics

mr.-Abhiram_2017

Mr. G. Abhiram
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : gabhiram004@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Peradeniya)
MSc (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Agricultural Engineering

Research Interest

  • Automation in Agriculture
  • Food Engineering
  • Agriculture machinery

Ms-wasana

Ms. P.W. Jeewanthi
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : wasana.wish@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (J’Pura)
MSc (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Statistics

Research Interest

  • Climate Changes
  • Non parametric analysis

Mr-wijesinghe

Mr. H.G.I.M. Wijesinghe
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : ishara_wijesinghe@yahoo.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (UWU)
MSc (J’pura)

Specialization area
Rubber processing and technology, Polymer/Rubber composite development for engineering applications

Research Interest

  • Rubber processing technology
  • Rubber product designing
  • Polymer-nanocomposites development

ms.-Amarakoon_2017

Ms. A.M.C. Amarakoon
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : chamali.am@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (UWU)
PG Dip in Marketing (SLIM)

Specialization area
Entrepreneurial Agriculture

Research Interest

  • Agricultural Marketing and entrepreneurship

ms.-Banagala_2017

Ms. C. H.M. Baanagala
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : bchmaduwanthi@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Sabaragamuwa)
MBA (J’pura)-reading

Specialization area
Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Finance

Research Interest

  • Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Information Systems

Ms-silva

Ms. P.D.P.M. De Silva
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : prashansanisilva@gmail.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (UWU)
MSc (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Plant Protection

Research Interest

  • Microbiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Tea Technology and Value Addition

ms.-Wedamulla_2017

Ms. N.E. Wedamulla
Lecturer (Probationary)
Email : nishala.erandi@yahoo.com
Phone – (+94) 55 3566522

BSc (Peradeniya)
MSc (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Food Science & Technology

Research Interest

  • Plant bioactives and antioxidants

Temporary Lecturers


Ms. R.M.D.S. Rathnayake
Ms. K.K.H.M. Rathnayake
Ms. A.G.P.N. Amarasinghe
Ms. H.K.C.A. Wimaladharma
Ms. R.A.M.A.T. Rajakaruna
Ms. G.Y.A.D.D. Perera

Demonstrators


Ms. D.M.A. Udeshika
Ms. O.K. Wedage
Ms. H.G.M.K. Karunarathne
Ms. K.P.A.K. Pathirana
Ms. K.C. Dinushika
Ms. M. Jayawardhana
Ms. S. Maathumai
Ms. N.A.I. Jayamali
Ms. K.D.C.P. Leelarathne