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Academics – Department of Applied Earth Sciences


Dr.-Gayani-Amaraweera

Head of the Department

Dr. T. H. N. G. Amaraweera
Senior Lecturer (Gr I)

BSc (Peradeniya)
M.Phil (Peradeniya)
PhD in Earth Sciences (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Mineral Science Geology Electrode Materials Purification surface and structural modification of graphite Battery Testing

Research Interest

  • Development of graphite based anode material for rechargeable battery
  • Synthesis of graphite based nano-materials from vein graphite
  • Developing of performance enhanced cathode materials for rechargeable battery
  • Purification, surface and structural modification of minerals

Email – gayani@uwu.ac.lk
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Dr.-Attanayake_2017

Dr. A. M. A. N. B. Attanayake
Senior Lecturer (Gr I)

BSc (Peradeniya)
MSc (The Netherlands)
PhD (Mainz University, Germany)

Specialization area
Geology

Research Interest

  • Fluid-rock interaction modelling

Email- attanayake@uwu.ac.lk
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Dr-Udagedara-2017

Dr. D.T. Udagedara
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Geology (Peradeniya)
MSc (Leeds, UK)
PhD (Saitama, Japan)

Specialization area
Hydrogeology

Research Interest

  • Ground water modelling
  • Chemical weathering

Email- tharanga@uwu.ac.lk
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Dr.ratnayake_2017

Dr. A. S. Ratnayake
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Geology (Peradeniya)
MSc in Geoscience (Shimane University, Japan)
PhD (Shimane University, Japan)

Specialization area
Petroleum Geology, Marine Geology

Research Interest

  • Petroleum geology
  • Marine geology
  • Stratigraphy and sedimentology

Email – as_ratnayake@uwu.ac.lk
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Mr.-Sasanka

Mr. H.P.T.S. Hewathilaka
Lecturer

BSc in Mineral Recourses and Technology(Uva Wellassa)
MPhil (Peradeniya)
Specialization area
Mineral Processing and Value Addition

Research Interest

  • Graphite and Silica based electrode materials for rechargeable batteries
  • Mineral Nanoscience
  • Mineral Exploration and Geophysics

Email- sasanka@uwu.ac.lk
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Mr.-JT-Cooray-2017

Dr. J.T. Cooray
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc (Peradeniya)
MSc (Okayama, Japan)
MGSSL, MJpGU

Email- titus@uwu.ac.lk

Mr.-prathap_2017

Mr. W.A.P.P. Christopher
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc in Mineral Resources and Technology (Uva Wellassa)

Specialization area
Engineering Geology, Structural Geology

Research Interest

  • Landslide mitigation
  • Leaching of mineral resources

(on Study Leave)
Email- wapchristopher@gmail.com

Mr.-chamal_2017

Mr. R.G.C. Jaliya
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc Eng (Moratuwa)

Specialization area
Mining Engineering

Research Interest

  • Gem
  • Mineral processing
  • Mining

Email- jaliya.chamal@gmail.com
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Ms.-Kottahewa2018-160-200

Ms.D.J. Kotte Hewa
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc in Mineral Resources and Technology (Uva Wellassa)
MSc in Water Technology (Joint degree) (Wageningen University, University of Twente and University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Specialization area
Water technology

Research Interest

  • Water purification
  • Wastewater treatment

Email- dileesha@uwu.ac.lk
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Demonstrators

Ms.T.D.D. Kumari
Ms. H.R.M.D.T. Dissanayaka
Ms. G.P.R. Ireshika
Ms.K.C.Jayangani
Ms.H.K.M.M.P.Premarathne