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Academics – Department of Science and Technology


Mr.-AP-Henegamage-2017

Head of the Department

Dr. A.P. Henagamage
Senior Lecturer (Gr I)

BSc in Plant Biotechnology (Colombo)
PhD in Plant Science (Peradeniya, collaborated with SYD, Australia)

Specialization area
Biotechnology, Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Microbial biofilms
  • Sustainable energy production

Email- amila.henagamage1980@gmail.com
Phone: (+94) 553559113

BSc (Ruhuna)
MPhil (Sri J’pura)
DEng (TIT, Japan)

Specialization area
Electronic Chemistry

Research Interest

  • Solar cells thin films

Email- psirimanne@hotmail.com
Phone: (+94) 553559113

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Prof.-Sisira_2018-160-200

Prof. E. P. S. K. Ediriweera
Professor

BSc (Sri J’pura)
MPhil (Sri J’pura)
PG Dip (Kew)
PhD (Southern Cross University, Australia)

Specialization area
Biophysical remote sensing

Research Interest

  • Biophysical remote sensing
  • Forest Ecology

Email- sisira@uwu.ac.lk
Phone: +94 55 2226673

Dr.-Sandya_2018

Dr. (Ms.) K.W.S.N. Kumari
Senior Lecturer (Gr I)

BSc in Statistics(Sri J’pura)
MSc in Applied Statistics (PGIA, Peradeniya)
PhD in Mathematics (University of Brunei Darussalam)

Specialization area
Financial Mathematics and Applied Statistics

Research Interest

  • Option pricing modeling
  • Time series modeling

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

Dr-saranga-premathilake-160-200

Dr. M.M.S.N. Premetilake
Senior Lecturer (Gr I)

BSc in Zoology (Sri J’pura)
PhD in Plant Sciences (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Carbon Sequestration, Microbial Ecology, Microbiology

Research Interest

  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Microbial Ecology
  • Microbiology

Email- saranga@uwu.ac.lk
Phone -(+94) 553560090

Dr.-prasanna_2017

Dr. N.P. Premachandra
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Agricultural Engineering (Peradeniya)
MSc (Polito, Italy)
PhD (Polito, Italy)

Specialization area
Environmental Engineering

Research Interest

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Hydrology

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

Dr.-Jagath Pitawala

Dr. H.M.J.C. Pitawala
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Physics (Peradeniya)
MPhil (Peradeniya)
Lic.Phil (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
PhD (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Specialization area
Materials Science

Research Interest

  • Energy storage and Energy conversion devices
  • Value addition to local minerals

Email- jagath@uwu.ac.lk
Phone – (+94) 552226676

Dr.-pamoda_2017

Dr. P. B. Ratnaweera
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Zoology(Colombo)
PhD in Natural Product Chemistry (Colombo, collaborated with UBC, Canada)

Specialization area
Zoology, Natural Product Chemistry

Research Interest

  • Bioactive secondary metabolites

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

Ms.-Sinhalage-2017

Dr. I. D. Singhalage
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Botany(Peradeniya)
PhD (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Microbial biofilms and their usage, Plant Sciences

Research Interest

  • Microbial biofilms
  • Angiosperm diversity

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

Dr.-Tharaka

Dr. N.T.S.G. Gamachchige
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Mathematics (Sri J’Pura)
MSc (Southern Illinois University, USA)
PhD (Southern Illinois University, USA)

Specialization area
Combinatorial Designs

Research Interest

  • Covering Designs

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

Dr-sandhya -2017

Dr. M.A.S.R. Senevirathna
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Chemistry(Colombo)
PhD in Chemistry(Sri J’Pura)

Specialization area
Chemistry Polymer Science

Research Interest

  • Polymers

Email- sandhya.senevirathna@gmail.com
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Ms.-Peris-2017

Ms. C.M. Peris
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)
(on Study Leave)

BTech (Uva Wellassa)
MPhil (Sri J’Pura)

Specialization area
Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology

Research Interest

  • Food processing
  • Food quality control and safety

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

Dr.-I-rathnayake_2018-160-200

Dr. R. M. S. I. Rathnayake
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Chemistry (Peradeniya)
PhD in Nanotechnology and Material Science (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Specialization area
Material Science, Nanotechnology, Material Characterization

Research Interest

  • Material synthesis, characterization and application
  • Environmental remediation
  • Water purification

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

Dr.-Rasanga-samaraweera

Dr. M. A. R. L. Samaraweera
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Physics (Peradeniya)
MPhil (PGIS, Peradeniya)
MS (Georgia State University, USA)
PhD in Physics (Georgia State University, USA)

Specialization area
Condensed matter Physics

Research Interest

  • Materials growth using Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) techniques (ex: Graphene)
  • Transport measurements of 2D systems
  • Photovoltaic materials and Solar cells
  • Electrochromic devices and materials

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

Dr.-Rambukwella

Dr. R.U.W.M.C.B. Rambukwella
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Chemistry (Peradeniya)
PhD in Nanotechnology and Material Science (The University of Mississippi)

Specialization area
Nanomaterial, Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry

Research Interest

  • Nanomaterial synthesis, characterization and application
  • Supramolecular Chemistry and smart materials
  • Water purification

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

Dr.-Chathura

Dr.W.D.C.C. Wijerathne
Lecturer (unconfirmed)

BSc in Chemical and Process Engineering (Peradeniya)
PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Specialization area
Chemical Engineering, Numerical Modelling and Simulation

Research Interest

  • Numerical modelling and simulation of micromechanics of biological matter
  • Coarse-grained multiscale modelling techniques in food engineering
  • Computationally efficient and accurate simulation methods in computational chemistry
  • Efficient and low-cost food processing equipment

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

Mr.-chinthaka_2017


Mr. A.R.P.C.C.J. Amarasinghe

Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc Eng(Moratuwa)

Specialization area
Mechatronic Engineering

Research Interest

  • Mechatronic engineering

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

Mr.-Milan_2017

Mr. A.M.P. Chandrasiri
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc in Mathematics (Peradeniya)
MSc in Industrial Mathematics (PGIS, Peradaeniya)

Specialization area
Mathematics

Research Interest

  • Modern applied mathematics
  • Discrete mathematics
  • Fuzzy set theory

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

Ms.-Himali_2017

Ms. D.G.H.Dilrukshani
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc in Mathematics (Peradeniya)

Specialization area
Mathematics

Research Interest

  • Dynamical system
  • Ordinary and partial differential equations
  • Fluid dynamics

(on Study Leave)
Email- himali@uwu.ac.lk

Ms._Buddi

Ms. B. C. Liyanapathirana
Lecturer (Probationary)

BTech in Science and Technology (Uva Wellassa)

Specialization area
Mechatronics

Research Interest

  • Robotics
  • Automation
  • Machine Learning
  • Embedded systems

(on Study Leave)
Email- buddhi.charitha@gmail.com
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Mr.Theva-160-200

Mr. T.Thevathayarajh
Lecturer (Probationary)

BTech in Science and Technology (Uva Wellassa)

Specialization area
Mechatronics

Research Interest

  • Embedded systems
  • Machine Learning

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

Mr.-Premarathne

Mr. A.K.C.P.Premarathna
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (Ruhuna)
MPhil (Reading) in Mechanical Engineering

Specialization area
Mechatronics

Research Interest

  • Haptic technology
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
  • Control Systems, Mechatronics and Automation

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

Mr.-AU_Asela

Mr. A. U. Asela
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc in Mathematical Physics (Kelaniya)

Specialization area
Theoretical Physics

Research Interest

  • Electric and optical properties of nanoplasmonics
  • Quantum confinement effect
  • Mathematical interpretation of physical parameters

Email- ushan@uwu.ac.lk, ushanasela@gmail.com
Phone: (+94) 553559113

Temporary Lecturers


Mr. R.M.T.C.B.Ekanayake
Mr.E.P.N.Premarathne
Mr.S.D.B.Kulathunga
Ms.G.J.M.S.R.Jayasinghe

Demonstrators

Ms. K.T.A.G.Somarathna
Ms. W.A.H.Maheshika
Ms. S.P. Athapattu
Ms. I.M. Wanigasinghe
Mr. I.W.D.D. Priyadarshana
Ms. H.K.D.Kavishani
Mr. J.P.S.C. De Silva
Ms. U.M. Nagodavithana
Ms. M.M.C.D. Megahasooriya
Ms. H.M.S.U. Heenatigala
Ms. C.L.Dayawansa
Mr. G.D.N. Gunawardana
Ms. A.P. Batuwita