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Academics – SCT


Dr.-Jagath Pitawala

Head of the Department

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

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.-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.-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

Ms.-Amaraweera-2017

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

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.-prasanna_2017

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

BSc in Agriculture (Peradeniya)
MSc (Polito, Italy)
PhD (Polito, Italy)

Specialization area
Environmental Engineering

Research Interest

  • Hydrology
  • Water Analysis

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

Dr-saranga-premathilake-160-200

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

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

Mr.-AP-Henegamage-2017

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

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

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-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

Mr.T-Gamachchige-2017

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.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

Dr.-Viraj_2018

Dr. V.C. Jayawardena
Senior Lecturer (Gr II)

BSc in Chemistry(Peradeniya)
PhD in synthetic organic chemistry(Australia)

Specialization area
Synthetic Organic, Chemistry and Reaction Mechanisms

Research Interest

  • Metal
  • Pesticide interactions
  • Synthetic organic related research
  • Natural product chemistry

Email- viraj@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
Lecturer

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
Lecturer (Transitional Grade)

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

Mr.-KWMMP-Wasala-2017

Mr. K. W. M. M. P. Wasala
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc (Sri J’Pura)

(on Study Leave)

Mr.-JT-Cooray-2017

Mr. J.T. Cooray
Lecturer (Probationary)

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

(on Study Leave)
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

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

sasanka_2017

Mr. H.P.T.S. Hewathilaka
Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc in Mineral Recourses and Technology(Uva Wellassa)

Specialization area
Mineral Value Addition and Nam Science

Research Interest

  • Development of Sri Lankan minerals for advance technological applications

Email- tharindu.tsh@gmail.com
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

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

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

Mr.-Milan_2017

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

BSc in Mathematics (Peradeniya)

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

Email- himali@uwu.ac.lk
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

Temporary Lecturers


Mr.R.M.T.C.B.Ekanayake
Ms.H.L.D.K.Jayarathne
Mr.W.G.C.Kumarage
Ms.U.A.D.N.Anuradha
Ms.E.M.D.K.Ekanayake
Mr.E.P.N.Premarathne
Mr.S.D.B.Kulathunga

Demonstrators

Ms.Kirushanthi Thangavel
Ms. U.G.A.Sanjeewani
Ms. Y.Garthiga
Ms.V.M.R.Swarnamali
Ms.A.M.P.L.Adikari
Ms.W.D.M.H.Prabodhani
Ms. R.M.M.L.Rathnayake
Ms.M.D.M.Nayanakanthi
Mr.T.H.Y.I.K.De Silva
Mr.T.Thevathayarajh
Mr.P.N.Dissanayake
Ms.D.M.C.P.Daundasekara
Ms.W.M.C.N.K.Wickramasinghe
Ms.G.Pratheepa
Ms.Y.M.Jayasuriya
Ms.U.M.Nagodavithana
Mr.M.M.K.R.N.D.Senevirathna
Ms.K.Kanagarajh