Academic Staff


Prof. C. K. Jayasuriya
Head of the Department and Professor
Coordinator, Glass Blowing Unit

Ph.D.(Cincinnati, USA), MS. (Cincinnati, USA), BSc. (Colombo, SL)

Prof. P. A. Paranagama
Senior Professor & Chair of Chemistry
Director/ Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo
Ph.D.(Glasgow, UK), M.Phil.(Kelaniya, SL), B.Sc (Kelaniya, SL)

Prof. J. A. Liyanage
Senior Professor 
Vice-Chancellor, Gampaha Wickramarachchi University of Indigenous Medicine (GWUIM), Sri Lanka. 
Ph.D.(Cardiff, UK), C.C.Chem., C. Sci., F.I.Chem.C., FRSC, B.Sc.(Sri Jayewardanapura, SL)

Prof. N. A. K. P. J. Seneviratne
Senior Professor
Chairman , Research Council, University of Kelaniya

Coordinator, MSc Program in Analytical Chemistry
Ph.D.(Wayne State, USA), F.I.Chem.C., C.Chem., B.Sc.(Kelaniya, SL)

Prof. B. Jayawardena
Senior Professor

Ph.D.(University of Illinois at Chicago, USA), B. Sc. (Colombo, SL)

Prof. M. K. B. Weerasooriya
Professor

Ph.D.(Bristol, UK), C. Chem (Institute of Chemistry), B.Sc.(Kelaniya, SL)

Prof. N. Jayathilaka
Professor

Ph.D. (Univ. Southern California, USA), B. Sc. (Univ. Wisconsin-Superior, USA)

Prof. D. S. M. De Silva
Professor
Senior Academic Adviser,Physical Science Stream, Faculty of Science
Coordinator, Central Equipment Laboratory, Faculty of Science

Ph.D.(Sheffield, UK), B.Sc.(Kelaniya, SL)

Prof. S. Wickramarachchi
Professor
Ph.D.(Sheffield Hallam, UK), B.Sc.(Kelaniya, SL)

Prof. D. R. Pandithavidana
Professor
Ph.D.(Georgia, USA), B.Sc.(Colombo, SL)

Prof. W. A. P. J. Premaratne
Professor
Coordinator, CKDu Research and Information Center

PhD (Birmingham, UK), B.Sc.(Kelaniya, SL)

Prof. C. S. K. Rajapakse
Professor
Ph.D. (City University of New York, USA), M. Phil. (City University of New York, USA), B.Sc.(Peradeniya, SL)

Dr. A. A. L. Ratnatilleke
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I)

Ph.D. (Zurich, Switzerland ), B.Sc. (Kelaniya, SL), Dipl. (Zurich, Switzerland)

Dr. A. M. T. Amarakoon
Senior Lecturer (Grade I) 
Coordinator, MSc Program in Biochemistry
Coordinator, Faculty Quality Assurance Cell, Faculty of Science
Academic Advisor, Biochemistry

Ph.D.(Southampton, UK), BSc. (Peradeniya, SL)

Dr. R. C. L. De Silva
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I)
Academic Advisor, Chemistry

Ph.D.(Iowa, USA), B.Sc.(Colombo, SL)

Dr. M. P. Deeyamulla
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I) 
Ph.D.(Cambridge, UK), MRSC, B.Sc.(Kelaniya, SL)

Dr. M.A.Y.L. Nadeesha
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I)
Director/ Student Affairs, University of Kelaniya
Coordinator/MSc Program in Industrial and Environmental Chemistry
Ph.D.(Oklahoma State, USA), B.Sc.(Kelaniya, SL)

Dr. P. M. Colonne 
Senior Lecturer  (Grade II)
Ph.D.(University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry - New York, USA), MS.(New Mexico State University, USA.)B.Sc.(Colombo, SL)

Dr. A.G.M.J. Gunaratna
Senior Lecturer  (Grade II)
Ph.D.(Kansas State University, USA), B.Sc.(Colombo, SL)

Dr. J. Dahanayake
Senior Lecturer  (Grade II)
Ph.D.(Wichita State, USA), B.Sc. (Colombo, SL)

Dr. C. Kadigamuwa
Senior Lecturer  (Grade II)
Ph.D.(Wichita State, USA), M.Sc. (Wichita State, USA), B.Sc. (Kelaniya, SL)
Post-Doctoral Fellow (National Cancer Institute (NCI)/(NIH)), Bethesda, USA)

Former Members

Prof. J. K. P. Ariyaratne
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Founder Professor
Ph.D.(Cambridge, UK), B.Sc. (Ceylon)

Dr. S. Kumarasinghe
Senior Lecturer 
Ph.D., B.Sc.

Prof. N. E. Gunawardena
Professor
Ph.D., B.Sc. 

Prof. K. A. S. Pathiratne
Professor
Ph.D.(North Dakota, USA), M.Sc. (Dalhousie, Canada), B.Sc. (Ceylon)

Prof. ( Mrs.) S. Wimalasena
Professor
F.I.Chem.C., C.Chem., MSc .(Western Australia), B.Sc.(Ceylon)

Dr.L. K. G. Wickremesinghe
Senior Lecturer 
Ph.D. (Simon Fraser), B.Sc. (Colombo)

Dr. M. Arewgoda
Senior Lecturer  
Ph.D. (Otago), B.Sc.(Ceylon) 

Dr. P. Wimalaratne
Senior Lecturer  
Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University), B.Sc. (Kelaniya)

Dr. Herath
Senior Lecturer  
Ph.D. , B.Sc. 

Dr. S. S. Skandaraja
Senior Lecturer  
Ph.D. (Oklahoma State, USA), B.Sc. (Kelaniya, SL)

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