Academic Staff


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

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

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

Prof. J. A. Liyanage
Senior Professor 
Vice Chairman, University Grants Commision, Sri Lanka. 
Ph.D.(Cardiff), C.C.Chem., C. Sci., F.I.Chem.C., FRSC, B.Sc.(Sri Jayewardanapura)

Prof. N. A. K. P. J. Seneviratne
Senior Professor

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

Prof. B. Jayawardena
Senior Professor

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

Prof. M. K. B. Weerasooriya
Professor

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

Prof. N. Jayathilaka
Professor

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

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

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

Dr. D. S. M. De Silva
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I)
Senior Academic Adviser,Physical Science Stream, Faculty of Science
Coordinator, Central Equipment Laboratory, Faculty of Science

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

Dr. A. M. T. Amarakoon
Senior Lecturer (Garde I) 
Coordinator, Faculty Quality Assurance Cell, Faculty of Science

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

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

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

Dr. W. A. P. J. Premaratne
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I)
Coordinator, MSc Program in Industrial and Environmental Chemistry

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

Dr. M. P. Deeyamulla
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I) 
Director,Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC)
Ph.D.(Cambridge), MRSC, B.Sc.(Kelaniya)

Dr. Suranga Wickramarachchi
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I)
Ph.D.(Sheffield Hallam), B.Sc.(Kelaniya)

Dr. Dinesh. R. Pandithavidana
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I)
Ph.D.(Georgia, USA), B.Sc.(Colombo)

Dr. C. S. K. Rajapakse
Senior Lecturer  (Grade I)
Ph.D. (City University of New York, USA), M. Phil. (City University of New York, USA), B.Sc.(Peradeniya)

Dr. M.A.Y.L. Nadeesha
Senior Lecturer  (Grade II)
Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Science
Ph.D.(Oklahoma State, USA), B.Sc.(Kelaniya)

Dr. Punsiri Mahendra 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)

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

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

Dr. Chamila Kadigamuwa
Senior Lecturer  (Grade II)
Ph.D.(Wichita State, USA), B.Sc. (Kelaniya)

Former Members

Prof. J. K. P. Ariyaratne
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Founder Professor
Ph.D.(Cambridge), 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), M.Sc. (Dalhousie), 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. Malini Arewgoda
Senior Lecturer  
Ph.D. (Otago), B.Sc.(Ceylon) 

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

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

Dr. Subramanium Sri Skandaraja
Senior Lecturer  
Ph.D. (Oklahoma State), B.Sc. (Kelaniya)

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