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Professor Veranja Karunaratne

Professor Veranja Karunaratne (Organic Chemistry, Nanotechnology)

B.Sc.(Chemistry),University of Colombo.

Ph.D. University of British Columbia, Canada.

Professor Nalin De Silva

Professor Nalin De Silva (Physical Chemistry, Nanotechnology)

B.Sc.(Chemistry), University of Colombo.

Ph.D. University of Cambridge, UK.

Professor Nilwala Kottegoda

Professor Nilwala Kottegoda (Material Science)

B.Sc.(Chemistry),University and Peradeniya.

Ph.D. University of Cambridge, UK.

Dr. Vinitha Thadhani

Dr. Vinitha Thadhani (Natural Products Chemistry)

B.Sc.(Chemistry), M.Phil.University of Sri Jayawardenapura.

Ph.D. University of Peradeniya.

Dr.R. D. Guneratne

Dr. R. D. Guneratne (Synthetic Organic Chemistry)

B.Sc.(Chemistry),University of Colombo.

Ph.D. Cornell University, USA.

Professor Sanath Hettiarachchi

Professor Sanath Hettiarachchi (Consultant, Science Communication)

B.Sc.(Botany), University of Kelaniya.

M.Sc. (Mol. Biol) Ph.D. (Microbiol) Free University of Brussels, Belgium

sunanda gunasekara

Sunanda Gunasekara (Nanomaterials, Instrumentation)

B. Sc. (Electrical Engineering) First Class and M.Phil. from the University of Moratuwa.

Dr.Shehan de Silva

Dr. Shehan de Silva (Nano Electronics)

B.Eng, University of Surrey.

Ph.D. (Nano electronics), University of Surrey UK.

Dr. Laksiri Weerasinghe

Dr. Laksiri Weerasinghe (Synthetic Organic Chemistry)

B.Sc.(Chemistry),University of Colombo.

Ph.D. Washington state University, USA.

Dr. Vikum Premalal

Dr. Vikum Premalal (Nanomaterials)

B.Sc.(Physics), University of Peradeniya.

Ph.D. Graduate School of Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Shizuoka University, Hanamatsu, Japan.

Dr. Nuwan De Silva

Dr. Nuwan De Silva (Material Chemistry)

B.Sc.(Chemistry), University of Colombo.

Ph.D. University of Mississippi State University, USA.

Dr. Dhanushi Welideniya

Dr. Dhanushi Welideniya (Organic Chemistry)

B.Sc. University of Colombo.

Ph.D. Kansas State University, USA.

Dr. Sanjeewa Rodrigo

Dr. Sanjeewa Rodrigo (Organic Chemistry)

B.Sc.(Molecular Biology and Statistics), University of Peradeniya.

Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry), University of Cincinnati, USA.

Dr. S.D.N.K. Bathige

Dr. S.D.N.K. Bathige (Molecular Genetics)

B.Sc.(Chemistry), University of Colombo.

M.Sc , Ph.D. Jeju National University, Republic of Korea.

Dr. Lakshitha Pahalagedara

Dr. Lakshitha Pahalagedara (Material Science)

B.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Peradeniya.

Ph.D. University of Connecticut, USA.

Dr. Rangika De Silva

Dr. Rangika De Silva (Polymer nanocomposites)

B.Sc.(Engineering) , Ph.D. School of Engineering Monash University, Malaysia.

Dr. Prasanga Mantilaka

Dr. Prasanga Mantilaka (Nanomaterials)

B.Sc.(Applied Sciences) , Ph. D. University of Peradeniya

Dr. Chamara Janaka Bandara

Dr. Chamara Janaka Bandara (Organic Chemistry)

B.Sc. , Ph.D. University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Nadeeka Tissera

Nadeeka Tissera (Nanotechnology in Textiles, Instrumentation)

B.Sc. (Textile and Process Engineering), University of Moratuwa.

Master of Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia.

Ruchira Wijesena

Ruchira Wijesena (Nanotechnology in Textiles, Instrumentation)

B.Sc. (Textile and Process Engineering), University of Moratuwa.

Gayan Priyadarshana

Dr. Gayan Priyadarshana (Nanomaterials , Instrumentation)

B.Sc.(Chemistry), University of Sri Jayawardenapura.

M.Sc.(Chemical and Process Engineering), University of Moratuwa.

Dr. J.A Surani Chathurika

Dr. J.A Surani Chathurika (Agriculture)

B.Sc. (Agricultural Technology and Management), University of Peradeniya.

Ph.D. University of Peradeniya collaboration with the University of Winnipeg, Canada.

D. M. Damayanthi

D. M. Damayanthi (Instrumentation)

B.Sc.(Chemistry) Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon.

M.Sc. University of Colombo.

Dr. Kumudu Siriwardana

Dr. Kumudu Siriwardana (Material and Analytical Chemistry)

B.Sc (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Colombo.

Ph.D. Mississippi State University, USA.

Dr. Umayangani Wanninayake

Dr. Umayangani Wanninayake (Organic Chemistry)

B.Sc.(Chemistry), University of Peradeniya.

Ph.D. Iowa State University, USA.

Dr. Lasantha Herath

Dr. Lasantha Herath (Soil physics and Metagenomics)

B.Sc. special degree in agriculture and M.Sc. in plant protection technology from the University of Peradeniya.

Ph.D.  Aarhus University, Denmark.

Dr. Nadeesha Rathuwadu

Dr. Nadeesha Rathuwadu (Electrochemistry)

B.Sc. (Special) Degree in Chemistry from the University of Colombo.

Ph.D. (Chemistry), University of Iowa, USA.

Dr. Ranga Dissanayake

Dr. Ranga Dissanayake (Organic Chemistry/Natural products)

B.Sc. (Pharmacy) , Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry/Natural products), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dr. Rukshani Haputhanthri

Dr. Rukshani Haputhanthri (Vibrational Spectroscopy , Molecular Cell Biology, Multivariate Analysis, Computational Chemistry)

B.Sc (Hons) Special Degree in Chemistry from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Master’s Degree from Mississippi State University, USA.

Doctorate from Monash University, Australia.

Dr. Nuwanthi Katuwavila

Dr. Nuwanthi Katuwavila (Nanomedicine)

B.Sc. (Chemistry) University of Peradeniya.

PhD University of Peradeniya.

Induni Siriwardene

Induni Siriwardene (Nanomaterials & Surface Chemistry)

B.Sc.(Chemistry), University of Colombo.

M.Sc. University of Iowa, USA.

Shadeepa Karunarathne

Shadeepa Karunarathne (Plasma Physics)

B.Sc. (Special) Degree in Physics from the University of Kelaniya.

M.Phil. (Physics), University of Kelaniya.

Chanaka Sandaruwan

Chanaka Sandaruwan (Nanomaterials, Instrumentation)

B.Sc. , M.Sc. from the University of Colombo.

Samantha Rathnayake

Samantha Rathnayake (Nanocomposites, Characterization techniques)

B.Sc (Applied Sciences), University of Peradeniya.

M.Sc (Analytical and Environmental Chemistry, Umeå University, Sweden

Shana de Silva

Shana de Silva (Molecula Biology)

B.Vet.Sci. Degree in Veterinary Science from Royal Veterinary Collage, University of London, UK.

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