Research Supervision

Students are advised to contact academic staff of their choice who are conducting research in the areas in which they plan to pursue graduate studies. A list of selected academics who are currently supervising graduate students and their research interests is given below.

DisciplineContactResearch Interests
PhysicsProf. T.R. Ariyaratne
Prof. D.U.J. Sonnadara
Dr. I.M.K. Fernando
Prof. J.K.D.S. Jayanetti
Dr. M.K. Jayananda
Dr. K.P.S.C. Jayaratne
Dr. S.R.D. Rosa
Instrumentation Physics
Climate Change, Computational Physics, Machine Vision
Lightning Physics
Semiconductor Physics
Reconfigurable Computing
Lightning Physics
Physics Education
Plant SciencesProf. R. Wijesundera
Prof. K. Hirimburegama
Dr. T.L.S. Tirimanne
Dr. G.A.U. Jayasekera
Dr. S.W. Ranwala
Dr. C.M. Nanayakkara
Dr. P.S. Saputantri
Post-harvest technology, Anti-microbial activities
Plant Biotechnology, Plant Physiology
Plant molecular biology and Plant Physiology
Plant molecular biology and Plant Physiology
Plant Ecology
Environmental Microbiology
Plant Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
ZoologyProf. S.W. Kotagama
Prof. W.D. Ratnasooriya
Prof. P.V. Randeniya
Dr. N. Pallewatte
Dr. D.N. De Silva
Dr. D. Weerakoon
Prof. S. Premawana
Prof. Y.N.A. Jayathunga
Bird ecology, Conservation biology, Ecotourism
Bio activity, Mammalian physiology, Pharmacology
Immuno-epidemiology, molecular-epidemiology
Entomology
Fish Biology, Ecology
Biology of Sri Lankan Elephants
Immunology, Molecular Biology
Limnology, Environmental Pollution
ChemistryDr. C.D. Wijayaratne
Dr. R.S. Dasanayake
Prof. K.R.R. Mahanama
Dr. R.P. Perera
Prof. K.M.N. De Silva
Dr. C.M. Hettiarachchi
Prof. E.D. De Silva
Molecular Biology, Biochemistry
Molecular Biology, Biochemistry
Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry
Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry
Computational Chemistry, Nanotechnology
Molecular Biology, Biochemistry
Natural Products, Organic/Medicinal Chemistry
MathematicsDr. J.K. Wijeratne
Dr. S.N.N. Perera
Quantitative Finance, Computational Fluid Dynamics
Optimum Control, Mathematical Modeling
StatisticsDr. W.N.Wickramasinghe
Prof. M.R. Sooriyaarachchi
Linear Models, Experimental Design
Medical Statistics, Categorical Data Analysis