Dr. Hiran H E Jayaweera

Dr. Hiran H E Jayaweera

Senior Lecturer

Department of Physics,
University of Colombo,
Colombo 03,
Sri Lanka.
Room: PH204
Work Phone: +94 11 215 8351
Work Fax: +94 11 258 4777

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Optical spectroscopy and multispectral imaging 2015 – University of Colombo
  • B.Sc. (Physics Special with First Class Honours) 2004 – University of Colombo
  • Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) 2008 – Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo, and the Teaching Portfolio was accredited by Staff and Educational Development (SEDA), UK.

Teaching Areas

Research Interest

  • Optical spectroscopy and multispectral imaging
  • Instrumentation
  • Solar Thermal Energy

Awards and Distinctions

  • Best Poster Award – AFSIN international workshop on optical spectroscopy, Institut National Polytechnique Felix Houphouet, Ivory Coast (2013)
  • Presidential award for excellence in research (2012)
  • NRC merit award for scientific publication (2011)
  • Distinguished Poster Award – Hands-On Research in Complex Systems School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (29 June 2012)
  • Mailvaganam Memorial Award for Physics 2000/2001 (2005 – University of Colombo)
  • The Gulamhusein A.J. Norbhai Gold Medal for Physics Project 2000/2001 (2005 – University of Colombo)
  • Dr. D.C. Hewavitharana Memorial Prize for Physics 2000/2001 (2005 – University of Colombo)

Publications

Current Research Degree Students

  1. PhD student – Mr. P D C Kumara – Engineering Applications of Solar Thermal Energy
  2. MPhil student – Mr. S K K Suraweera – Development of a Parabolic Trough Type Solar Thermal Energy Concentrator
  3. MPhil student – Mrs. Wathsala Udeshi – Optical Detection of Chlorophyll