Centre for Instrument Development [CID] comprises of a multidisciplinary research group working on the fields of Automation & Instrumentation, Postharvest technology, Drying & solar thermal energy, Optical spectroscopy & imaging and Computational Physics.
In addition to the research degree programs PhDs and MPhils, the centre undertakes conducting of courses in certificate, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and training of personnel in instrumentation related area.

Director/Group leader

Prof. T R Ariyaratne

Emeritus Professor

Department of Physics,
University of Colombo,
Colombo 03,
Sri Lanka.
Room: PH 104
Home Phone: +94 11 284 0491
Work Phone: +94 11 215 8343
Work Fax: +94 11 258 4777

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

Mr Kusal Suraweera

PhD student

Centre for Instrument Development,
Department of Physics,
University of Colombo,
Colombo 03,
Sri Lanka.

Mr. Chandima Kumara

Graduate Student

Centre for Instrument Development,
Department of Physics,
University of Colombo,
Colombo 03,
Sri Lanka.

Mr Sameera Viraj

Research Assistant

Centre for Instrument Development,
Department of Physics,
University of Colombo,
Colombo 03,
Sri Lanka.