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National Apex Award - 2022 (a Lifetime Award) to Prof Chandana Jayaratne

Prof. K P S Chandana Jayaratne of the Department of Physics, University of Colombo, was conferred with a lifetime award – the National Apex Award 2022 in Recognition of Professional Excellence in the Field of Science and Technology at the 3rd National Apex Awards Ceremony and the inauguration of the 35th Annual Conference of the Organization of Professional Associations(OPA) held at Cinnamon Lake Side Hotel on 16th of August, 2022. The award was presented to him by H. E. the President of Sri Lanka, Hon Ranil Wickramasinghe.

This award is presented to persons with dedicated professional envision, innovative, and strategically focused to develop the profession by carrying out progressive changes to the society for its wellbeing and, frequently champions change, in pursuit of continuous improvement and gaining a strategic advantage for the profession, serving as an ambassador par excellence for the profession whilst engaging in a process that contributes to the profession and keeps abreast in continuing professional development to be an outstanding achiever.