- Prof. R.L.C. Wijesundera (Winner of Presidential Research Award, 2001/2002.)
- Dr. C.K. Jayasingha
- Dr. S Wilson Wijeratnama
- I. Hewajnhge
- T.S.P. Fernandos
- J Velmurugu
- C.J. Wijesinghe
- Host – pathogen interactions
- Post – harvest diseases of fruits
- Development /Improvement of disease management strategies.
- Molecular biological aspects of plant pathogens
- Novel anti – fungal compounds from natural sources
Research links and collaborations
- Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Colombo.
- Rubber Research Institute (RRI), Agalawatte
- Regional Agricultural Research and Development Center, Bombuwela.
- Green Farms Ltd,Marawila
- National Science Foundation (NSF)