Profile

Name & Designation Qualification Research Interests
Ms. Sardhanee Dias
Director, ESSD
  • B.Sc., University of Colombo
  • PG Diploma in Environmental Science and Technology International Institute for Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (Now UNESCO IHE)
  • M.Sc in Environmental Science and  Technology, International Institute for Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (Now UNESCO IHE)
  • Environmental Management
  • Watershed Management
Mr. H.D.S. Premasiri
Senior Scientist, Coordinator-Air Quality, noise and vibrations
  • B.Sc. (Special) degree in Chemistry Second Class Honors (Upper Division), University of Peradeniya
  • M.Phil degree in Chemical Science, University of Peradeniya
  • PG Diploma in Environmental Management, University of Moratuwa
  • Environmental Management
  • Air Quality Management
  • Noise pollution control and Management
Ms. Madara Dissanayake
Senior Scientist, Coordinator-Water Quality
  • B.Sc-Special degree in Botany Second class upper division (Honours), University of Kelaniya
  • M.Sc-Environmental Science, University of Colombo.
  • Watershed Assessment and Management Slope Stabilizing using bioengineering methods,
Ms. Sakunthala Jayamanna
Scientist
  • B.Sc., Biological Sciences, University of Colombo.
  • M Sc - Environmental Science, Open University of Sri Lanka-reading.
  • Environmental Pollution Monitoring
  • Quality Assurance of Environmental Laboratory
Mr. Manjula Dissanayake
Scientist
  • B.Sc. (Sp.) Chemistry, University of Sri Jayawardenapura
  • PG Diploma in Analytical Chemistry, University of Colombo
  • Environmental and Analytical Chemistry
Mr. Vimukthi Sumanasekara
Scientist
  • B.Sc. (Sp.) Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources Management, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • PG Diploma in Environmental Management, University of Moratuwa
  • Water Quality Monitoring
  • Conservation Biology
Ms. Thushani Seneviratne
Scientist 
  • B.Sc. (Sp.) Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources Management, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Masters in Environmental Management, University of Colombo 
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecological Indicator Species
Ms. Samanthika Rajapaksha
Scientist
  • B.Sc. (Sp.) Statistics, University of Peradeniya
  • Advanced Statistical Applications in water quality and watershed studies
Mr. Prabath Liyanarachchi
Scientist
  • B.Sc. (Sp.) Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology
  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries and marine Biology
  • Limnology
  • Advanced GIS techniques
Ms. Harshini Kumarapeli
Scientist
  • Graduateship in Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry
  • MSc in Polymer Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayawardenapura
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Preparation and characterization of polymers
  • Application of Cleaner Production methodologies
Ms. Gayani Kaushalya
Engineer
  • B.Sc. Eng. (Hons) University of Moratuwa
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Chemical and Process Engineering
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