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Department of Geography

University of Peradeniya

Academic Staff

The Department of Geography is staffed by about 21 highly qualified academics specialized in a range of sub-disciplines of Geography and are actively engaged in teaching, research and administrative activities. They have obtained extensive exposure in teaching and research locally and internationally.

academic

Mr. M. A. Shantha Jayakumara

BA Hons in Geography (Peradeniya) M.Phil. in Social Change (Norwegian University of Science and Technology

headgeography@pdn.ac.lk
+94 71 4402551

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Prof. Tilak Hewawasam

Ph.D. in Geology (University of Berne, Switzerland), M.Phil. in Geology (Peradeniya), B.Sc. Special (Hons) in Geology (Peradeniya)

tilak@pdn.ac.lk
hewawasamtilak@gmail.com
+94 71 4453418

academic

Dr. Nalani Hennayake

+94 77 9197793

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Dr. K.W.G. Rekha Nianthi

BA Hons, First Class in Geography, University of Peradeniya., MSc (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand., PhD (NEHU), India., PostDoc (University of Minho), Portugal.

rekhanianthi@yahoo.com
+94 71 4933025

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Dr. T.W.M. Tilak Wijethunga Bandara

BA Hons in Geography (Peradeniya), M.Phil. in Social Change (Norwegian University of Science and Technology , Norway), PhD (University of Madras, Chennai)

twmtilak@pdn.ac.lk
+94 71 4460893

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Mr. Ashvin Wickramasooriya

Bachelor of Science (Special) Honours in Geology (Peradeniya), M. Phil (PGIS-Peradeniya), Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Statistics (PGIA-Peradeniya), Postgraduate Course on Aseismic design and construction of engineering structures (Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology, Skopje, Macedonia)

awickramasooriya@gmail.com
ashvin@pdn.ac.lk
+94 779406168
+94 812392674

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Dr. Fazeeha Azmi, M.I.

BA in Geography (Peradeniya), M.Phil. in Social Change (NTNU , Norway), PhD in Geography (NTNU , Norway)

fazeehaazmi@gmail.com
+94 777748168

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Mr. M.S.M. Razik

BA Hons in Geography (Peradeniya), M.Phil. in Social Change (NTNU, Norway), PhD (Reading)

Razikmsm@gmail.com
+94 71 8118230

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Dr. Pushpika Priyanganie Masakorala

PhD in Geography (University of Kelaniya), MPhil in Social Change (NTNU, Norway) , MSc in Geo-Informatics (PGIA, University of Peradeniya) , PGD in Applied Statics (PGIA, University of Peradeniya, BA (Hon) in Geography (University of Peradeniya)

cpmalawige@yahoo.com
+94 718162683

academic

Mr. Isthikar Ariff

PhD (Reading),
M.Phil. in Geography: Urban Ecology. Department of Geography, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka,
M.Phil. in Geography: Biogeography. Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Trondheim, Norway,
B.A. (Special) in Geography; University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
academic

Dr. D.M. Lalitha Dissanayake

Bachelor of Arts Geography (Honours), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka., Master of Philosophy in Social Change, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway., Master of Philosophy in Geography, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka., Doctor of Natural Science (PhD), University of Salzburg, Austria.

dissanayakedml2011@gmail.com
+94 718075726

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Mrs. Arularasi Balakrishnan

Reading PhD in Geography at Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
M.Phil in Development Studies (Specializing in Geography), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway 2006 – 2008,
B.A (Hons) in Geography, Department of Geography, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2001 – 2004

arularas@gmail.com
aarularasi@pdn.ac.lk
+94 777873761
Personal Website: http://arularas.googlepages.com

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Dr. Muditha Prasannajith Perera

BA Hons in Geography (Peradeniya), M.Phil. in Geography (Peradeniya), Ph.D. in Geography (Peradeniya), Certificate Trainings on EIA, SIA, HRM, Watershed Management, Environmental Management, Conservation Farming, GIS & Applications, ISO Certification of 14001, Planning to Mitigate the Impact of Natural Hazards

mudithpras@gmail.com
+94 776657847

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Dr. Mahlon P. Rambukkange

B. Sc. Special in Physics (Peradeniya), M. Sc. in Physics (Auburn University, Alabama, USA), Ph.D. in Meteorology (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

mahlonr@pdn.ac.lk
+94 755 243 484

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Dr. R.M.K.Kumarihamy

Ph.D. in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (AIT, Thailand),M. Sc. in Integrated Water Resources Management (PGIA), BA in Geography (Peradeniya)

kumudunik@pdn.ac.lk
kumudunik@gmail.com
+94 77 5707067

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Ms. Thamali Nisansala Kithsiri

BA in Geography (Peradeniya), MA in Geography (Peradeniya)

thamali@pdn.ac.lk
+94 77 1464761

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Dr. Shantha Hettiarachchi Bandara

Ph.D ( 2015), B.Sc ( Botany Special )

shantha@pdn.ac.lk
shantha00@gmail.com
+94 812392672 (Office)

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Mr. Mohideen M. Alikhan

PhD in Geography, University of Sussex, United Kingdom (Reading), Mphil in Geography, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, BA (Hons) Geography, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

alikhan@pdn.ac.lk / a.mohideen@sussex.ac.uk
+94 777 577 7 99

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Ms. S.Chithra

MA in Development Studies, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo 2015, BA in Geography, University of Peradeniya 2007

chithuact@yahoo.com
+94 776665040

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Dr. Shyamantha Subasinghe

Ph.D. in Geoenvironmental Science(University of Tsukuba, Japan), M.Sc. in Geo-informatics (Peradeniya), B.A. (Hons) in Geography (Peradeniya)

shyamgeo@pdn.ac.lk
+94 719033068

academic

Dr. A.S. Chandrabose

Senior Lecturer (Contract)