All Staff

All staff members at NIFS sorted by Last Name.

Medhavi Abeysinghe
Research Assistant

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

Prof. Nimal Adikaram
Visiting Research Professor

Natural Products

Dharshani Aluthpatabendi
Chief Technical Officer

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Anupama Amarasekara
Research Assistant

Environmental Science

Lasanga Amarasena
Research Assistant

Environmental Science

Nirasha Atapattu
Research Assistant

Natural Products

Namal Athukorala
Chief Technical Officer

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Jayasekara Banda
Chief Technical Officer

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Sanduni Bandara
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Senior Prof. Jayasundera Bandara
Senior Research Professor

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Upeka Bandara
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Jayani Bandara
Research Assistant

Environmental Science

Gayan Bandara
Technical Officer

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Jayasrini Bandara
Management Assistant

Office of the Director

Janaka Bandara
Office Aid

Office of the Director

Prof. Suresh Benjamin
Research Professor

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Dr. Gayan Bowatte
Visiting Scientist

Environmental Science

Prof. Iqbal Choudhary
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Sabrina Dallavalle
Adjunct Professor

Senior Prof. Ranjith Premalal De Silva
Acting Director

Office of the Director

Sammani De Silva
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Gunathilaka Delanga
Record Keeper

Administration Division

Prof. I. M. Dharmadasa
Adjunct Professor

Ovini Dissanayake
Research Assistant

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Dasun Dissanayake
Driver

Administration Division

Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake
Research Professor

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Prof. Wolfgang Dittus
Visiting Research Professor

Primate Biology

Chaminda Dodamwala
Primary Level - Unskilled

Administration Division

Karunaratne Dorakumbura
Mason - Special Grade

Administration Division

Viraj Ekanayake
Technical Officer

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Prof. Dilantha Fernando
Adjunct Professor

Roshan Fernando
Research Assistant

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Prof. Yoshinori Fujimoto
Adjunct Professor

Ariyaratne Gamage
Senior Staff Assistant

Accounts Division

Rasika Gunarathne
Research Assistant

Food Chemistry

Tissa Gunasekara
Driver

Administration Division

Supun Gunathilaka
Management Assistant

Administration Division

Athula Gunawardena
Karyala Karya Sahayaka - Driver

Administration Division

Prof. Keerthi Siri Guruge
Adjunct Professor

Ranjith Hapukotuwa
Laboratory Attendant

Plant and Environmental Sciences

Thilini Harischandra
Lapidarist

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

Malitha Hasun
Primary Level - Unskilled

Instruments and Maintenance Division

Erandi Herath
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Prof. Chandana Herath
Adjunct Professor

Anura Herath
Chief Technical Officer

Instruments and Maintenance Division

Nimasha Herath
Management Assistant

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Sanuri Hettiarachchi
Research Assistant

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Prof. Naoki Hirotsu
Adjunct Professor

Chamika Illangakoon
Senior Staff Assistant

Administration Division

Prof. Cassim Iqbal
Associate Research Professor

Plant and Environmental Sciences

Prof. Nor Hadiani Ismail
Adjunct Professor

Dr. Lakmal Jayarathne
Research Fellow

Environmental Science

Senior Prof. Lalith Jayasinghe
Senior Research Professor

Natural Products

Dinusha Jayasinghe
Driver

Administration Division

Chandrakanthi Jayasinghe
Senior Staff Assistant

Procurement and Laboratory Services Division

Himesh Jayasinghe
Research Assistant

Plant Taxonomy and Conservation

Sanjeewa Jayaweera
Chief Technical Officer

Natural Products

Jayani Kalinga
Research Assistant

Natural Products

Dr. Udaya Kalubowila

Manjula Karunarathna
Research Assistant

Plant and Environmental Sciences

Prof. Veranja Karunaratne
Adjunct Professor

Kumuduni Karunaratne
Chief Technical Officer

Microbial Biotechnology

Jeewa Kasthuri
Senior Personal Secreatary to the Director

Office of the Director

Dileepa Keshan
Management Assistant

Accounts Division

Umair Khaleelullah
Research Assistant

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Prof. Nikolai Kuhnert
Adjunct Professor

Mahesh Kulatunga
Chief Technical Officer

Instruments and Maintenance Division

Prof. Ashoka Kumara
Research Professor

Material Processing and Device Fabrication

Asanka Kumara
Machinist - Special Grade

Administration Division

Kalpani Kumari
Research Assistant

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Anushika Liyanage
Management Assistant

Office of the Director

Dr. Ruvini Liyanage
Research Fellow

Nutritional Biochemistry

Prof. Dhammika Magana-Arachchi
Associate Research Professor

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Lal Mahadeva
Laboratory Attendant

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Dhanushka Malwewa
Office Aid

Administration Division

Prof. Nazrim Marikkar
Associate Research Professor

Food Chemistry

Asiri Medagadara
Research Assistant

Material Processing and Device Fabrication

Somananda Molagoda
Driver

Administration Division

Harshani Nadeeshani
Research Assistant

Nutritional Biochemistry

Prof. Srinivas Nammi
Adjunct Professor

Himashee Naranpanawa
Research Assistant

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Menaka Nissanka
Senior Staff Assistant

Accounts Division

Manel Palliya Guruge
Senior Staff Assistant

Accounts Division

Thilesha Pamukshi
Management Assistant

Accounts Division

Thilakshi Paranavithana
Research Assistant

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Anura Pathirana
Chief Technical Officer

Microbial Biotechnology

Ranjith Peiris
Electrician

Administration Division

Maheshika Perera
Research Assistant

Plant Stress Biology and Molecular Genetics

Priyanthi Perera
Laboratory Manager

Procurement and Laboratory Services Division

Dilini Perera
Research Assistant

Environmental Science

Shirani Perera
Chief Technical Officer

Plant and Environmental Sciences

Mahesh Premarathna
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Dr. Shalini Rajakaruna
Scientific Officer

Office for Research Support

Chandani Ranasinghe
Senior Staff Assistant

Administration Division

Thilini Rathnathilake
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Isuri Rathnayaka
Technical Officer

Nutritional Biochemistry

Raveena Rathnayake
Research Assistant

Rhizobium

Anjana Rathnayake
Research Assistant

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

Prof. Renuka Ratnayake
Associate Research Professor

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Vishaka Ratnayake
Senior Staff Assistant

Accounts Division

Prof. Vasantha Rupasinghe
Adjunct Professor

Sujeewa Sakalasooriya
Chief Technical Officer

Computer Division

Sagarika Samarakkody
Accountant

Accounts Division

Kavindya Samarakoon
Research Assistant

Natural Products

Indika Samarakoon
Research Assistant

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Ushani Samarakoon
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Indrani Samarakoon
Stenographer

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Nimanthika Samarasinghe
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Prof. Athula Sandanayake
Adjunct Professor

Abira Sathkunanathan
Research Assistant

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Prof. Rohan Senadeera
Visiting Research Professor

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Mahesh Senarathna
Research Assistant

Environmental Science

Menaka Senevirathne
Audio Visual Assistant

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Oshadi Seneviratne
Stenographer

Office of the Director

Senior Prof. Gamini Seneviratne
Senior Research Professor

Microbial Biotechnology

Vindyani Sewwandi
Research Assistant

Nutritional Biochemistry

Upesha Siriwardhane
Research Assistant

Natural Products

Prof. Deepal Subasinghe
Associate Research Professor

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

Thilini Sumanarathne
Management Assistant

Procurement and Laboratory Services Division

Prof. Kirthi Tennakone
Adjunct Professor

Mathura Tharmarajan
Research Assistant

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Kulangana Theivendrarajah
Research Assistant

Plant and Environmental Sciences

Mayomi Thilakarathna
Research Assistant

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

Chandrika Tilakarathna
Senior Assistant Librarian

Library

Dr. Kumari Tilakaratne
Coordinator/ SDU

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Rusiru Udapitiya
Machinist

Administration Division

Savani Ulpathakumbura
Research Assistant

Food Chemistry

Prof. Meththika Vithanage

Rohana Weerakoon
Chief Technical Officer

Computer Division

Pradeepa Weerasooriya
Senior Staff Assistant

Administration Division

Prof. Rohan Weerasooriya
Research Professor

Environmental Science

Bhasura Weerasuriya
Management Assistant

Accounts Division

Prof. Chandra Wickramasinghe
Adjunct Professor

Dr. Athula Wijayasinghe
Research Fellow

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Chathuranga Wijerathna
Research Assistant

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Prof. Siril Wijesundara
Research Professor

Plant Taxonomy and Conservation

Sampath Wijewardana
Primary Level - Unskilled

Administration Division

Thamara Wijewickrama
Senior Staff Assistant

Office for Research Support

Roshani Witharana
Library Assistant

Library

Prof. Yuansong WEI
Adjunct Professor