All Staff

All staff members at NIFS sorted by Last Name.

Medhavi Abeysinghe
Research Assistant

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

Kamal Abeysinghe
Driver

Administration Division

Prof. Nimal Adikaram
Visiting Research Professor

Natural Products

Dharshani Aluthpatabendi
Chief Technical Officer

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Namal Athukorala
Chief Technical Officer

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Jayasekara Banda
Chief Technical Officer

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Tharindi Bandara
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Senior Prof. Jayasundera Bandara
Senior Research Professor

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Janaka Bandara
Office Aid

Office of the Director

Gayan Bandara
Technical Officer

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Chathurika Bandara
Research Assistant

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Aravinda Bandara
Research Assistant

Natural Products

Prof. Suresh Benjamin
Research Professor

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Prof. Xing Chen
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Iqbal Choudhary
Adjunct Professor

Milanga Dahanayake
Driver

Administration Division

Prof. Sabrina Dallavalle
Adjunct Professor

Naruwan Dayananda
Research Assistant

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Gunathilaka Delanga
Record Keeper

Administration Division

Prof. I. M. Dharmadasa
Adjunct Professor

Dasun Dissanayake
Driver

Administration Division

Chathurika Dissanayake
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake
Research Professor

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Prof. Wolfgang Dittus
Honorary Visiting Research Professor

Primate Biology

Chaminda Dodamwala
Primary Level - Unskilled

Administration Division

Dr. Viraj Edirisinghe
Honorary Visiting Scientist

Sidath Ekanayake
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Roshan Fernando
Research Assistant

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Prof. Yoshinori Fujimoto
Adjunct Professor

Bhanuka Gunarathne
Research Assistant

Material Processing and Device Fabrication

Tissa Gunasekara
Driver

Administration Division

Esmond Gunasekaran
Research Assistant

Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics

Supun Gunathilaka
Management Assistant

Office of the Director

Shashini Gunathilaka
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Fahmidha Halaldeen
Research Assistant

Food Chemistry

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

Nimasha Herath
Management Assistant

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Thakshila Herath
Research Assistant

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Anura Herath
Chief Technical Officer

Instruments and Maintenance Division

Prof. Naoki Hirotsu
Adjunct Professor

Chamika Illangakoon
Senior Staff Assistant

Administration Division

Prof. Nor Hadiani Ismail
Adjunct Professor

Yasasvi Jayakodi
Research Assistant

Nutritional Biochemistry

Kumuthu Jayakody
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Dr. Lakmal Jayarathne
Research Fellow

Environmental Science

Sachini Jayasekara
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Dinusha Jayasinghe
Driver

Administration Division

Dr. Himesh Jayasinghe
Research Fellow

Plant Taxonomy and Conservation

Prashansani Jayasinghe
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Senior Prof. Lalith Jayasinghe
Senior Research Professor

Natural Products

Sanjeewa Jayaweera
Chief Technical Officer

Natural Products

Prof. Senani Karunaratne
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Samantha Karunaratne
Adjunct Professor

Jeewa Kasthuri
Senior Personal Secreatary to the Director

Office of the Director

Dileepa Keshan
Management Assistant

Accounts Division

Prof. Saluka Kodituwakku
Director

Office of the Director
Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics

Prof. Nikolai Kuhnert
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Ananda Kulasooriya
Honorary Visiting Research Professor

Prof. Ashoka Kumara
Research Professor

Material Processing and Device Fabrication

Dr. Kalpani Kumari
Research Fellow

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Prof. Ruvini Liyanage
Associate Research Professor

Nutritional Biochemistry

Anushika Liyanage
Management Assistant

Office of the Director

Kushani Madhumekala
Research Assistant

Environmental Science

Ishara Madhushani
Internal Audit Officer

Internal Audit Division

Prof. Dhammika Magana-Arachchi
Associate Research Professor

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Dhanushka Malwewa
Office Aid

Administration Division

Prof. Nazrim Marikkar
Associate Research Professor

Food Chemistry

Asiri Medagadara
Research Assistant

Material Processing and Device Fabrication

Prof. Srinivas Nammi
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Asiri Nanayakkara
Honorary Visiting Research Professor

Himashee Naranpanawa
Research Assistant

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Dr. Ruvan D. Nawarathna
Honorary Research Fellow

Dr. Lakshika S. Nawarathna
Honorary Research Fellow

Menaka Nissanka
Senior Staff Assistant

Accounts Division

Prof. Lai Oi-Ming
Honorary Visiting Research Professor

Food Chemistry

Manel Palliya Guruge
Senior Staff Assistant

Accounts Division

Thilesha Pamukshi
Management Assistant

Accounts Division

Ravindu Pathirana
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Anura Pathirana
Chief Technical Officer

Microbial Biotechnology

Ranjith Peiris
Electrician

Administration Division

Shirani Perera
Chief Technical Officer

Plant and Environmental Sciences

Priyanthi Perera
Laboratory Manager

Procurement and Laboratory Services Division

Ruvini Pesha
Research Assistant

Nutritional Biochemistry

Dr. Nelum Piyasena
Research Fellow

Natural Products

Dr. Inoka Piyasinghe
Coordinator/ SDU

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Uthpala Premarathna
Research Assistant

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Dr. Mahesh Premarathna
Research Fellow

Microbial Biotechnology

Dr. Shalini Rajakaruna
Scientific Officer

Office for Research Support
Collaboration and Consultation Division

Dimuthumal Rajakaruna
Research Assistant

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Dr. Sasanka Ranasinghe
Honorary Visiting Research Fellow

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Isuri Rathnayaka
Technical Officer

Nutritional Biochemistry

Prof. Renuka Ratnayake
Associate Research Professor

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Vishaka Ratnayake
Senior Staff Assistant

Accounts Division

Sagarika Samarakkody
Accountant

Accounts Division

Indrani Samarakoon
Stenographer

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Supun Samaraweera
Research Assistant

Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics

Ushani Sandunika
Research Assistant

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Madara Sarathchandra
Research Assistant

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Prof. Rohan Senadeera
Visiting Research Professor

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Chamini Senarath
Accounts Officer

Accounts Division

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

Niluka Sewwandi
Research Assistant

Environmental Science

Mrs. M.P.W. Shiromani
Secretary

Administration Division

Rosini Shyamamala
Research Assistant

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

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

Mayomi Thilakarathna
Research Assistant

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

Chandrika Tilakarathna
Senior Assistant Librarian

Library

Rusiru Udapitiya
Machinist

Administration Division

Savani Ulpathakumbura
Research Assistant

Food Chemistry

Prof. Meththika Vithanage
Honorary Visiting Research Professor

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Ishara Weerasinghe
Research Assistant

Material Processing and Device Fabrication

Prof. Rohan Weerasooriya
Research Professor

Environmental Science

Pradeepa Weerasooriya
Senior Staff Assistant

Administration Division

Bhasura Weerasuriya
Management Assistant

Accounts Division

Prof. Chandra Wickramasinghe
Adjunct Professor

Malmi Wickramasinghe
Research Assistant

Nutritional Biochemistry

Dr. Athula Wijayasinghe
Research Fellow

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Prof. Pushpakanthi Wijekoon
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Siril Wijesundara
Research Professor

Plant Taxonomy and Conservation

Sampath Wijewardana
Primary Level - Unskilled

Administration Division

Roshani Witharana
Library Assistant

Library

Prof. Zhenbo Xu
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Masamichi Yoshimura
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Yuansong WEI
Adjunct Professor