All Staff

All staff members at NIFS sorted by Last Name.

Prof. Nimal Adikaram
Visiting Research Professor

Natural Products

Dharshani Aluthpatabendi
Chief Technical Officer

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Anupama Amarasekara
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

Janaka Bandara
Office Aid

Office of the Director

Upeka Bandara
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Gayan Bandara
Technical Officer

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Senior Prof. Jayasundera Bandara
Senior Research Professor

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

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

Naruwan Dayananda
Research Assistant

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Sammani De Silva
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Gunathilaka Delanga
Record Keeper

Administration Division

Prof. I. M. Dharmadasa
Adjunct Professor

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

Prof. Dilantha Fernando
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Yoshinori Fujimoto
Adjunct Professor

Tissa Gunasekara
Driver

Administration Division

Esmond Gunasekaran
Research Assistant

Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics

Supun Gunathilaka
Management Assistant

Administration Division

Shashini Gunathilaka
Research Assistant

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

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

Anura Herath
Chief Technical Officer

Instruments and Maintenance Division

Prof. Chandana Herath
Adjunct Professor

Erandi Herath
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Nimasha Herath
Management Assistant

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Nimashi Herath
Research Assistant

Natural Products

Sanuri Hettiarachchi
Research Assistant

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Prof. Naoki Hirotsu
Adjunct Professor

Chamika Illangakoon
Senior Staff Assistant

Administration Division

Prof. Nor Hadiani Ismail
Adjunct Professor

Dr. Lakmal Jayarathne
Research Fellow

Environmental Science

Dinusha Jayasinghe
Driver

Administration Division

Chandrakanthi Jayasinghe
Senior Staff Assistant

Procurement and Laboratory Services Division

Senior Prof. Lalith Jayasinghe
Senior Research Professor

Natural Products

Sanjeewa Jayaweera
Chief Technical Officer

Natural Products

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

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

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

Dr. Ruvini Liyanage
Research Fellow

Nutritional Biochemistry

Anushika Liyanage
Management Assistant

Office of the Director

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

Sagarika Mediwaka
Secretary

Administration Division

Somananda Molagoda
Driver

Administration Division

Harshani Nadeeshani
Research Assistant

Nutritional Biochemistry

Prof. Srinivas Nammi
Adjunct Professor

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

Ravindu Pathirana
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Anura Pathirana
Chief Technical Officer

Microbial Biotechnology

Ranjith Peiris
Electrician

Administration Division

Priyanthi Perera
Laboratory Manager

Procurement and Laboratory Services Division

Shirani Perera
Chief Technical Officer

Plant and Environmental Sciences

Mahesh Premarathna
Research Assistant

Microbial Biotechnology

Dr. Shalini Rajakaruna
Scientific Officer

Office for Research Support
Collaboration and Consultation Division

Dimuthumal Rajakaruna
Research Assistant

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Chandani Ranasinghe
Senior Staff Assistant

Administration Division

Isuri Rathnayaka
Technical Officer

Nutritional Biochemistry

Vishaka Ratnayake
Senior Staff Assistant

Accounts Division

Prof. Renuka Ratnayake
Associate Research Professor

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Prof. Vasantha Rupasinghe
Adjunct Professor

Sujeewa Sakalasooriya
Chief Technical Officer

Computer Division

Sagarika Samarakkody
Accountant

Accounts Division

Indrani Samarakoon
Stenographer

Science Education and Dissemination Unit

Kavindya Samarakoon
Research Assistant

Natural Products

Prof. Athula Sandanayake
Adjunct Professor

Madara Sarathchandra
Research Assistant

Energy and Advanced Material Chemistry

Prof. Rohan Senadeera
Visiting Research Professor

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

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

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

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

Rohana Weerakoon
Chief Technical Officer

Computer Division

Ishara Weerasinghe
Research Assistant

Material Processing and Device Fabrication

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