Chief Technical Officer - Instruments and Maintenance Division
Mr. Mahesh Kulatunga completed his professional technical education and obtained City & Guilds Full technological status in Electronics and Telecommunications in 1988. Mahesh moved to the Institute of Fundamental Studies ( IFS ) in March 1988. After completing one year with Shimadzu, Sri Lanka, he was appointed Assistant to the Electronics Specialist at IFS. He was appointed as Head of Instruments and Maintenance in 1997. Mahesh has gained a vast knowledge and experience in a wide array of analytical instruments and with the help of his colleagues in the division, he successfully maintains most of the instruments granted in 1988 in full working order. He regularly conducts analytical instruments training programs for other institutes and also helps in solving their instrumentation problems.