Scientists at NIFS

Prof. Nimal Adikaram
Visiting Research Professor

Natural Products

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

Senior Prof. Ranjith Premalal De Silva
Acting Director

Office of the Director

Prof. I. M. Dharmadasa
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake
Research Professor

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Prof. Wolfgang Dittus
Visiting Research Professor

Primate Biology

Prof. Dilantha Fernando
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Yoshinori Fujimoto
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Keerthi Siri Guruge
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Chandana Herath
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Naoki Hirotsu
Adjunct Professor

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

Prof. Veranja Karunaratne
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Nikolai Kuhnert
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Ashoka Kumara
Research Professor

Material Processing and Device Fabrication

Dr. Ruvini Liyanage
Research Fellow

Nutritional Biochemistry

Prof. Dhammika Magana-Arachchi
Associate Research Professor

Molecular Microbiology and Human Diseases

Prof. Nazrim Marikkar
Associate Research Professor

Food Chemistry

Prof. Srinivas Nammi
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Renuka Ratnayake
Associate Research Professor

Microbiology and Soil Ecosystems

Prof. Vasantha Rupasinghe
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Athula Sandanayake
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Rohan Senadeera
Visiting Research Professor

Condensed Matter Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Senior Prof. Gamini Seneviratne
Senior Research Professor

Microbial Biotechnology

Prof. Deepal Subasinghe
Associate Research Professor

Earth Resources and Renewable Energy

Prof. Kirthi Tennakone
Adjunct Professor

Prof. Rohan Weerasooriya
Research Professor

Environmental Science

Prof. Chandra Wickramasinghe
Adjunct Professor

Dr. Athula Wijayasinghe
Research Fellow

Nanotechnology and Physics of Materials

Prof. Siril Wijesundara
Research Professor

Plant Taxonomy and Conservation

Prof. Yuansong WEI
Adjunct Professor