Research Professor

Suresh Benjamin

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Suresh Benjamin


Professor S. P. Benjamin currently works at the NIFS as a Research Professor. He is the head of the Ecology and Environmental Biology department. Prof Benjamin received his Mag. rar. Nat. (MSc)  from the University of Innsbruck, Austria and his PhD from the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Prior to joining the NIFS he worked as a Postdoctoral researcher at the University of California (Berkeley), the George Washington University and the Smithsonian Institution (both in Washington, DC). Professor Benjamin is an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow.


Prof. Suresh Benjamin

National Institute of Fundamental Studies

Hanthana Road, Kandy (20000)
Sri Lanka

Research Interest

Evolution, Speciation, Molecular Phylogeny and Systematics of invertebrates.