• SRI LANKA ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE
Council
Council Members


Prof. K P S Chandana Jayaratna
General President

Prof. Preethi Udagama
General President - Elect

Eng. V Regunathan
Immediate Past General President

Prof. Manjula Vithanapathirana
Chairperson, BOT

Dr. W A P J Premaratne
General Secretary

Dr. Chinthaka De Silva
General Secretary

Prof. Chandrani Wijeyaratne
Treasurer

Mr. Rushan Abeygunawardana
Asst. Treasurer

Dr. R. D. Guneratne
Editor

Prof. Nelum Deshappriya
Asst. Editor

Prof. R D Wijesekera
Secretary, Int. Relations

Dr. Kamal Perera
President, Section A

Dr. Rangika Bandara
President, Section B

Dr. Meththika Vithanage
President, Section C

Prof. Dinithi Peiris
President, Section D

Dr K M D C Jayathilake
President, Section E1

Dr. Russel De Silva
President, Section E2

Dr. L Ranathunga
President, Section E3

Prof. Sarath Amarasinghe
President, Section F

Prof. Sithy Iqbal
Chairperson, GRC

Dr. Ireshika De Silva
Chairperson, EC

Prof. Charitha Gunasekera
Chairperson, CPS

Dr. Udeni Nawagamuwa
Elected Member

Prof. Jayantha Wattavidanage
Elected Member

Dr. N Karthikeyan
Elected Member
Dr. Chamari Hettiarachchi
Elected Member
Mr. Raja B.M. Korale
Elected Member
Prof. Janitha Liyanage
Elected Member
Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake
Elected Member
Dr. B C L Athapattu
Elected Member

Dr. M N Kaumal
Elected Member

House & Finance Committee
Committee Members

Prof. Preethi Udagama- Chairperson

Dr. Chinthaka De Silva- General Secretary
Dr. W A P J Premaratne- General Secretary
Prof. Chandrani Wijeyaratne- Treasurer
Mr. Rushan Abeygunawardana- Asst. Treasurer
Dr. R D Guneratne- Editor
Eng. V Regunthan- Council Nominee
Prof. Janitha Liyanage- Council Nominee
Prof. Sithy Iqbal- GRC Chairperson
Prof. Charitha Gunasekara- CPS Chairperson
Dr. Ireshika De Silva- EC Chairperson
Prof. K P S C Jayaratne- Invited
Activities




Board of Trustees
Board Members

Prof. Manjula Vithanapathirana

Prof. K P S Chandana Jayaratne invited
Dr. N Karthikeyan Secretary
Prof. Chandrani Wijeyaratne Treasurer
Prof. M J S Wijeyaratne - Committee Member
Prof. C Deepal Mathew- Committee Member
Dr. Udeni Nawagamuwa- Committee Member
Mr. R B M Korale- Committee Member
Prof. J K D S Jayanetti- Committee Member
Prof. R D wijesekera- Committee Member
Activities




General Research Committee
Committee Members

Prof. Sithy Iqbql- Chairperson

Dr. Mayuri Thammitiyagoda- Vice Chairperson
Ms. A S L E Corea- Secretary
Dr. Ishan Sabar- Committee Member
Prof. P R T Cumaranatunga- Committee Member
Dr. Rangika Bandara- Committee Member
Prof. Eugene Wikramanayake- Committee Member
Dr. Ramal Coray- Committee Member
Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake- Committee Member
Prof. K U Sirinanda- Committee Member
Dr. B C L Athapattu- Committee Member
Dr. T D N Perera- Committee Member
Dr. Hemali Munasinghe- Committee Member
Prof. R P Wijesundara- Committee Member
Dr. Thushari Bandara- Committee Member
Activities




Environment Committee
Council Members

Dr. H Ireshika De Silva- Chairperson

Dr. Thilini Gunasekara- Vice Chairperson
Dr. C W Subasinghe- Secretary
Dr. Gayani Perera- Committee Member
Dr. Deepa Gunasekera- Committee Member
Mrs . Naganthini Vaathavooran- Committee Member
Dr. M Vithanage- Committee Member
Sr. Shervanthi Fernando- Committee Member
Dr. Nilanthi Wijewardane- Committee Member
Ms. Nalini De Silva- Committee Member
Dr. Carukshi Arambepola- Committee Member
Dr. Shamila Jayasena- Committee Member
Prof. W N Wilson- Committee Member
Mr. K D R N Kalubowila- Committee Member
Mr. Trishan Perera- Committee Member
Activities




Ethics Committee
Committee Members

Eng. V Regunathan- Chairman

Dr. M C M Iqbal- Committee Member
Prof. Dinithi Peiris- Committee Member
Archt. L T Kiringoda- Committee Member
Prof. H M K K Pathirana- Committee Member
Prof. K Karunathilake- Committee Member
Prof. Eugene Wickramanayake- Committee Member
Prof. C Deepal Mathew- Committee Member
Prof. Renu Wickramasinghe- Committee Member
Dr. R D Guneratne- Committee Member
Dr. Parakrama Weligamage- Committee Member
Dr. (Mrs) Buddhika Aruggoda- Committee Member
Dr. Shantha Gamage- Committee Member
Activities




STAC Committee
Committee Members

Prof. K P S Chandana Jayaratne- Chairman

Prof. Manjula Vithanapathirana- Committee Member
Dr. (Mrs) Buddhika Aruggoda- Committee Member
Prof. Lal Jayakody- Committee Member
Prof. Janitha Liyanage- Committee Member
Prof. Preethi Udagama- Committee Member
Dr. Shervanthi Fernando- Committee Member
Dr. Parakrama Weligamage- Committee Member
Dr. N Karthikeyan- Committee Member
Prof. P B Mandawala- Committee Member
Dr.R M Dharmadasa- Committee Member
Activities




Committee for the Pop. Science
Committee Members

Prof. Charitha Goonasekera- Chairperson

Dr. M N Kaumal- Committee Member
Dr. Shiromi Perera- Committee Member
Dr. Deepa Gunasekera- Committee Member
Dr. Chandani Ranasinghe- Committee Member
Dr. Chamari Hettiarachchi- Committee Member
Ms. A S L E Corea- Committee Member
Mr. Trishan Perera- Committee Member
Mr. P Sivashankar- Committee Member
Prof. Preethi Udagama- Ex-Officio
Mr. Rushan Abeygunawardana- Asst. Treasurer
Archt. Plnr. L T Kiringoda- Committee Member
Dr. M Vithanage- Committee Member
Mr. Sujeewa Jayawardana- Committee Member
Dr. Anushka Elvitigala- Committee Member
Dr. Prasad Premaratne- Vice President
Ms. Kumudu Seneviratne- Committee Member
Dr. G U Jayaweera- Committee Member
Mr. N D A Wageesha- Secretary
Dr. S Vasanthapriyan- Committee Member
Dr. R H Hewapathirana- Committee Member
Mr. A R Kariapper- Committee Member
Prof. K P S C Jayaratne invitee
Activities




Memebrship Committee
Committee Members

-Dr. W. A. P. J. Premaratne- Chairman

Prof. R. D. Wijesekera- Committee Member
Mr. Rushan Abeygunawardana- Committee Member
Dr. N Karthikeyan- Committee Member

Science Education Committee
Board Members

Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake- Chairperson

Committee Member / Committee Member ....................
Activities




Media Resources Committee
Committee Members

Prof. Jayantha Wattavidanage

Committee Member / Committee Member ....................
Activities




74th Annual Session
Ceremonial Inauguration

This will be held on 2nd December, 2018 at the Main Conference Hall, BMICH at 1.15PM.

Chief Guest - His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena
Guest of Honour - Hon. Minister, Ministry of Science, Technology & Research
Special Guest - Hon. State Minister of Science, Technology & Research
Deputy Hon. Minister of Science, Technology & Research

Theme Seminar

Theme Seminar will be held on 3rd December, 2018 at Lotus ballroom, Shangi-La Hotel at 8.15am. Given below are the names of spekars;

Prof. Sirimalee Fernando, Chairperson, National Science Foundation, Col. 07. - Invited Speech
Dr. Sarath Gunapala, "Space Remote Sensing Applications"
Prof. Akirasa Yoshikawa, "Research of Geomabnetism for Earth and Space Environment"
Prof. Veranja Karunaratne "How can Space Technology Contribute to the Development of Modern Medicines?"
Dr. Keethi Devendra "Aerospace Engineering and Technology - Opportunities and Challenges"
Prof. Deevaka Weerakoon "Use of Space Science and Technology for Sustaining Terrestrial Life"
Prof. Rohan Munasinghe "Drone Based Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Economic Development"
Prof. Deepal Subasinghe "Space Science Applications in Geo-science"

Scientific Sessions

From 4th to 8th December, 2918 at the University of Colombo, Faculty of Science & UCSC

Inventor's Competition & Exhibition

From 5th to 8th December, 2918 at the University of Colombo, Faculty of Science, Physics Building

S & T 70 Exhibition

From 5th to 8th December, 2918 at the University of Colombo, Faculty of Science & UCSC

Annual General Meeting

On 7th December, 2018 at Autitorium, University of Colombo School of Computing at 11.15AM

Upcoming Events
2
December
Location: Main Conference Hall, BMICH at 1.15pm
3
December
Location: Lotus ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel at 8.15AM
4-8
December
Location: University of Colombo, Faculty of Science & UCSC
5-8
April
Location: University of Colombo, Faculty of Science, Physics Building
5-8
December
Location: University of Colombo, Fculty of Science & UCSC
7
December
Location: Auditorium, niversity of Colombo School of Computing at 11.15AM