Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science

Founded in 1944

Organizational Structure of SLAAS
SLAAS Council of 2022

Office Bearers of the Council

  • General President
    Prof. Manuj Weerasinghe

    Dept. of Community Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine
    University of Colombo
    No 25, Kynsey Road
    Colombo 8.
    email: manujchri@gmail.com

  • President-Elect
    Prof. Ranjith Senaratne

    National Science Foundation
    47/5,Maitland Place
    Colombo 07.
    email: ransen.ru@gmail.com

  • Immediate Past President
    Prof. Sumedha Jayanetti

    Dean
    Faculty of Technology
    University of Colombo
    email: sumedhajayanetti@gmail.com

  • Joint General secretary
    Dr. N. Karthikeyan

    Dept. of Physics
    The Open University of Sri Lanka
    Nawala Road, Nugegoda
    email: nkarthikcmb@gmail.com

  • Joint General secretary
    Dr. Prasad Senadheera

    Dept. of Botany
    The Open University of Sri Lanka
    Nawala Road, Nugegoda.
    email: spsen@ou.ac.lk

  • Treasurer
    Prof. W.A.P.J. Premaratne

    Dept. of Chemistry,
    University of Kelaniya,
    Kelaniya.
    email: jeewa@kln.ac.lk

  • Asst. Treasurer
    Dr. Dilrukshi Wijayarathna

    Dept. of Chemistry
    University of Colombo
    Colombo 3.
    email: dilruksh@chem.cmb.ac.lk

  • Editor
    Prof. Theshini Perera

    Dept. of Chemistry
    University of Sri J’Pura,
    Gangodawila, Nugegoda.
    email: editor@slaas.lk

  • Asst. Editor
    Dr. S.M. Vithanarachchi

    Dept. of Chemistry
    University of Colombo
    Colombo 3.
    email: assteditor@slaas.lk

  • Sec: International Relation
    Prof. Mayuri Wijesinghe

    Dept. of Zoology & Env. Sciences,
    University of Colombo,
    Colombo 03.
    email: mayuri@zoology.cmb.ac.lk

Elected Members

  • Prof. K.P.S. Chandana Jayaratne

    Dept. of Physics,
    University of Colombo,
    Colombo 03.
    email: chandana@phys.cmb.ac.lk

  • Dr. Lochandaka Ranathunga

    Faculty of Information Technology
    University of Moratuwa
    Moratuwa
    email: lochandaka@uom.lk

  • Prof. Shiromi Karunaratne

    Faculty of Engineering
    SLIIT, Sri Lanka
    email: shiromi.k@sliit.lk

  • Dr. Chinthaka De Silva

    Material Technology Section
    ITI, 363, Bauddhaloka Mawatha
    Colombo 7
    email: chinthakades@yahoo.com

  • Prof. Chamari Hettiarachchi

    Dept. of Chemistry
    University of Colombo
    Colombo 3
    email: chamarih@chem.cmb.ac.lk

  • Prof. Jayantha Welihinda

    email: jwelihinda@gmail.com

  • Dr. R.D. Guneratne

    Provost,
    SLINTEC Academy,
    Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology,
    Homagama.

  • Dr. M. N. Kaumal

    Dept. of Chemistry,
    University of Colombo,
    Colombo 03.
    email: mnkaumal@sci.cmb.ac.lk

  • Prof. R.D. Wijesekera

    Dept. of Chemistry
    University of Colombo
    Colombo 03
    email: ramanee@chem.cmb.ac.lk

Chairpersons

  • Chairperson - BOT
    Dr. A.M. Mubarak
  • Chairperson - GRC
    Prof. Udeni Nawagamuwa

    Dept. of Civil Engineering
    University of Moratuwa
    Katubedda.
    email: udeni@uom.lk

  • Chairperson - EC
    Prof. R.M. Dharmadasa

    Biotechnology Section
    ITI, 363, Bauddhaloka Mawatha
    Colombo 7.
    email: dharma@iti.lk

  • Chairperson - CPS
    Dr. Jayangika Dahanayake


    Department of Chemistry,
    University of Kelaniya.
    email: jayangikadh@kln.ac.lk

Sectional Presidents

  • President - Section A
    Dr. Kaumadi Karunagoda
  • President - Section B
    Dr. (Mrs) R.M.N.A. Wijewardane
  • President - Section C
    Dr. Nuwan Balasuriya
  • President - Section D
    Dr. K.M.G.P. Premadasa
  • President - Section E1
    Dr. Wasanthi P.de Silva
  • President - Section E2
    Dr. Lahiru A. Wijenayake
  • President - Section E3
    Dr. Rasika Dayaratne
  • President - Section F
    Prof. Wasantha Rathnayake

SLAAS Office Staff

Every member of our office staff is a leader who has made significant contributions to SLAAS Activities. Each one brings a unique set of skills and expertise to our organization.

Ms. N N Harshani

SLAAS Administrative Officer

Ms. Roshani Jayaweera

SLAAS Account Assistant

Ms. Ranila Ranasooriya

SLAAS Secretarial Assistant

Mr. Kasun Jayasinghe

SLAAS Secretarial Assistant

Ms. K D Dilini Upeksha

SLAAS Administrative Assistant