Webinar with the Sri Lankan expatriates in UK (24.09.2020 at 02.00 p.m. Sri Lanka time)

List of Participants

        Sri Lankan Expatriate Professionals in UK

  • Dilanthi Amaratunga, Professor of Disaster Risk Reduction, University of Huddersfield
  • Athula Sumathipala, Professor of Psychiatry, Keele University, UK and Chairman of National Institute of Fundamental Studies
  • I.M. Dharmadasa, Senior Staff Grade Professor, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Thrishantha Nanayakkara, Reader in Design Engineering and Robotics, Imperial College London
  • Mahesan Niranjan, Professor of Electronic and Computer Science, University of Southampton
  • Dr Dilrini De Silva, Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellow/Bioinformatician, University of Cambridge
  • Terrence Fernando, Professor, Director of the THINKlab, University of Salford
  • Mr Sarath Wijesinghe, Electrical Engineer, UK
  • Keerthi Devendra, Director, KD Engineering Consultancy, UK
  • Danthure Wickramasinghe, Professor of Accounting, University of Glasgow
  • Ramalingam Chithiramohan, Consultant Psychiatrist, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation NHS Trust
  • Saman Warnakulasuriya, Professor of Oral Medicine & Experimental Pathology, King’s College London
  • Wiji Arulampalam, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Warwick
  • Kelum Jayasinghe, Professor in Accounting, University of Essex
  • Eran Edirisinghe, Professor of Digital Imaging, Department of Computer Science, Loughborough University
  • Dr Leshan Uggalla, Senior Lecturer in Electronics/Researcher, University of South Wales
  • Dr Nimeshi Jayakody, Medical doctor (surgical trainee), University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Harsha Appuhami Ralalage, Telecommunications Manager/Expert, SAP UK Ltd.
  • Dr Nilu (N K) Wansadhipathi-Kannangara, Lecturer in Biosciences/ Molecular Parasitologist, Coventry University
  • Dr Kapila N H P Liyanage, Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management, University of Derby
  • Dr Gyan Wedawatta, Senior Lecturer, Engineering Systems & Management, Aston University
  • Dr Muditha Abeysekera, Lecturer in Energy Systems, School of Engineering, Cardiff University
  • Dr Nuwan Dias, Research Fellow in Disaster Resillience, Department of Biological and Geographical Sciences, School of Applied Science, University of Huddersfield
  • Dr Chaminda Wijethilake, Lecturer/EBS-Accounting, University of Essex
  • Dr Nilushan Kulunu Mudugamuwa, Director, Ceylex UK Ltd.
  • Ms Dhammika Abeykoon, Physics Professional, Kingston upon Thames, UK
  • Mr Nuwan Eshwara, Specialist Biomedical Scientist
  • Mr Sahan B.W. Liyanagedera, PhD. Student at School of Engineering, University of Warwick
  • Mr Gayan Abeynayake, PhD Student at Center for Integrated Renewable Energy and Supply, Cardiff University

Professionals from Sri Lanka

  • Mr Channa Manoharan, Chairman, Sri Lanka Association for Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM)
  • Mr Ashique M. Ali, Vice Chairman 2, SASSCOM
  • Ms Chamindã De Silva, Executive Director, SLASSCOM Corporate Office
  • Mr Anura De Alwis, CEO, Pyxle International Pvt. Ltd.
  • Prasad M. Jayaweera, Head/Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura

Attendees from the National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • Ranjith Senaratne, Chairman, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka (NSF)
  • Dr Thamara F. Dias, Acting Director General, NSF
  • Mr Shantha Siri, Head, International Liaison Division, NSF
  • Mr Madhawa Perera, IT Manager, NSF
  • Mr Wasantha Anuruddha, Head, Science & Technology Policy Research Division, NSF
  • Dr Duwini Padukkage, Rsearch Assistant, Office of the Chairman, NSF
  • Ms Dilrukshi Ekanayake, Senior Scientific Officer, International Liaison Division, NSF
  • Ms Uthpala Karunaratne, Senior Scientific Officer, Journal Publication Unit, NSF
  • Ms Thilinakumari Kandanamulla, Scientific Officer, International Liaison Division, NSF
  • Ms Nadeesha Muhandiram, Scientific Officer, International Liaison Division, NSF
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