Webinar with the Sri Lankan expatriates in Japan (20.10.2020 at 02.30 p.m. Sri Lanka time)

List of Participants

Sri Lankan Expatriate Professionals in Japan

  • Prof. Monte Cassim, Professor and President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University and Vice Chancellor, Ritsumeikan Trust.
  • Prof. Ananda Kumara, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Nagoya Dome Mae Campus, Meijo University.
  • Prof. N.S. Cooray, Professor of Economics, Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) International University of Japan.
  • Prof. Jay Rajasekera, Professor Emeritus, International University of Japan and Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School of Business and Commerce, Tokyo International University.
  • Prof. Keerthi Guruge, Head, Toxicology Unit, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) and an adjunct professor in the Osaka prefecture University, Osaka.
  • Prof. Nishantha Giguruwa, Department college of Asia Pacific Studies, Faculty of Information, Ritsumikan Asia Pacific University.
  • Prof. Pathmasiri Jayasena, Associate Professor, Department of International Liberal Arts, International College of Arts and Sciences, Fukuoka Women's University, Japan.
  • Dr Mohamed Rasmy, Senior Researcher, Water-related Hazard Research Group, International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management under the auspices of UNESCO, Japan.
  • Dr Piyankarage Viraj Vishwakantha Jayaweera, Principal Scientist, SPD Laboratory Inc., Hamamatsu, Shizuoka.
  • Dr Amila Abeynayake, Research Engineer, Pirika Inc.
  • Dr Mohan Amarasiri, Assistant Professor, Department of Environment and Water Quality Engineering, Tohuku University.

 

Academics and Professionals from Sri Lanka

  • Prof. Prasad M. Jayaweera, Head/Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura.
  • D.A.L. Leelamanie, Head, Professor of Soil Science, Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna.
  • Dr Nanda Gunawardhana, Director - International Affairs and Research, Sri Lanka Technological Campus.
  • Dr Akila Subasinghe, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura.
  • Dr Indika Palihakkara, Senior Lecturer, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna.
  • Dr Indunil Pathirana, Senior Lecturer, Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuhna.
  • Dr Chamila Wijekoon, Senior Lecturer, Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna.
  • Dr (Mrs) Buddhika Perumpuli, Senior Lecturer, Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna.
  • Dr Chandika D. Gamage, Senior Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.
  • Dr Lasith Gunawardhana, Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Technology, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura.
  • Mr Gamini Marambe, President, Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association (JASTECA).
  • Mr Ashique M. Ali, Vice Chairman 2, SASSCOM.
  • Mr Ruchira Saliya Somasiri, Cultural and Information Specialist, Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka.

 

 

Attendees from the National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • Prof. Ranjith Senaratne, Chairman, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka (NSF).
  • Prof. Ananda Jayawardane, Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa and a Member of the Board of Management of NSF.
  • Dr Sunil Jayantha Nawaratne, Director General, National Institute of Education and a Member of the Board of Management of NSF.
  • Dr Thamara F. Dias, Acting Director General, NSF.
  • Dr Gowry Moorthy, former Head, Research and International Affairs Division, NSF.
  • Dr Mahesha Nadugala, Current Head, Research and International Affairs Division, NSF.
  • Mr Shantha Siri, Head, Technology and Innovations Division, NSF.
  • Mr Madhawa Perera, IT Manager, NSF.
  • Ms Christine Dasanayake, Senior Scientific Officer, Research and International Affairs Division, NSF.
  • Ms Dilrukshi Ekanayake, Senior Scientific Officer, Research and International Affairs Division, NSF.
  • Ms Thilinakumari Kandanamulla, Scientific Officer, Research and International Affairs Division, NSF.
  • Ms Nadeesha Muhandiram, Scientific Officer, Technology and Innovations Division, NSF.
  • Ms Hashni Weerasinghe, Management Assistant, Chairman’s Office, NSF.
  • Ms Chamarika Samarasinghe, Management Assistant, Chairman’s Office, NSF.
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