Professor, Department of Botany, University of Sri jayewardenepura

B. Sc. honours in Botany, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Ph.D. in Biotechnology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK

Specialized on Plant Tissue culture for conservation and mass propagation, chitosan technology, synthetic seed technology

Post doctoral Fellow at Chunbok National University, South Korea (Transgenic Plants)

Fellow Visiting Scientist at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (Chitosan Technology)