FACULTY RESEARCH COMMITTEE (FRC)

FACULTY RESEARCH COMMITTEE 2022-2025

Chairperson : Prof. D.M.De Costa
Secretary : Prof. L.D.B. Suriyagoda

Objective, Operating and Reporting Process:
The Faculty Research Committee (FRC) is comprised of Dean, Heads of Departments, Five Professors appointed by the Faculty Board and two members from outside the Faculty. Unlike other sub committees of the Faculty, the FRC is appointed for a term of three years (2019-2021). The Chairperson and Secretaries will be selected from among members of the committee.

The FRC is responsible allocation of university research funds among University Research Grants and monitoring of such research grants and collection and compilation of research information of members of the Faculty. The committee meets when there are matters for discussion, usually two-three times per year. Progress of the committee should report to the Faculty Board and Senate Research Committee (SRC).

Composition:

Dean/Agriculture Prof. K.A.S.S. Kodithuwakku
Head/Agricultural Biology Dr. N.U. Jayawardana
Head/Agricultural Economics and Business Management Prof. S. Kumar
Head/Agricultural Engineering Prof. N.D.K. Dayawansa
Head/Agricultural Extension Dr. U.I. Dissanayake
Head/Animal Science Prof. R.M.C. Deshapriya
Head/Crop Science Prof. C.K. Beneragama
Head/Food Science & Technology Prof. B.E.P. Mendis
Head/Soil Science Prof. R.S.Dharmakeerthi
Five Professors Nominated by the Faculty Board Prof. D.M.De Costa
Prof. M.I.M. Mowjood
Prof. L.D.B. Suriyagoda
Prof. J.K. Vidanarachchi
Prof. W.A.U. Vitharana
Outside Members Dr. C. Palliyaguru/VRI
Dr. Jayantha Senanayake/RRI