Dr. S.V.R. Weerasooriya

Professor

 
Office Address: 

Department of Soil Science

Faculty of Agriculture,

University of Peradeniya

Peradeniya, 20400, Sri Lanka

 Email: 

rohan@ifs.ac.lk

Telephone: 

+94-81-2-395 217

Personal Website: 
 
 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • PhD in Geology (Peradeniya), 1986
  • Post-Doctoral Research Affiliate, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Stanford University (USA), 1990
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Awards:

  • Fellow National Academy of Science Sri Lanka
  • Fulbright Hayes Senor Researcher University of Maryland at College Park USA
  • DAAD Professor, University of Erlangen Germany
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Teaching Areas:

  • Water Chemistry, Soil Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Instrumental Analytical Methods for Environmental Samples,/ Research Moethodology/ Application of Molecular Modeling Methods for Environmental Processes
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Research Interests:

  • Fate elucidation of pollutants at soil-solution interfacial region by mechanistic and molecular approaches

Academic / Research / Professional Experience:

    • Appointments:

    • 2009 – Research Professor, Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka
    • 2008 – Senior Research Professor, Institute of Fundamental Studies Sri Lanka
    • 2008 -- Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka
    • 2002 – DAAD Professor, University of Erlangen Nurenberg Germany
    • Visiting Appointments:
    • 2006 – to date: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa
    • 2009 – to date: Department of Applied Science, Rajarata University
    • 2008 - to date: Department of Science and Technology, Uva Wellassa University
    • 2008 – to date: Department of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University
    • 2009 – Karlsrhue Institute of Technology, Germany
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