Bachelor of Science, University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1985. Master of Philosophy, University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1995.
Professor of Biochemistry, UCD. History: Assistant lecturer University Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 1990—1992. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopist University Edinburgh, 1996—1999.
Member of British Biophysical Society (associate).
Chandralal M. Hewage married to Sagarika C. Pathirana. Children: Bhadrajee S, Viraji L.