Chandraratne Mahinda Dematawewa Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (honorary), University Peradeniya, 1985. Postgraduate in Animal Breeding, University Edinburgh, 1990. Master of Science in Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, 1992.
Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Breeding, Iowa State University, Ames, 1996.
Lecturer University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1986—1990. Graduate research assistant Iowa State University, Ames, 1990—1996. Senior lecturer University Peradeniya, since 1997.
Research scholar/visiting scientist Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University, Blacksburg, 2005—2007. Visiting lecturer University Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, since 1998. National animal breeding committee member Ministry of Livestock Development, Colombo, Sri Lanka, since 1998.
National young scientists' forum steering committee member Ministry of Science and Technology, Colombo, 2000—2001. Deputy director Agricultural Biotechology Center, University Peradeniya, 2002—2003. Visiting lecturer Rajarata University, Mihintale, 2003—2004.
Coordinator, annual congress Postgraduate Institute Agriculture, University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2004. Acting head Department Animal Science, University of Peradeniya, 2008.
Executive committee member Alumni association, Faculty Agriculture, University Peradeniya, 1998—1999. President Sri Lankan Organization, Iowa State University, Ames, 1995—1996. Member Ames Junior Chamber of Commerce Club, 1996, Alumni Association, Iowa State University, 1996.
Member of Sri Lanka Association Animal Production (president 2007-2008), Sri Lanka Association Animal Production 2003-2004, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, S-1008 Corporation Research Group, United States of America (research team member 2005-2007), International Biometrics Society, Applied Statistics Association Sri Lanka, World Poultry Association, Sri Lanka Branch (executive committee member 2007-2008), National Agricultural Society Sri Lanka, Federation University Teacher.' Associations, Sri Lanka (president 2002-2004), American Dairy Science Association.
Married Bajjama Liyanage Damayanthi. 1 child Hiyumi.
1986 - 1990
1990 - 1996
2005 - 2007