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Chemistry educator

Gunadya Bandarage, Sri Lankan chemistry educator. Chartered chemist, chartered physicist, Sri Lanka. Recipient Killam Predoctoral scholarship, Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Foundation, Canada, 1983, postdoctoral fellowship Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, Boulder, Colorado, 1990. Fellow Institute Chemistry Ceylon, Colombo (life member), Institute Physics Sri Lanka, American Institute Physics (life).

Background

Bandarage, Gunadya was born on June 27, 1956 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Piyananda and Sumana (Dissanayake) Bandarage.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Alberta, Canada, 1987.

Career

Graduate teaching assistant University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1981-1987. Post doctoral fellow University Colorado, Boulder, 1988-1989. Research associate Tex Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1990-1992.

Senior lecturer Open University Sri Lanka, since 1993, dean natural science, 2004—2007.

Achievements

  • Chartered chemist, chartered physicist, Sri Lanka.

Membership

Fellow Institute Chemistry Ceylon, Colombo (life member), Institute Physics Sri Lanka, American Institute Physics (life).

Connections

father:
Piyananda Bandarage

mother:
Sumana (Dissanayake) Bandarage