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Hewafonsekage Hemal Dham. Fonseka Edit Profile

Plant breeder

Hewafonsekage Hemal Dham. Fonseka, Sri Lankan plant breeder. Recipient scholarship Rotary Yoneyama, Japan, 1996. Member Japanese Journal Crop Science.

Background

Fonseka, Hewafonsekage Hemal Dham. was born on February 12, 1957 in Kalutara, Sri Lanka. Son of Hewafonsekage Paulis and Badugodage Nandawathi Fernando Fonseka.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural with honors, University Peradenya, Sri Lanka, 1982. Master of Science in Soil Science, University Ghent, 1988. Master of Science in Plant Breeding, University Kagawa, Japan, 1995.

Doctor of Philosophy in Crop Science, University EHIME, Japan, 1998.

Career

Assistant lecturer Faculty of Agricultural, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1982-1983. Research officer Department Agriculture, Sri Lanka, since 1983.

Membership

Member Japanese Journal Crop Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, music, cricket.

Connections

Married Duggannaralalage Ramya Malkanthi Menike, August 3, 1984. Children: Pramudee, Praharsha.

father:
Hewafonsekage Paulis

mother:
Badugodage Nandawathi Fernando Fonseka

spouse:
Duggannaralalage Ramya Malkanthi Menike

children:
Pramudee Fonseka

Praharsha Fonseka