Kirthi Tennakone, physicist, researcher. Not applicable; Achievements include research in dye-sensitized solar cells and dye-sensitized semiconductor Nanostructures. Recipient Presidential Award for Research, President of Sri Lanka, 2000, 2002, 2003. Member Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, 1995—2004; Fellow: Third World Academy of Sciences.
Tennakone, Kirthi Son of Piyatilleke Tennakone and Ganawathie Rajapaksa.
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Hawaii, 1972.
Professor University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 1981—1987. Research professor Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 1995—2004, director Sri Lanka, since 1996.
Contributor articles to science journals (National Honors Government of Sri Lanka, 1986).
Member Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, 1995—2004. Fellow: Third World Academy of Sciences.
Married Yamuna Perera, August 16, 1978. 1 child Harshani.