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physicist , researcher

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.

Background

Tennakone, Kirthi Son of Piyatilleke Tennakone and Ganawathie Rajapaksa.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Hawaii, 1972.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Not applicable; Achievements include research in dye-sensitized solar cells and dye-sensitized semiconductor Nanostructures.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals (National Honors Government of Sri Lanka, 1986).

Membership

Member Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, 1995—2004. Fellow: Third World Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Yamuna Perera, August 16, 1978. 1 child Harshani.

father:
Piyatilleke Tennakone

mother:
Ganawathie Rajapaksa

spouse:
Yamuna Perera

child:
Harshani Tennakone