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Navaratne Herath Mudiyanselage Bandara Edit Profile

Chemistry educator

Navaratne Herath Mudiyanselage Bandara, Sri Lankan chemistry educator. Recipient Merit award Natural Resources, Energy & Science Authority of Sri Lanka, 1993; Marie-Curie research fellowship, 1994, postdoctoral research fellowship, 1984. Member Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science.

Background

Bandara, Navaratne Herath Mudiyanselage was born on November 1, 1947 in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. Son of Herath Mudiyanselage and Kahandawa Abeysekera.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Ceylon, 1971. Master of Science, University Aston, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Aston, 1977.

Career

Assistant lecturer University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1972-1977, lecturer Sri Lanka, 1977-1983, senior lecturer Sri Lanka, 1983-1993, associate professor Sri Lanka, since 1993. Course coordinator Institute of Chemistry, University Peradeniya, 1989-1994, member of council, 1990-1992, director science education unit, 1993, chairman science exhibition committee 1992.

Membership

Member Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, computer work.

Connections

Married Padmini Seneviratne, April 30, 1973. Children: Priyanga, Dhammika.

father:
Herath Mudiyanselage

mother:
Kahandawa Abeysekera

spouse:
Padmini Seneviratne

children:
Priyanga Bandara

Dhammika Bandara