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educator , Geologist

Pradeep Nalaka Ranasinghe, Sri Lankan geologist, educator. Recipient Postgraduate Cooray medal, Geological Society Sri Lanka, 2001; Research grant, Global Environmental Facility United Nations Development Program, 1997-1999.

Background

Ranasinghe, Pradeep Nalaka was born on December 20, 1969 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Sediris Ranasinghe and Karuna Aluthge.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1995. Diploma, Postgraduate Institute Archaeology, Colombo, 1997. The Master of Philosophy, Postgraduate Institute of Science, Peradeniya, 2001.

Postgraduate, State University Ohio, since 2006.

Career

Research student fellow Institute Fundamental Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 1995—1997. Research assistant Sabaragamuwa University, Buttala, Sri Lanka, 1997—1999. Co-investigator Horton Plains Forest die back research project University Peradeniya, 1997—1999.

Geologist geotourist map of Sri Lanka Geological Survey and Mines Bureau, Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, 1999—2006. Visiting lecturer University Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2001—2004. Marine geologist Project on Delimitation of the Outer Edge of the Continental Margin of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 2004—2006.

Membership

President Young Zoologists' Association Sri Lanka, Dehiwala, 1997—1998. Member of Young Scientists Forum/ National Science and Technology Commission, International Association Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (committee member 2003-2005, National Environment award 1997).

Connections

Married Nilmini Samarasinghe, March 6, 1999.

father:
Sediris Ranasinghe

mother:
Karuna Aluthge

spouse:
Nilmini Samarasinghe