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Ecologist , educator

Santiago Uditha Suki Ekaratne, Sri Lankan ecologist, educator. Fulbright fellow, 2004-2005. General secretary March for Conservation, 1995-1997. Member World University Service (national chairman 1995-1996), Sri Lanka Sub-Aqua Club (science officer 1995-1997).

Background

Ekaratne, Santiago Uditha Suki was born on March 22, 1952 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Santiago and Ariyawathie (Kuruneru) Ekaratne.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Ceylon, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wales, 1982.

Career

Lecturer University Colombo, 1975-1978, senior lecturer, 1982-1990, senior lecturer grade 1, 1994-1996, professor, since 1996, chnn. department zoology, 1986-1987. Commonwealth scholar Marine Science Laboratories, Menai Bridge, United Kingdom, 1979-1982. Royal Society fellow University North Wales, Bangor, 1991-1992.

Fulbright scholar Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Florida, 1993-1994. Chief counselor University Colombo, since 1996. Board directors Staff Development Center.

Membership

General secretary March for Conservation, 1995-1997. Member World University Service (national chairman 1995-1996), Sri Lanka Sub-Aqua Club (science officer 1995-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Nature watching, photography, diving, reading, bird watching.

Connections

1 child, Chehani.

father:
Santiago Ekaratne

mother:
Ariyawathie (Kuruneru) Ekaratne

child:
Chehani Ekaratne