Council 2021/2022

President:

  • Prof S. A. Deraniyagala

BSc (Colombo), PhD (Dalhousie, Canada), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C.
Senior Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo.

President Elect: 

  • Mr. N. M. S. Hettigedara

Grad. Chem., MSc (Kelaniya), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C., M.R.A.C.I, M.N.S., M.H.S.M, F.R.S.H.
Nutritionist /Superintendent of Police, Police Hospital.

Vice President

  • Prof. J. A. Liyanage

BSc (Sri Jayewardenepura),  PhD (Cardiff), C.Chem., C.Sci.,  F.I.Chem.C., FRSC.
Vice-Chancellor, Gampaha Wickramarachchi University of Indigenous Medicine; Senior Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Kelaniya.

Immediate Past President:

  • Prof. S. Ekanayake

BSc (Peradeniya), M.Phil., PhD (Lund, Sweden), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C.
Professor of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
.

Hony. Joint Secretaries:

  • Dr. A. G. M. J. Gunaratna

BSc (Colombo); Grad.Chem., PhD (Kansas State) C.Chem., M.I.Chem.C.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Kelaniya.

  • Dr. M. R. Lamabadusuriya

BSc (Colombo), MSc (UNSW, Sydney), MSc (KSU, USA), PhD (Wayne), C. Chem., M. I. Chem. C.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Nuclear Science, University of Colombo
.

Hony. Treasurer:

  • Prof. K. Seneviratne

BSc (Kelaniya), PhD (Wayne State), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C.
Senior Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Kelaniya.

Hony. Assistant Treasurer:

  • Dr. G. Rajanayake

Hony. Editor:

  • Dr. S. R. Gunatilake

Grad.Chem., PhD (Mississippi State, USA) M.I.Chem.C.
Senior Lecturer, College of Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon.

Hony. Assistant Editor:

  • Dr. H. I. C. de Silva

BSc (Colombo), PhD (Mississippi State), M.I.Chem.C.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo.

Chairperson/Past Presidents Committee

  • Prof. S. Liyanage

BSc (Sri Jayewardenepura), PhD (Cardiff), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C., F.P.R.I.SL. M.R.S.C. Vice-Chancellor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura; Senior Professor, Department of Chemistry.

Secretary International Relation:

  • Prof. R. D. Wijesekara (ChairPerson)

BSc (Colombo), PhD (ANU), C.Chem., M.I.Chem.C.
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo.

Chairperson, Academic Board of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (AB-IChemC):

  • Prof. Srianthie A Deraniyagala

BSc (Colombo), PhD (Dalhousie, Canada), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C.
Senior Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo.

Chairperson, Academic Board of the College of Chemical Sciences (AB-CCS):

  • Prof. Ramanee Wijesekara

BSc (Colombo), PhD (ANU), C.Chem., M.I.Chem.C.
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo.

Hony. Secretary (AB-IChemC):

  • Dr. Dinusha Udukala

B.Sc. (Colombo), Ph.D. (Kansas State, USA), M.I.Chem.C. Senior Lecturer, College of Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon.

Chairman A&EP Committee:

  • Mr. E. G. Somapala

BSc (Peradeniya), MSc (Strathclyde), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C.
Retired Government Analyst.

Secretary, A&EP Committee:

  • Prof. C. Padumadasa

BSc (Colombo), PhD (University of Oxford), F.I.Chem.C.
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 

Chairman Board of Trustee:

  • Prof. P. A. Paranagama

BSc (Kelaniya), M.Phil (Kelaniya), PhD (Glasgow), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C.
Chair & Senior Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Kelaniya.

Elected Members:

  • Prof. S. P. Deraniyagala

Grad.Chem., M.Phil. (Sri Jayewardenepura), PhD (Colombo), C.Chem., M.I.Chem.C.
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
.

  • Prof. Sujatha Hewage

BSc (Ceylon), PhD (Newcastle upon Tyne), C.Chem.,F.I.Chem.C.
Retired Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo.

  • Prof. P. A. N. Punyasiri

Grad.Chem., PhD (Peradeniya), C.Chem, F.I.Chem.C, FRSC (UK), M.I Biol
Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IBMBB), University of Colombo
Director/ R & D, Natures Beauty Creations Limited (Nature`s Secrets). 

  • Prof. S. I. Samarasinghe

  • Prof. Namal Priyantha
  • Dr. N. D. A. Wageesha

Grad.Chem., M.Phil. (Sri Jayewardenepura), PhD (Colombo), C.Chem., M.I.Chem.C.
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

  • Mr. M. R. M. Haniffa

BSc (Colombo); MSc (Hawaii), C.Chem., F.I.Chem.C.
Head, Dept. of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka.

  • Mr. K. R. Dayananda

Grad.Chem. M. Phil. (Kelaniya), C.Chem., F. I.Chem.C.
Senior Research and Development Manager, S. A. Silva & Sons Lanka (PVT) LTD. (Silvermill Group).
Retired Senior Research Officer, Industrial Technology Institute.

  • Ms. Purnima Jayasinha
  • Mr. P.S.M. Kumaratunga