Ranjith Premalal De Silva

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1963 –

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Who is Ranjith Premalal De Silva?

Professor Ranjith Premalal De Silva is an eminent scientist in Sri Lanka and is the Professor of Agricultural Engineering of the University of Peradeniya.

After receiving his education at Nalanda College Colombo, he entered University of Peradeniya and graduated with a BSc in Agriculture. He later obtained M.Sc for Agricultural Engineering from the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand. He has obtained a Postgraduate certificate from Italian University for Foreigners, Perugia, Italy on Water Resources. He then went on to pursue further higher studies and earned a Ph.D from Cranfield University of United Kingdom. He also has the honor of being the Founder President, of Geo-Informatics Society of Sri Lanka. He has served as an International Consultant for Transco, British Gas in the UK and several UN agencies including FAO, WFP. He was also the former Director of Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute. He is the Vice Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University.

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Aug 19, 1963
Sri Lanka
  • Buddhism
  • Nalanda College Colombo
  • Asian Institute of Technology
  • University of Peradeniya
  • University of Peradeniya

on July 23, 2013


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