Dr. G.D.K. Mahanama


CONTACT INFORMATION

Full Name		: Dr. G.D.K. Mahanama
Current Position	: Senior Lecturer (Grade I) in Physics
				  Head, Department of Physics, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka
Office Address 		: Head, Department of Physics, University of Ruhuna, Matara, 81000, Sri Lanka
Phones			: Tel. 94-71- 6208776
				  Off. 94-41- 2227002 Ext. 4301
				  Home: 94-41- 3003033
E-mail			: mahanama@phy.ruh.ac.lk, mahanamak@yahoo.com
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				Google Scholar	: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Kr8mzhIAAAAJ

EDUCATION

Positions Held

2012 – to date Senior Lecturer Grade I, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
2006-2012 Senior Lecturer Grade II, Department of Physics, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka.
1999-2006 Probationary Lecturer (on leave from 2001-2006), Department of Physics, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka.
1997-99 Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Department of Physics, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

PERSONAL

Date of Birth: 1966-11- 04
Place of Birth: Urugamuwa
Marital Status: Married

POSITIONS HELD IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Head (2016 Feb. – to date) – Department of Physics, University of Ruhuna
Acting Head (2015 July – 2016 Feb) – Department of Physics, University of Ruhuna
Head (2010 July. – 2014 July) – Department of Physics, University of Ruhuna
Center Coordinator (since 2016 Feb. to date) - Sri Lanka Junior Science Olympiad Competition
Secretary (2014-2016) - Ruhuna University Science Teachers Association (RUSTA)
Deputy Proctor (2014 March – to date) – Faculty of science, University of Ruhuna
Ruhuna Team Leader (2010 – to date) – Collaborative Research Programme between Sivananthan Laboratories Inc. USA and four Sri Lankan Universities
Vice President (2012-2014) - Ruhuna University Science Teachers Association (RUSTA)
Student Counselor (2006-2010) – Faculty of science, University of Ruhuna

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Member - Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS & CERTIFICATE COURSES