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Professor of Surgery at the Colombia University of New York City, USA.

Medical Director of the Center for Cancer Research and Genomic Medicine at The Valley Hospital, USA.

Professor of Surgery and Chair of the Department of Surgery of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Former dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

22nd president of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka.

Director of Project Management Specialization of Schulich School of the Engineering University of Calgary, Canada.

Vice Provost (International) of the University of Calgary, Canada.

Professor of Project Management Systems.

Senior Professor in Agricultural Economics & Extension of the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

Vice Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka.

Professor of Agriculture Engineering.

Former head of the Department of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Former Director of Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Founder president of Geo-Informatics Society of Sri Lanka.

Professor of Geo-Informatics at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Senior Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Former dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.

Former head of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Director General of Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka.

Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

Founding head of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Director of Microprocessor Based Training Programs for Developing Countries of the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Italy.

First Sri Lankan Professor of the Department of Economics at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Former Dean of the Department of Economics at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Former Professor of Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Former Acting Vice Chancellor and and the head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Former President of the Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon.

Former chairman of Royal Society of Chemistry, Sri Lanka.

Former Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Former Editor-In-Chief of the Sinhala Encyclopedia.

  • Professor Suwanda H. J. Sugunasiri

Adj. Professor of the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Trinity College, Toronto, Canada.

Founder of Nalanda College of Buddhist Studies in Canada.

Founding editor of the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies.

  • Professor Nihal Perera

Professor of Urban Planning at the Ball State University, Indiana, USA.

  • Professor Thulsi Wikramasinghe

Professor of Physics at the College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA.

  • Professor Athula Gunawardena

Professor of the Department of Mathematics and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA.

  • Ranjan J. Perera, Ph.D.

Professor and a Scientific Director of Genomics and Bioinformatics at a Member of NCI Designed Cancer Center, Stanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

  • Professor Deva Palitha de Silva

Dean of the International Open University  & Buddhist University, UK.

UK Multi-Professional Tri-Lingual Lecturer (Sinhala, English, Spanish).

  • Professor Don Kulasiri

Professor of Computational Modelling and Head of Center for Advanced Computational Solutions, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand.

  • Professor Sudasinghe Leelananda

Professor at the Department of Physics at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Professor Jayaweerage Samantha

Professor at the International University of Fundamental Studies (Member of the Oxford Education Network), Saint Petersburg, Russia.

  • Professor Sardha Wijesoma

Former head of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Programming Director for Mobile Robotics of the Department of Instrumentation at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

  • Professor Janak R. Wedagedara

Professor in Mathematics at University of Ruhuna, Mathara, Sri Lanka.

Former Lecturer of the Institute of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, UK.

Professor of Medicine at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Professor of Medical Physics.

Dean of the Faculty of ICT & Media at the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine, Sri Lanka.

Professor of Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Deputy Dean of the Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Jagath Edirisinghe

Enrolled in Nalanda College in 1977 and did G. C. E. Advanced Level in 1989.

Senior Lecturer at Department of Agribusiness Management of Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Pushpa Kumarapeli

Entered Nalanda College in 1984 and did G. C. E. Advanced Level in 1997. He was the Treasurer of Nalanda College Photographic Art Society in 1995, Secretary of Nalanda College Wild Life & Environmental Conservation Society (1996/1997), Junior and Senior Prefect from 1992 - 1994.

Senior Lecturer at School of Computing and Information Systems of Faculty of Science, Engineering & Computing at the Kingston University London.

  • Dr. Thanuka Wickramarathne PhD

Research Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN USA.

Senior Lecturer in Nuclear Physics at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Chandra Embuldeniya BSc Maths, PGDip Maths, PhD (Honoris Causa) (Also listed in Industry and Commerce List)

Entered Nalanda College in 1953 and joined University of Ceylon Peradeniya in 1967.

First private sector executive invited by the government of Sri Lanka to set up a national university.

Former Vice Chancellor (Founder) of the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, the all entrepreneurial university in Sri Lanka [2004 - 2011].

Consultant at setting up the University of Central Lancashire in Sri Lanka for 10,000 students [2011 - To date].

  • Kala Keerthi, Kalasuri, Dr. S. Pani Bharata

Founder Dean of the Institute of Aesthetic Studies at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Kasun Hewage

Assistance Professor in Project and Construction Management at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Canada.

  • Dr. Mahinda Vilathgamuwa

Associate Processor of School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

  • Dr. Sarath S. Kodithuwakku

Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Business Management at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Chairman Board of Study in Business Administration.

  • Dr. Janaka Wijayanayake

Head of the Information Technology Center at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Senior Lecturer of the Department of Industrial Management at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Lakshman Galagedara

Senior Lecturer in Agricultural Engineering at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Coordinator of Crossing Boundaries Project.

  • Dr. Uditha Gayashan Gunasekara

Senior Lecturer of the Drama Theater & Image Art Unit of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Senior Lecturer in Physics (Atmospheric & Lightning) at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

President of the Institute of Physics.

  • Dr. Rohitha Batugahage

Senior Lecturer of the Department of Food Service and Technology at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. M. P. Deeyamulla

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry and the Director of the Career Guiding Unit at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Nimal Wijayarathna

Senior Lecturer of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Jehan Peiris

Former Senior Lecturer of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of  Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Gayanga Weerasekara

Senior Scientist of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the Department of Health & Human Services, Atlanta, USA.

  • Dr. Nimal Punyasiri

Senior Research Officer at the Industrial Technology Institute, Sweden.

  • Dr. Neil Jayasuriya

Research Lecturer of the Southern Clinical Division at the University of Queensland, Australia.

Former Registrar and Senior Registrar at the Colombo South Teaching Hospital.

  • Dr. Ryan Himansu Senaratne

Research Scientist at the Ineos Bio Plant, Arkansas, USA.

  • Dr. Sumedha Jayasena

Vice President of the Therapeutic Development, SomaGenics, Santa Cruz, California, USA.

  • Dr. Athula Sumathipala

Medical Consultant Bethlem and Maudsley Mental Health of National Health Service, UK.

Former Director of Bioethics Initiative Forum for Research and Development, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Chandana Herath

School of Electrical Computer & Telecommunication Engineering at the University of Wollongong, Australia.

  • Dr. Kumudu S. Munasinghe

Assistant Professor in Network Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering Course Convenor, Faculty of Education Science Technology and Mathematics, the University of Canberra, Australia.

Former Lecturer of School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney, Australia.

  • Dr. Kanishka Marasinghe

Associate Processor and graduate coordinator of the Department of Physics and Astrophysics at the University of North Dakota, USA.

  • Chandima de Silva

Head of the Department of Statistics & Computer Science and senior lecturer at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Eng. Nihal Wanigathunga

Former Head of the Department of Textile & Clothing Technology at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Fromer chief student councilor at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

  • Eng. Indu Erandaka Wittachchi

Lecturer of the Australian Government Department of Defense at the School of Signals, Victoria, Australia.

  • Harsha Wijesinghe

Lecturer in e-business of the Department of Information Science at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

  • Chalinda Koshitha Beneragama

Lecturer of the Department of Crop Science at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Mr. B. Saman Chandrasiri

Senior Lecturer of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

  • Mr. Amal Senevirathne

Lecturer of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Harsha Abeykoon

Senior Lecturer of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Dasarath Gunawardena

Senior Lecturer of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Udaya Ranawaka

Senior Lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Prof. Ariyapala Perera

Professor of Buddhist Philosophy at the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. 

  • Mr. Thilak Devendra

 

Entered Nalanda College in 1964 and leaved in 1976.

Lecturer in Human Resource Management & Management

Human Resource Management & Management Consultant

 

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