Message from the Department Head..

As the Head of the department, my vision for the BET- Material and Nano Science Technology degree programme is to produce enthusiastic, creative and highly motivated Product Designers with a great degree of knowledge of Nano science technology. They possess the aptitude, attitude, and skills necessary for the continuous pursuit of knowledge throughout life and are equipped to be genuine problem solvers with the ability to come up with innovative solutions to produce the most appealing Nano-flavoured products of all disciplines in the market in support of the sustainable economic growth of the country leading to a better Sri Lanka.

Degree Programmes

Structure and Design of Curriculum for the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Honours) Degree in Material and Nano Science Technology. For more Information : Click Here

Laboratory Facilities

Research Laboratory

Academic staff

Prof. C A N Fernando

Senior Professor, Head, Department of Nano Science Technology

PhD (Kanazawa University, Japan)

M.Sc (University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka)

Postgraduate diploma in Statistics (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka)

B.Sc (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka)


Dr. S N T De Silva

Senior Lecturer Gr(I)

PhD (University of Sheffield Hallam, UK)

M.Sc in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Gene Technology (Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo)

B.Sc (University of Colombo)

Dr. U S Liyanaarachchi

Senior Lecturer (Gr. II)

PhD in Nanoelectronics (WUSL)

B.Sc(Hons) in Applied Science (WUSL)

Dr. M S Kandanapitiye

Senior Lecturer Gr(II)

PhD (Kent State University, USA)

B.Sc (Hons Chemistry, special) (University of Colombo)

Dr. (Ms.) P G D C K Karunarathna

Lecturer (Probationary)

Ph.D. in Nanotechnology (WUSL)

B.Sc. in Electronics and Mathematics & Mathematical Modeling (WUSL)

Dr. (Ms.) S P A U K Samarakoon

Lecturer (Probationary)

Ph.D. in Nanotechnology

B.Sc. in Electronics and Computing and Information Systems

Dr. N W P S Perera

Lecturer (Probationary)



Dr. Roshan Thotagamuge

Senior Lecturer (Grade II)

PhD in Applied Physics (University Brunei Darussalam, Brunei)

MPhil (Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka)

BSc (Special in Physics) (University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka)

Non-academic staff

V.D.M.C.I. Vaidyarathna

Technical officer

H.M.H.J. Amarasinghe

Technical officer

K.R.T.M. Weerasinghe

Management Assistant

A.M.H.K. Athapaththu

Lab Attendant

D.M.D.M. Dissanayake

Lab Attendant

S.R. Ekanayake

Lab Attendant

B.G.N.D. Weerasekara

Lab Attendant