Student and Academic Counsellors

Student Counsellors

The Faculty of Applied Sciences provides the service of two professional Student Counsellors to assist students to resolve their psychological and personal problems. They provide one-on-one guidance and can be contacted personally at the Faculty and via emails and telephone.

Counseling Unit of FAS has Two Professional Counselors to Help with Student Wellbeing:

Ishan Edirisuriya

Mr. Ishan Edirisuriya 071 4018383


Ms. Rasika Manohari 071 4306249

Academic Advisors

The Academic Counsellors assist students of the Faculty of Applied Sciences to make educational and career decisions. They also advise on the selection of subject combinations during the orientation period, selection of honours degree programmes, and participation in extracurricular activities.

Program Name Email


dimuthu-sm Dr. (Mrs.) Dimuthu Manamgoda
tel: 071 1776609
isuru-sm Dr. Isuru Kariyawasam
tel: 071 8406503


padumadasaProf. (Mrs.) Chayanika Padumadasa
tel: 071 4492911

mahesh-karunarathneDr. Mahesh Karunaratne
tel: 071 6699022

Computer Science

dilumpereraMr. Dilum Perera
tel: 071 3267187

suranitisseraDr. (Ms.) Surani Tissera
tel: 071 1882189

Forestry and Environmental Science

dahamDr. Daham Jayawardana 
tel: 077 8802631

chamilapathiranaDr. (Mrs.) Chaamila Pathirana
tel: 077 7871518

Food Science and Technology

isuruDr. Isuru Wijesekara
tel: 076 8237800

surajisenanayakeDr. (Mrs.) Suraji Senanayake 
tel: 077 3017709


nalinganegodaDr. Nalin Ganegoda
tel: 071 4478687

Applied Mathematics

 thanujaDr. (Mrs.) Thanuja Harshani
tel: 077 1943881


wanniarachchiDr. Indika Wanniarachchi
tel: 071 3595046

kandeepanDr. (Mrs.) S. Kandeepan
tel: 076 8757110

Polymer Science

Senior Prof. Laleen Karunanayake
tel: 0718064044

etampawalaDr. Thusitha Etampawala 
tel: 076 6911980

Sport Science and Technology

pereraDr. (Mrs.) Piumi Perera 
tel: 077 5685760

adhikariMrs. Chandima. Adikari
tel: 071 8230785


diasMr. P. Dias
tel: 071 7826493

thalagalaDr. (Ms.) Thiyanga Talagala
tel: 076 3135013

manjulapereraMrs. Manjula Perera
tel: 077 6367955


mahaulpathaProf. (Mrs.) Darshani Mahaulpatha
tel: 071 8251516

idroosDr. (Mrs.) Sumaiya Idroos
tel: 075 9288327


dinithipeirisProf. (Mrs.) Dinithi Peiris 
tel: 071 4018537

sachiniDr. (Ms.) Sachini Fernando 
tel: 071 7692550

Extended Degree

pahan-godakumburaProf. (Miss.) Pahan Godakumbura
tel: 076 6211647


prashanthiProf. (Mrs.) Prasanthi Gunawardana
tel: 071 4166159


kamalDr. Kamal Gnanaweera 
tel: 071 0364040

Genetics and Molecular Biology

hiruni-harischandraDr. (Mrs.) Hiruni Harischandra
tel: 076 4985603

Other useful contact information for students:

The help line for students: 072 6885344

Director of student welfare:

mahesh-fernandoDr. Mahesh Fernando
071 5341832


Mr. Nihal Chandrathilake
071 8053293

  Deputy Proctors:

Name Department Email Mobile
ravindra-s-de-silvaDr. Ravindra Silva Department of Computer Science 077 7464000

tharindu-senapathi Dr. Tharindu Senapathi

Department of Chemistry 071 7385385

 Dr. Madhura Jayasinghe

Department of Food Science and Technology 071 6255690

Dr. Chathuranga Vidanage

Department of Mathematics 071 8483452

K. Manawadu
Dr. Kaushal Manawadu

Department of Sports Science 077 8082125

University Medical Officer:
011 2803199, 011 2758499