campus practical

Prof. Hiran Amarasekera, B. sc. (Hons.), Ph.D. (Wales) FIBiol (Sri Lanka) C.Biol, is a Professor in Forestry and Environment Science at the Department of Forestry & Environmental Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

He received his PhD (Forestry) from the University of Wales, Bangor. and BSc from University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Hiran is interested in interdisciplinary research related to  Wood Science, Timber Technology and Forest Proucts. To date, his research works have led to several publications in respective fields.

Academic Positions

  • Present1991

    Senior Lecturer

    Department of Forestry and Environment Science

  • 20122008

    Department Head

    Department of Forestry and Environment Science

Education and Training

  • Phd 1990


    University of Wales, Bangor, UK

  • B.Sc. 1986


    University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2002
    Presidential Award for Research