BIOGRAPHY

S.G.N.C Senanayake currently serves as an Assistant Librarian at the Main Library, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mr. Senanayake obtained B.A. Special (Honours) degree in Geography from the University of Colombo. He worked as a Trainee Scientist at National Building Research Organization in 2017. Immediately after passing out, he joined the Computer Teaching Unit, Faculty of Arts, the University of Colombo as a Computer Instructor from 2017 to 2019. Then, he joined as a Research Assistant at the Department of English, the University of Colombo from 2019 to 2020. He is the developer of the Sri Lankan English Newspaper Corpus. Also, he is working as a Visiting Lecturer for Certificate course in Computer Application, Department of Geography, University of Colombo.

He joined the University of Colombo, Main Library as an Assistant Librarian in November 2020. His current research interests are in the areas of GIS and Remote Sensing, Rural Development, Education, Poverty, Information Systems, and ICT for Development. Currently, he is reading for Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo.

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • Reading MISM 2020

    Master of Information Systems Management

    Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo

  • B.A. (Hons.) 2017

    B.A. (Hons.) in Geography

    University of Colombo , Sri Lanka

  • Dip in Computer Science 2012

    Diploma in Computer Science

    E-Base Lanka International

  • Certificate in HRM 2017

    Certificate Course in Human Resource Management

    University of Colombo

  • Basic Tamil 2016

    Basic Course in Tamil

    Department of Official Languages

Positions

  • Present2020

    Assistant Librarian

    Main Library, University of Colombo

  • 20202019

    Research Assistant

    Department of English, University of Colombo

  • 20192017

    Computer Instructor

    Computer Teaching Unit, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo

  • 20192019

    Technical Assistant

    University of Kelaniya

  • 20172017

    Trainee Scientist

    National Building Research Organisation

  • 20172016

    Trainee

    Department of Census and Statistics

Membership

  • Present2021

    Member

    University Librarian's Association of Sri Lanka (Membership ID: ULA166)

  • Present2021

    Committee Member

    IT and Web Committee | University of Colombo