Prof. Ranjana Udaya Kumara Piyadasa

Professor in Hydrogeology
Department of  Environmental Technology, Faculty of Technology


Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • 2000

    Ph.D. in Hydrogeology

    Moscow State Geological Prospecting Academy, Moscow, Russia

  • 1990-2006

    M.Sc. in Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology

    Moscow State Geological Prospecting Academy. Russia

  • 2010

    Certificate in Rainwater Harvesting

    Center for Science and Environment, New Delhi, India

  • 2011

    Certificate in Urban Hydrogeology

    RUHR Bochum University, Bochum, Germany

  • 2015

    Field training on Environment and Trichoptera and XVth International Trichoptera Symposium

    Rutgers University, New York, United State of America


  • Now2005

    Senior Lecturer in Hydrogeology

    Department of Agriculture Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna

  • Now2007

    Advisor in Geology

    Second International Airport Project at Weerawila, Sri Lanka. Airport aviation Authority, Ministry of Ports and Aviation, Sri Lanka,

  • Now2008

    Visiting Lecturer

    Colombo University, Faculty of Science, Department Zoology

  • 20072004

    Consultant and Visiting Academic in Irrigation, Drainage Engineering and Hydrology

    Open University of Sri Lanka, Department of Agricultural and Plantation. Faculty of Engineering Technology

  • Now2002

    Visiting Lecturer in Hydrology and Applied Hydrology

    sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Faculty of Applied science, Department of Natural science, Buttala, Sri-Lanka.

  • 2007-Now2001-2005

    Visiting Lecturer in Ground water Engineering for Agriculture and water management

    Ruhuna University of Sri Lanka, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Engineering,

  • 20001994

    Research Fellow

    Faculty of Hydrogeology; Moscow State Geological Prospecting Academy, Moscow Russia

  • 20062005

    Visiting Lecturer in Water resources Planning and Management

    Faculty of Social Science, Department of Geography. University of Rajarata

  • 20001998

    Hydrogeologist and Senior Hydrogeologist, Engineering Geology of Monuments

    Inc., Moscow

  • Now2001

    Consultant and Resources personal

    Inc., MoscowCenter for Media and Development. Kandy

  • 20062004

    Assistant coordinator- International MSc. Program in Social Water Management

    Ruhuna University , Faculty of Agriculture-Matara-

  • Now2010

    Convener & Resource Person

    University of Colombo

  • Now2010

    Guest Lecturer

    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Rajarata, Anuradhapura

  • Now2013

    Visiting Lecturer in Global Environment

    Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya

  • Visiting lecturer - MSc in Environmental Science

    Faculty of Science, Department of Zoology, University of Colombo

  • Visiting Academic

    Diploma in Disaster Management, Department of Geography