Prof. Deepthi Wickramasinghe

PROFESSOR

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT

Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences
University of Colombo
Colombo 00300
Sri Lanka

Office: Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences – Room No. 109
Work Phone: +94 11-250 3399
Work Fax: +94 11-215 8383
Email: deepthi@zoology.cmb.ac.lk

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • PhD 2004

    PhD in Conservation Biology

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Dalhousie University, Canada

  • MSc 1997

    MSc in Environmental Science

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • BSc 1991

    BSc (Hons.) in Environmental Science

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Teaching

    • Fundamentals and principles of environmental science and ecology
    • Industrial Ecology
    • Environmental Management with a special focus on pollution,
    • Biodiversity conservation
    • Disaster risk management and reduction
    • Public policy and social movement

    Research Interests

    • Biodiversity Conservation
    • Herpetology, Wetland Ecology
    • Water and Sanitation
    • Pollution Management
    • Disaster Risk Reduction
    • Biosecurity and Biosafety