Prof. Devaka K Weerakoon

PROFESSOR

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

Office: Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences – Room No. 110
Work Phone: +94 11-21503399
Work Fax:
Email: devaka@sci.cmb.ac.lk

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • PhD 1995

    PhD. in Biological Sciences

    Illinois State University, Normal, USA

  • MSc 1990

    MSc. in Biological Sciences

    Illinois State University, Normal, USA

  • BSc 1985

    BSc. in Biological Sciences

    University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Teaching

  • Animal Diversity, Behavioural Ecology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, Conservation Biology, Environmental Science, Evolution, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Wildlife Management

Research Interests

  • Conservation of threatened animals
  • Ecology and behaviour of Asian Elephants
  • Human-animal conflict management
  • Impact of development on ecology and conservation of animals
  • Management of Invasive Alien Species
  • Wildlife management