Bachelor of Education in Biological Science (Hons)
Regional Centers Name Designation Profile Qualifications
  Professor Thaiyamuthu Thanaraj Dean - Faculty of Education
Academic Director - B'Ed Project
Professor Thanaraj posesses more than 45 years of experience in the field of Education . He is a prominent Scholar in the field of Education and was a pioneer to set up the Faculty of Education at Horizon Campus .In his career , Professor Thanaraj had held many Academic Positions at various Institutions including The Open University of Sri Lanka , National Institute of Education and Ministry of Education. • MBA ( Jpura )
• M.Ed( OUSL) ,
Dr Madduma Bandara Ekanayake Course Director - Professional & General Subjects Dr M B Ekanayake started his teaching career in 1972 as he passed out as a Trained Teacher in Mathematics.There onwards he has accomplished outstanding success as an Educator as well as an Administrator at the Secondary and Higher Education levels. He is a reputed Teacher Educator in the field of ICT for Education and had many high calibre ositions at various Government Institutions such as National Institute of Education.As the Course Director for Professional and General Subjects , Dr Ekanayake will guide and supervise the panle of Lecturers in the programme of BSc (Hons) in Education • Ed. D (ICT for Education),
• M.Ed (Wollongong ) ,
• Dip. Ed.( Colombo),
• BSc (Peradeniya) ,
• Trained Teacher (Mathematics),
• Cert . Web Design(NIBM)
Dr Mihira Wanninayake Course Director - Mathematics & Physics As a prominent scholar in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Dr Wanninayake had participated at many International forums in the filed of Nanotechnology in Mineral Industry. He is an official reviewer of the Journals in Science Domain International. During his initial assignment as a Post Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Peradeniya, Dr Wanninayake was responsible in supervising students working in multidisciplinary research areas for their B.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes. • BSc (Peradeniya )
• MSc (Nano Science & Nano Technology)
• PhD (Peradeniya)
Dr (Mrs )Sudharma Wickramasuriya Course Director - English Dr Wickramasuriya is a well reputed Academic in the area of English Language Development in the Country . She had immensely contributed in the area both at International and National level holding many responsible Academic positions throughout her career. Dr Wickramasuriya is actively involved and a Committed researcher in TESOL/Literacy/Adult Education and Professional Development programs for pre/In-service teachers.As the Course Director for BSc (Hons)in English, Dr Wickramasuriya will guide and supervise the panle of Lecturers in the programme across all branches. • Ed.D /MEd./BA /BEd./Dip in TESOL
Dr. (Mrs.) Lekha Wanasekera Dean - Faculty of Science Dr Wanasekera had completed her PhD at the University of Colombo and is recognised as a prominent scholar in the field of Parasitology. She has many publications on Parasitology at International and National level.She is a well reputed lecturer in Bilogy and was recognised as the Most Inspiring Bilogy Lecturer by Cambridge International Examinations Syndicate in 2011. She has participated in many International Research Forums and Presentations on various aspects of Genetic Enginnering and Biotechnology.Dr Wanadekera leads the Science Facuty of Horizon Campus as the Dean of the Faculty and has ensured that her team is driven towards sucess at all times. • B.Sc. (Hons) (Sri Lanka),
• Ph. D. (Immunology) (Colombo)
Ms Nadeesha Jayakody Lecturer - Malabe • BSc(Spe-Biology)
Ms Madhavi Wickramsinghe Lecturer - Malabe • MSc(Colombo)/BSc (Ichem)/PGDEd.
Dr Ruvini Abhayapala Lecturer - Malabe • PhD/MSc/Mphil/BSc
Anuradhapura Mr Jagath L K Illangasinghe Lecturer - Chemistry • BSc/MSc/PGDEd.
Gayani Narmada Weerakoon Lecturer - Biology • BSc
Badulla Dr Chathuranga Senarathna Lecturer - Chemistry • BSc (Chemistry Spec.)Peradeniya / PhD Chemical Sciences
Dr Ruvini Abhayapala Lecturer - Biology • BSc(Spe.Agri)/MSc(Peradeniya)/PhD(Peradeniya)
Dr Sandya Senavirathna Lecturer - Chemistry • BSc(Chemistry- Spe.)Colombo/PhD .(Chemistry)J'pura)
Kaluthara Dr Mudith Mewan Regional Director
Lecturer - Biology
Dr Mewan is a prominent Researcher in Tea industry with more than 20 years of experince in research related to Ceylon Tea.He had published many Articles and Research Papers on Tea and represented Sri Lanka in many International forums on the same subject. Dr Mewan had worked at the Tea Research Institute since 1998 in the capacity of Head of Biochemistry Division.Dr Mewan heads the Regional Centre in Kaluthara ,setting direction and deploying strategy in achiving the objectives of Horizon Campus. • BSc (Agri (special) , PhD (Plant Science)
Mr A S M Gunasekara Lecturer - Chemistry • MSc(Peradeniya) /BSc(OUSL)
Dr Dilusha Fernando Lecturer - Biology • PhD /MSc (Colombo) /BSc(Colombo)
Kandy Dr(Mrs) Maheshini Mawalagedera Regional Director
Lecturer - Biology
Dr Maheshini Mawalagedera has started her teaching career as a University Lecturer in year 2005 . There onwards she has held many Academic positions at State Universities in Sri Lanka as well as in New Zealand where she completed her PhD. She is a prominant young professional who has established herself well amoung other Senior Academics at Horizon Campus. Dr Mawalagedera had taken up the challenging task of heading the Kandy Branch as the Regional Director and had committed towards achiving the goals of Horizon Campus. • BSc /MSc/Phd
Ms Cheka Kehelpannala Lecturer - Chemistry • BSc/Mphil
Dr Udaya K Jayasundare Lecturer - Chemistry • BSc / MSc /PhD
Matara Ms K G P Wasana Lecturer - Chemistry • BSc
Ms Madusha Maduwanthi Lecturer - Biology • BSc(Spe.Biology)
Negombo / Rathnapura Ms Chamali Irosha Lecturer - Chemistry, Negombo Regional Centre • BSc(Spe- Chemistry)
Ms Prameesha Perera Lecturer - Biology, Negombo/Rathnapura Regional Centre • BSc(Spc-Biology)/Dip.Microbiology(OUSL)
Ms S M Koralegedara Lecturer - Chemistry, Rathnapura Regional Centre • BSc Sp -(Chemical Technology)
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