Dr. Asanka Sanjeewa Receives Prestigious CVCD Excellence Award as Most Outstanding Young Researcher in Life Sciences

Dr. Asanka Sanjeewa has been recognized as the Most Outstanding Young Researcher in the field of Life Sciences for the prestigious CVCD Excellence Awards in 2022. Dr. Sanjeewa, a distinguished scientist, earned his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.sp. Agri) with honors in Agriculture from Rajarata University in 2012. He further pursued his academic journey, completing his MSc and Ph.D. in Marine Bioresource Technology at Jeju National University in South Korea in 2016 and 2019, respectively.

In 2019, Dr. Sanjeewa commenced his post-doctoral research in the esteemed Marine Bioresource Technology Laboratory at the Department of Marine Life Sciences, School of Marine Biomedical Science, Jeju National University, South Korea. After his enriching post-doctoral experience, Dr. Sanjeewa joined the Department of Biosystems Technology at the Faculty of Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura in 2021 as a Senior Lecturer. His research expertise lies in harnessing the potential of marine bioresources to develop functional products such as nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, and functional foods.

Driven by his passion for scientific exploration, Dr. Sanjeewa has contributed significantly to the academic community, publishing over 80 research articles in renowned SCI-indexed journals. Notably, his exceptional achievements have earned him recognition as one of the Top 2% highly cited researchers in 2022 by Elsevier BV and Stanford University.

The web team and the entire university community, extend heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Asanka Sanjeewa for this remarkable achievement.

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