Three academic staff members from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura secures awards and accolades for their outstanding contribution to research at the CVCD Excellence Awards 2022.
The CVCD Excellence Awards 2022 was held on Friday, 2nd September 2022 at Orchid Hall of BMICH from 3.00 pm onwards.
Senior Prof. M M Pathmalal, Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies and current Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura wins the award for Most outstanding Senior Researcher under Field III (Biological Sciences / Agriculture / Allied Sciences).
Prof. Meththika Vithanage from the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Director, Ecosphere Resilience Research Center, USJ wins the award for Most outstanding Senior Researcher under Field IV (Physical Sciences).
Dr. Anushka Rajapaksha from the Faculty of Applied Sciences wins the award for Most outstanding Young Researcher under Field IV (Physical Sciences).
The CVCD Excellence Awards is held annually since 2006 to recognise the contribution of the academic staff of state universities in research and development. This year’s Award Ceremony was graced by the presence of Prof Ranjith Senarathne, Chairman of the National Science Foundation (Chief Guest) and Guests of Honour, Mr Nihal Ranasinghe, Secretary to the Ministry of Education and Prof Sampath Amaratunge, Chairman, University Grants Commission.
The Committee of Vice Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) which was established under the Universities Act in 1979, acts as an advisory body to the University Grants Commission and comprises of Vice-Chancellors of state universities and rectors of campuses.
The University of Sri Jayewardenepura conveys its Congratulations and wishes them all the best for their future endeavors.