NIFS Scientists received NSF SUSRED Awards for the training of postgraduate students at NIFS Laboratories during the period 2012-2017 at NSF Award Ceremony 2018 held on 25th July at BMICH. This Award ceremony was graced by of Hon. Minister of Science Technology & Research, Skills Development & Vocational Training & Kandyan Heritage, Dr. Sarath Amunugama.
This Annual National Awards Ceremony of NSF is conducted to recognized researchers who contributed towards advancement of science & technology by conducting research on NSF research grants. In the ceremony, NSF Research Awards, NSF Technology Awards, Support Scheme for Supervision of Research Degrees(SUSRED), and The Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) / NSF Young Scientist Awards were given.
From Left to right: Dr. Meththika Vithanage, Prof. Rohan Senadeera, Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake, Prof. Saman Seneweera (Director, NIFS), Prof. Sirimali Fernando (Chairperson, NSF), Prof. Ananada Jayawardena (Director General, NSF), Prof. Vijaya Kumar (Chairman, NIFS), Prof. Lalith Jayasinghe, Prof.Savitri Kumar and Dr. Athula Wijeyasinghe.