Academic Staff

There are about 25 highly qualified and skilled professionals who are trained academically and professionally in Sri Lanka as well as in abroad. The staff consists of permanent lecturers and visiting lecturers those who are competent in teaching and thorough with the profession in various disciplines such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), Geodesy and Land Surveying etc.

Some of their main responsibilities, amongst others, are to deliver lectures, conduct practical classes and attend other matters whatsoever related in academic work. They are well supported by qualified technical personals attached to ISM academic staff in carrying out their activities properly and achieving the objectives of the institute successfully. They are devoted in sharing their updated knowledge in the field of interest of each individual with the students through out the day even out side office hours. The next section presents a list of lecturers, visiting lecturers and technical staff along with their background.

ISM Lecturers

Mr.W.M.S. Weerasinghe
M.Sc. in Cadastre and Land Information Management (Polytechnic of East London, now University of East London), B.Sc. Hons (University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka), Higher Diploma in Surveying (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka),  Diploma in Public Procurement and Contract Administration (Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration), Member of Survey Institute of Sri Lanka, Senior Deputy Surveyor General, Director(ISM), Senior Lecturer.

Mr.S.D.P.J.Dampegama
M.Sc. in Geodesy (Ohio State University, USA), B.Sc. Hons (University. of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka), Higher Diploma in Surveying (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka),Charted Surveyor(SISL), Additional Surveyor General (Title Registration), Senior Lecturer.

Mr. R.K. Nihal

Professional masters' Degree in Geoinfomatics(ITC, The Netherland), Higher Diploma in Surveying (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka), B.Sc(University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka), Senior Superintendent of Surveys, Senior Lecturer.

Mr. F.L. Karunaratne
M.Sc. in Geoinformatics (ITC, The Netherlands), Higher Diploma in Surveying (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka), B.Sc(Hons) ( University of Colombo, Sri Lanka),Post Graduate Diploma in Education ( University of Colombo, Sri Lanka), Senior Superintendent of Surveys, Senior Lecturer.

Mr. N.K.U. Rohana
M.Sc. in Geoinformatics (ITC, The Netherlands), Higher Diploma in Surveying (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka), B.Sc(Hons) ( University of Colombo, Sri Lanka),Post Graduate Diploma in Education ( University of Colombo, Sri Lanka), Senior Superintendent of Surveys, Senior Lecturer.

Mrs. O.T.M. I. Tilakaratne
M.Sc. in Photogrammetry & Geoinformatics (Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany), B.Sc. Hons. in Surveying Sciences (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka), Higher Diploma in Surveying (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka), Senior Superintendent of Surveys, Senior Lecturer.

Mr. N.M.A. Wijerathne
M.Sc in Geoinfomatics(University of Twente, The Netherland), B.Sc. Hons. in Surveying Sciences (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka), B.Sc(University of  Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), Superintendent of Surveys, Lecturer.