Bio

  • Biosketch:

Ph.D. in Geophysics (Seismology), Research Center for Prediction of Earthquakes & Volcanic Eruptions, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Japan. (Completed under the Japanese Government - Monbukagakusho: MEXT - Scholarship program)

M.Sc. in Geophysics, Dept. of Geophysics, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Japan. (Completed under the Japanese Government - Monbukagakusho: MEXT - Scholarship program)

Diploma in Japanese Language (2002), Faculty of Education, Tohoku University, Japan.

B.Sc. Special in Physics with First Class Honors, USJ, Sri Lanka in1995

  • Academic Carrier

Serving as an academic staff member (as a Lecturer, Senior Lecture II & I, and Professor in Physics) at the Dept. of Physics, USJ since July 1997.     

Served as a Demonstrator in Physics, Department of Physics, USJ from 1995 to 1997.                                              

  • Undergraduate Teaching:

PHY 105 1.0 Waves & Vibrations

PHY 206 1.0 Mathematical Physics I

PHY 305 1.0 Geophysics I

PHY 317 1.0 Reflection Seismology

PHY 357 2.0 Geophysics II

PHY 355 4.0 Practical (Advanced)

APS 442 2.0 Applied Geophysics

  • Courses Taught:

Electricity & Magnetism, Physical Optics, Modern Physics, Biomechanics, Physics for Technology, Solid Earth Physics, Earth System Physics, Introduction to Physics.

  • Research interest/ Current research topics

Seismology, Physics of the Waves, Geophysics, Computational Physics, Disaster management, 

Subduction zone earthquakes, Seismic activity of onshore and offshore of Sri Lanka

Seismic activity of the Sumatra Subduction zone, Crustal structure of offshore Sri Lanka

Acoustic properties of Traditional "Pirith chanting", Wave propagation.

  • Thesis/Dissertations

Study on the double-planed shallow seismic zone in the northeast Japan forearc region Ph.D. Thesis, Submitted to the Tohoku University, Japan.

Offshore double-planed shallow seismicity in the northeastern Japan forearc region revealed by sP depth phase, M.Sc. Thesis, Submitted to the Tohoku University, Japan.

Interpretation of Gravity Anomalies over the Andigama Sedimentary Basin, Sri Lanka. - Undergraduate thesis.

  • Affiliations

Vice President, Institute of Physics Sri Lanka (IPSL) from 2019 -

President, Section E1, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), 2014.

Member, Board of Management, National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA), Sri Lanka, 2010 - 2014.

Joint Secretary, Institute of Physics Sri Lanka (IPSL) 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2017/2018 & 2018/2019.

Vice President, Section E1, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), 2013.

Member, Ethic Committee, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), 2017 - 2019.

Member, Editorial Board of the proceedings of Institute of Physics Sri Lanka - IPSL 2017/18 & 2018/19.

Member, National Olympiad sub-committee, Institute of Physics Sri Lanka ( IPSL), 2015-2020.

Fellow, Institute of Physics Sri Lanka (IPSL)

Member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS).

Member, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS).

Member, Technical Evaluation committee(TEC), Petroleum Resources Development Secretariat (PRDS), Sri Lanka, 2012.

Center Coordinator/ USJ, Junior Science Olympiad, IPSL 2016-2020.

Student Counsellor/Student affairs counsellor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2015-2019.

Senior Treasurer, Physics Society, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2014-2017.

Secretary, Science Teacher’s Union, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2010-2011.

GCE (A/L), Science for Technology, Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka, 2015-2017.

      GCE (A/L), Physics, Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka, 2008-2020.

  • Contact information

N.G.S.S. Gamage

Dept. of Physics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.

Web: http://scholar.sjp.ac.lk/shantha/

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/N_G_Gamage

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngs-shantha-gamage-3a038b204/

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=GNEJx74AAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1

https://twitter.com/ShanthaGam

      E-mail: sng@sjp.ac.lkshanthagamage@sci.sjp.ac.lk

      Tel: +94112758383.