• Personal Informatio

N.G.S. Shantha Gamage

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

Tel: +94112758383, E-mail:

  • 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.                                              

  • Educational Qualifications

Ph.D. in Geophysics, Research Center for Prediction of Earthquakes & Volcanic Eruptions, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Japan.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Membership of professional Associations

Fellow, Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka(IPSL)

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

Member, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)