Dr. Sisira S. Withanachchi


Forschungsinteressen
integrierte Bewirtschaftung der Wasserressourcen


Berufliche Tätigkeiten

01/2014 - 03/2014
•Research assistant in the Department of Organic Food Quality and Food Culture, the University of Kassel, Germany

10/2012 -
• An expert reviewer in the IPCC report (AR 5) “ Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change IPCC Working Group III”

01/2012 - 06/2019
• A managing editor of the “Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society”, the e-journal for young scientists published by the University of Kassel and Federation of German Scientists

01/2012 - 11/2019
• A consultant to the United Nations (UN) World Water Development Report

08/2011 - 10/2011
• An intern in the International Hydrological Program UNESCO Headquarter in Paris, France,

11/2010 - 10/2012
•An assistant in International Center for Development and Decent Work at the University of Kassel, Germany

05/2008 - 01/2010
• An assistant lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

01/2008 - 09/2010
• Researcher in Social Scientist’s Association in Sri Lanka



Akademischer Werdegang

Dr. Sisira S. Withanachchi contributed to the United Nations World Water Assessment Program (WWAP) from 2012 and is an expert reviewer in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He is a member of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA). His working and research interests are Environmental governance, Disaster ManagementLocal governanceWater resources management, Risk analysis


Weitere wissenschaftliche Qualifikationen

11/2003 - 04/2008
• Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Political Science and Public Policy (Environmental Governance, Statistics),
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka


10/2010 - 08/2013
• Master of Arts in Global Political Economy (Specialization in environmental
studies), University of Kassel in Germany


2015 - 2015
• Has been selected to the advanced study course "data Visualisation",
conducted by University of Oxford, UK.


07/2012 - 07/2012
• Post graduate Diploma United Nation Graduate Study Program, United Nation Office, Geneva, Switzerland



Auszeichnungen

2012
Referred as a selected international student profile of the University of Kassel in the Annual Report-2011 and DAAD Study in Germany Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KU3cRBHeGo)

2008
• Canekerathne Gold Medal for best achievement and performance in extra curriculum activities as well as studies, awarded by the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 2008

2008
• Dr. Chanaka Amaratunga Memorial Gold Medal for Political Science for the best performance of the subject, awarded by the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 2008

• Professor Leitan Award Gold Medal for Political Science for the best result of the final degree examination, awarded by the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 2008


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