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Impact Assessment and Mitigation Specialists

Environmental Impact | Social Impact | Cultural Impact | Economic Impact | Political Impact | Geo-Political Impact

Prof. Aruna Weerasooriya

Partner Consultant cum Adviser

Ph.D., The University of Hong Kong, Plant Systematics (2001)

B.Sc., University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Biology (1990)

Collection based Systematics | phylogeny and reproductive biology of flowering plants | Annonaceae | Mitrephora | thnobotany | Medicinal Plants | Phytochemistry | Ecology | Floras of Sri Lanka, Thailand, China and Malesia

  • Professor/Research Scientist, Cooperative Agricultural Research Center, Texas A & M University System / Prairie View A & M University
  • Senior Research Scientist, The University of Mississippi (07/2011-12/2012)
  • Research Scientist, The University of Mississippi (07/2005-06/2011)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Mississippi (07/2002-06/2005)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Missouri-St. Louis (11/2001-06/2002)
  • Senior Research Assistant, The University of Hong Kong, China (04/1998-08/2001)
  • Research Botanist, The University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (05/1997-03/1998)
  • Plant Taxonomist, Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (02/1992-05/1997)
  • President’s research award for the best scientist, Government of Sri Lanka 2002
  • Wang Gungwu award for the outstanding graduate student, The University of Hong Kong 2001
  • Wang Gungwu award for the outstanding graduate student, The University of Hong Kong 2000
  • Wang Gungwu award for the outstanding graduate student, The University of Hong Kong 1999
  • Recipient of multi-million dollar research grants; Fellow & Membership of many professional bodies
  • 1 book authored; 27 book chapters written; 16 journal articles

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