K.B.Indunil Sandaruwan Ranwella

Lecturer Probationary

Country Ambassador for Sri Lanka – University of Porto, Portugal.

B.A (Hons) Geography (Kelaniya).

Und. Mobility (Erasmus Mundus - IMPAKT) – UPorto (Portugal)

MSc. in Disaster Analysis Management & Mitigation (Colombo) Reading.

Diploma in Bio-Diversity & Eco-System Management (Ruhuna)


  • Contact Details

E-mail – indunilr@kln.ac.lk

Telephone - +94 71 2788863, +94 112903824

  • Area of Specialization: Climatology, Disaster Management
  • Research Interest: Climate Change, Flood Management & Adaptation Strategies, Waste Management, Disaster & Hazards.


  • Publication

  • Books and Editing

    • Ranwella, Indunil. “Physical Geography Questions for advanced Level students.”

    ISBN: - 978-624-97899-0-6, Published on January 2021


    • Editor - Global Research Network. “Make Earth Better”

    Published by Kindle Direct Publishing by Amazon. ISBN: - 9798540899284 (Paperback)


    Articles and Abstracts


    • “The Environmental Impact of Tourism Industry - The Special Reference to Negombo Coastal Area (Full paper) The 8th International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities. (ISSN 2659 2193)


    • “Recycling Temple Waste into Organic Incense as Temple Environment Preservation in Bali Island” (Full Paper) The Environmental Sciences Bulletin (E-ISSN: 1829-8907), E-Journal publication, Bali, Indonesia. https://doi.org/10.14710/jil.19.2.365-371


    • “A Research on Identifying Pre – Preparedness for Landslides in Muwagama Area in Sri Lanka.” (Full Paper) International proceeding with ISBN of 1st International Conference on Innovation of Science and Technology for Sustainable Development 2020 – Organized by postgraduate program, University of Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. (ISBN: 978-602-5872-60-0) 


    • Utilization of Human Resource in Flood Disaster Management of Kolonnawa Divisional Secretariat Division. (Extended Abstract) 7th International Research Symposium 2020 - Postgraduate research conference-Department of Demography, University of Colombo. (ISSN 2478 – 0278)


    • “Adaptation strategies for flood victims on major river basins in Sri Lanka: The case from Megoda Kolonnawa GN Division of Kelani River basin.” (Abstract) The 2nd International Conference on Environment Monitoring and Management-University of Peradeniya. (ISBN 978-955-589-296-4)                               


    • “Strategies on Sustainable Waste Management in a Sub-Urban area; a case study in Gampaha Divisional Council” (Abstract) iPURSE 2021 The International Conference of the University of Peradeniya. (E-ISBN 978-624-5709-07-6)


    • “The Consequences of Anthropogenic Activities on Changing Coastal Landscape in Hikkaduwa Coastal Zone, Sri Lanka” (Extended Abstract)

    International Conference on Geography and Global Sustainability ICGGS 2021 of the Department of Geography, University of Colombo – Sri Lanka (Reviewing)


    • “New Trends Associated with the Traditional Pottery Industry and The Problems Faced by Those People. (Based on Panduwasnuwara Grama Niladhari Division)” (Abstract) 3rd International Conference on Intangible Cultural Heritage – ICICH, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura, Sri Lanka.


    • “An investigation of the impact of undergraduate’s perception of online learning among distance learners: An empirical study” (Extended Abstract)

    International Research Symposium of Rajarata University – Sri Lanka 


    Resource Person: National Level & International Level.


    • Alumni Exchange Ambassador for Sri Lanka at the University of Porto. (From 2021)


    • University of Porto - Visiting Lecturer for the government secondary schools (2018) Collaborated as a resource person by conducting vising lectures on “Geography of Sri Lanka” for the secondary school students, under the project of “Classes without Frontiers” which is part of the Municipal Educational Program.


    • Founding Director, Director of Database - Global Research Network. (From 2021)


    • Country ambassador for Sri Lanka - International Human Rights Movement. (From 2020)


    • Global Ambassador - Global Environment and Climate Conservation Initiative. (From 2021)


    • Mediator for the Collaborating Research Conference (ICISTD) from the Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya & Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.


    • Guest speaker at the webinar “Energy Ex” Organized by G17 University Ambassador consortium on the heme of “Affordable and Clean Energy.”


    • Guest speaker at the webinar “I inspire” organized by the International Youth Alliance for Peace on the theme of “Youth in action on Environmental Conservation”


    • Keynote speaker at the Global event hosted by Eco – network to commemorate International Environment Day 2021 on the theme of “Sri Lanka’s Terrestrial Ecosystems”


    • Editor – Essay book: “Make Earth Better” published by Global Research Network. Published on Amazon.lk


    • Guest speaker at the youth conference of “Youth Conference on Ecosystems Restoration: South Asian Perspective”


    • Guest speaker at the “Global Climate Summit – 2021” organized by Eco-Network”


    • Chaired (hosted) the GRN webinar on World Environment Day 2021 on the theme of “Circular Economy in Tackling Environmental Issues” hosted by the Department of Geography – University of Kelaniya.


    • Chaired (hosted) the GRN webinar on the theme of “Start-ups make changes to the Earth: finding the balance between Economic, Social and Environmental” hosted by the Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar.


Department of Geography

University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya 11600,

Sri Lanka

+094 (112) 903 920



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