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Nuwan Buddika Suriyaarachchi

PhD student
School of Earth Sciences - Centre for Exploration Targeting

Contact details

Robert Street Building - Room 226
Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET)
School of Earth Sciences
The University of Western Australia (M006)
35 Stirling Highway


Nuwan graduated in 2009 with a B.Sc (Hon) degree in Applied Sciences from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka. Soon after his graduation, he joined the Geothermal Resource mapping project at the National Institute of Fundamental Studies (NIFS), Sri Lanka, with expertise in Magnetotellurics and Transient Electromagnetic exploration.

In 2012 he was awarded a fellowship for advanced training on geophysical exploration at United Nations University, Iceland. In 2017, he obtained his M.Phil degree for his thesis titled " Mapping geothermal resources in Sri Lanka: Combined use of Magnetotellurics and Transient Electromagnetic method from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka". 

Currently, he is a PhD student at CET, focused on enhance cover depth estimation using Magnetotellurics and Passive seismic methods in exploration targeting.