Currently, a Professor and PI at eco-evo-devo lab @ Guangxi University, China. Ph.D. in Biology from Boston University. Ziff Environmental Post Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) and the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ). Former Professor at University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka. About 50 published papers including three in Science. Frank A. Belamarich award for the outstanding doctoral research (Dept. of Biology, Boston University). Top 10 Species award. Presidential Awards for Research (Sri Lanka). Co-Chair for the Amphibian Specialist Group Sri Lanka (ASG/IUCN/SSC). Member of the IUCN Redlisting Authority (RLA).