Jeewanthi Thotapitiya (Jeewa) is a researcher at the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS). Her research interests are hydrology and water resources, compound hazards and risks, climate change and impacts. In here, she is going to work in CASCO project (Risk workflow for cascading and compounding hazards in coastal urban areas).
Her PhD focused on investigating how different modelling approaches and input data sources may influence projections of streamflow and fluvial sediment loads accounting for climate change and human activities, particularly in data-poor basins.
Previously Jeewa has worked mainly at University of Twente, The Netherlands as a Postdoctoral Researcher, at Lanka Hydraulic Institute Ltd., Sri Lanka as a research Engineer, and at Department of Irrigation, Sri Lanka as an Irrigation Engineer.
Jeewa completed a her Bachelor´s degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and obtained her Masters’ degree in Water Engineering and Management at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and in Hydroprotech at University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France.
To the detailed CV of Jeewanthi Thotapitiya (226 KB)