Mr. Susantha Jayasinghe’s academic expertise is in meteorology, climatology, applied geoinformatics and ICT. His professional background is comprised with meteorological and climatological modeling, forecasting and early warning systems including data processing, numerical weather prediction, post processing, analysis and visualization, access of data from various sources, hardware and software configuration and installation, implementation of forecasting and early warning systems in National Meteorological and Hydrological Services. And also he has experience in implementation of projects on extreme event modeling, risk assessments, knowledge portal development, tools development for geospatial data sharing, design and implementation of ICT and computing infrastructure for processing, monitoring and exchange of meteorological and hydrological data and scientific modeling and analysis for weather forecasting and early warning systems. Additionally presently, he is involved in areas of climate risk management and climate change adaptation.
In the SERVIR-Mekong program, Mr. Susantha Jayasinghe is the thematic lead for Agriculture and Food Security. He is also the production lead of Regional Drought and Crop Yield Information System (RDCYIS) and technical lead of Virtual Rain and Stream Gauge Information System (VRSGIS).