Dr. T.C. Bamunuarachchige is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Bioprocess Technology, Faculty of Technology, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. He has been a member of the Working Committee on Biotechnology and Bioethics of the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Sri Lanka and the Program Coordinator for the Technology Degree programs conducted by the RUSL. Dr. Bamunuarachchige is a certified tutor mentor trainer in distance and continuing education. He has served as the Program Coordinator of the Distance education program from 2009-2012 at RUSL. Dr. Bamunuarachchige has authored about 35 scientific publications and supervised several postgraduate students in the field of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology. He has a wealth of experience in writing proposals for competitive grants including World Bank and Asian Development Bank-funded projects. Dr. Bamunuarachchige is a certified peer reviewer under the Elsevier Researcher Academy and has served as a reviewer for six international and several local journals. He is a prominent reviewer of Biotechnology related proposals submitted to the two leading funding agencies in Sri Lanka the NSF and the NRC.