Dinusha Eshvari Arachchige, M.Sc.


Research Interests

  • Biogeochemistry in groundwater and surface water
  • Weathering and alteration of rock
  • Properties of colloids
  • Environmental isotopes
  • Sea water intrusion and water pollution

Professional Experience

  • Since 10/2017: PhD student, Chair of Hydrogeology, Institute of Geosciences, FSU Jena, Germany
  • 10/2014 - 03/2017: Student assistant, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
  • 01/2016 - 02/2016: Student assistant, IWW Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wasser Beratungs- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, Biebesheim am Rhein, Darmstadt
  • 02/2013 - 06/2014: Scientist, National Building Research Organization, Ministry of Disaster Management, Sri Lanka


  • M.Sc., 10/2014 - 03/2017: "Biogeochemical investigation of a mountainous river catchment in the tropical highlands of Sri Lanka", Institute of Applied Geosciences, TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • B.Sc., 06/2008 - 01/2013: "Use of Hydrogeochemistry and Environmental Isotopes to Evaluate Groundwater in Panama, Sri Lanka", Department of Geology, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka


  • Collaborative Research Centre 1076 AquaDiva: Understanding the Links Between Surface and Subsurface Biogeosphere
  • C03 - Biogeochemistry in zones of fluctuating groundwater: Alteration of rock surfaces and interactions with subsurface colloids