Sarath Gunapala

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Sarath Gunapala
Born Yatiyantota, Kegalle, Sri Lanka
Residence Los Angeles
Nationality Sri Lankan
Institutions Jet Propulsion Laboratory of NASA
Alma mater Nalanda College Colombo
University of Colombo
University of Pittsburgh
Known for Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector, infrared imaging technology
Spouse Vajira Gunapala (née Udukumbura)

Sarath Gunapala,(Sinhala:සරත් ගුණපාල) is a Sri Lankan solid-state physicist, Senior Research Scientist and Group Supervisor at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He works primarily in Quantum Well Infrared Photo Detecting.He is also a Board Member of Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector Technologies LLC. Gunapala lives in the suburbs of Los Angeles, CA with his wife Vajira.[1]


  1. ^ Rutnam, Jayam (14 June 2012). "Shalini Graduates From Cornell". San Gabriel Valley Examiner. Retrieved 29 January 2013.