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Old 03-01-21, 12:41 PM
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Default Lankan names on Queen's 2021 honours list

Lankan names on Queen's 2021 honours list

Several British-Sri Lankans are on the Queen's 2021 New Year honours list which recognises the outstanding achievements of people across the United Kingdom.The awards are as follows:Commander of the Order of the
British Empire (CBE)

Prof. Mohan Edirisinghe
who has been conferred the OBE holds the Bonfield Chair of Biomaterials in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University College London (UCL). Prof. Edirisinghe has been in the forefront of developing new methods to manufacture advanced materials particularly in healthcare.

His patented technology for producing micro-bubbles and nanoparticles has enabled the manufacture of whole new drug delivery systems, the UCL website states.

He has won many awards including the Royal Society Brian Mercer (Innovation) Feasibility Award a record three times, the Royal Academy of Engineering Armourers & Brasiers prize for excellence in Materials Engineering in 2017 and the Premier IOM3 Chapman Medal for his distinguished research in the field of biomedical materials.

He was elected as a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK and in 2020, as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences

Mohamed Hazrath Haleem Ossman
receives the OBE for services to the Sri Lankan community in the UK (London, Greater London). An old boy of S. Thomas College, he is an accountant by profession with businesses in the UK and Sri Lanka and an active member of the Sri Lanka Islamic (UK) Association.


From: JOHN YORKE <yorkeland7@aol.com>

Date: Sun, Jan 3, 2021 at 9:37 PM
Subject: Re: Lankan names on Queen’s 2021 honours list - Sunday Times 3rd January 2021
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Hi all ,
Sri Lanka’s loss is UK’s gain I guess. Brain drain !

Professor Mohan Edirisinghe and Haleem Ossman are Thomians. Gajan Wallooopillai’s father is also a Thomian .

Wish you and your family a Happy New Year . Stay safe . God Bless !

Yorkie
John Yorke

Old Thomians Recognised In The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List
Posted on 8th Jan, 2021


The Old Boy fraternity of S Thomas’ College extends its heartiest congratulations to the following Old Thomians who were recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

The list recognises the outstanding achievements of people across the United Kingdom.

Mr Haleem Ossman received an MBE for services to the Sri Lankan community in the UK (London, Greater London). An old boy of S. Thomas College, he is a qualified practising accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor by profession and is a life member and Past President of OTAUK.

Prof. Mohan Edirisinghe received an OBE. Prof Edirisinghe holds the Bonfield Chair of Biomaterials in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University College London (UCL). Prof. Edirisinghe has been at the forefront of developing new methods to manufacture advanced materials, particularly in healthcare.

His patented technology for producing micro-bubbles and nanoparticles has enabled the manufacture of whole new drug delivery systems, the UCL website states.

Old Thomian Mr Tulsi Wallooppillai’s son Gaj Wallooppillai received an OBE for services to equality and community cohesion. A former local councillor in the Royal Borough of Kingston-Upon-Thames, he is currently a Special Advisor to the Conservative Party Chairman and the party’s International Secretary.

We are proud to number these gentlemen as former students of S Thomas’ College and wish them continued success.

https://www.stcmloba.com/newsroom/ne...onours-List.dz

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