Prof. Munasinghe is Chairman, Munasinghe Inst. for Development (MIND), Colombo; Prof. of Sustainable Development, Manchester Univ., UK; Visiting Prof., Vale Inst. of Sust. Devt., Federal Univ., Brazil, and Distinguished Guest Professor, Peking University, China.
He shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize (Vice Chair, IPCC-AR4), and received many other international awards. He has post-graduate degrees in engineering, physics and development economics, from Cambridge (UK), MIT (USA), and McGill and Concordia Univ. (Canada), and several honorary doctorates.
He was Senior Energy & Inf. Tech. Advisor to the President of Sri Lanka, Advisor to US Presidents Council on Environmental Quality, and Senior Advisor/Manager, World Bank.
He has authored 95 books and over 350 technical papers