I want to create a world where the ocean doesn't need protection.
If Shanjeevan had his choice, he would have gills instead of lungs. He spends as much time as he can scuba diving and blowing bubbles. When he’s a land lover you can find Shanjeevan working on a range of innovative projects that aim to engage, entertain, and educate people about the ocean.
His goal is to make a lasting contribution to society through innovation and make a difference in his community. He solves environmental problems through an interdisciplinary approach and fosters leadership values, skills and abilities by engaging in collective, solution-oriented projects.
He is a passionate adventure traveller. Adventure travelling is one of the greatest gifts that fuel his soul. He creates adventures, experiences and missions to challenge himself and reach beyond his comfort zone and he views the world through the lens of other cultures. each beyond his comfort zone and he views the world through the lens of other cultures.
Hon. Shanakiyan, Member of Parliament mentioned in his parliament speech about Shanjeevan and his community innovation project Underwater Glider, in Sinhalese and English language.
Shanjeevan is building an Underwater Glider with the help of an existing Open Source project, which drives on the surface of the water. Underwater Glider disturbs the surrounding water very little, allowing for accurate and reliable data recording to protect the blue economy of Sri Lanka.
Shanjeevan delivered his first keynote speech abroad on December 19th at StartNext organised by the Brampton Tamil Association Canada. STARTNEXT is a virtual event consisting of workshops, presentations and networking opportunities to boost entrepreneurship among young and experienced business owners.
OceanBiome is a community of talents with a focus on ocean research to map the path to engage in Ocean Protection to enable the next generation of leaders to engage in ocean literacy and stewardship to become ocean ambassadors in Sri Lanka.OceanBiome
Trash for Trade is a Plastic Upcycling Social Business. It is a Social innovation idea developed from an Open Source community called Precious Plastic with the support of DreamSpace Academy. We develop our own pieces of machinery for the upcycling process.Trash For Trade
Skills for Inclusive Growth is an initiative of the Australian Government in the partnership with the Ministry of Skills Development Employment and Labour Relations. The programme supports skills training, job creation and business growth across the tourism sector in Eastern and North Central provinces in Sri Lanka.Skills for Inclusive Growth
The Department of fisheries is mainly focusing on promoting environmental fishing methods. He worked as an intern for the data collection at the Fisheries department, Batticaloa.Fisheries Department
DreamSpace Academy is a community innovation centre to tackle complex local socio-economic and environmental challenges with challenge-based learning.He is the Guardian of Electronics Lab.Dreamspace.academy
Under the guidance of Sri Lanka United Nations Friendship Organization (SUNFO) the Council functioning along with theDistrict and Chief Divisional Coordinator and 21 Divisional Coordinators to achieve the Targets of the Sustainable Development Goals as a group Young Enthusiastic Volunteer Force.SDGs Youth Council
Founding member and Director – Operations & Team Management of Sagacious Youth Lead Consortium Sri Lanka; (SYLCSL) a youth organization that creates platforms to empower youths in decision making, partnership, and making them lead themselves.Sylcsl.org
Leo clubs are a youth organization of Lions Clubs International. Leo clubs encourage youths to develop leadership qualities by participating in social service activities.Leo Club
After receiving the president’s award he became the scout leader of St.Michael’s College Scout Group.Sri Lanka Scout Association
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a youth awards programme founded in the United Kingdom in 1956 by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, that has since expanded to 144 nations.He is the an award leader for SYLC Youth award unit.nysc.lk/youthAward
He is the assistant coordinator for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Programme for Northern Province and Eastern Province.The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Navarkadu is an underprivileged village in Batticaloa. I taught English for 30 students for 6 months.Navarkadu Namahal Vidyalaya, Batticaloa
SPM Foundation is a charity service to support the people in need from Batticaloa, Srilanka.
To unite the youth of Sri Lanka from all ethnic and religious groups in a movement which provides hope and facilitates reconciliation in Sri Lanka. Paving the way for a peaceful and prosperous Sri Lanka for future generations. He worked in Batticaloa and Kalmunai regional centres.Sri Lanka Unites
Play for Peace 3D White Feathers Club – a Project of Play for Peace along with Sagacious Youth Lead Consortium since 2018.Play for Peace
YLL creates safer spaces while developing knowledge and skills on nonviolent conflict transformation for diverse youth to come together and explore their true potentials to be facilitative leaders at the community, regional, and national levels through capitalizing on their passions.Youth for Love and Life
Play for Peace is a community of over 2,000 people spanning 40+ countries who are, right now, creating a more peaceful world. He is a mentor for 3D White Feathers, Play for Peace Club.
Followed BioScience course for Advanced level in St.Michael’s College National School.St.Michael’s College National School, Batticaloa.
Studied from Grade 1 to ordinary level in St.Michael’s College National School.St.Michael’s College National School, Batticaloa.
Korea-SIS team won a gold medal at iGEM Competition 2020 for developing a biosensor to detect Aspergillus fungi infection that destroys 40% of rice grains during post-harvest storage in Sri Lanka.I provided extensive support to develop this project and guided the team on co-developing with the support of multiple stakeholders from local farmers, life-science, agriculture, engineering and manufacturing.iGEM , Paris, France
Research Survey Coordinator conducted by the researchers to better understand the Economic Valuation of Ecological Services of the Batticaloa Lagoon, Sri Lanka.Eastern University, Sri Lanka.
“Portable Water Purification Method With Minimum Cost And Maximum Efficiency” is research presented in the regional Sagacious Junior Water Prize (SJWP) - 2014.Sagacious Junior Water Prize
Credential ID - 2009AD7125PADI
Generation unlimited is a platform for young people to develop their ideas by providing resources and mentors. It is co-hosted by the United Nations Development Programme and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund.
Shanjeevan is one of the parliamentarians in the first Sustainable Development Goals Children Parliament in Sri Lanka.
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a youth awards programme founded in the United Kingdom by the Royal Family.
President’s award is the highest award in Boy Scouts of Sri Lanka. I received the award by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena.Sylcsl.org
National Research Project Competition is conducted by National Science Foundation under the Ministry of Research and Technology.
Sagacious Junior Water Prize is a water research project competition conducted by the Community led Environmental organization Sagacious Youth Lead Consortium.
World Water day Quiz Competition is conducted by Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management.
Climathon is a city-based programme that offers a clear pathway to action and interaction - an opportunity for cities and citizens to co-create local ideas to share climate challenges. At the core of the programme is an ideathon powered by local organisers; the people who know their cities and climate challenges the best.
Hackdev COVID 19 Innovation Challenge 2020 is launched by the United Nations Development Programme for innovators in Sri Lanka to bring forward their solutions to help fight the impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic.
Sri Lankan Climate Change Forum is conducted by Srilankan Youth Climate Action Network (SLYCAN Trust) in Blue Green Era by the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment.
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