Shivantha Withanage is an outstanding science student who studied at the Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa. After completing his advanced level successfully, he is now studying in the medical college.
He is the son of senior environmental scientist Hemantha Withanage and biology teacher Shimali Fernando. He has many achievements in various fields such as biological science, languages, astronomy, history and general science. In 2009 he won the bronze medal in Biology Olympiad, which created a milestone in his life.
He is the one who initiated the project "Traditional Ways of Water Purification" and made it in to reality, with the help of his two best science partners Dushan Tissera & Malith Gihan.