Department of Civil Engineering



ACHIEVEMENTS

AWARDS 2020


Migara Rathnatunga Trust Awards

Ms.M.A.l.A. Moragoda received Merit Certificate from IESL under Migara Rathnatunga Trust Awards for Industrial Training For University Undergraduates -2019/2020

(12/09/2020)



AWARDS 2019


ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award by ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations (AEFO)

Dr. Shameen Jinadasa

Dr K.B.S.N. Jinadasa received ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award by ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations (AEFO) as the Principal Investigator of Project on 'Mitigation of Pollution at Kandy Lake and Mid-Canal Sri Lanka'. Award was conferred AFEO's 35th annual Conference (CAFEO) held in Bangkok, Thailand



Best Paper and Presentation Award - “Modelling Soil-Gas Diffusivity in Aggregated Porous Media”

Ms. Navodi Jayarathne, received the best paper and presentation award for her paper on “Modelling Soil-Gas Diffusivity in Aggregated Porous Media” at the ACEPS 2019 international symposium which was held at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna

(29/10/2019)



Trust Awards for Industrial Training For University Undergraduates -2018/2019

Ms. L.M.S.D. Pitawala received Cash award from the IESL under Migara Rathnatunga Trust Awards for Industrial Training For University Undergraduates -2018/2019

(10/08/2019)



National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Award – 2017

Prof. J. J. Wijetunge received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Award – 2017 for scientific excellence in the field of Engineering Sciences



NRC Merit Award for Scientific Publications in 2017

Dr. D.T.K.K Chamindu received the NRC Merit Award for Scientific Publications in 2017



AWARDS 2018


President’s Award For Scientific Publications

Senior Professor P.B.R.Dissanayake, Dr.U.I.Dissanayake, Dr.(Mrs.)W.C.T.K.Gunawardane, Dr. D.T.K.K.chamidu, Dr.C.S.Bandara and Dr.L.Rathnayake received Presidential Awards in 2018 for their research publications in 2016

Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake

Dr. U. I. Dissanayake

Dr. (Mrs) W.C.T.K. Gunawardana

Dr. Chamindu Deepagoda T.K.K.

Dr. C. S. Bandara

Dr. Lashitha Rathnayake



1st Place at the SLGS Project Day Competition

S. M. Gajanayake (project partner: R.D.S.S. Jayasooriya) won the 1st place at the SLGS Project Day competition.



2nd Place at the SLGS Project Day Competition

B. Balinee (project partner: P. Dissanth) won 2nd place at the SLGS Project Day competition. The project was supervised by Dr. M.C.M. Nasvi.



Gold-medal for the best paper publishing in “Modulus” 2018

Ms. D M M P Dissanayake (of E12 batch) was awarded the Gold-medal for the best paper publishing in “Modulus” 2018. The project was supervised by Dr. H D Yapa



NSF Research Award – 2017

Prof. J.J. Wijetunge

Prof. J. J. Wijetunge of the Department of Civil Engineering has won the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Award – 2017 under the category of Engineering Sciences, Architecture and ICT for his research work on numerical modelling and mapping of coastal impact of storm surges in Sri Lanka. He will be awarded a plaque, a certificate and a cash prize at the Awards Ceremony to be held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the National Science Foundation this year (2018).



Prestigious Engineering Award for the Faculty of Engineering

Dr. Shameen Jinadasa

On 20 July 2017, the project “Mitigation of Pollution at Kandy Lake and Mid-Canal, Sri Lanka” has been awarded the Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award (PEAA) by the Institute of Engineers, Singapore (IES). The project was a collaboration between UOP’s Faculty of Engineering and the Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI, Singapore). Dr Shameen Jinadasa, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering was the project’s Principal Investigator.

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University of Peradeniya - CVCD Excellence Awards

Prof. J.J. Wijetunge

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Presidential Research Bonus

Dr. Shameen Jinadasa

Dr. Nadeeshani Nanayakkara

Prof. J.J. Wijetunge



NRC Merit Award for Scientific Publication

Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake

Dr. (Mrs.) H.K. Nandalal

Prof. J.J. Wijetunge


IESL Best Technical Paper

SD&CC Award to Prof. K. P. P. Pathirana

Prof. K. P. P. Pathirana



Department of Civil Engineering