Department of Civil Engineering


Senior Lecturer

Office Address:

Department of Civil Engineering,

University of Peradeniya,


Sri Lanka.


Telephone :

  • PhD – University of Cambridge (2011)
  • BSc (Eng) – University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (2006)
  • Shear behaviour of reinforced concrete, Shear retrofitting
  • 2014 – To date : Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering,Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • 2011 – 2014 : Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dias, W.P.S., Yapa, H.D. and Peiris L.M.N., 2009, Tsunami Vulnerability Functions from Field Surveys and Monte Carlo Simulation, Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 26(2), 181-194.
  • Yapa, H.D. and Lees, J.M., 2009, Optimum Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams with Prestressed Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Straps, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC 09), Edinburgh, UK, 214-226.
  • Yapa, H.D. and Lees J.M., 2011, Analysis of CFRP Strap-strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams Using the Modified Compression Field Theory (MCFT), Proceedings of the International Conference FRPRCS-10, Tempa, Florida.

Department of Civil Engineering