Department of Civil Engineering


Senior Professor

Office Address:

Department of Civil Engineering,

University of Peradeniya,


Sri Lanka.


Telephone : +94-81-2393515, 2393510, 2575853

  • Mining & Engineering Geology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • MSc in Engineering Geology, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • BSc (Hon.) in Geology, University of Sri Lanka, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Certificate in Plate tectonics, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Certificate in Japanese Language, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Certificate in Exploration Geophysics, National Geophysical Research Institute , Hyderabad, India
  • Certificate in Remote Sensing, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Corporate Member- The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka
  • Chartered Engineer- The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka
  • Geochemical and Engineers Properties of rocks/natural aggregates groundwater Resources, Subsurface Investigations & Geo-environment.
  • Senior Professor, Civil Engineering University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. (2019 - To date)
  • Professor in Civil Engineering (specialized -Engineering Geology) from November 2009 to 2019.
  • Senior Lecturer Grade II, & I, Department of Civil Engineering, Peradeniya University, from 1990 to Nov.2009
  • Lecturer - Department of Civil Engineering, Peradeniya University from 1985-1990
  • Hydrogeologist, Water Resources Board, Colombo, from 1979-1985
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Geology, University of Peradeniya , 1978-79(Temporary)
  • Commonwealth Academic Fellow, University of Cardiff , UK, October 2011 - April 2012
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Mining, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1991-1992.
  • Justice of Peace (All Island), Ministry of Justice, Sri Lanka, from July 2011 to Date.
  • Hon.President - The Geological Society of Sri Lanka, 1990-1991
  • Chairman - Organizing Committee, 2nd International Symposium on The Geology of Sri Lanka, Kandy,1991, Sri Lanka
  • Life Member- The Geological Society of Sri Lanka (GSSL)
  • Life Member- Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) from 1979
  • Member Senior Scientists Forum, Sri Lanka
  • Member - International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, UK
  • Member- Geotechnical Society of Sri Lanka
  • Member- Association of Geoscientists for International Development (AGID) from 1981
  • Engineering Properties of Sri Lankan Rocks – Part I
  • Introduction to Water Resources

Department of Civil Engineering