Prof. U. de S. Jayawardena ( on sabbatical leave )


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.

Professor in Civil Engineering (specialized -Engineering Geology) from November 2009 to Date.

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/p>

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

Books :
1. Engineering Properties of Sri Lankan Rocks – Part I
2. Introduction to Water Resources