Professor SabanayagamThevanayagam visited to the Faculty on Engineering on 18th June 2015 and spends whole day, discussing with the staff members in different meetings. It was excellent knowledge and experience sharing with the staff members on teaching and research environment at the University at Buffalo. He also explains the possible research activities at University of Buffalo and shared the research guidance and experience with the junior staff members. Further he dedicated some time with the Department of Civil Engineering and Academic Development Program Committee Chair Dr. Anburuval on discussing the related curriculum sections in his discipline. He was interested on serving more to the community based project and discussions were carried out with the Dean of the Faculty. He also agreed to come and serve the faculty with possible period in future with short period of stay in near future.
Prof. S. Thevanayagam is a Professor of Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, attached to the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences of University at Buffalo, The state University of New York. He completed his PhD Geotechnical Engineering at Purdue University in 1989, MS Geotechnical Engineering at Purdue University in 1985 and BScEng Civil Engineering at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1982.