Dr. Achela Fernando, Adjunct Senior Lecturer from Griffith School of Engineering Nathan Campus Griffith University Australia, is helping the Faculty as visiting lecturer from 12th August 2015. She obtained BSc (Eng) Hon. Civil Engineering from University of Peradeniya in 1987. Her MEng degree was in Environmental & Sanitary Engineering, obtained from Kyoto University, Japan in 1992. She obtained her PhD from University of Hong Kong in 1997. She worked in many countries, obtained number of awards and publications and a well experienced lecturer.
Professor Sri Sritharan from the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at Iowa State University delivered a talk and held a discussion with the staff on 12th August 2015. The discussion touched on the possibility of future collaboration on a visiting basis. It was an excellent motivational talk for the students. The talk covered engineering education in general and concluded with laying out the path of technological growth in Engineering.