Mr. Vignarajah, Senior Lecturer from the Department of Civil Engineering, General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University (KDU), is helping the Faculty as visiting lecturer from 7th August 2015. He completed his BSc Eng and MPhil degrees from the University of Peradeniya in 2000 and 2004. He also completed MSc Eng degree from the Texas Tech University in USA with a GPA of 4.0 out of 4.0. He is currently reading for his PhD at the Texas Tech University while serving as a Senior Lecturer at KDU, Sri Lanka. He specializes in structural engineering and served as a consultant to industries since 2008.
Dr. Nalin Wickramanayake, Senior Lecturer from the Department of Civil Engineering, Open University of Sri Lanka is helping as a visiting lecturer from 6th August 2015. He completed his BScEng degree with first class honours from the University of Peradeniya in 1985, MScEng and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1989 and 1993 respectively. He has worked in Sri Lanka, USA, Australia and Maldives.
Dr. Ramesh Dhere, from University of Illinois at Chicago, visited the Faculty of Engineering and delivered a talk to the students and staff. It was held on 5th August 2015. The talk addressed the latest development with some history on Climate Change and Renewable Energy. Dr. Ramesh completed his PhD at University of Colorado, Boulder, USA and now he is an adjacent professor at University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. Continue reading
Dr. Gurusinghe, retired Senior Lecturer from the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya is helping the Faculty. He is helping as a visiting lecturer, from 4th August 2015, to conduct the surveying course. It is really great to get services from Dr. Gurusinghe, as he is a very resourceful person in surveying with over 30 years of experience on teaching surveying courses.
Professor Nallanathan visited the Faculty on 3rd August 2015. He had an interactive discussion with the staff members of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The staff had discussion on the Electrical and Electronic Engineering curriculum in general and detail discussion on the wireless communication andrelated subjects. Finally, he deliveredan hour long talk to students on latest developments in communication technology. Continue reading