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Prof. K. G. H. C. N. Seneviratne

Professor

 
Office Address: 

Department of Civil Engineering,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,20400,
Sri Lanka.

 Email: 
nimals@pdn.ac.lk
Telephone: 
+94-81-2393511
 

Educational Qualifications :

  • Ph.D. in Geotechnics, University of Cambridge, U.K., (1979)
  • BScEng (Ceylon) with First Class Honours, University of Ceylon, Sri Lanka, (1975)
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Professional Qualifications :

  • Fellow and corporate member, Institution of Engineers (Sri Lanka)
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Appointments (Selected) :

  • January 2005 – To date : Senior Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • December 1996 – December 2004 : Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • October 1997 – September 2000 : Head, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • July 1981 – November 1996 : Senior Lecturer/lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya
  • 2001-2003 : Director, Centre for Research and Post-graduate Studies, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya
  • April 1980 - March 1981: Geotechnical Engineer,Ove Arup and Partners Limited, Hong Kong
  • August 1979 – April 1980 : Research Assistant, Cambridge University Engineering Department, U.K.
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Visiting Appointments:

  • January 2007– January 2008: Visiting Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa
  • March 1994 – February 1995 : Visiting Scholar, University of Western Australia
  • May 1991– May 1992 : Visiting Scholar University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Memberships:

  • Vice-president, Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society, Sri Lanka
  • Member, Advisory and Coordinating Board, Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, Sri Lanka.
  • Member, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Member, Sri Lankan Association for Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka