CVCD Excellence Award 2018

The awarding Ceremony of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) Excellence Awards was held on the 19th of March 2019 under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House in Colombo.

The CVCD Excellence Awards Ceremony organized by the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors is held once in two years. The CVCD Excellence Awards are given to recognize and honour the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of the academic staff in the Sri Lankan Universities. The President presented awards under six (06) disciplines of study.

University of Peradeniya received the highest number of awards for Senior Researchers in the Sri Lankan Universities as follows.

  1. 1. Most Outstanding Senior Researcher in the field of Technology and related Sciences including Engineering, Architecture, Quantity Surveying and Information Technology
    Professor J.B. Ekanayake, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
  2. 2. Most Outstanding Senior Researcher in the field of Biological Sciences including Agriculture and Allied Sciences
    Professor W.A.J.M De Costa, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture
  3. 3. Most Outstanding Senior Researcher in the field of Physical Sciences
    Professor Rohana Chandrajith, Department of Geology, Faculty of Science