Last Updated on March 1st, 2021

Awards & Distinctions

  • Recipient of the Miller Prize awarded by the Institution of Civil Engineers, London for a paper presented to the Institution in 1968

  • Winner of the TOP TEN outstanding Sri Lankans award (Academic Achievements) for those under 40 years in 1981

  • Recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of The Open University of the U.K. for the contributions to Distance and Open Learning. in 1995

  • Recipient of a Honorary Doctorate of the Open University of Sri Lanka for the contributions to Education and University development in 2001.

  • Award of Excellence on Transport-Conferred by Chartered Institute of Transport UK in July 2000

  • Conferment of The Presidential National Honour of Vidya Jyothi by H.E.The President of Sri Lanka, in November 2005

  • "Centenary Award of Excellence in Engineering", Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, in January 2006

  • Recipient of the Most Outstanding Sri Lankan Award 2009 for Education and betterment of Sri Lankan Society awarded by Lions International- June 2009

  • Recipient of a Honorary Doctorate of the University of Moratuwa of Sri Lanka for the contributions to Higher Education, University development and National Development in June 2009.

  • Recipient of Runner-up Award, at Paper Competition, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia January 2011, of Asia Pacific Country Representatives of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London

  • Recipient of "Distinguished Engineer Award" Engineers Guild of Sri Lanka, September 2019