Inter university concrete mix design competition organized jointly by the Civil Engineering societies of the state universities and Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd., was held on 11th October 2016 at Siam City Cement (Lanka) Head office Colombo. This year, university of Jaffna and South Eastern University’s engineering undergraduates also participated to the competition unlike the previous years, increasing the number of competitors.
Final Year undergraduate students of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Ruhuna won the 1st place with 85 Mpa, defeating other 4 State Engineering Faculties at the Inter-University Concrete Mix Design Competition. The objective of the competition was to impart practical and theoretical knowledge in the specialized area of concrete mix design, providing students with valuable exposure to working with concrete as well as encouraging them to work in teams.
The students in the winning team are,
• SENARATHNE H.P.C.D. - EG/2012/2076
• PREMAWARDHANA E.M.T.P. - EG/2012/2035
• BANDARA M.M.D.S. - EG/2012/1893
• PRIYADARSHANA H.S. - EG/2012/2036
• SAMAAKOON S.M.T.L. - EG/2012/2062