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Awards and Honors

Final year undergraduate students of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Ruhuna won the 3rd place at the Inter University “Concrete Mix Design Competition” organized by Holcim (Lanka) Ltd. 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 final competition was held on 11th October 2014 at TECHNO-2014, Colombo.

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Civil Engineering Undergraduate Students of the Faculty of Engineering won the 3rd place at the "Spaghetti Bridge Competition 2014", held on 12th October 2014 at the BMICH premises with Techno 2014 exhibition which was organized by Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL).

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A collaborative research conducted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, entitled "Factors affecting people's preferences on lake function for sustainable management of Kandy Lake, Sri Lanka", won the best poster presentation award at the 11th International Symposium of South East Asian Water Environment, held at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Tushara Chaminda, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, engaged with this collaborative research with the University of Shiga Prefecture, Japan and Kanazawa University, Japan.

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