Last Updated on January 1st, 2018

Membership in Professional & Academic Bodies

  • Member , Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science since 1970

  • Council Member, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka. (1978-1993 and 1998/1999)

  • Chairman, Civil Engineering Sectional Committee of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka for consecutive years 1980 / 1981 / 1982

  • President, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (1991 - 1992)

  • President, Chartered Institute of Transport London (Sri Lanka Branch) (1989-1991)

  • Secretary General, Asian Association of Open Universities (1990 -1993)

  • Member, Board of Governors Commonwealth of Learning (1991-1993)

  • Member, Academic Advisory Panel of the International Technological University-Paris, France (1988)

  • Chairman, Committee of Vice Chancellors & Directors (1991 and 2003)

  • Member, National Education Commission (1991-1994 and 2004 - 2017)

  • Member, Academic Council, National Institute of Education (1992)

  • Member, Board of Trustees of the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. (1992-1994)

  • President Elect - Asian Association of Open Universities (1993)

  • Member, Board of Governors, Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies (1999-2005)

  • Chairman and Member of the Senior Professors’ Committee appointed in 1999 by the University Grants Commission to resolve the students crisis at the University of Moratuwa.

  • Chairman, Sri Lanka Association of Civil Engineers (2001 - 2014)

  • Nominee of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Directors in the Council of the Open University of Sri Lanka (2001-2005)

  • Council Member, Association of Commonwealth Universities (2003)

  • Chairman, Standing Committee on Tertiary and Technological Education, National Education Commission (August 2004 to date)

  • Honorary Fellow, Institute of Chemistry (January 2009)