BSc Engineering (Hons) Degree, University of Moratuwa.
Concept of Threshold in the Estimation of Probable Maximum Precipitation : Hershfield’s Method Revisited. ASCE, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 26(3), 2021.
A Study of Flood Forecasting and Mapping for the Attanagalu Oya . 5th Int. Conf. on Science, Engineering & Environment (SEE), Bangkok, Thailand, Nov.11-13, 2019.
Probabilistic Modelling of Extreme Rainfall Events within the Wet Zone of Sri Lanka, 20th Congress of the Asia Pasific Division of the International Association for Hydro Environment Engineering & Research, IAHRAPD , Colombo, 2016.
Extreme Value Analysis of Annual Maximum Rainfall Data in Colombo and Anuradhapura. Proceedings of Civil Engineering Research Symposium, University of Moratuwa, 2015.
Climate Change Adaptation: A Hydraulic Model Study to Improve the Spillway Discharge of Giritale Reservoir. Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference, MERCon 2015.
Tropical Cyclone Damages in Sri Lanka. Wind Engineers, JAWE, Vol.40, No.3 (No.144), July 2015.
Fernando, W. C. D. K. and Wickramasuriya, S. S., “The behavior of daily rainfall extremes in the context of climate change”, Ensuring national security through reconciliation and sustainable development, Annual Symposium, 2012, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, 2012
Challenges in Dam Safety and Extreme Rainfall Estimation in Relation to Sri Lanka. Engineer – Vol xxxxv, No.01, pp. [39-49], 2012
The Hydro-meteorological Estimation of Probable Maximum Precipitation under varying scenarios in Sri Lanka. Int. J .Climatol, 31: 668 – 676 (2011)
Reliable Estimates of Probable Maximum Precipitation for Disaster Risk Reduction. Int. Conf. on Building Resilience (Kandalama), University of Salford, (2011).
Improved Procedures for Estimating Rainfall Extremes. National Symposium on Promoting Knowledge Transfer to Strengthen Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation. Disaster Management Center, SLAAS and UNDP, Colombo, Sri Lanka (2009).
A Statistical Approach for Estimating Probable Maximum Precipitation for Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the International Statistics Conference, Applied Statistics Association of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka (2009).
Estimating Extreme Rainfall in Sri Lanka under Monsoonal and Cyclonic Environments. Exploring New Spheres for a Better Future, Annual Symposium, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. (2009).
Rain Water Harvesting for Water Efficiency and Management. Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Sustainable Built Environments. Kandy, 2010.
Rain Water Harvesting in Sri Lanka. Economic Review, People’s Bank Publication. (2009).
Estimating Probable Maximum Precipitation – From Research to Design. Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, (2007).
Some Hydrological Issues in the Assessment of Dam Safety. Annual Trans. Institution of Engineers, (2004).
Some Issues in the Estimation of Probable Maximum Precipitation. Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management in the Changing Environment of the Monsoon Region. United Nations University, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (2004).
Assessment of Adequacy of Spillways for Dam Safety and Reservoir Conservation in Sri Lanka. Int. Conference on Hydrology: Science and Practice for the 21st. Century, British Hydrological Society, London, UK. (2004).
Developing an Annual Rainfall Runoff Model for Wet Zone Catchments in Sri Lanka (2008)
Modeling Runoff Characteristics of the Minneriya and Nachchaduwa Catchments and Simulation of the 1957 Floods. (2008).
Drought Mitigation and Water Conservation Practices Using Rainwater Harvesting in the Wet and Dry Zones of Sri Lanka (2008)
Hydrological Aspects of Dam Safety – 32 Reports prepared with Jacobs Gibb (UK) assessing the adequacy of spillways. Dam Safety and Reservoir Conservation Project, Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka. (2003/2004).
Honors and Awards
Honorary Lifetime Membership Concrete Institute
Eureak Prize for Best Science in National Security
Fieaust – Fellow of The Institution of Engineers of Australia
Credentials and Positions Held
Professor in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne
Director of the ARC Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Modular Housing (ARC CAMP.H),
Leader of the Advanced Protective Technology of Engineering Structures Group
Convener of the ARC Research Network for a Secure Australia (RNSA) from 2004 -2011
Past Chair International Committee on High-Strength Concrete – American Concrete Institute
Past Chair Use of High-Strength Concrete in Tall Buildings – World Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Past Committee Member – Concrete Institute of Australia