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educator , Engineering educator

Harindra Joseph Fernando, American Engineering educator. Recipient Rotary Club award, 1980, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Gold Medal, 1980; Gilman fellow, 1980-1983; National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator award, 1987. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, American Geophysical Union.

Background

Fernando, Harindra Joseph was born on October 19, 1955 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Came to the United States 1980. Son of Joseph Raymond and Audrey (Phyllys) Fernando.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Sri Lanka, 1979. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1983.

Career

Research assistant Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1980-1983. Research associate California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1983-1984. Professor engineering Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1984.

Panelist National Research Council, Washington, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Theoretical and Computational Fluid Mechanics. Technical associate editor Applied Mechanics Review/American Society of Mechanical Engineers, since 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, American Geophysical Union.

Connections

Married Ravini Marina Cooray, January 5, 1985. Children: Ravi, Sahan, Shenal.

father:
Joseph Raymond Fernando

mother:
Audrey (Phyllys) Fernando

spouse:
Ravini Marina Cooray

child:
Ravi Fernando

child:
Sahan Fernando

child:
Shenal Fernando