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Geotechnical engineer , consultant

Piyasena Wijemunige, Sri Lankan geotechnical engineer, consultant. Recipient Government Australia scholarship, 1977, Govt Japan scholarship, 1982. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute Engineers Australia; member Institute Civil Engineers London, Professional Engineers Board of Queensland.

Background

Wijemunige, Piyasena was born on April 22, 1951 in Bibilegama, Sri Lanka. Arrived in Australia, 1991. Son of Piyadasa and Seelawathie (Gajasinghe) G.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with honours, University Ceylon, 1976. Master of Electrical Engineering, Asian Institute Technology, Thailand, 1979. Doctor Engineering, 1982.

Career

Assistant lecturer University Sri Lanka, 1976. Senior geotechnical engineer, project engineer Moh & Associates Pte Ltd., Singapore, 1982-1991. Proprietor, director Wijemunige Geotechnical consultant, Viewbank Victoria, since 1991.

Specialist geotechnical consultant Public Works Department, Malaysia, since 1991, J.W. Geotechnical Consultant, since 1991, P.S. Konsultant, since 1991.

Membership

Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute Engineers Australia. Member Institute Civil Engineers London, Professional Engineers Board of Queensland.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening.

Connections

Married Saroja Malathi Perera Wijemunige, July 4, 1977. Children: Ruwan, Nilmini.

father:
Piyadasa G.

mother:
Seelawathie (Gajasinghe) G.

spouse:
Saroja Malathi Perera Wijemunige

children:
Ruwan Wijemunige

Nilmini Wijemunige