The Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), a body which regulates professional engineering in Ontario has conferred its Order of Honour on Eng. N. Madusuthanan, a Sri Lankan engineer. He was inducted to the order at a gala ceremony held on 24th April, 2015 in Toronto , Canada
Eng. Madusuthanan, migrated to Canada in 1996 and have successfully obtained his P. Eng in 1999, and FEC (Fellow Engineers Canada) in 2014. The Order of Honour is bestowed in recognition of the conspicuous service by individuals to the engineering profession and Eng. Madusuthanan was among eight individuals, and the only Sri Lankan, who received the honour at this year’s event. (See Media Release issued by PEO for full details)
A product of the University of Ceylon, he had served at the Irrigation Department and was the Senior Deputy Director of Irrigation at the time of his retirement in 1990. He is a Fellow of the IESL and had held many positions including Council Member in the 1980s, Civil Engineering Sectional Committee Chair and was in the committee that started the JIY long with late Dr. Ray Wijewardena. He was also the Chair of the Galle Branch of the IESL in 1982. He was closely associated in the initiation of the AutoCAD and Computer courses at the IESL using the few computers obtained at the time as a grant from Australian High commission.