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Engineering Excellence Awards 2018

The Engineering Excellence Awards 2018, organized by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL), the apex body of the Engineering profession in the country was held at the BMICH, Colombo on 27th of March 2019. The chief guest at the event was the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.  IESL President Eng. (Prof) T M Pallewatta, Council Members, past presidents and CEO of the IESL also participated at this occasion.

 Awards were comprised of two main categories; Engineering Excellence for Individuals and Organizations. This year following awards were bestowed.

 For Individuals

 Eminence in Engineering Award (Eng. (Prof.) A K W Jayawardane)

Engineering Invention and Innovation Award (Eng. P D S H Gunawardane)

Award for Excellence in Engineering Journalism (Eng. Nadeera Wijesinghe – Main, Eng. A.D.J. Seneviratna – Merit)

 Young Chartered Engineer Award (Eng. T.L. Pradeep – Merit)

 Chartered Engineer Award (Eng. K L S Sahabandu)

 Environment Award (Eng. (Prof) Mahesh Jayaweera – Main, Eng. (Prof) Rangika Halwathura – Merit)

 Outstanding Engineering Education Award (Prof. Leelananda Rajapaksha – Merit)  

 Presidents Award (Eng (Ms) R L Haturusinha)

 For organizations

 Manufacturing (Large) LTL Transformers (Pvt.) Ltd. (Main), LTL Galvanizers (Pvt) Ltd (Merit) Venora Lanka Power Panels (Pvt) Ltd. (Merit)

 Construction (Large)  Maga Engineering (Pvt.) Ltd  (Main), Access Engineering PLC (Merit)

 Engineering Services (Large)  Lakdhanavi Ltd.

 Engineering Services (Medium)  JLanka Technologies (Pvt) Ltd.

The Excellence in Engineering Awards scheme was founded with the aim to encourage and celebrate the excellence in the science and the practice of engineering by rewarding the best and the finest of its members, individuals, organizations and enterprises in Sri Lanka for their outstanding accomplishments and achievements related to engineering.

“Sri Lanka, in particular, has a great engineering tradition, with its ancient kings engaged in great engineering wonders such as irrigation networks, stupas, fortresses, gardens etc. IESL as the premier body for professional engineers in Sri Lanka is bound to carry this great tradition and celebrate achievements and accomplishments of our fellow engineers to encourage them to the pursuit of excellence in the profession” said the president of the IESL Eng. (Prof.) T M Pallewatta, addressing the audience.

The next engineering excellence awards will be held in 2021 and the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka wishes to carry this tradition as it is their duty and commitment to the engineering profession in Sri Lanka.

Event Photos

Published Date: 2019-04-04 23:06:23