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S.r. De S. Chandrakeerthy

University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka


He is a founder member of the University of Moratuwa, and was the first to obtain merit promotions to the grades of Associate Professor, and Professor at this University. He was a Fulbright Fellow, Commonwealth Fellow, ILO Fellow, and a UN Fellow. In addition, he won the E.O.E. Pereira Prize, and the S.D. & C.C. prize of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka,twice and three times respectively. The Sri Lanka Standards Institution also awarded him a gold medal for his contributions to standardization, and he also won five awards for outstanding research performances from University of Moratuwa. He was also awarded the prestigious CVCD award for Most Outstanding Researches in Technology and Allied Sciences at a Sri Lankan University in 2006.

Research Interest

Civil Engineering


  • Chandrakeerthy, S.R.De S., " Improvements to 1:2:4 Volume Batched Grade 20 Nominal Concrete in Sri Lanka", p124-134 and 138, Indian Concrete Journal, Vol.61, No.5, May 1987.

  • Chandrakeerthy, S.R.De S., and Hendry, A.W., " Behavior of Wall-floor Slab Joints in Single Leaf and Cavity Walls", p10-13, The International Journal of Masonry Construction, Volume 3, No. 1, 1983.

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