BSc Eng (Hons) (Moratuwa), MEng (Tokyo), DEng (Tokyo), AMIE(SL)
Department of Civil Engineering
Dr. Suminda Ranasinghe obtained his first degree from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka with a first class honours in Civil Engineering. He then obtained his Master's degree and Doctorate specializing in Coastal Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan. Soon after the completion of his PhD, Dr. Ranasinghe joined the Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo as an Assistant Professor and then provided his services as a Lecturer at the School of Planning, Architecture & Civil Engineering, Queen's University of Belfast, UK. After returning to Sri Lanka in 2011, he made contributions to the development of non-state sector educational institutes in Sri Lanka in partnership with University of the West of England and Heriot-Watt University, UK.
His area of specialization is Coastal Engineering and his research interests include physical and numerical modelling of nearshore hydro-morphodynamics, coastal structures, wave energy converters, climate change impact on coastal zones and image analysis techniques. Dr. Ranasinghe is an Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka.