Three academic staff members of the Faculty of Computing and Technology have won the prestigious Vice Chancellor’s Awards at the 2017 Long Service Awards and Vice-Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony on 2nd January 2018. The awards were presented to honor and recognize the contributions made by the academic staff in the spheres of research, innovations, literature, creative work and internationalization.

  • Dr. Gamini Wijerathna
  • Vice Chancellor’s Award for The Recipient of the Highest Amount of External Research Grants as a Group.

  • Dr. Dhammika Weerasinghe
  • Vice Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding and Selfless Dedication and Service in the Successful Execution of ICT Center Activities.

  • Dr. Pradeep Samarasekere
  • Vice Chancellor’s Award for The Best Innovator in the University.

Mr. Vishwa Jayawardana, a non-academic staff member of the faculty has also received a service appreciation certificate for his work commitment and dedication.

All the awards, medals and certificates were awarded by Professor D.M. Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of the University. The event was graced by Prof. Lakshman Seneviratne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Deans of Faculties, Heads of Departments, Registrar, Bursar, Librarian, academic and non-academic staff of the University of Kelaniya.