Awards and Honours


  • Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award (to recognize and honour the educational teaching achievements by an individual who is a member of the cost engineering community considering advancing the skills and knowledge of cost engineering through teaching, writing, editing, and/or publishing educational materials used to train and educate present and future cost professionals), Association for the Advancement in Cost Engineering, July 2012.
  • Water Shanly Award for outstanding contributions to the development and practice of construction engineering in Canada, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, June 2012
  • Industry Partnership Award (in recognition of the vision, inspiration and leadership in building the framework for a collaborative approach for improving construction productivity through Research and Innovation), Calgary Construction Association, March 5, 2012
  • Service Excellence Award, Schulich School of Engineering, 2006.




Service Excellence Award (Dr. Chan Wirasinghe, Dean of Engineering and Dr. Tom Brown, Head of Civil Engineering)


  • Co-instructor of an university programme (“Alta de Lisboa” project for Department of Civil Engineering), University of Calgary’s Presidential International Achievement Award for best academic programme in 2004.
  • Professor H.P.S. Caldera Memorial Award for best final year student of the B.Sc. (QS) degree program, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. - 1992
  • Sri Lanka Institute of Quantity Surveyors Award for best graduate of the B.Sc.(QS) degree program, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. -1992
  • First Quantity Surveying graduate to become the best student of the year in all four academic years at the University of Moratuwa - 1992