Environmental Engineering

What is Environmental Engineering?

The integration of principles of science and engineering, concepts, knowledge, and tools to care for and restore our natural environment, provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation, and for other organisms and solve environmental related problems/catastrophes.

Why is it important for Civil Engineering?

With so much focus on being green and preserving the environment for our future generations; Environmental Engineers are becoming increasingly important. Environmental Engineers

  • Concern with assessing and managing the effects of human and other activity on the natural and built environment
  • Work with government, industry and private groups to design and implement projects to improve the environment and public health

Consultation Services


Environmental Engineering Laboratory
Senior Technical Officer : Analytical Chemist :
Mrs. N.S. Gunathilake Mr. E.K.Zoysa
Email: nilanthi@civil.mrt.ac.lk Email : ekzoysa@uom.lk
Telephone: 0112 650 301 Ext:2538 Telephone : 0112650301 Ext:2531   



Prof. M. W. Jayaweera ( Head / Environmental Engineering )

BSc Eng(Moratuwa), PhD(Saitama), CEng, MIE(SL)

E-mail: mahesh@uom.lk

Ext:  2538


Prof. J. M. A. Manatunge

BSc Eng(Moratuwa),MSc(London), PhD(Saitama)DIC, CEng,MIE(SL)


Ext:  2537


Dr. (Ms.) W. B. Gunawardana

BSc Eng(Moratuwa), MEngSt, Meng(Auckland), PhD(Auckland)

E-mail: buddhikag@uom.lk

Ext:  2536