Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Sinniah K Navaratnarajah (Nava)

Qualifications

  • BSc Eng (Sri Lanka)
  • MS (USA)
  • P.E (Registered professional Engineer, California USA)

Education

  • 2006
    MS, University of Oklahoma, USA
  • 2001
    BSc Eng (First Class Hons), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Awards and Honours

  • 2006Cleo Cross International Student Award, University of Oklahoma, USA
  • 2005Kailas J and Becky L Rao Award, University of Oklahoma, USA

Employment

  • 2012
    Lecturer, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • 2011
    NRW Engineer, National Water Supply and Drainage Board, Sri Lanka
  • 2009
    Project Engineer, Group Delta Consultants Inc, California, USA
  • 2006
    Staff Engineer, Group Delta Consultants Inc, California, USA
  • 2004
    Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oklahoma, USA
  • 2001
    Teaching Assistant, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • 1997
    Mathematics Teacher, Department of Education, Sri Lanka

Research Interests

  • Railway foundation improvements
  • Use of energy absorbing shock mats for railway foundation
  • Ground improvements
  • Resilient modulus for highway materials
  • Non-revenue water reduction