Dr. Bhadranie Thoradeniya is an academic member of the Institute of Technology University of Moratuwa with over 40 years of overall experience in the industry and in the academia. She held the positions of Chairperson, NAITA and Head of the Division of Civil Engineering. She was also a Visiting Fellow at the Western Sydney University, Australia in 2013/2014.
She started her career as a Construction Superintendent at the State Engineering Corporation after completing National Diploma in Technology (Civil Engineering) from the University of Moratuwa. Thereafter, she acquired further academic qualifications including MSc (Distinction) from IHE, Netherlands, MPhil from the Open University of Sri Lanka, and PhD from the University of Moratuwa. Her research interest span across several fields including Irrigation and water resources and has published a number of research articles.
She is the President-Elect of the institution of Incorporated Engineers Sri Lanka in the current session and has held many positions in the Council of Management.